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Pregnant? Here Are Tips On How To Sleep Comfortably

While it’s hard to get good sleep in pregnancy, it’s essential for you and your baby’s health. You’re not alone in seeking satisfying sleep during pregnancy. More than 90 percent of pregnant women report that they have difficulties with sleep during pregnancy. And, although there may not be comfort or...

What To Eat To Ensure A Healthy Pregnancy

Who doesn’t want to be pregnant and have just cause to give in to all of those temptations and cravings? Fact is, eating healthy before and during pregnancy is essential to both your health and your baby’s health and development.It’s best to start making quality food choices before pregnancy. Current...

How To Choose The Right Breast Pump For You

Congratulations on your decision to breastfeed your baby! You have made a thoughtful, healthy choice that research shows is the best way to feed your baby – both for you and for him. Now that you have decided to breastfeed, you’re also likely thinking of those times when you won’t...

Deciphering Baby Talk: What is Your Baby Saying

Your baby begins to talk to you long before he can speak words. The next time you’re diapering your baby in the “quiet alert” state, pay attention to his cues. You may see his eyes widen as he looks at your red earring. He may be following that earring with...

How To Bathe Your Premature Baby

Chances are your nurse helped you bathe your preemie baby in the hospital but now that you’re home you’re struggling to remember every step. Relax; follow these six easy steps to a stress-free and relaxing bath both you and your baby will love each time. Be prepared Just as you would gather...

Find Out Why Your Baby is Crying

Babies cry. It’s a simple fact of life. Nature has designed the infant’s cry to be disturbing. It makes us want to do something. It’s one of the ways newborns communicate with us.Babies cry for lots of reasons. They might be hungry or thirsty. Perhaps they’ree uncomfortable or having gas...

Tips On Breastfeeding Your Preterm Infant

If your baby is born early (before 37 completed weeks of gestation) and is small, you may find feeding a challenge. Your baby may be able to breastfeed or bottle-feed, or suckling and swallowing may be difficult. Your baby may be sleepy, even during a feeding. It is important that...

From Careers to Infertility: When Is The Best Time To Start A Family

A lot of tabloid ink is spilled discussing whether and when our favorite celebrity couples will have children. And our curiosity reflects the fact that these questions come up in more families now than ever before. If you’re like many women, you’ve started your career and you’re wondering when it...

A Flu Shot During Pregnancy Can Save You and Your Baby

You can protect your newborn from the flu if you get a flu shot during your pregnancy, says the New England Journal of Medicine. Getting the flu shot during pregnancy reduces flu among infants by as much as 63%, but currently only 1 in 6 women who are pregnant during...

Premature Babies And How To Protect Them

Babies born between pregnancy weeks 34 and 37 might often look and act—even weigh—much like a full term infant, but these infants are at a higher risk because of their premature birth for health complications that can be devastating and even deadly if not quickly observed and treated. Some of...

Tips on How to Keep Fruits and Vegetables Fresh

Who hasn’t brought fruits and veggies home from the grocery store only to find them wilted and lackluster in the refrigerator bin just a few days later? If you take time to prep your produce you can have fresh, crisp veggies that last for up to a week or more—all...

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