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10 Surprising Thoughts Women Think During Labor !

Women (usually) get nine whole months to mentally prepare for labor, but let’s be real–no woman can really predict how she will feel until after her contractions have begun. And whether she chooses The Bradley Method or the “give me all the medicine you got” method for delivering her little …

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What’s the Difference Between a Midwife and a Doula?

As soon as I tell people that I am a doula, a lot of them immediately assume that I can “catch” or deliver their baby. Once I explain to them that I can’t do that because I am not a midwife, they become confused. “Aren’t they the same thing?,” they ask. No. The …

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Premature Birth: Understanding Your Risk

It is estimated that approximately 1 in 10 pregnancies in the United States will result in a premature birth–this is one of the highest rates in the developed world. Premature birth remains the leading cause of newborn death globally, and it can happen to anyone. Although its prevalence is remarkably high, premature …

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10 Surprising Thoughts Women Think During Labor

Women (usually) get nine whole months to mentally prepare for labor, but let’s be real–no woman can really predict how she will feel until after her contractions have begun. And whether she chooses The Bradley Method or the “give me all the medicine you got” method for delivering her little bundle of …

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You’re Expecting TWO? Here’s What to Do!

Finding out you are expecting two babies will be one of the most amazing blessings as a mom. You may be completely excited and overwhelmed all at the same time. Soon after the shock of having twins wears off, you will wonder how raising two will be possible. It’s not …

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How to Deal with Gender Disappointment

So you’re nearing the 20-week mark in your pregnancy, which means it’s time to find out your baby’s gender. And while you’ve told everyone including your hubby that you don’t care what the gender is as long as your baby is healthy, in your heart, you know you have a …

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5 Reasons NOT to Circumcise your Son

Before I had even given birth to my first child (a girl, it turned out) I knew that I was not going to circumcise a male child. I briefly mentioned my decision with my husband, who’s answer was, “We’ll cross that bridge when we get there.” Well, that bridge came …

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What is a Blessingway?

Everyone has heard of a baby shower, but have you heard of a blessingway? They aren’t as common as baby showers in the United States, but we feel they are just as wonderful and beneficial for the mother-to-be. Maybe even more so. And luckily they are becoming more popular. So, what …

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When Can I Expect My Baby to Have Growth Spurts?

ou just bought the three-month-old onesie and it already fits your baby like a body stocking! Another growth spurt? . . . Probably. Believe it or not, there usually is a way to predict when these growth spurts will occur. Some babies have growth spurts randomly at any old time, …

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