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How can I tell if I’ll have a high-risk pregnancy?

Expert:Sarah Little, MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital A pregnancy is considered a high-risk pregnancy if the mother or baby has a higher risk of complications. This can happen due to a variety of factors: Maternal age Pre-existing conditions Conditions occuring during pregnancy Multiple births – twins, triplets or more Maternal […]

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4 tips for modifying your prenatal yoga program

Keep these tips in mind and keep yourself safe and healthy while enjoying the benefits of yoga By Isa Herrera, MSPT, CSCS, founder of www.PelvicPainRelief.com~~~ Prenatal yoga is excellent medicine for pregnant women and fantastic for improving flexibility, strength, stamina and helps pregnant to relax and stay grounded. However not all prenatal yoga poses are […]

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Tips for Kicking Birth Trauma in the Ass | Mother Rising

Birth trauma happens when someone experiences a deeply distressing or disturbing birth.  Sometimes birth trauma can result from a physically traumatic experience, but more often than not, birth trauma leaves few visible scars. One woman may experience feelings of trauma after a seemingly “easy” and straightforward vaginal birth, and yet another may effortlessly breeze through […]

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Health Add-Ins To Boost Your Body Wellness

Life as a busy mama is HARD! Focusing on your body wellness doesn’t have to be. Here are 4 easy, healthy + effective add-ins that can help boost your body wellness and have you feeling your best day after day! TURMERIC This powerhouse spice packs a TON of anti-inflammatory punch!! Turmeric can help decrease bloating, […]

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Spring Books for Preschoolers

The weather is getting warmer, the birds are singing, the flowers are poking up their heads through the dirt. Springtime is coming! This list of spring books can help your preschoolers think about all the changes that happen as winter turns to spring. Even if changes in your area are more subtle, help preschoolers think […]

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Pregnancy Essentials Workout Collection: Sara Haley

As a mom, is it hard for you to find time for you without experiencing mom guilt? Do you settle for eating what you made your kids for lunch? Are you still struggling to lose those last 5 pounds of pregnancy weight? I hear you, mama! That’s why I invited Sara Haley on this episode […]

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9 Signs Your Baby Is Ready To Start Solids

When it comes to feeding a baby solids, one of the most common questions parents ask is, “How do I know my baby’s ready to start solid foods?” He might seem hungrier than usual, but does that mean he’s ready? She may have good head and neck control, but is that a sign that she […]

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Space Theme Activities for Preschoolers

Do you have preschoolers who gaze up at the moon and stars? Or want to know more about the sun? As preschoolers get older, they begin to think about things beyond their own experiences. They wonder about the sky and what’s in it. You can help preschoolers begin to think about planets and stars and […]

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How Teething May Affect Your Baby’s Appetite for Solid Foods

In a perfect world, everything related to feeding your baby solid foods would be…well…perfect.  You’d have all the best products and tools to make feeding a cinch.  Your baby would fall in love with every single vegetable you offered her.  Meals would be lots of fun and no (or at least low) mess. We can […]

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5 Reasons Why Parents Should Buy Organic Products for Their Family

Becoming a parent is one of life’s greatest blessings, but don’t be fooled into thinking that the road ahead is all sunshine and rainbows. Between being a truly careful and caring parent, to deciding on the healthiest products for your developing child, all the way to spending sleepless nights trying to put your baby back […]

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Elimination Communication + Good Baby Sleep: My 7 Biggest Tips

by Andrea Olson of Go Diaper Free After years and years of teaching elimination communication (or EC) to parents with little babies, one of the biggest challenges they face is balancing EC with good baby sleep. In a recent survey of our Go Diaper Free community, one-third of parents said that Nighttime EC was their […]

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Abdaly Jr.’s Birth Story – an Unexpected Cesarean Birth | Mother Rising

When I first sat down to write Abdaly, Jr.’s birth story, I knew it would be hard. I knew I hadn’t quite healed from it, and that this is how the healing would come. I wanted the writing to be poignant, describing all the excitement and resilience surrounding my story. In the end, I wanted […]

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Best Dog-Themed Baby Gifts For New Parents

For many of us, dogs are our ‘first’ babies! And even though we bring new humans into our pack, our love for our faithful and furry friends doesn’t end. Want to know what dog-loving parents-to-be would love for baby gifts? Read on as we share some of the best dog-themed baby gifts there are! You […]

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Are White Noise Machines Safe for Babies?

Parents have a lot to worry about when it comes to things that might be bad for their baby, and now we might have to add white noise machines to the list. Before you go and throw yours away though, bear in mind that this study – like any other study – is limited as […]

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8 Most Common Baby First Foods

When it comes to starting your baby on solids, a question parents ask themselves (aside from how and when to start) is, “What foods should I start with?” After all, your baby hasn’t tasted anything but breastmilk or formula up to this point; whatever foods you offer first are going to have a big impact! There […]

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The Best Broccoli Chicken and Rice Casserole for New Moms | Mother Rising

Are you looking for the perfect casserole to take to a friend that just had a baby?  Or perhaps you’re in the third trimester and need a casserole to freeze for postpartum.  My friends, I’ve got you covered.  This is one of my favorite dishes – The Best Broccoli Chicken and Rice Casserole for New Moms! […]

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Worried about your asthma during pregnancy? What are the risks?

Expert:Barbara Cockrill Gootkind, MD, Pulmonologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital  Asthma is one of the most common medical conditions experienced by pregnant women. Most women with asthma during pregnancy will have perfectly healthy pregnancies and newborns. However, asthma is associated with an increased risk of certain complications during pregnancy. Remember this: controlling asthma during pregnancy […]

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