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8 third trimester pains and how to deal with them

8 third trimester pains and how to deal with them

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The third trimester is exciting, but it can be uncomfortable. Tips to relieve 8 third-trimester symptoms and how to know if you should be concerned.

Safe swaddling and sleeping practices for babies

Safe swaddling and sleeping practices for babies

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Swaddling can be effective in soothing a fussy baby, but it can be dangerous if not done correctly. Follow these safe swaddling and sleeping guidelines.

Helping siblings adjust to a new baby

Helping siblings adjust to a new baby

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Becoming a big brother/sister is exciting for a child, but also scary. Dr. Zink and a mom with experience share tips to help kids adjust to a new baby.

How soon should I get pregnant again after miscarriage?

How soon should I get pregnant again after miscarriage?

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Should women wait 3 months before trying to get pregnant after miscarriage? Dr. Horsager explains why this may not be necessary.

Asking your Ob/Gyn ’Why?’ is not just OK, but good medicine

Asking your Ob/Gyn ’Why?’ is not just OK, but good medicine

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More care is not always better care during pregnancy. Dr. Horsager discusses why it’s important to ask the Ob/Gyn “Why?”

Vaginal seeding: Why we can’t recommend this C-section trend

Vaginal seeding: Why we can’t recommend this C-section trend

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Babies delivered by C-section miss out on exposure to important bacteria. Dr. Patel examines ways to safely help babies develop their microbiome after birth.

FMLA and maternity leave: What you need to know

FMLA and maternity leave: What you need to know

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Planning time off work for a baby can be stressful. Dr. Horsager shares what expecting parents should know about FMLA eligibility and benefits.

4 questions to ask when planning a home birth

4 questions to ask when planning a home birth

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There are many factors to consider and decisions to make when considering home birth. Tips for how to choose a midwife and plan for emergencies.

Examining the risks and outcomes of home birth

Examining the risks and outcomes of home birth

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As home birth becomes more popular, it’s important to analyze the risks and outcomes of out-of-hospital births accurately. Dr. Santiago-Munoz explains

4 tips for choosing an Ob/Gyn

4 tips for choosing an Ob/Gyn

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When choosing an Ob/Gyn, ask friends and family for recommendations, but don’t stop there. Dr. Horsager offers suggestions on what to look for in an Ob/Gyn.