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10 Rules For Visiting A New Baby – And Being Asked Back Again!

When a new baby has entered the world, of course you’re desperate to go and have a cuddle. As well as a new baby though, there is also a sleep-deprived, hormonal, potentially quite sore mother to think of, who is doing her best to build confidence and self esteem as a new mother. While the new parents are...

Safe Prevention of the Primary Cesarean Delivery

fe-saving for the fetus, the mother, or both in certain cases. However, the rapid increase in cesarean birth rates from 1996 to 2011 without clear evidence of concomitant decreases in maternal or neonatal morbidity or mortality raises significant concern that cesarean delivery is overused. Variation in the...

14 Tips to Avoid a Cesarean

I had the pleasure of speaking at our local International Cesarean Awareness Network yesterday on this topic, and now I’m posting my list here. Before reading please know that you can do everything on this list and still need a cesarean. This list is to help you either avoid an unnecessary cesarean or a...

6 Reasons to Delay Baby’s First Bath

There are many reasons to consider not having your baby bathed in the first hours or even days after birth. Many hospitals seem to have an urgent need to have the baby bathed in the first hours after the newborn has been born, but as parents, you can make the decision on when to bathe your baby and who is...

10 True Things About the First Year of Parenthood

Do YOU agree with this author ?? I did a ridiculous amount of reading when I was pregnant. I read natural parenting books and baby scheduling books and how to make your baby happy with no crying and eating is good for everyone led by the spirit of “your baby, yourself” books. If there was a book...

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