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Which Is Better – Breastfeeding or Formula?

Published in Birthing Plans, Diet & Nutrition, Home Preparation, Stages of Pregnancy on 6th November 2016

Trying to decide if you should breastfeed or bottle-feed your baby can be a difficult choice. While studies have shown links to good health that breastfed babies enjoy further down the road, formula is a safe and convenient alternative to breastfeeding. Here’s what you need to know about both options The Details: Breast milk is […]

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What to Do Before You Get Pregnant

Published in Birthing Plans, Diet & Nutrition, Getting Pregnant, Home Preparation, Stages of Pregnancy on 6th November 2016

Becoming a new parent is great, but it’s also great to plan for your new role as a mother. That’s why you should be aware of the many things you should consider doing in preparation for a pregnancy. The possibilities include to-do’s related to your health, your finances, your marriage, your career and much more. […]

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Should You Have a Natural Birth?

Published in Birthing Plans, Home Preparation, Stages of Pregnancy on 6th November 2016

You might be surprised to hear that many women are deciding to use an epidural during labor or even choosing to get a Caesarean section unnecessarily, in order to avoid going through natural childbirth. A natural childbirth generally means a vaginal birth without the use of medications for relieving pain. Although it has the stigma […]

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7 Benefits of Choosing Home Delivery

Published in Birthing Plans, Home Preparation, Stages of Pregnancy on 6th November 2016

While it may seem like a no-brainer that women in a developed country would opt for a hospital birth, there are quite a few dissenters who find a lot to appreciate in a home delivery. There are likely a number of misconceptions about what a home delivery really represents, and these might paint it in […]

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How to Schedule Work Around Your Pregnancy

Published in Birthing Plans, Diet & Nutrition, Getting Pregnant, Home Preparation, Stages of Pregnancy on 6th November 2016

Getting pregnant is a major life change, and it can be hard to strike the proper balance between being a new mother and being a career woman. The reality is assuming the mantle of new mom and continuing to work a job is sometimes very challenging to handle at the same time. Here are some […]

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How to Prepare Your Husband for Your Pregnancy

Published in Birthing Plans, Getting Pregnant, Home Preparation, Stages of Pregnancy on 6th November 2016

Pregnancy is an exciting and scary time in a woman’s life, and it helps to have the loving support of a husband. There are so many huge changes that will come with a new baby, and involving your husband divides up the work while giving you both a chance to bond over this shared experience. […]

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How to Determine the Gender of Your Fetus

Published in Birthing Plans, Getting Pregnant, Home Preparation, Stages of Pregnancy on 6th November 2016

Determining the gender of your baby can be one of the most exciting and nerve-wracking parts of a pregnancy. There are plenty of old wives’ tales that purport to tell which gender a baby is, as well as modern technological and medical advances that can predict and identify the gender. Here are some of the […]

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How Long Should You Breastfeed?

Published in Birthing Plans, Diet & Nutrition, Getting Pregnant, Home Preparation, Stages of Pregnancy on 6th November 2016

Talk to five different people about how long you should breastfeed, and you’re likely to hear five different answers. The general consensus is that breastfeeding is a great idea for at least the first six months of a child’s life, but after that, it starts to get a little fuzzy. Which is it, then? Is […]

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How Do You Know If He’ll Make a Good Dad?

Published in Birthing Plans, Getting Pregnant, Home Preparation, Stages of Pregnancy on 6th November 2016

Very rarely do men walk around with giant billboards advertising their expertise in fatherhood. He seems like a kind man and he’s told you he’s wanted kids, but parenthood is a road to which you will never be given a map. How can you be sure that he’ll be a good father to his children? […]

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Are You Ready to Have Kids?

Published in Birthing Plans, Getting Pregnant, Home Preparation, Stages of Pregnancy on 6th November 2016

If you are feeling the need to have a baby, you probably already know that it will be one of the biggest decisions of your life. It’s very important that when you are making the decision to have a child, you are making it for the right reasons and that you are prepared. Here are […]

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