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Had gestational diabetes? Here are ways to help lower your future risk of type...

Gestational diabetes is a specific type of diabetes that occurs in pregnancy. Once you’ve had gestational diabetes, your risk of having it again in your...
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What are some of the most useful gifts for new moms?

When last did you attend a baby shower? Family and friends go all out to celebrate the new mommy and her bundle of joy...
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What are your choices when it comes to childbirth?

I cried when I was told I had to have a C-section. It wasn’t in my delivery plan. Even though I had been massaging...
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Belly binding: The ‘sister-preneurs of shapewear’ get it right

As the old adage goes: necessity is the mother of invention. In this case, that mother was Lori Caden. In 2005, Lori was buying cat...
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What to consider when buying a rug for your child’s bedroom

From the very first moment that your child goes into their own bedroom, it becomes their haven. It is their safe place and it...
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Why you should add exercise to your pregnancy to-do list

During pregnancy, while rest and relaxation are very important, the need for a well-planned, careful exercise routine is as imperative. Research has shown that...
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This is what happens to a baby’s body during natural child birth

Pregnancy, labour and delivery are incredibly physically demanding for women. But birth is no walk in the park for the baby either. A new paper...
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2 dads & a baby: A story of surrogacy

Like any young couple who love each other, Aaron* and Jesse* wanted to have a child. Being gay, there were obvious physical limitations when...
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How easy access to alcohol, & adverts, affect pregnant women in South Africa

Public health research suggests that concerns about alcohol advertising and accessibility warrant strong regulatory action. Alcohol is a major contributor to the global burden of...
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Be prepared for preeclampsia

Preeclampsia is a serious disease related to high blood pressure that can strike fast . It can happen to any pregnant woman during the...
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