Placenta Encapsulation

Placental encapsulation is the procedure of drying and crushing the placenta after birth, and then encapsulating it. Find out more about potential risks and benefits.

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Postpartum Massage

After delivery, you may want to consider getting a postpartum massage. There are many physical and emotional benefits associated with this practice.

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Preventing the Baby Blues

Preventing the baby blues is something almost every expecting mother wants to do. Learn how to prevent the baby blues by ensuring your nutritional needs are met.

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Baby Blues

Approximately 70-80% of all new mothers experience some negative feelings or mood swings after the birth of their child. Find out ways to identify and deal with baby blues.

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Umbilical Cord Care

It will take about 1-2 weeks for your baby’s umbilical cord stump to fall off. Learn precautions to take to avoid irritation and/or infection.

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Newborn Jaundice

Jaundice is normal in most newborns. However, sometimes jaundice will need to be treated. Learn about symptoms and treatment for this common condition.

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Colic

The term “colic” is used to describe any baby that cries for an extended period of time. Learn about the facts, causes and treatment for colicky babies.

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Soothing Your Crying Baby

Babies cry for many reasons—this is because they don’t know how else to communicate what they need. Learn about helpful techniques to soothe your crying baby.

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Changing a Diaper

Changing your new baby’s diaper can seem overwhelming at first, but you will soon become an expert. Come learn how by getting step-by-step instructions.

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What’s in Breast Milk?

The American Academy of Pediatrics strongly recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life. Learn why the nutrients found in breastmilk are important.

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