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Newborn life...when that bliss wears off.

Newborn Life: After The Bliss Has Worn Off

Newborn life...when that bliss wears off. Not all at once, and not in every way. But the bliss becomes less blinding. Everything returns to real life Read...
Carrie Saum    |   10.11.17   |   SHARE
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Everyone has described Zoey as a fighter, especially those that have needed to do a procedure on her.

Preemie Baby Humor 

Babies have humor, too. Matthew Gilman recalls his premature baby showing some personality. Read...
Matthew Gilman of The Good Men Project    |   09.20.17   |   SHARE
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7. Find a self-care routine that works for you.

7 Ways For New Moms To Embrace The Chaos Of New Motherhood

Eventually, I accepted the need to just let things go (like keeping up with cleaning), and embrace all the chaos that new motherhood brings. So, here Read...
Allison Cooper    |   06.12.17   |   SHARE
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"I will regret that I ever decided to circumcise him in the first place. I will wish I could undo that decision and give him back today, and the summer he'll spend in bed." (Image credit: Joni Edelman)

The Lesser Known Complication Of Circumcision

Being re-circumcised is not the same thing as the quick in-office procedure that happens to a newborn. Circumcision a surgery now. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   06.8.17   |   SHARE
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Be there for your friend, but be very careful what you say.

6 Things You Should Never Say To A Mother After A Miscarriage

Whether this is news to you, seemingly irrelevant to you, or deeply personal to your experience, this truth remains that statistically speaking, one Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   12.29.16   |   SHARE
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 The Things I Didn't Know About My Rainbow Baby

A year and a half later, in 1995, I would give birth to my first living child — the child that the world considered my first child, that is really my Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   12.23.16   |   SHARE
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Babies: a whole new world of no sleepy time.

5 Ridiculous Things Sleep Deprivation Makes Parents Do

Anybody who has lived through those early days of parenthood (and let’s be totally forthright, here… those seasoned parents, too) knows exactly what Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   12.6.16   |   SHARE
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Whatever you do, be there - be present - for your friend.(Image Credit: Thinkstock)

How To Be There For A Friend Who Lost A Baby

When you lose a child, you no longer have the words to ask for help. It’s up to us on the outside to lend our support, and there are plenty of ways Read...
Priscilla Blossom    |   10.21.16   |   SHARE
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