Nesting During Pregnancy

You might wake up one morning feeling energetic and wanting to clean and organize your entire house. This urge to clean and organize is known…

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Postpartum Doula

Most new parents will tell you that navigating through those first few days after bringing home a new baby is anything but easy! Even for…

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Life Insurance

Most people do not think about life insurance until they become pregnant or have a newborn. Suddenly, you are wondering if your family would have…

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Importance of a Will

Approximately 55 percent of American adults do not have a valid Legal Will. Unfortunately, if you die without a Will, your children’s financial future may…

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Packing for the Hospital or Birth Center

Packing for the hospital can be a daunting task. It is best to get some things ready before your due date just in case you…

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Lactation Consultants

Most women make the decision during pregnancy whether they are planning to breastfeed or not. “I’ll try it and see what happens” is a common…

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Home Business for Mom

If you are planning on becoming a stay-at-home mother or you already are a stay-at-home mother and are looking for a home business to generate…

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Child Life Insurance

Many insurance companies offer child life insurance to help parents with burial expenses in the event of their child’s death. It is wise to consider…

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Choosing a Pediatrician

Choosing a pediatrician might not appear to be important early in pregnancy, but selecting a pediatrician is very important. Many women begin their search for…

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Medical Terms to Know

Amniotic Fluid: This is a liquid of mostly water that surrounds the baby and protects it while it is in the uterus. When a woman’s…

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WIC

The Women, Infants and Children’s program, frequently referred to as WIC, is a supplemental food and nutrition program for pregnant women, new moms and children…

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Maternity Leave

Maternity leave refers to the period of time that a new mother takes off from work following the birth of her baby. Many companies have similar…

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Health Insurance for Pregnant Women

  Over 41 million Americans have no health insurance and many of those who are insured are underinsured. Consequently, there are approximately 13% of women…

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Medicaid for Pregnant Women

Medicaid is a government sponsored health insurance program for low income families who have no medical insurance or inadequate insurance. All states offer Medicaid or…

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Healthy Start

Healthy Start is a government supported program. It is part of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau and resides in the division of Perinatal services…

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Your First Prenatal Visit

If you did not meet with your health care provider before your were pregnant, your first prenatal visit will generally be around 8 weeks after…

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Choosing an Obstetrician : American Pregnancy Association

An obstetrician, also commonly called an OB/GYN, usually offers a variety of women’s health services, such as annual Pap tests. Obstetricians are also trained to…

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Pregnancy Discrimination

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act is an amendment to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical…

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