High-Risk Tests Performed During Pregnancy

High-Risk Tests Performed During Pregnancy

That first delightful glow that often comes in the early stages of pregnancy can end very quickly when the new mom is bombarded with information and decisions that need to be made to encourage a safe pregnancy and the birth of a healthy child. Every newly expectant mom begins to wonder if invasive tests...
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How to Find the Right Preschool

How to Find the Right Preschool

While it used to be common for kindergarten to be a child’s first experience with organized schooling, today’s children are increasingly involved in preschool programs. In fact, by the time children are one year away from normal kindergarten age, or four years old, about 64% will be enrolled...
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How to Breastfeed: Tips and Strategies for Success

How to Breastfeed: Tips and Strategies for Success

Breastfeeding is a natural process, but may present challenges for new mothers unfamiliar with the proper technique or experiencing an understandable bout of nervousness. The good news is, most new mothers can relax and stop worrying. It is estimated that only 5% of mothers are physically unable to brea...
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What is ADHD?

What is ADHD?

The terminology for Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be as confusing as the condition itself. The term ADHD is interchangeable with AD/HD, ADD, or ADD/ADHD. All of them are the result of an actual brain abnormality. This condition is divided into three types: Attention Disorder, Hyper...
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The Stages of Labor

The Stages of Labor

Giving birth is a life-changing experience for most women. However, many first-time moms go into the experience unprepared. Labor is often overwhelming, but knowing what to expect can enhance a birth, while also increasing a mother’s ability to cope. The stages of labor are something that every mo...
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To Spank or Not to Spank

To Spank or Not to Spank

Modern parents have a huge conundrum on their hands when it comes to discipline. While it is likely that most parents today were spanked as children, it has gone out of vogue. In some cases, spanking can be construed as abuse. While watching unruly children run around will motivate any good parent, ther...
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Is Your Child Ready for Preschool?

Is Your Child Ready for Preschool?

Sending a child to preschool can be agonizing for the parent. Their minds are crowded with concerns, yet according to sources like WebMD, children generally respond quite positively to preschool and the earlier they begin, the greater the benefits they receive. Advantages to Attending Preschool The resu...
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False Positive Pregnancy Test

False Positive Pregnancy Test

Taking a pregnancy test can be both exciting and scary, while a false positive can be very confusing. This occurs when the test shows that a woman is pregnant when she is not. A false positive is much more rare than a false negative. It’s a good idea to understand what causes them. How a ...
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