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You Are Naming Your Baby....What?
My name is E-l-o-d-i-a. I wouldn’t make that up. My mother did, but I wouldn’t. People often ask me if I got teased, when I was a child, because of my name. I tell them “Nope”. Children didn’t ha...

Childbirth Education Helps Parents During Labor and Delivery
There are many different types of child births from natural child birth, water birth, vaginal birth with pain medications and cesarean section births.

How to Lose Weight After Pregnancy
Weight control is a prevalent concern for many women after pregnancy. Although common during pregnancy, weight gain is difficult for many women to handle emotionally.

Stretch Marks: Prevention and Treatment During Pregnancy
More than half of all pregnant women will develop stretch marks during their pregnancy. Otherwise known as striae gravidarum, stretch marks look like streaks on the surface of the skin, and may be ...

The Sleepless Challenge: Battling Postpartum Fatigue
For me, it was “welcome to motherhood”. Ready or not, I was in for a wonderful experience. But my first challenge was to overcome the first few months of literally no sleep. It was my first baby, a...

Over 45 and Pregnant - What Will People Think?
If you are planning a midlife pregnancy, or suddenly find yourself expecting over the age of 45, apart from the obvious health issues, one of the main questions that will inevitably arise in your m...

Not Just Mom and Dad
Love, love, love. It makes the world go round. It makes a family. So why does it seem the moment you have a baby, love, or at least your love life as you know it, goes right up in a cloud of baby p...

New Baby, You and Health Visitor Too
It is exciting when a new baby comes along, but it can also be a worrying time too. Most parents want to do the best they can for their baby, but they still need to attend their local baby clinic.

Tips For A Healthy Pregnancy
Having a child is a joyous occasion and pregnancies are rarely difficult. It is important however to remember that your body is going through a lot of changes. This is the time to take care of yo...

Coping with Miscarriage
Miscarriage can be a traumatic event in the life of any woman. Also referred to as spontaneous abortion, miscarriage is the end or premature termination of pregnancy in which the fetus is not devel...

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