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Body-Postitivity: It Starts With You

Raising kids with a healthy body image means that parents also need to take a look in the mirror. Typically, body image awareness is thought to be associated with adolescents who are entering puberty or naviga...

Gear to Get: Gift ideas for new parents

In honor of those celebrating their first Mother's Day and Father's Day this year, here’s a few gift ideas when the baby is still the center of attention. Itzy Ritzy Athleisure Nursing Wrap An athleisure-insp...

FDA approves first postpartum depression drug

by Nola Family Staff, March 20,2019 For the first time, a drug has been given FDA approval to help thousands of women who battle postpartum depression.   On Tuesday, the FDA announced the approval of an intr...

Kids Ruin Everything, Even Parents’ Sleep

A study published earlier this year found what every parent already knows: having kids profoundly disturbs new parents’ sleep patterns. But what might not have been realized is for how long they could go before...
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Bringing Intimacy Back into your Relationship

by Kate Stevens Finding the Fire,  How to bring intimacy back into your relationship.   “When my phone starts dinging on Wednesday evenings I know immediately it’s my reminder; ‘Sexy time with the hubs’”,...

Tips to Keep Mom Healthy by Touro Infirmary

ESTABLISHING YOUR WOMEN’S HEALTH TEAM Most women are busy juggling life’s many priorities including children, jobs, family responsibilities, and much more. Making your own health a top priority may not be at t...

Hiring the right Sitter

It can be a leap of faith, trusting that you've hired the right sitter.  When Lori Coulter of Mid-City first left her nine-month-old twins with a sitter, she was calm, albeit a bit anxious. “I either had my ph...

When You’re a Young Mom with Breast Cancer

They gave her something to live for.    At 4 a.m. Elise Angelette (pictured above with her children; photo by Candra George, My Creative Reality) would offer up a bargain with God. She would be sick. She would...
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Water Birthing

  Written by Maria Barrios   Water babies   Why moms are turning to the tub to labor and deliver   By Maria Barrios Raina Zelinski-Wahnsiedler wasn’t committed to labor...

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