Pregnancy

Pregnancy

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For many years, the gender shift has taken traditional male/female roles and flipped them on their heads.  Women, of course, are at work and have been ‘doing it all’ for a while now.  Meanwhile, men are increasingly taking on more responsibilities at home as well as maintaining their professional li...

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Today’s kids aren’t any different than the children you see holding doors for pregnant women as they struggle into the grocery store or giving up their seats to an elderly person on the bus on Leave it to Beaver reruns. Teaching a modern child about etiquette and manners is possible. “As a parent...

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Travel Tips for Expectant Moms By Dr. Michele Hakakha and Dr. Ari Brown Adapted from the new book, "Expecting 411" Pregnancy certainly affects the lives of expectant moms and dads, but it doesn't have to put a damper on your summer vacation plans. Here are answers to some of the most commonly ...

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It’s a reminder pregnant women are more than familiar with.  Eat for two, they’ve been advised for generations. However, in new guidelines released by British health experts this is no excuse for becoming overweight during pregnancy. The guidelines released by the U.K. National Institute of He...

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With post partum depression – or PPD – now better understood by new moms, their families, and healthcare professionals, solutions to the issue are increasingly being made available to help moms and their support network work through this dark time. Dr. Ariel Dalfen, a psychiatrist at Mount Sinai ...

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Maryse Bélange was used to stressful situations. A television news producer by trade, Maryse thought she knew how to handle a busy and demanding lifestyle. When she decided to have a baby, Maryse used her strong and logical approach to work and applied it to her life-changing decision. “I don’t t...

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Having a baby elicits a plethora of emotions – the anticipation, wonder and joy in the miracle of birth.
But while many assume that the feelings attached to labour and delivery are positive, there is a pocket of women who experience a deep and often paralyzing darkness - post partum depression or PP...

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By Lianne Castelino www.whereparentstalk.com A friend of mine is eagerly anticipating the birth of his first baby later this year.  In chatting with him yesterday, I realized what a refreshing story his really is. He described how his wife is struggling with morning sickness.  And while...

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  by Andrea Howick               www.whereparentstalk.com Ever get the feeling there are babies everywhere? Women all seem pregnant. Strollers choke the entrance to every Starbucks location. A mini-baby boom seems to be takin...

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Daniella Girgenti It's 6:00pm and you're just walking in the door. Your three kids are hungry, the living room is a disaster, and there are loads upon loads of laundry waiting for you. How did this happen to you? Busy families can achieve household bliss through just one action - organiz...