Tummy Time Tips!

Everybody knows tummy time is important for babies. But do you know why?

Tummy time is important for the trajectory of your baby’s neuromusculoskeletal development. In this article, I'll go...

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Breastfeeding Can Impact Fertility*

In looking into the fairly recent history of family planning in the United States, it’s pretty fascinating to learn how the rise of commercially accessible cow's milk in the 1930s-1960s led...

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Spooky Pregnancy Myths: Debunked

There are a lot of assumptions out there about pregnancy. Assumptions based on media, outdated medical knowledge, and what seems culturally appropriate. Let’s talk about it.

Myth #1: “I...

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The Best Footwear For Pregnancy (And For Your Baby!)

You know the saying, "Everything is connected from head to toe"? Well... it's actually true. it’s certainly true with regard to the human body.

There are wonderful, beautiful nerds out there...

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Challenges and Celebrations of Intergenerational Living

Being both a mother and a daughter at the same time, under the same roof is filled with blessings and challenges. In my own life, it happened out of necessity during the pandemic. As much as my...

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18 Ways to Support A Mother Going Through Divorce

 

I don’t think anyone enters into a relationship anticipating its end. And no one wears the divorced label proudly, like a girl scout with a new badge. We remember our friends growing...

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Navigating Domestic Violence While Pregnant

Pregnancy is such a hopeful, optimistic time. You feel a surge of excitement. There's hope that your personal future will be better... and hope about a collective future.

It can also be a time of a...

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Dealing With Uncomfortable Comments When Pregnant

If someone has said something inappropriate or uncomfortable to you while pregnant... you are not alone.

This is a troupe that so many movies and shows point out. But, it’s real. Sometimes,...

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Pregnant Mom’s Guide to Meal Prep

 

Putting a healthy meal on the table can be daunting.

Then add in only having one hand (because one hand is likely holding a baby). PLUS the factor of not ever really knowing how much time...

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Delivery Anxiety: How to Manage the What-Ifs and Unknowns of Childbirth

Becoming a parent is exciting...and anxiety-inducing.

15.6% of women planning hospital births feel high anxiety.

Women under 25 years of age were at an increased risk of anxiety symptoms during...

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