Pregnancy & Parenting

Navigate the incredible journey of pregnancy and parenting with expert insights, helpful tips, and valuable resources. From prenatal care to early childhood development, we are your trusted companion for all things related to growing and nurturing your family.

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Wine During Pregnancy: Facts, Risks & Myths Debunked

Drinking wine during pregnancy isn't just frowned upon, it's highly discouraged. Here are all the facts, ricks, and myths debunked to keep you and baby safe!

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Prenatal Testing: Facts, Types, Pros & Cons

What is prenatal testing and how can it help my family? Understanding your options and what insights come from this type of testing is critical.

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10 Things to Pack In Your Hospital Bag For Baby Delivery

Though it might sound crazy, packing your bag at least a month in advance is a great way to make sure you have everything you need for the big day.

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Who's On Your Pregnancy Team?

Meet all the members of a birth team- midwives, doulas, Lamaze, pediatricians, and specialized health providers like cord blood banks.

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Nutrition During Pregnancy with Allergies

Here are a few strategies to ensure that nutrient needs are met if you are pregnant and have Celiac Disease, a Milk Allergy, or an allergy to Fish and Seafood.

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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS): Causes, Early Signs & Prevention

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the leading cause of death in children less than a year old. Let's discuss causes, early signs, and prevention.

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Influenza and Pregnancy: What New Moms Need to Know About Flu Shots

How can the flu alter a pregnancy or put you at risk? This illness can cause many issues, which is why flu shots are available and encouraged during pregnancy.

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5 Common Questions About C-Sections

In the United States, approximately 1 in 3 births are the result of a C-Section delivery.

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What's Age Got to Do It? Three Risks to Babies of Older Moms

Learn more about the risks of being an older mother, and how you can best care for yourself and your body during pregnancy.

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