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    • Postpartum Depression and Pain Relief in Labor Created: Friday, July 25, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      Does epidural use curb postpartum depression?
    • Advice for Your Baby Registry Created: Thursday, July 24, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      Registering for baby shower gifts can be quite confusing. Here are some tips from other moms on how to get the most out of your registry.
    • 4 Things to Do Before the End of the Second Trimester Created: Thursday, July 24, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      While you're enjoying the second trimester, remember to get some work done.
    • 5 Ways to Keep Cool in Labor Created: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Labor is hard work, which translates into heat. Here's how to keep your cool in labor.
    • 5 Ways to Save Money on a Doula for Your Birth Created: Monday, April 27, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      Are you interested in the benefits a doula can provide, but worry about affording it?
    • 9 Reasons You May Not Want to Exercise in Pregnancy Created: Wednesday, January 07, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      You know you're supposed to exericse in pregnancy, but sometimes you shouldn't.
    • Free Handouts for Childbirth Educators and Doulas Created: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      Looking for free handouts for your childbirth education students or doula clients? Here are some of my favorites.
    • 5 Things to Do Before Your First Trimester is Over Created: Monday, July 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Don't let your pregnancy fly by and realize that you've wasted time - get your pregnancy kick started with these five tips.
    • A Dad's Guide to Pregnancy in Guy Terms Created: Wednesday, June 23, 2010 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      What to expect while she's expanding in pregnancy, a guy's guide to fetal development.
    • Why is sleeping on your back in pregnancy a problem? Created: Tuesday, December 23, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      A look at why sleeping on your back in pregnancy isn't the best idea.
    • Homemade Stretch Mark Bars Created: Tuesday, October 09, 2012 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      Worried about stretch marks in pregnancy? These easy to make bars can help lessen stretch marks potentially and certainly help you deal with itching.
    • Coed Baby Shower Games for the Baby Showers with Guys and Gals Created: Sunday, November 30, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      You invited the guys to the baby shower? Looking for a great baby shower game to really make your couples baby shower fun? Try some of these coed baby shower games on for size!
    • When Pregnancy Announcements Are Met With a Bad Response Created: Tuesday, November 27, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      You're excited and you can't wait to share your pregnancy announcement with someone and the day comes and the reaction you get isn't what you expected... what now?
    • Sex of Baby: When You Don't Agree Created: Thursday, April 03, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      So, the big ultrasound is coming up and you've been anxiously awaiting this moment to find out if you're having a girl or a boy. Your spouse throws you for a loop by announcing that they don't want to know! Where do you go from here?
    • Positions for Labor and Childbirth Created: Friday, July 22, 2005 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      Labor is all about movement, like walking. The more labor positions you use, the better you are able to help labor be faster and more comfortable. Here are some of the best labor positions.
    • Baby Girl Names That Begin With A Created: Saturday, December 06, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      Let's start the alphabet off right with some traditional and non-traditional baby girl names that start with A." itemprop="description">> Saturday, December 08, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      Sometimes you're just not ready to announce your pregnancy. Here are some ways to help you keep your secret a little bit longer..." itemprop="description">...
    • Pregnancy Week 41 Created: Tuesday, August 07, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      Down to the wire, you're probably facing lots of questions as to why you're still around. Find out how your doctor or midwife will handle the pregnancy that extends beyond the due dates. Your belly...
    • 5 Ways to Get Through a Long Labor Created: Sunday, January 13, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      Sometimes labor is longer than the average of 12-18 hours. For optimal outcomes, know how to handle long labors for the health and comfort of mom and baby." itemprop="descrTP='t3'" --> itemprop="de...
    • Baby Shower on a Budget Created: Saturday, February 21, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      Baby showers are lots of fun but they don't have to cost lots of money. Here are some great money saving tips for throwing a great baby shower, including baby shower gift ideas."
    • Pregnancy After Miscarriage Created: Friday, August 06, 2010 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      After you have a miscarriage, you spend a lot of time wondering when it's safe to try again for another baby." itemprop="description">> Thursday, April 28, 2005 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      Here are the basics of cesarean section surgery in picture format from the beginning of the surgery to birth and the repair.
    • Foods to Avoid in Pregnancy Created: Saturday, March 26, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      There are some foods to avoid in pregnancy - do you know what they are and why you should avoid them?" itemprop="description"> Tuesday, September 15, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      Learn about common and not so common risk factors for miscarriage and pregnancy loss.
    • Childbirth Class Online Created: Saturday, June 10, 2006 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      Childbirth class is something that often gets shuffled to the side, but it's an important part of preparing for birth. Try this free online class.
    • Nipple Stimulation for Natural Labor Induction Created: Friday, May 02, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      Does nipple stimulation act as a natural induction of labor?" itemprop="description">
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    • Avoiding Premature Labor Created: Thursday, November 27, 2003 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      Learn to avoid premature labor with some common sense precautions." itemprop="description"> Sunday, August 15, 2004 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      As the cesarean rate rises you may wonder what control you have over how you give birth. While not all cesareans can be avoided, many can. You do have the ability to influence whether or not you give birth vaginally or by cesarean.
    • Will the Baby Movements I Feel Slow Down Towards the End of My Pregnancy? Created: Friday, January 29, 2010 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      You might have heard that baby movement slows down towards the end of pregnancy. Fact or fiction?
    • Your Pregnant Body Month by Month Created: Sunday, October 01, 2006 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      The first month of pregnancy is always a little bit crazy. Congratulations may be in order but sometimes your brain doesn't follow.
    • O+12 Method for Having a Girl Created: Tuesday, January 04, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      If you are trying to get pregnant with a baby girl, the O+12 method might be just what you're looking for with a simple method you can try at home." itemprop="description"< --> itemprop="descriptio...
    • Pregnancy Sleep Tips Created: Friday, December 05, 2003 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      Trying to find a way to improve your sleep habits during pregnancy? Here are some pregnancy sleep tips to help you get more rest during pregnancy." itemprop="description" itemprop="description...

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