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Life After The Big Day


You often hear about the perks of motherhood, but there is nothing like witnessing your child’s first breath, or holding them close after hours of labor. 346 more words

Mommy Blog

Fighting the fear of pregnancy and birth

I always knew I wanted a baby, but for many years I had a fear about the whole process.

Everything I had seen and read about the process seemed like pregnancy and birth was scary. 1,257 more words

Hugo

I'm lousy at pregnant...and not much better at delivery - Part II of IV

PART II
In March of the next year, we were pregnant again and over the moon! That was until the standard ten-week ultrasound check found no heartbeat. 3,390 more words

Is it the cesarean, or the absence of labor?

I’ve written a fair amount about the association between cesarean birth and the increased risk of immune-related diseases like asthma, diabetes, celiac disease, and even… 631 more words

Cesareans

Birth Priorities

It’s a long way off, but here they are, definitely in descending order of importance.

  1. I don’t die.
  2. Baby doesn’t die.
  3. *Everything* gets fully explained to me at every point.
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New infant formula ingredients boost babies’ immunity by feeding their gut bacteria

09 Mar 2012

URBANA – Adding prebiotic ingredients to infant formula helps colonize the newborn’s gut with a stable population of beneficial bacteria, and probiotics enhance immunity in formula-fed infants, two University of Illinois studies report. 521 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs