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Meghan Markle Tearfully Admits She’s Having a Hard Time as a New Mom

Any new parent can tell you those first few months with baby are incredibly challenging. Not only are you sleep-deprived, but you also question your parenting choices—constantly. Meghan Markle understands this all too well. While the Duchess of Sussex has been positively glowing in her public appearances and pictures with baby Archie, now 5months old, in a recent interview with ITV, she got candid about the pressure she faces as a royal and as a new mom. The clip is part of an exclusive documentary, Harry & […]

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My Advice On Breastfeeding While On The Keto Diet (As An IBCLC)

Scary Mommy, Unsplash, Pixabay and FreeImages The keto diet has been all the rage for a few years now, and that doesn’t seem to be slowing down. If you aren’t familiar with it, the keto diet is basically low-carb dieting to the extreme. It’s a diet based mostly on protein and fats, with very little allowed carbs. It’s not just bread that’s out, though. According to Healthline, you’re pretty much not allowed any fruits besides berries, and all starchy vegetables are no-no’s, including sweet potatoes and beets. […]

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A mother’s stress level during pregnancy may affect the baby’s sex, study suggests – USA TODAY

CLOSE Pickles and ice cream? Ketchup on cereal? Buzz60’s TC Newman tells you what science has to say about pregnancy cravings. Buzz60 A study published Monday suggests prenatal stress in pregnant women may affect the sex of the baby and be associated with some forms of birth complications. Researchers at Columbia University and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital found that stressed mothers are less likely to give birth to a male child. The findings, which were published in the National Academy of Sciences’ official peer-reviewed journal PNAS, were based on data […]

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Watch a Preschool Teacher Use Balloons to Teach Kids How to Wipe

Usually, potty training kids is the parents’ responsibility, and many know how difficult it can be. Not only do you have to teach them how to sit on the toilet, but you also have to teach them the hygienic way to clean themselves. One preschool teacher lent a hand and sat down—literally—with two balloons to teach her class the proper way to wipe “front to back.” The teacher is presumably from a school outside the US, but her hilarious methods, recorded in a video, have now gone […]

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The Best Harry Potter Baby Gear

You’re never too young to be introduced to the wonderful world of Harry Potter! From diaper bags to some seriously magical nursery decor, there’s a trunk load of adorable Harry Potter baby gear out there begging to be summoned. The Best Harry Potter Baby Gear Flying Keys Diaper Bag A subtle nod to your obsession with all things Harry Potter, and with enough pockets, you’ll never lose your actual keys. You can find it at JuJuBe Golden Snitch Lamp Catching the golden snitch has never been so […]

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I Almost Died In Childbirth

Scary Mommy and FS Productions/Getty In the United States, over 700 women a year die of complications related to pregnancy, and two-thirds of those deaths are preventable. I did not know that more women die in the United States from pregnancy complications than any other developed country until I almost became a statistic myself. Life is often a series of circumstances beyond your control. The day you almost bleed to death is not a day you forget. It is also a day that takes some time to […]

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Home Stretch! Pregnant Morgan Miller Bares Her Baby Bump at 36 Weeks with Twins: ‘Going Crazy’ – PEOPLE.com

Pregnant Morgan Miller Bares Baby Bump at 36 Weeks with Twins | PEOPLE.com Top Navigation Close Explore PEOPLE.com Profile Menu Follow us Close Share options Close View image Home Stretch! Pregnant Morgan Miller Bares Her Baby Bump at 36 Weeks with Twins: ‘Going Crazy’ this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. More Info

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Moms Leave 100 Encouraging Notes in an Airport Nursing Pod

Any nursing or pumping mom can tell you how hard it can be to find a place to do so while traveling—something Grace Stevens, a new mom and relations associate for LaGuardia Gateway Partners, had experienced first-hand while traveling for work. So, she began leaving encouraging Post-It notes for other breastfeeding mamas in one Mamava lactation pod at LaGuardia Airport. Little did she know just how impactful that small gesture would be. When Stevens, who lives in Astoria, Queens, returned from maternity leave in January, she began […]

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Alcohol advice for pregnant women – The Guardian

Your article (Pregnant women encouraged to drink by alcohol industry, researchers claim, 14 October) suggests that Drinkaware has published information saying “light drinking” in pregnancy is safe. Nowhere on our website are there any such statements. On the contrary, we advise unequivocally that the safest approach is not to drink at all during pregnancy or while trying to conceive, and we refer clearly to the chief medical officers’ guidelines. We also set out in detail on our website the risks of foetal alcohol syndrome. It is suggested […]

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How Shawn Johnson Is Staying Positive Through Pregnancy Complications

When you’re pregnant, staying positive while dealing with stress can be a challenge. But Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson has proven time and time again she’s a pro at staying positive when dealt with a difficult situation—whether that situation is a broken toe (she recently headed to the ER for the injury) or pregnancy complications. Johnson, who is expecting her first child with husband Andrew East, first announced the pregnancy in a video posted to their YouTube channel back in April, also revealing that they had suffered a […]

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