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Pregnancy & Birth

Top 10 New-Parent Mistakes

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Becoming a new parent should be a joyous time in your life — so, don’t get too hung up by the bumps along the way like these common new-parent mistakes.

Delivery! Having a Preemie

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Unexpectedly, your delivery is … NOW! Your baby will be born early, so there are plenty of things you need to know about having a preemie.

Life After a Miscarriage

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If you’ve been through a pregnancy loss, you have experienced thwarted hopes and dreams. Grieving your loss takes time — different amounts of it for different women — and most importantly, you need support.

Bringing Home Baby

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When it’s finally time to take your little bundle of joy home, things can get overwhelming. Here’s help. At the hospital, you can bask in the glow of your shiny, new infant. Nurses respond at the flip of a switch, to answer any and all questions, and your meal arrives on a tray. It may… Read more »

Preparedness Key to Breast-Feeding Success

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We’ve all heard the statements “breastfeeding is beautiful” and “babies are born to breastfeed,” but for many new moms, breastfeeding is not beautiful but rather exhausting, emotional, frustrating and even lonely. I have breastfed three children, and not once did the angelic choir sing for me or my face glow white in the beauty of… Read more »