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Preparing for parenthood is far more than cute outfits and endearing ultrasound pictures; it involves meticulous financial planning. Whether it's your first pregnancy or your fourth, below are three important tasks on your plate from pregnancy to your new bundle of joy's first year.
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Drug abuse during pregnancy can be obvious. It can also be much less obvious, where you don't even realize you're doing it...
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Going through the pregnancy process can be pretty tough. It's important to stay healthy for you and your baby's sake. Along with that, keeping your safety in mind is critical.
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Eating your placenta, ewww, why would I want to eat that? Benefits and ways to consume your placenta afterbirth. It's not as weird as you think. In fact it has become pretty mainstream.
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"I sat on my birthing ball with my mom on speaker phone while my husband blissfully slept. Now my husband and I have been together nearly ten years. Divorce has never crossed my mind, but in that moment, murder did."
Tips on how to get back into shape after giving birth
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Those that know me, know that I like control. I lack patience. And I, am a planner. My sons birth went against ALL of these things. The day he was born taught me that sometimes in life, we have to just let go...
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Moving house can be a very stressful experience. It can be even more stressful and overwhelming if you are pregnant and moving to a different house.
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Prepping for parenthood isn’t just tiny clothes and heartwarming ultrasound pictures; it involves serious financial preparation. This article lays out the most pressing financial tasks on your plate from pregnancy to your baby’s first steps.
Cleaning is one activity you should be careful about. While it is true that a healthy home environment is a clean and sanitized one, it is also true that it is something you won’t be able to devote as much effort to as before.
Every pregnant woman has heard the phrase, "you're glowing!"It makes her seem beautiful and makes notice of the excited smile that the expecting woman is wearing. However, there may be more behind the phrase than you realized.
After giving birth to three amazing kids, I can safely say that reality is a bit different than what we have first planned out. These are just some of the most important lessons I have learned about being a parent, but I am sure that I still have a lot of learning to do.
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Looking for some baby name suggestions? Well ChatterBlock is here to help you out. We've compiled a dirty dozen of names for you. In honour of Valentine's six actually mean love in a different language and the other six ... well may be a little inappropriate depending where in the world you are!
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Feeling stressed? You’re not alone. Over 70% of U.S. moms say mothering is “incredibly stressful.” Studies also show that chronically stressed moms tend to be more insensitive to their kids’ needs, and that a mother’s ability to manage her own stress is a strong predictor of her kids happiness.
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Don't leave baby prep last minute like I did! Here's a handy checklist to follow in your second trimester.
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I'm experiencing my fair share of unsolicited parenting advice, and my baby's not even out yet! I say, take what others tell you with a grain of salt. Every mom's journey is unique, after all.
Breastfeeding horror stories—about pain, milk supply issues, or the baby not gaining enough weight— abound, but they make me sad because most frequently they are preventable. New moms can line up resources (a Board Certified Lactation Consultant) before your baby is born and get help fast!
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What every parent should know before they start sleep training their baby.
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