Postpartum Depression – Know the Signs

The excitement surrounding your pregnancy and future addition to your family has been building up for the last 9 months. Finally the baby arrives, and you can’t explain the feelings of overwhelming sadness and anxiety. There’s a chance that what you’re experiencing is postpartum depression. Postpartum depression is an illness that affects 13% of new […]

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10 Things They Don’t Tell You About Being Pregnant

Anyone who’s seen a romantic comedy or two has some idea about what to expect during pregnancy. There are wild mood swings, bizarre food cravings and morning sickness. While these symptoms are typical during pregnancy, the movie writers seem to habitually leave out some of the other prominent side effects of pregnancy. Albeit some tend to be […]

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How to Talk to Your Daughter About Growing Up – Birth Control

Following up on the conversation you had with your daughter about sex should be the conversation about birth control. Teen pregnancy is not something that should be taken lightly. According to TeenHelp, 34% of teenagers in the US become pregnant before the age of 20. Furthermore, only 1/3 of teen mothers go on to receive […]

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How to Talk to Your Daughter About Growing Up – First Visit to the Ob-Gyn

Now that you’ve successfully discussed the topic of physical growth and development with your daughter, you’ve essentially opened the lines of communication for future conversations between the two of you. Depending on the progress of your daughter’s development, her first visit to the Ob-Gyn could be right around the corner. Typically young ladies have their […]

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How to Talk to Your Daughter About Growing Up – What’s Happening to My Body?

There’s no avoiding it. If you have a daughter, eventually, she will grow up. Maybe not overnight, but gradually, she will transform from a child into a woman. It’s up to you as her parent to guide her through this transformation to make sure it goes as smoothly as possible. As hard as it may […]

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