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Precipitous Labor: The Traumatic Truth about a Speedy Delivery
I was blessed with having fast labors. Or so I am told…  Each of my three children was born in
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Self-Care Tips for Battling Postpartum Depression
Taking time for themselves is something that all moms need to do but practicing a self-care routine is essential to
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The Baby Blues vs. Postpartum Depression vs. No Postpartum Mood Disorder
I’ve given birth to three kids, experienced three similar pregnancies,  labored through three natural, drug-free births, but ended up with three
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A Condition Called D-MER: When Breastfeeding Makes You Feel Sad
When I talk of breastfeeding and sadness, the conversation always leans towards postpartum depression.   Let’s face it, almost everything
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9 Reasons Why Mothers Don’t Speak Up About Having Postpartum Depression
I battled with postpartum depression silently for a long time and didn’t speak a word of it to anyone, nor
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The Pros and Cons of a Combined Sibling Birthday Party
If you’re like me then you’re lucky (?) enough to have three kids whose birthdays are less than a month
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Dreamworks Trolls Inspired Birthday Party
For my three children’s annual birthday bash, the theme we decided on was a Dreamworks Trolls birthday party which meant
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14 Ways to Help a Mother With Postpartum Depression
If a woman in your life has recently given birth, then there’s a 1 in 5 chance they are struggling
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10 Things to Know if Your Child Starts Sleepwalking
Sleepwalking can be a frightening episode for parents of young children. When my second child started sleepwalking at 3 years
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5 Basic Breastfeeding Products All New Moms Need
There are millions of baby related products out there, but when it comes to breastfeeding, all you really need is
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How, When & Why to do Breast Compression
Breast compression is the underdog of breast feeding techniques.  Emphasis is rarely put on the importance of breast compression in
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The Trick to Sleep Training
There’s a parenting image we need to get out of our minds – it’s that one where the parent puts
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How to Sleep Train a Newborn
Sleep training a newborn is all about establishing a good routine and developing the sleep habits that will become an
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