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Preparing Siblings for a New Baby

Tips to help you deliver the news that someone is going to be a big brother or a big sister. Congratulations, you’re going to be a parent — again! A new baby is exciting news, but you may be nervous about how your other child or children will react.   Here are some tips for bringi

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Considering Episiotomy

When is an episiotomy a choice versus a necessity? Being pregnant is an exciting and anxious time. You may want to jump straight to picking out names and nursery items. But first, there are a few medical decisions and choices you’ll need to think about. Here are some to consider: What kind

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Cesarean Section: Your Questions Answered

What to expect if you’re having a C-section. A cesarean section, commonly called a C-section, is a surgical procedure to deliver a baby. The baby is delivered through an incision in the abdomen and uterus rather than through the vagina.   A C-section is major surgery. Doctors may recomm

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Healthy Eating in Your Third Trimester

Keep up good habits in the last stretch of your pregnancy. You’re in the home stretch of your pregnancy — the third trimester. It’s just as important now as it was earlier in your pregnancy to have a healthy diet. Remember, you are the only source of nutrients for your baby. So i

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Vaginal Birth Basics

What to expect when baby is finally ready to be born. Most babies are delivered vaginally, or through the birth canal. It is the method most patients and doctors prefer. Benefits of vaginal births include shorter hospital stays, lower infection rates and faster recovery. A C-section, by contrast,

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Safe Eating During Pregnancy: Avoiding Foodborne Illnesses

Take care to prepare food properly, and know what foods to avoid when you’re expecting. Did you know that when you’re pregnant, your immune system is weakened? It is trying to protect two growing people, after all. This makes you more vulnerable to food poisoning, which can make you sic

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Weight Gain During Pregnancy

The extra weight you gain during pregnancy nourishes your growing baby. Learn about the guidelines for healthy pregnancy weight gain. Some weight gain is a normal part of pregnancy. The extra weight you gain gives nourishment to your growing baby. And also can provide stores for breast-feeding. &n

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Your Childbirth Experience

Here are the basics on choices for birth locations and health care providers. Car seat … check!Name chosen … getting close.Childbirth plan … don’t delay.   Your view of your childbirth experience will influence some of your most important decisions. Who will deliver

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Pregnancy Travel Tips

How to stay safe and comfortable while traveling. You may have tweaked your diet or fine-tuned your exercise habits when you found out you were pregnant. For the most part, healthy pregnant women can carry on with their usual routine. Depending on the stage of their pregnancy and their destination

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Umbilical Cord Blood Banking

Learn the pros and cons of donating or saving these special cells. Before a birth, parents have many decisions to make. Among the choices may be whether to collect blood from the umbilical cord after delivery.   The umbilical cord is the part of the placenta that carries nutrients to a growing

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