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Labor and Birth

Premature Baby Care

What is a Preemie? Babies born before the 37th week of gestation are considered premature and are sometimes referred to as “preemies”. Mothers are often

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Labor and Birth

Breech Births

Most babies will move into delivery position a few weeks prior to birth, with the head moving closer to the birth canal. When this fails

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Labor and Birth

Reasons for a Cesarean Birth

Health care providers have many reasons for recommending a cesarean birth. Some cesareans occur in critical situations, some are used to prevent critical situations, and

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Getting Pregnant

Getting Pregnant Checklist

Your preconception health and preparation are essential to baby making. Here are our Getting Pregnancy Checklist with our top recommendations from our book Planning Your

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Is it Safe While Pregnant

Is Sex Safe During Pregnancy?

Yes! As long as you’re having a normal pregnancy without complications, sex during pregnancy is safe up until your water breaks or you go into

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Is it Safe While Pregnant

Diarrhea in Pregnancy

Diarrhea during pregnancy is one of the unfortunate discomforts that may be experienced.  Diarrhea literally means “flowing through” and is defined as having three or

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Foods to Avoid When Pregnant

Eating well-balanced meals is important at all times, but it is even more so when you are pregnant. There are essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals

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