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When Parents and Grandparents Collide

Posted on: May 2, 2022 | Babies, classes, education, Famillies, Fatherhood, Grandparents, Information, Motherhood, Parenting

Claudia was a little apprehensive when her mother suggested that Claudia bring Evyn over to “Glamma’s” house for the day. Anne and Corwin were ecstatic to become a grandparents, and she wanted to give Claudia a day to enjoy out-and-about alone. Claudia trusted her mother Anne as a caregiver to Evyn. What she was concerned about, were the parenting principles that her mother had mentioned during their casual conversations. Anne . . .

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Is My Baby Getting Enough Milk?

Posted on: April 25, 2022 | Babies, Body, education, Feeding, Health, Infant Feeding Specialist, Information

Much time, energy, worry, and focus happen in the first six weeks after birth. There are healthcare visits, well-checks, sleep adjustments, questions, worries, concerns, and more. Feeding a baby is one of the biggest wonders that many new parents have. HOW do I know if my baby is getting enough milk? WHAT amount should my baby be eating at this age? HOW often should I feed my baby? Even veteran . . .

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Sex After Baby

Posted on: April 11, 2022 | Activity, birth, Body, education, Information, Love, Relationships

The intimate nature of childbirth can have its roller coaster moments. Whether you had an insatiable appetite for some lovin’ throughout the pregnancy, or whether the idea of gettin’ down and dirty didn’t flow until the postpartum realm, there will be a time when you feel like getting physically romantic again. Sex after baby is a topic that doesn’t get discussed openly too often between couples. The yearning of physical . . .

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Post-Birth Perineal Care

Posted on: March 14, 2022 | birth, Body, education, Health, Information, Postpartum

The cycles and stages of birth can leave a mental, emotional, and physical impact on an individual. Healing goes both ways when it comes to childbirth. Mentally is how we process the birth internally, and physically is how we process the birth externally. Long labor, interventions, and vaginal deliveries can be the cause of perineal damage. Enlisting post-birth perineal care is helpful in the postpartum recovery process. Types of Trauma . . .

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Postpartum Depression

Posted on: March 7, 2022 | Body, education, Health, Information, Motherhood, Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Postpartum depression often gets lumps in with the definition of postpartum. Postpartum is defined as “after birth”. Therefore, postpartum depression is depression that occurs during the first 3 childrearing years of welcoming a child. Depression does not discriminate against sex, ethnicity, social class, culture, race, religion, or sexual orientation.  Parenthood is a beautiful mess, and navigating it alone or in despair can be overwhelming. The unknowns, the uncertainties, the fears, the . . .

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