Category Archives: Planning for Postpartum

Baby’s First Week – Part Two

Last time, we talked a little bit about your baby’s first week and what you can expect from him, as well as what you’ll need to do to care for him. Today we’ll continue those thoughts with some more pointers … finish reading Baby’s First Week – Part Two

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Baby’s First Week – Part One

If you’re like many expectant parents, you’re at least a little bit nervous about taking care of a newborn. After all, your baby is going to rely on you for all of its needs, especially in the beginning. You have … finish reading Baby’s First Week – Part One

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How to Lose Those Pregnancy Pounds – The Safe Way

The baby has finally arrived and while he took a few pounds with him, you’ve still got a few more pounds to shed. Don’t worry. With a bit of hard work and dedication, you can get rid of the post-pregnancy … finish reading How to Lose Those Pregnancy Pounds – The Safe Way

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Post Partum Depression and Breastfeeding

  All too often, mothers dealing with post partum depression are encouraged to distance themselves from their newborn babies. Of course, doing this may require mothers to stop breastfeeding. However, research tends to show that mothers who breastfeed their babies … finish reading Post Partum Depression and Breastfeeding

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Gestational Diabetes and Postpartum Weight Gain

photo credit: jessicafm As if you didn’t already have compelling enough reasons to keep a handle on your weight during and after your pregnancy, a new study suggests that there may be even more reasons to do so. If you’re … finish reading Gestational Diabetes and Postpartum Weight Gain

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