Category: The First Year

Baby Bath | American Pregnancy Association
The First Year

Baby Baths

Bathing your baby is not only essential to keeping your little one clean, baby bath time can be an extra special bonding time with your

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The First Year

How to Ensure Safe Sleep for Your Baby

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden, unexplained death of a baby younger than one year old.  You’ll both sleep easier if you know

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Breastfeeding vs Bottle Feeding Formula

When it comes to deciding breastfeeding vs bottle feeding, the USDA and WIC programs state that “mothers are strongly encouraged to breastfeed their infants unless

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Cord Blood

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

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The First Year

A Faster Postpartum Recovery

Birthing a baby is one of the most amazing, miraculous experiences you will ever have. While you’re focused on your new bundle of joy, don’t

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The First Year

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 —

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Pregnancy Health and Wellness

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