All About "pregnancy" and "emotional health"

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Breastfeeding and Weaning

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It's natural for a baby to move on from breastfeeding. Look for signs that he or she is ready, and then wean gradually to make it a painless transition for both of you.

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How to Be a Relaxed Parent

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Your nightstand stacks up with all kinds of "how-to" manuals as you seek soothing answers to these questions and others. As you read, you discover that taking care of a baby is much more complicated than you'd ever anticipated.

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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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Your Pre-Conception Checklist

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From vitamins to family history, here are the things you need to do before you decide to concieve.

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Not Tonight, Dear, You're Pregnant!

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Imagine this scenario: Your hormones are raging, making you feel ready for love. You begin massaging your husband's back and kissing him to signal your desire, but he pulls away. He pats your expanding belly and says, "Let's wait until after the baby is born."

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Moving Past 'Morning' Sickness

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Although it had long been considered the stuff of old wives tales and legend, using ginger as a remedy to treat morning sickness is rapidly earning a new respect.

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A Training Manual for Older Siblings

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Sibling rivalry can't compete with smart suggestions for helping threatened toddlers welcome a new brother or sister.

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Labor Prep for Expectant Moms

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The arrival of your baby will be one of the most exciting, emotional moments of your life. The very thought of labor, however, can be a source of anxiety for most expectant moms.

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Video: Depression Before Pregnancy

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One in seven women become depressed at some point before pregnancy.

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