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How pregnancy changes women’s metabolism & immune systems

Some of the changes that happen to a woman’s body during pregnancy are more obvious than others. We all know that women usually get...
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4 smart tips for staying financially afloat once baby arrives

You’ve stocked up on all the baby gear, and you’re already on the path of the new parenting gig. Now’s the best time to...
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Gum disease in pregnancy poses a risk to newborns

Women who develop severe mouth infections and suffer from bleeding gums when they are pregnant have a greater chance of delivering their babies preterm...
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Insomnia in pregnancy: How to sleep better

Many pregnant women find themselves waking up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom (for the third time) or struggling...
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7 tips to create an eco-friendly room for your baby

If it’s time to decorate your nursery, how about opting for something that’s beneficial for your baby and the environment? Did you know that the...
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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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