How to say no and put yourself first

Use these 3 tips to begin to reclaim your “me-time,” especially during your pregnancy By Isa Herrera, MSPT, CSCS, founder of Rachel always thought that love was pretty clear. You meet a great guy, you get married, you spend the rest of your life happy. She thought it was a given, something that just […]

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Women in Labor Stop Pushing, See Amazing Results

What if we stopped telling women to push when they’re in labor? That’s what a new program at a U.K. hospital has decided to do, and the results might surprise you. If you’ve ever seen a woman delivering a baby in a movie or a television show, you have heard the rallying cry: “Push!” If […]

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5 Common Baby Gadgets That May Just Make Parenting Harder

As our world’s technological advances continue to occur at astronomical speeds, do you ever wonder how baby gadgets can actually undermine our intuition? Even though we find so many advancements that make our lives easier, we worry about how we’re taking our own mothering power away. Things that separate you from your baby tend to […]

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Why you need sisterhood and where to find your soul sisters

Way back when women shared so much more with each other than they do now. They’d gather food, cook, and help raise each other’s children. Women communed in Red Tents with synchronized menstrual cycles to support each other’s businesses and lives. (Sounds like the first B-School to me!) Sisterhood saved their world back then. Sisterhood […]

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There’s more to a “clean” home than what Marie Kondo teaches

Normally we think about health as it relates to food, exercise, and mindset, but we rarely think about how our home and environment can be impacting us. Kate Hamblet is an architect and founder of Balanced Home, Balanced Life, and Balanced Architecture. She’s got some great tips for us to clean our homes (not in […]

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Why is Deep Vein Thrombosis more common during pregnancy?

Expert:Sarah Little, MD, Obstetrician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Deep Vein Thrombosis during pregnancy is a serious medical condition. DVT occurs when a blood clot forms in a vein usually in the pelvis or leg. Several things can increase the risk of Deep Vein Thrombosis, including: pregnancy oral contraceptive use obesity being sedentary surgery Are […]

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New Mom Must-Haves

New Mom Must-Haves There’s no doubt about it, a new baby comes with quite a bit of baggage. From a sturdy stroller to a reliable diaper bag, there’s plenty to add to your shopping cart to keep both you and baby happy, healthy, and as well-rested as any new parent can ever hope to be.  […]

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Win: “My first Easter” Celebrity Baby Boy Gift Bag

Win a “My 1st Easter ” Celebrity Baby Girl Gift Bag with products valued at almost $350 from The Patchwork Bear, Angel Dear, Mabel’s Labels, Wellements, Swim Zip, Wubbanub, and PEEPS valued over $350. This celebrity gift gift bag was created by Jewels and Pinstripes.   The Patchwork Bear Memory Bunny Gift Kit Angel Dear Blue Bunny Romper (6-12 […]

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What vaccines are safe during pregnancy? Which are recommended?

What vaccines and vaccine boosters are safe and recommended during pregnancy?  Expert: Sarah Little, MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Before getting pregnant, you should check to make sure you are up to date on your vaccinations. The MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine is especially important, since rubella can cause […]

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