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Pregnancy Week By Week: Fetal Development And Stages

Did you just find out you’re pregnant or are you planning a pregnancy? Then you’re probably curious to learn more about the fetal developmental stages. This pregnancy week by week guide will highlight your baby’s size throughout the nine months and the intrauterine milestones that may concern you. Doctors calculate the 40 weeks of pregnancy from […]

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11 Baby-Led Weaning Things To Know Before You Get Started

Have you ever heard of baby-led weaning? Also known as feeding on request, this practice is an alternative to traditional weaning that may just work better. While breast milk should be the baby’s only food for the first six months of life, after this threshold you should begin introducing solids to your baby’s diet. There are […]

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Extended Breastfeeding: What Is It And Can It Work For You?

Have you ever heard of extended breastfeeding? Have you ever thought about breastfeeding your child way after the weaning stage? Until when should you breastfeed? According to the World Health Organization, it is recommended to exclusively breastfeed your child for the first six months and supplement his diet with solid foods after this stage, up to […]

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Top 21 Benefits Of Breastfeeding For Baby And Mom

After the joy of a pregnancy confirmation, it comes the time to get ready for the baby. One of the main concerns of first-time moms is the baby’s future diet. Although breastfeeding seems the most logical solution, many women decide to go for formula instead. Yet, here are 21 benefits of breastfeeding for baby and […]

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20 Myths And Truths About Co-Sleeping You Should Know

Worshiped by some and criticized by others, co-sleeping is surrounded by numerous myths. But what is co-sleeping after all? Find it out below; then, if you believe sharing the bed is for you, check out the top twenty myths and truths about co-sleeping. What Is Co-Sleeping? Also called bed-sharing, co-sleeping is just what it seems […]

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Swaddling Transition – How And When To Stop Swaddling

Swaddling transition is a painful concern for most new moms. That’s because most newborns sleep like angels when swaddled but can turn into little devils when the swaddle is out of sight. If not so long ago new parents kept asking why to swaddle the baby in the first place, today’s question is why, when, […]

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11 Pumping At Work Strategies And Tips

Pumping at work may be awkward and uncomfortable for most new moms. Not only pumping your milk feels strange, but you’ll have to deal with the stress of doing it in a foreign environment. Perhaps you’ll even have to deal with the disapproving looks of your coworkers. Yet, pumping at work in all peace is […]

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Postpartum Workout Plan – The Three-Week Training Program

Many women are concerned that pregnancy may compromise their looks and cause irreparable aesthetic damage. Athletes are even more concerned about not being able to get back to practicing their favorite sport after delivery. But a postpartum workout plan can help you get back in shape without compromising your health. A thing to know is that […]

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Tattoos And Pregnancy: Safety And Precautions

Pregnant women are often looking for the best way to remember this special moment in their lives. From pregnancy photo shots to getting a tattoo, there are endless ways to record your memories. But tattoos and pregnancy may not work well together. Before making an appointment with your favorite tattooist, make sure you’re well aware of […]

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Zika Virus And Pregnancy: Prevention For Expecting Moms

Zika virus, a close relative of the Dengue virus, is a flavivirus transmitted by mosquitoes. While the disease triggered by this pathogen is often mild, Zika virus and pregnancy is a subject of concern. This agent can pass from mom to fetus, causing a number of development and birth defects. But should every mosquito bite worry […]

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