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C-Sections Should Not Be Alternative Of Convenience

In recent years, there has been a trend toward so-called ‘convenience’ C-sections done for non-medical reasons. These procedures are frowned upon and cause for concern.

08/13/2014

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Expecting Moms Should Create A Birth Plan

A birth plan is a written summary of what you want during your labor and delivery. It is a great idea. Here are some tips.

07/30/2014

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Seek Treatment For Postpartum Depression

If, as a new mother, you are depressed or anxious to the point where it is affecting your ability to care for the baby or if you feel you may harm your baby, seek help immediately.

05/27/2014

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Father Has No Right To Witness Birth Of His Child

Can a pregnant woman ban the father of their soon-to-be-born child from the delivery room?

04/22/2014

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Most Men Don’t Take Paternity Leave

Though the law protects men & women equally, new statistics show that only 43% of men took any leave after the birth of a child and, of the men who did, more than half took a week or less.

04/26/2013

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Who Really Breastfeeds?

The World Health Organization recommends that women breastfeed for the first six months of life. But what do most women do?

06/12/2012

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Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression is a serious form of depression that comes after giving birth. This is very different than the baby blues, which are a slightly depressed feeling that occur in four out of every five women who deliver.

07/18/2011

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