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Cans Do! Five Ways to Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week

Posted August 02, 2011

In honor of National Breastfeeding Month and World Breastfeeding Week, we asked Best for Babes, a nonprofit that's giving breastfeeding a makeover by empowering women with the education, acceptance and support they need to achieve their own personal breastfeeding goals, ... Continue reading →

The Blues, Revisited

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Posted July 24, 2011

For many new moms, postpartum depression (PPD) begins after the medically designated time period. For these women, the onset of late PPD signals a lonely, frightening and misunderstood time. The good news: You are not alone and you can get ... Continue reading →

Triple Action

Posted July 21, 2011

Healthy Woman's third set of triplets was delivered last night! Third set! The charmed trio was delivered by Dr. Rebecca Cipriano and Dr. Julie Leizer. Mom, two girls and a boy are all doing well. Congratulations! Fun triplet fact: Since 1989, there have ... Continue reading →

Signs of the Times: How to Tell If You’re Pregnant

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Posted July 17, 2011

Pregnant or not pregnant: that is the question. In fact, that is the question you've probably wondered at least a few times in your life. The symptoms of pregnancy are not always so easy to decipher and can often be confused with ... Continue reading →

Laborist and Delivery?

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Posted July 15, 2011

What is a laborist? Well, picture this: Your water breaks, you call your OB, you book it down to the hospital and you're greeted by (insert pause here for dramatic effect) a doctor you've never seen before in your life. Sure, ... Continue reading →

The Fertility Five: The Top Things You Can Do Today to Improve Your Chances of Getting Pregnant

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Posted July 10, 2011

If the thought of little feet going pitter-patter makes you all twitterpated, it can be a bitter wait for that darn stick to turn blue. Instead of turning on Teen Mom and bemoaning the fact that children are having children ... Continue reading →

Zapped!: Where’d My Libido Go?

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Posted July 03, 2011

If getting bedroom eyes from your significant other is more aggravating than titillating, you may be suffering from a low sex drive. Wondering how this can be? Your desire for sex is tied into several factors—physical health, emotional state, beliefs, ... Continue reading →

The Right Stuff: Your Baby Registry Guide

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Posted June 27, 2011

Registering for all that you’ll need when your bundle-of-joy finally arrives is a daunting task—to say the least. Will one stroller be sufficient? Is a bouncy chair really necessary? How many crib sets should I get? Oh, the list of ... Continue reading →

Four Foods to Eat When You’re Expecting (and Four to Skip)

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Posted June 19, 2011

“Once on the lips, forever on the hips” is bad enough, but “once on the lips, forever affecting your developing child” is much more serious. When you’re pregnant, set your little one up for success by watching what you eat, ... Continue reading →

Belly Be Gone!: How to Say Bye-Bye To Your Postpartum Pooch

woman with tape measure
Posted June 12, 2011

Whether you've recently given birth or your child is in preschool, chances are your stomach isn't what it used to be: flat. It's a hot topic amongst many moms who say that despite a healthy diet their bellies continue to ... Continue reading →