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What is Preeclampsia?

by Kathryn Walsh of "Mamapedia"
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Preeclampsia is just one of a million things that you probably never thought about before getting pregnant. It’s a condition that only affects pregnant women, and is cured by delivery. But what if it happens to you, and how will you know it’s happening? We talked to Dr. Sheila Chhutani, a board-certified OB/GYN in Dallas, Texas, about what expectant parents need to know…. More

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Baby Blues

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I’ve always found the idea of postpartum depression absolutely terrifying. It’s an issue that definitely doesn’t get the attention it deserves (according to the Centers for Disease Control, 11 to 20% of women who give birth each year have postpartum depression symptoms thanks to the physical toll of child birth and the dramatic drop in hormones). Needless to say, its effects can be devastating…. More

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To the Mom that has Plenty of Mom Friends

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I get it, you have so many mom friends that you can’t possible fit another into the tribe you worked so hard to attract.

I started my parenting journey with little close friends nearby. Don’t get me wrong, I had plenty of “mom friends” but they lived far away or were only online quick to give me advice through Facebook groups and blogs. No matter how many times I got advice via text, phone or online, it was not the same as having someone nearby to talk to face-to-face. I yearned for friends that I could simply have adult interaction with while our kids ran wild together in the background…. More

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8 Ways to Encourage Your Child to Read

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For kids who struggle with literacy, reading can quickly be equated with homework, school, and defeat. If you wish to impart the joy of reading to your kids, you’ll need to take it out of the classroom and into your everyday life. Here are some tips for naturally encouraging your kids to crack open a book without making it a chore…. More

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Postpartum 101: What to Delegate to Friends & Family

by Pam Martin of "Mamapedia"
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Wash the dishes. Shop for diapers. Do the laundry. Smile for guess. Shop for diapers. Prepare meals. Grocery shopping, including more diapers. Chauffeur older kids to school, lessons and activities. When you have a brand-new baby, all you want to do is snuggle with him and rest, but all the things that needed doing before baby are still there and waiting; life goes on, whether you’re ready or not. And, since you and your partner probably aren’t getting nearly enough sleep, those small things left undone seem huge…. More

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