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8 Ways The Brand New Dad Can Support The Brand New Breastfeeding Mom

There’s a brand new baby at your house.  And you are a brand new Dad living with a brand new breastfeeding Mom. Among all the other things you two have likely discovered you know nothing about in the last week

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Quickly Learn How to Care for Your Newborn Baby in Your Own Home

What do you suppose I think  would be the BEST New Year resolution for those expecting a baby soon?  Why — finding and hiring a postpartum doula (do-la) so you can learn how to care for your newborn baby in

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Must-do class for first-time expectant parents in Northern New Jersey

Register HERE As the time draws closer for the arrival of a baby, many first-time expectant parents become super excited. But in addition to the awe and anticipation first-time expectant parents often feel, they may also begin to become just

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Important info for every pregnant woman about your baby’s umbilical cord

Have you had a discussion with your care provider about delaying the clamping of your baby’s umbilical cord? It’s only a matter of 90 seconds and sounds like no big deal. But it’s really big stuff for your baby and

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More mysterious but totally normal newborn behavior explained

If  you are new to the world of babies, there are some seemingly mysterious newborn behaviors that you may not know about but that are totally normal newborn behavior. Get familiar with this list and you won’t freak out when

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A doula explains some mysterious but normal newborn behaviors

If  you are new to the world of babies, there are some mysterious but normal newborn behaviors that you may not know about. Get familiar with this list and you won’t freak out when your baby Poops. And not just

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A mocktail party for moms-to-be to plan baby’s first month home

I’m really getting excited about this fun, new venture of mine, hosting a Mocktail Party for moms-to-be on April 20,2013 from 3-5 p.m at Plasker Family Chiropractic Center. I’m trying not to get too carried away with plans, but I

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A doula’s tips to successfully breastfeed a newborn

  If you are currently attempting to successfully breastfeed a newborn (or about to give birth and are planning to breastfeed) I bet you already know about the advice to feed your baby often, as much as 8-12 times per

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