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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

Seven Things Every Baby Needs to Thrive

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From the moment our babies are conceived, parents are bombarded with messages about buying their wholeness. But the wellbeing of children has little to do with purchasing the newest bouncy seat on the market or dressing them in adorable outfits that will impress friends on social media. Healthy, happy children are raised that way by… Read More

In Support of Breastfeeding

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To breastfeed or to bottle feed? This is one of the most important and sometimes most difficult choices expectant mothers face. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that babies be breastfed for about the first 6 months of life without introducing additional foods (except Vitamin D) or fluids unless recommended by a physician. Continued breastfeeding… Read More