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Difficulty Getting Pregnant at Age 40

Women deal with pregnancy issues throughout their lives. Either you worry about getting pregnant when you are not ready, or not getting pregnant when you finally want a child. Working women today might delay childbearing until they reach 40 and then that find getting pregnant can be work — mixed in with some pleasure.

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Difficulty Losing Weight After Pregnancy

Many moms dream of returning home from the hospital with their new baby and slipping right back into their skinny jeans. This dream, while understandable, is far from reality for many moms. In most cases, the process of returning your body to it’s former glory is a long one that will not take place overnight. If you have been fighting the battle of the bulge since the birth of your child, consider some of the things that may be contributing to your difficulty and how you can effectively overcome these weight-loss challenges.

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The Effects of Academic Parental Pressure on Kids

As a parent, there are few pleasures greater than your child succeeding at school. However, if you put too much academic parental pressure on kids to do well, it can backfire severely and end up affecting them negatively in a number of different ways. Albert Einstein once said, "Education is what remains after one has…

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Menopause: 5 Things To Know

Menopause. The word alone can bring on emotions of fear, sadness, and anxiety. That is understandable when the list of symptoms is long and can include things like hot flushes up to 50 times a day; erratic and unpredictable vaginal bleeding; weight gain; loss of muscle mass; anxiety and depression; acne; brain fog; difficulty sleeping;…

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Navigating Common Breastfeeding Concerns During the Uncertainty of a Pandemic

Breastfeeding can be complicated and difficult enough during “normal” times. However, new mothers’ concerns become magnified during a pandemic when in-person resources, like local breastfeeding classes, are not as available. As a certified lactation consultant, I’m here to help by sharing answers to the most common breastfeeding questions and concerns I receive from clients and…