Archive for the ‘The First Year’ Category

Cord Blood Banking

Your baby’s umbilical cord is made of tissue that protects and insulates the veins responsible for carrying blood to and from mom and baby during pregnancy. In addition to playing... more...
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Work at Home with a New Baby

So you’ve welcomed your bundle of joy home. Congratulations! But now maternity leave is over, and you’re diving back into the world of work — from home. Whether you traditionally worked... more...
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Postpartum Recovery

The first six weeks after the delivery of your baby are considered your “recovery” period, eight weeks if you had a cesarean section. But some believe recovery lasts for six... more...
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WIC Eligibility

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 under the age of 5... more...
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Baby Checklist

First-time parents often struggle with the challenge of preparing for the responsibilities that come with parenthood. Talking with other parents can help. They can help you develop a baby checklist... more...
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Medicaid for Pregnant Women

What is Pregnancy Medicaid? 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 a program similar... more...
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