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Baby Registry Must Haves for Expecting Moms

Deciding on what to add to a baby registry - particularly as a first-time mom - can be as exhilarating as it is overwhelming. Do I need a bassinet? What is a rocker? How many onesies will my little one go through? How many strollers do I really need? After lots of research, testing and…

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How to Detect a Miscarriage

A miscarriage, the loss of a pregnancy, can be emotionally devastating. Many women worry they could have detected miscarriage sooner and have prevented it. Though in most cases, a miscarriage can’t be prevented (it’s estimated that as many as 25 percent of pregnancies end in miscarriage), knowing the signs of a miscarriage can not only help a woman understand what’s going on with her body but can also help her get appropriate medical care to prevent health complications from the miscarriage.

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Packing for a Pregnancy Hospital Stay

The nursery is finished, the tiny outfits are washed and folded and the house is neat as a pin. What’s left to do to prepare for your new arrival? Packing for pregnancy is not too complicated, but it’s a wise decision to do it ahead of time in case your little bundle of joy decides he has his own agenda. Once your bag is packed you can keep it by the door and be ready to roll when the big event finally arrives.

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Talking to Kids About Ebola

We need to talk to kids about the current Ebola outbreak for the exact same reason we talk to kids about sex: there is so much wildly inaccurate information available, it’s critical for children to have correct information from a reliable source, who in this case is you. Hysteria about Ebola is more contagious than…