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10 Breastfeeding Tips for New Mothers

10 Breastfeeding Tips for New Mothers There is a gap between the time a mom goes to her last prenatal visit with her OB and her first visit with the pediatrician. Because of this gap in care new mothers are not prepared for the reality of breastfeeding in the first...

4 Tips to Get Siblings to Love Each Other

4 Tips to Get Siblings to Love Each Other One of the biggest challenges to having a second or any additional babies is the concern of the effect on the older child. We’ve all seen or experienced for ourselves the uncomfortable situation when a 2 or 3 year old has...

Bonding with Your Second Baby – Tips & Timing

Bonding with Your Second Baby – Tips & Timing One of the hardest things about being pregnant with your second baby is the guilt a 2nd-time mom can often feel for her firstborn. Typically, our firstborn is the center of our universe, perfect to us in almost...

Preventing Postpartum Depression

Preventing Postpartum Depression Researchers have launched the largest study ever exploring causes of postpartum mood and anxiety disorders. The study, using a *free iPhone app, seeks to get 100,000 moms to participate. What causes Postpartum Depression? There are a...

A Happy Postpartum – Lessons Learned

A Happy Postpartum – Lessons Learned I had four very different postpartum experiences. And when I reflect back there are a number of lessons I learned that I’d like to share. The First Postpartum I was nineteen when I had my first baby. I was very young by today’s...