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If You Have A New Baby And Haven't Slept In A Week, Try This!

Posted on October 5, 2017 at 1:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Greetings!  The following post is from a great article that I read in the Orange County Register (April 21, 2017), by author Jenna L. Jones, and  I thought this would be a wonderful post to share with my readers.  Enjoy!


Sleepless nights, chaotic mornings, and poopy diapers dominate life during the first few months a baby is born.  It's not just the crying at all hours or parents' utter lack of sleep, it's the general sense of being completely unprepared....

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Postpartum Doulas: Support After Cesarean

Posted on September 17, 2017 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Postpartum Doulas: Support After Cesarean

Debbie Young, DONA: Posted on Friday, July 24, 2015 5:50 PM


Birth is unpredictable. There is no straight path to the birth of a precious baby so we follow the path wherever it leads. Sometimes that path leads to a cesarean.


When a mother and baby come home after a cesarean there are a few extra things to think about, that road includes a few twists of its own. A postpartum doula can be very helpful i...

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Breastfeeding May Decrease The Risk Of Ovarian Cancer

Posted on September 17, 2017 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Breastfeeding May Decrease The Risk Of Ovarian Cancer

Thomas W. Hale Ph.D., Infant Risk Center: Posted on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 12:39 PM

Ovarian canceris a malignant growth arising from the ovary. In the U.S. almost 20,000 cases of ovarian cancer were reported in 2006. Symptoms may include: bloating, pelvic pain, abdominal pressure, abdominal fullness, swelling, persistent indigestion, change in bowel habits such as constipation, change in bladder habits such as fre...

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The Use of Herbal Supplements and Remedies During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Posted on September 17, 2017 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (0)

The Use of Herbal Supplements and Remedies During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Saneea Almas, MD, Thomas Hale, Ph.D., and Laura Muscianese, MS1.: Posted on Thursday, October 29, 2015 11:42 PM


There is a massive emphasis on "natural" products in mainstream media these days. Everywhere we turn,"herbal," "natural," and other commonly used tags such as "miracle cure" and "homemade" are used to describe apparently instant solutions to common problems. With the advent ...

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How To Prepare For The Emotional Health & Future Life Experiences of Your Child Before Conception!

Posted on September 17, 2017 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)

How To Prepare For The Emotional Health & Future Life Experiences of Your Child Before Conception!

Kate White, MA, LMT, & Myrna Martin, MN, RCC, RCST: Posted on Friday, January 15, 2016 9:47 PM


Pre-and Perinatal Experiences For Health and Healing.


It has been nearly a century since pre- and perinatal psychology was introduced by Otto Rank, a student and colleague of Sigmund Freud. His slim book, The Trauma of Birth, was a gift to his mentor an...

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The Advantages of a Midwife

Posted on September 17, 2017 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)

The Advantages of a Midwife

Lylla Ngo, MD; Thomas Hale, Ph.D.: Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 4:58 PM


A midwife is a health care professional who provides a wide range of health care services for women that can include your gynecological check-ups, menopause, family planning services, preconception, prenatal, postpartum care, and newborn care. In addition, midwives usually care for women with low risk pregnancies throughout all phases of pregnancy and the postp...

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Welcome To Our New Blog :)

Posted on July 24, 2015 at 5:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Welcome To Our New Blog :)

Kim Brantley: Posted on Friday, July 24, 2015 5:21 PM


This page was created in an effort to communicate, as well as educate, information related to Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Postpartum Period. Your feedback is highly encouraged so please feel free to leave a comment and request certain topics if you don't find what you are looking for in our post.

New post will be added monthly and if time permits, maybe an extra story will...

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