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Getting Back in Shape After Your Baby Is Born

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Women often face weight problems after having children. After you have your baby, it may be a while before you feel motivated to exercise.

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Jaundice In Breastfed Babies

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Anne Smith, IBCLC The diagnosis of jaundice in their newborn baby is often very frightening to new parents. They immediately begin to think something is very wrong with their infant, and may not be fully...

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Moving Around During Labor

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Freedom of movement can help women cope with discomforts of labor but is it safe?

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RSV: Big Bad Baby Virus

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Colds, flu and chicken pox are a prevalent health problem in children and infants, but there is one respiratory virus that can be particularly serious for very young children: RSV. Find out more about...

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Toxoplasmosis Screening for All Pregnant Women and Newborns Recommended

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Physicians found that signs, symptoms and identifiable risk factors are absent in more than half of the mothers of infants with congenital toxoplasmosis in a national study of children with this disease....

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Spotting During Pregnancy

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When to worry, when to relax.

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What Can Your Baby Do? Birth to 12 Months

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In preparation for your baby's next checkup, here are some questions to help you evaluate what your child is already doing, and what concerns or questions you want to discuss with your child's nurse or...

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Keeping Kids Busy -- But Not Too Busy

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It has become the topic du jour: Are we overscheduling our kids? Find out where to draw the line.

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Coping With Labor-Related Fears

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Concerns about labor run the gamut from "will my water break in my favorite restaurant" to fears about the intensity of the pain. Read on, and try to stop worrying. As the author points out, generations of women have walked this road before and come through with flying colors.

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My Baby's Breech. What are the Chances of Him Turning?

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If your baby is in a breech presentation at 32 weeks, will he or she stay that way? What can be done, and will a cesarean be performed? Obstetrical Nurse Wanda Steele offers some insight.

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