Category: Healthy Pregnancy

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Breastfeeding

How to Wean Your Baby

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for about six months, and then continuing to breastfeed while gradually weaning and introducing complementary foods until

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Breastfeeding

Increase Your Breast Milk Supply

Low milk supply is one of the most common concerns of new moms. Rest assured insufficient breast milk production is rare. In fact, most women

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Is it Safe While Pregnant

Prenatal Vitamin Limits

Prenatal vitamins and minerals such as iron, calcium, and folic acid are vital for proper fetal growth, development, and healthy adult living. To help increase

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Changes In Your Body

Skin Changes During Pregnancy

Now that you are pregnant, you’re body will go through a number of changes, including your skin. You may see changes such as a sudden

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Breastfeeding

How to Hand Express Your Breast Milk

Hand expressing your breast milk is especially useful in the early days of breastfeeding. New moms are encouraged to begin hand expressing their colostrum so

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Breastfeeding

When to Introduce the Bottle

Once breastfeeding is going well, your baby can begin drinking your breast milk from a bottle. You should avoid bottle feeding your baby if there

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Labor and Birth

Pudendal Block

The pudendal block gets its name because a local anesthetic, such as lidocaine or chloroprocaine, is injected into the pudendal canal where the pudendal nerve