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The Baby Blues (Postpartum Depression)

While typical baby blues are fairly brief and usually disappear on their own, you can do a few things to help yourself feel better and get through the next few emotional days or weeks.

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Postpartum Depression

You’re not a terrible mother! You are a mother who is suffering from a condition known as postpartum depression, a condition that is treatable. While as many as 80% of mothers experience a temporary and mild condition referred to as the baby blues, up to 15% of women have the more severe reaction you’re experiencing. […]

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Newborn Babies and Sleep

Congratulations on the birth of your new baby. This is a glorious time in your life – and a sleepless time too. Newborns have very different sleep needs than older babies. This article will help you understand your baby’s developing sleep patterns, and will help you have reasonable expectations for sleep.

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Moving from Crib to Bed

When your child moves from crib to bed it’s a milestone in his life as well as yours. There is no precise time for making this move, though typically it’s between the first and third birthday. The key to success is to be patient and allow your child time to adjust to the change.

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Tips to Help Colicky Babies Sleep Better

Colic is one of those things every parent hopes they can avoid. But what is colic? Colic is when a baby starts crying for no apparent reason for about three hours at a time. There is no real medical reason, or treatment, for colic. It usually starts when the baby is between two and six […]

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Guidelines For The Nursing Mother

“Provides useful information on how to breastfeed a baby including how to make it an important time for maternal – child bonding.

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Ten Finger Food Ideas for Babies

When baby is ready to have something other than milk, most parents are overjoyed. Their baby can now sit at the table and eat with everyone else. Here are ten ideas to get you started on the road to food self-sufficiency.

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Easing Labor Pain: the complete guide to a more comfortable and rewarding birth

Detailed suggestions for women wanting to naturally reduce pain during labor and delivery.

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Colic – Does Your Baby Have it? What Can You Do About It?

You may have heard the term colic applied to any baby who cries a great deal. Not all crying babies have colic, but all colicky babies cry ? and they cry hard. They may stiffen their little bodies, or curl up as if in pain. They may cry so hard that they don’t seem like […]

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The Birth Partner: everything you need to know to help a woman through childbirth

Provides necessary information for anyone providing help and support to a woman during the birth process.

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