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Mommy Wars Part 1: The Debate Over Breastfeeding Vs. Formula Feeding

In this mommy wars series, we’ll examine three points of contention among moms and how to navigate the debate, so an all-out war doesn’t ensue. A common sore spot among moms is the choice between breastfeeding and formula feeding. Hostility is high. And insults get hurled like: “You’re lazy, selfish, and you don’t love your […]

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Second Baby: When Is It Time To Get Pregnant Again?

That chubby face, the toothless smile, those cute little fingers and toes. You just can’t get enough. You want another baby. Why wouldn’t you? They’re adorable. But as adorable as they may be, babies are expensive. Add another baby to the mix, and you’re talking through-the-roof expensive. Not to mention the strong support system you’ll […]

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Are You… Tough Enough to Wear Pink?

Most likely, if you see a bumper stick sporting a bright pink ribbon, you recognize the symbolism. When the NFL dons pink uniforms, you know the cause. That’s because a very wonderful thing has happened: breast cancer awareness has gone global. But in this time of frequent exposure, where everything is so wonderfully pink, the […]

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Is Heart Disease Genetic?

Maybe you already know that heart disease is the number one cause of death in the US. You consider yourself to be pretty healthy, so you don’t think you should be too concerned. Then, you find out that your grandmother—who passed away when you were little—had heart disease. You begin to wonder: If grandma had […]

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4 Ways To Get Older Siblings Excited and Involved with a New Baby

Bringing a new baby into the family is a big change for everyone, especially older siblings. And changes—even positive ones—can be scary. Some children may fear that they will no longer get attention. Others may have a hard time understanding why life is so different all of a sudden. From breakfast to bathtime, a newborn […]

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