Pregnancy

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  • Oh Baby!

    Julia Baumeyer, Marketing and Communications Liaison, The Women’s Hospital
     
    As a mom of young children, I look back to what was available during my pregnancies.  I was first pregnant in 2007 when smart phones were very new and pregnancy apps weren’t really around. I wanted information and updates with regard to my pregnancy,  so I signed up to receive weekly emails to find out what was going on with baby and me week-by-week. 

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  • How To Talk To Your Teenager About Sex

    Jason Hays, LCSW, Deaconess Clinic Behavioral Health

    Many parents find it difficult to talk with their children about sex—they don’t want to say the wrong things, or have to think back about decisions they made as teenagers.  Teens may also be embarrassed, not trust their parent's advice, or prefer not to talk with their parents about it. But sex is an important topic to talk about.

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  • Fussy Baby? May Be The Formula

    Wm. Michael Crecelius, MD Pediatrics, Deaconess Clinic  

    New parents are familiar with getting little sleep, middle-of-the-night feedings and round-the-clock supervision of infants.  The term “fussy” is often used with babies who experience gastrointestinal distress, bloating, spitting up, constipation or diarrhea after eating.  

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  • Morning Sickness

    Dr. Weisman share several tips on dealing with morning sickness during pregnancy. 

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  • Pregnancy Heartburn

    Dr. Weisman shares her recommendations on coping with heartburn during pregnancy. 

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  • Life as a Working Mom

    Meet Melanie - a young mother of this beautiful, active and healthy 8-month old baby girl! In this blog post, Melanie shares her breastfeeding journey and reminds all moms not get discouraged and continue to strive for your breastfeeding goals! She also reminds us to seek out help when we need it.

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  • Your Baby's Second Night

    First-time moms, you may have heard others talk about their baby's second night. Many wonder what exactly it is that makes that second night different after baby's arrival into this world. Amanda K. is an LDRP (Labor, Delivery, Recovery, Postpartum) Nurse and in this week's post, Amanda discusses her personal experience with second night syndrome from both a mother's perspective and a Registered Nurse's perspective.

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  • Realizing Breastfeeding Success Over Grief

    Mom, Melissa, shares her story on breastfeeding and how ending her breastfeeding journey was difficult. She had to reflect back at all of her successes and realize the amazing gift she was able to provide for her son.

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  • Sleep Safety for Babies

    Keeping your baby safe is a top priority for parents. Here are some guidelines to help you maintain baby’s safety at night and during nap times. 

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Postpartum Depression
Postpartum depression is moderate to severe depression in a woman after she has given birth. It may occur soon after delivery or up to a year later. Read these simples ways to identify, treat, and prevent postpartum depression from effecting new motherhood. 
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