Tag Archives: Childbirth

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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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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3 Questions You Should Ask Your Doctor If You’re Having Twins

When you’re pregnant with multiples, it may seem like you have more than just twice the amount of baby supplies to purchase. You also have more factors to take into consideration when preparing for your labor and delivery. That’s because pregnancies with multiples come with a higher risk for certain conditions, including preeclampsia, preterm labor and delivery, […]

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Sleeping During Pregnancy: Why There’s No Such Thing As Too Much Sleep

If you’re pregnant, you’ve probably had family and friends encourage you to eat up. After all, you’re eating for 2 people instead of just 1. But how many loved ones have told you to sleep up? If you think about it, the same logic applies—you’re sleeping for 2 as well. Why You’re So Tired During […]

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5 Important Questions to Ask When Choosing Your OB/GYN

You’re pregnant. Yay! Now, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and find a very important person—your new OB/GYN. Most of us know the basic questions to ask before choosing an OB/GYN: Does she take my insurance? Is her office conveniently located? Source: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology But, there are other considerations that […]

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