Archive for November, 2011

The Benefits Of Colostrum In Breastmilk

Posted on30. Nov, 2011 by .

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It’s no secret that breastfeeding has numerous beneficial health elements attached to it. But perhaps you aren’t aware of a special milk that comes into play early in your breastfeeding. Throughout your pregnancy, your body has been busy creating a human and also getting your breasts ready to nourish your little one. In turn, this […]

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5 Common Fertility Myths

Posted on28. Nov, 2011 by .

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Fertility issues span an area that expands far and wide. Not everything that you’ve heard through the years about fertility is true – and not all of it is false either. However, it’s prudent to clarify, and perhaps even debunk, some of the fertility myths out there. Here’s five that we think are of significant […]

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5 Ways To Calm Your Baby

Posted on25. Nov, 2011 by .

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It can be overwhelming to parents when their baby is crying. Panic can set in if nothing seems to work, patience can run thin when it may seem like your baby will never stop crying. First, understand that you’re not alone. Babies cry – it’s what they do. Their crying is the only form of […]

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The Stages of Labor

Posted on23. Nov, 2011 by .

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If you’ve never gone through labor before then you may be feeling a tad apprehensive about the entire event. Even if you have had a child (or children) before then you may not even have realized that your labor has stages that it goes through until you finally reach the pinnacle where you deliver your […]

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How To Care For Your Newborn’s Skin

Posted on21. Nov, 2011 by .

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A newborn’s skin is delicate and not always easy to read. Some infants have zero trouble with their skin while others seem to always have a rash, eczema, or irritation of some sort. It’s important to be informed and educated on your infant’s skin so that you are able to keep it healthy and ward […]

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5 Ways To Bond With Your Newborn Baby

Posted on18. Nov, 2011 by .

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Waiting the nine months (ten, actually) to hold your little one is finally over. You now have your angel in your arms and, if this is your first child, then it can be a little overwhelming that you have now entered into this life-changing event of having a baby. It’s a crucial part of your […]

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What Should Be On Your Birth Plan

Posted on16. Nov, 2011 by .

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Birth plans have gained in popularity in the recent years. It used to be that birth plans were reserved for those wishing to work solely with midwives and doulas. Or for those women who planned on having births at home or in birthing centers. Nowadays, birth plans are popping up everywhere. Women who are having […]

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A Newborn’s Reflexes

Posted on15. Nov, 2011 by .

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Newborns are helpless in so many ways and they need constant care and attention to survive once they enter into the world. However, nature has ingrained several reflexes that help foster them into highly functioning beings. These survival reflexes have stayed with us humans for thousands of years. While some are more pronounced than others, […]

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Choosing A Childbirth Class

Posted on14. Nov, 2011 by .

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Some of us expecting mamas wish to enroll ourselves and our partners in a childbirth education class. Perhaps we’re nervous about what labor will be like, or we’d just like the extra emotional and physical support that childbirth classes often provide. Either way, it’s important to choose a class that will both enhance and broaden […]

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The Early Signs of Pregnancy

Posted on09. Nov, 2011 by .

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Wondering if you could be pregnant? Hoping to maybe decipher some of those early symptoms you may be feeling? Look no further, we’ve got you covered. Sore Breasts: Since you’re at the very early stages of pregnancy, sore breasts can be a great indicator that there may be a bun in the oven. Sore breasts […]

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