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Posts Tagged ‘pregnancy’

The Doula Foundation
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The Doula Foundation
12
May

The emotional support of a doula during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum can be invaluable. The Doula Foundation began in 2001 as a resource for pregnant women of all ages and their families. As a result, the Foundation offers a variety of classes for expecting and new parents while also partnering with other community organizations. What […]

Pinterest-Inspired Nursery Decor
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Pinterest-Inspired Nursery Decor
11
May

After hours of pinning and dreaming of what my daughter’s nursery would look like, I finally decided to tackle one of my favorite Pinterest posts: yarn-wrapped letters from a blog by Ciao Mama found at http://ciao-mama.com/2012/03/06/yarn-wrapped-letters/. The flowers were also inspired by a Pinterest post that linked to www.craftaholicsanonymous.net/fabric-rosettes-tutorial.   The task seemed simple enough: […]

The Dish on Cravings: Part II
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The Dish on Cravings: Part II
22
Apr

Satisfying Snacks Food cravings and extreme emotions are unpredictable beasts that accompany pregnancy. We don’t have the recipe to curb those hormones, but we’ve got some ideas to get satisfy your sweet/sour/savory tooth while keeping that pregnancy weight gain manageable and you and your belly tenant happy and healthy. Cheesecake filled strawberries Ingredients: 1 qt […]

The Dish on Cravings
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The Dish on Cravings
22
Apr

Roll all those cravings into one When I was pregnant, I had such strong cravings for Mexican food, macaroni and cheese, and jalapeños. Adversely, in the beginning of my pregnancy, meat was the last thing I wanted, so my husband had to find creative ways to hide what little ground beef I permitted in our food […]

Spring 2014: Preparing to Breastfeed
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Spring 2014: Preparing to Breastfeed
1
Feb

Ever feel like pregnancy is one long, never-ending “to-do” list? Maybe you’re working down the list and feeling pretty good until you come to breastfeeding. What do you need? What do you do to prepare? What should you buy? Where can you find help? First, remember that all you really need for successful breastfeeding are […]

Feature: Breastfeeding Basics
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Feature: Breastfeeding Basics
23
Aug

Breastfeeding—sure, it’s the natural thing to do and what breasts are made for, but that doesn’t mean it comes naturally to everyone or is easy to do. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends infants be exclusively breastfed, or receiving breast milk, “for about the first six months of a baby’s life, followed by breastfeeding in […]