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Building a Village for Mom and Baby

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Caring for a newborn baby can be a surprisingly isolating and exhausting experience, particularly for first-time moms. During pregnancy, women are showered with attention and, when the baby is born, there’s often a steady flow of visitors. Then the excitement fades and moms are left alone with the task of taking care of this amazing… Read More

What No One Tells You About Childbirth

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Now that you’re pregnant, you’re dutifully attending your childbirth education classes and reading everything you can get your hands on about the stages of labor and birth. But classes and books tend to give you the big picture, not the surprising—and sometimes embarrassing—details, like the fact that during labor–especially if you haven’t been given pain… Read More