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Follow These Steps When Your Baby has a Fever

After I deliver a baby and the parents take their little bundle of joy home, they become used to taking care of their newborn...
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How to Prepare for Breastfeeding

Everyone thinks that the body is able to naturally prepare for breastfeeding. But for infants born prematurely or who are ill at birth, that often...

Drinking During Pregnancy: What do you know?

If you look carefully at liquor, beer, and wine bottles, you'll find a warning about drinking during pregnancy. But these cautionary labels don't tell...

Taking Your Baby’s Food Source to Work: What to Wear Edition

Way back in the dark ages in 2014, when I sent my publisher the manuscript for my survival guide to breastfeeding and working, the...
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Absent Mindedness and your pregnancy

Whatever form your absent mindedness takes, don't worry: You're not going through early senility, your condition isn't permanent, and you're certainly not alone. Soon into...
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Talking to Your Boss About Your Breasts

Look: nobody wants to do this. Talking to your boss, male or female, about anything to do with your body, let alone your breasts,...
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Breastfeeding, Work, and the Law: What Are Your Rights?

Forty-nine states and DC have laws that allow women to breastfeed a baby in any public or private place (come ON, Idaho!). But when...
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Breastmilk on Ice: Building a Stash Before Returning to Work

You know what’s stressful? Planning to pump breastmilk at work while your baby is in the care of someone else. It’s stressful to think...
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New Mommy Must Haves- The Ultimate Registry Guide

There are so many products on the market for new mothers that your list for possible registry items might as well be as long...

8 Ways to Soothe Heartburn During Pregnancy

As a obstetrician, one of the most common questions I hear from my patients is: What are some natural ways to deal with an...