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5 Reasons Your Partner Will Love Having a Labor and Birth Doula
For infants under six months, just breast milk or formula is enough for your baby, even in very hot weather, and supplementing with water is not only unnecessary but may also disrupt a newborn or young infant's electrolyte balance.
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Your partner is acutely aware of the details happening in a way that you won't be when you're in the intensity of labor. What may just feel like really hard work to you might seem scary, unsafe, or abnormal to your partner.
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It's easy to get caught up in long stretches of yoga pants and oversized shirts, but the way you dress is not only a reflection of who you are but can also directly impact your productivity and emotional health. Taking just a bit of time to attend to your appearance after having a baby can help you feel more like yourself and is a fantastic way to prioritize self care.
How to Plan for a NICU Stay
Easing the transition to sibling-hood is all about preparing your child in a developmentally appropriate way and engaging them in the pregnancy as much as they are interested in.
5 Things to Know About Circumcision
If the baby needs to be quickly whisked to the NICU, it's helpful to decide in advance if you want to see pictures of your baby first or if you want the first time you set eyes on them to be an in person event.
30 years ago, about 2/3 of baby boys were circumcised. In 2010, the rate was about 58%. Circumcision rates are highest in the midwest and lowest in the west.