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For Mother's Day this year, I did something a little crazy for myself. I did something that I hoped would transform my life for the better. Something that would give me back ...

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There are some staple items for a baby registry that even first-time moms would know to ask for, but as a seasoned mom of three, I compiled a list of items that may not have ...

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One of the best parts of having a baby is getting to choose the name. Some parents have family names selected before they even get pregnant while others wait until their baby ...

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One of the worst moments of my parenting life happened about two years ago. I had recently welcomed our fourth baby. I was still in the foggy postpartum phase of basically ...

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"Hello." "Can you hear me?" I asked. She couldn't hear me. She was so focused on that beautiful baby. She was just staring at the baby's tiny, soft toes. She began to ...

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There is still a lot that we don't know about postpartum depression. What exactly causes it, why do some women get it more than others, and what is the best way to treat it? ...

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Preparing for a new baby is exciting for every parent, but it may not be so exciting for an older child who is used to having mommy and daddy all to themselves. ...

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Nope, I don't make my kids share either. And I think that's 100% fine. ...

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For others, Mother's Day is anything but sweet and celebratory. Mother's Day, to some, is a painful reminder of what they don't have -- or what they have lost. Sometimes, ...

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Prematurity is one of the most dangerous situations that any baby can face. In the US, the CDC has found that despite a small decrease in preterm birth rates from 2007-2014, ...

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