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Man, what I wouldn't give to have someone tell me to put together a postpartum care kit. Truthfully I assumed that my body would bounce back to normal after having our baby. I was more worried about our hospital bags and making sure we had everything but didn't consider what I would need when we got home from the hospital. I...
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Are you considering doing a natural birth? Originally I had planned to have a medicated delivery because I feared the pain of childbirth. I would hear terrible stories of other women's delivery and they would leave me speechless. However, I did hear some truly amazing and empowering birth stories that inspired me. It wasn't until I was 23 weeks that I decided to...
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The University of North Carolina has done studies that suggest that women who exercise regularly during pregnancy have better outcomes, including lower rates of gestational diabetes, hypertension, and depression. You might like to do some sort of physical activities during your pregnancy. But which ones are safe? Are any types of exercise best avoided? Exercise can cause problems for women who are prescribed...
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Are you sick of not having enough energy during your pregnancy? Tiredness during pregnancy is common-after all, your body is undergoing tremendous change. If your tiredness is extremely persistent and lasts into the second trimester, first off I am sorry! I have been there and secondly, it would be a good idea to check with your doctor to make sure there's nothing...
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we’ve spent 2 years just the two of us and 9 months eagerly waiting for our little angel to arrive. So why am I sitting in bed crying with you? Shouldn't I be happy that I am going to have our baby? Why do I all of a sudden feel guilty? As my husband tenderly holds my hand's thoughts are...
italian names for baby girls are beyond beautiful and they are truly unique! You want to name your baby girl with a perfect name and it can be hard to come up with a name that will fit your baby. My husband and I struggled to find a name that we liked because one of us had a problem with the...
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being pregnant is hard but also is a wonderful time. During nine months you get to really bond with the little one that you are baking. You have a constant connection and involvement with your growing baby. After many negative pregnancy tests and the heartbreaks of thinking I was pregnant and I was not. I finally got a positive...
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it's a BOY! before finding out the gender of your baby you might have already started a list of girl and boy names that you like. Now that you know you are having a boy it is time for serious business! Picking your baby's is kinda a big DEAL! When my husband and I were making our list of baby names...
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The birth of your baby should be the most memorable, joyous, and life-changing experience. During that time you will not be wanting to spend time thinking about details or your hopes during delivery. That is why it is important to have a birth plan written out before the big day. Knowing where to start or even how to write one can...
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congratulations! You’ve made it through labor and delivery--the seemingly most difficult chapter--and now you are adjusting to life with a newborn! Whether it be your first child, or you are experiencing the baby stage again, you may find yourself over-tired, overworked, and in need of a few miracles to help you survive life with a new baby. I’ve been there,...