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Doula vs. Midwife: What’s the Difference?

Find out why it can be helpful to have both a doula and a midwife at your side before, during, and after your child's birth. Doulas and midwives are experts who play intimate, supporting roles in the pregnancy and birthing process -- but their training and individual roles are very... more


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Any ideas for adding fun to your work day?

Work has become a huge drag lately. We lost an important contract last week, and my boss is completely grumpy and depressed. I heard on the news that it's National Have Fun at Work Day. Besides practical jokes, which I hate, what are some games or activities we can... more


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How to Reduce Spider Veins During Pregnancy

This morning, I woke up and noticed ugly purple marks on my legs. I started to panic until I realized they're spider or varicose veins. They don't hurt, but I do want to understand all I can about them as I make sure I stay healthy during my... more


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Is it safe to drink goat milk during pregnancy?

While researching the best foods for expecting moms, I read an article praising goat milk since it's high in protein and B2. I'm willing to do whatever I need to do to take care of my baby, including trying milk I've never tasted. But I also need... more


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Did you keep your maternity clothing?

I'm not sure I want to keep my maternity clothing. Won't it be out of style before I have another baby?


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How do I get over my fear of a c-section?

I know I shouldn't worry about labor and delivery. After all, it's several months away! But I am really afraid of the pain! I also hate needles. And that means I don't want a c-section because it's basically major surgery. The doctor said there's no... more


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What should I add to my maternity leave vision board?

For years, I've had a vision board in my office. It reminds me of my career goals and keeps me motivated to work hard. I thought today that maybe I need a vision board for my maternity leave. I don't want to waste it worrying about work or... more


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What are the best infant bath toys?

While window shopping today, I saw the cutest infant bath toys! For sure, I want to buy my baby an iconic rubber ducky, but I'm not sure what else he'll need. Any suggestions before I blow my next paycheck on toys for my baby's baths?