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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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Have you heard the one about the three-week-old baby’s first growth spurt?

See if this scenario sounds at all familiar: You’ve delivered your baby and are at home, ¬†and successfully breastfeeding.Though you may have had a bumpy start, some weeks have passed and things are beginning to settle down. You and your

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Six Things You Can Do Before Your Baby is Born to Insure Breastfeeding Success

I want to be clear about breastfeeding…while it is certainly a natural bodily process, it is NOT like breathing. Women are not born knowing how to automatically do it. New mothers need kind, patient, knowledgeable and loving mentors or teachers

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Alert: U.S. maternity care system fails new mothers who want to breastfeed and what to do about it

You did not fail at breastfeeding. The U.S. maternity care system failed you and your baby.

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