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Published on April 12, 2014, by in Parenting.

The thing about babies is, they cry. Sometimes it’s an easy fix: He’s hungry. She wants a fresh diaper. He’s tired. She’s overstimulated, too warm, too cold. But sometimes all these needs are met, and baby is still crying. For new parents figuring things out as they go – often on very little sleep –

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If your practitioner is recommending induction, it is important for you to know the facts before moving ahead with anything. Always ask for the reasoning behind the suggestion – why is this being recommended?   WHEN SHOULD LABOR BE INDUCED? There are situations in which induction is medically necessary, typically when either the mother or

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Have you done your math? Moms nearing their due dates sure have.   An extra 25 pounds on the scale. 5 pillows propping various body parts in bed. Having to pee every 10 minutes. Adding 1 cup size. Make that 2.   But fitting 40 weeks into 9 months of pregnancy… it just doesn’t add

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Published on March 10, 2013, by in Events.

Free Workshop: WELLNESS FOR PREGNANCY AND BIRTH Saturday, March 23, 2pm  Cakettes Coffee Shop 14 Milton O Fountain Way, Warren MA 01083   *How a Doula can Make Your Birth Better Learn what a doula does and why you don’t want to go without. Led by Lauren Noone, Labor Doula, of Full Moon Mama Birth

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Published on November 9, 2012, by in Pregnancy.

How do you know if you should work with a doctor or a midwife?  Unfortunately there is no simple answer. But hopefully by considering the questions below, it will become clear to you which is the best match for your family.   (Start by deciding where you want to give birth – in a hospital,

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  My mom was over today, and as she sat with me while I nursed my son our conversation naturally turned to the subject at hand. How long I will nurse him. (Until he decides he’s done.) How long my mother nursed me. (Around a year.) How my grandmother didn’t nurse my mother. (Wait –

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