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Chestfeeding, Co-Parent, Perinatal Ward –– It’s Time To Normalize These Birthing Terms

Cavan Images/Getty Though pregnancy and birth are most commonly consigned to the realm of women, many people who do not identify as women are capable of getting pregnant and giving birth. In fact, nonbinary, gender fluid, genderqueer, Two-Spirit, or transgender folks do get pregnant and require prenatal, perinatal, and postnatal care. A hospital in the…

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The ‘Birthday Rule’ For Health Insurance And What New Parents Need To Know

Julia Meslener for Scary Mommy. Kelly Sikkema/Unsplash and Martin Barraud/Getty Did you know that if a child is born to parents that both carry health insurance, the parents don’t get to choose which insurance the child will be covered by? You have probably read that a few times and are currently thinking “What?!” But it’s…

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If You Have COVID, Breastfeeding May Actually Be Your Baby’s Best Protection

Scary Mommy and South_agency/Getty There’s lots of confusion over parents with COVID-19 and breastfeeding. Specifically, if you are infected with COVID-19, is it safe to continue breastfeeding your child? Obviously, you don’t want to transmit the virus to your child. However, you may want to breastfeed — but may worry that your breast milk contains…

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There’s A Royal Rainbow Baby Coming And We’re So Here For It

Scary Mommy, Chris Jackson/Getty and eberhard grossgasteiger/Pexels Prince Harry and Meghan Markle may have ditched their HRH titles and stopped official work as senior members of the British Royal Family. But on Valentine’s Day, Meghan announced she was “preggers,” as the English tabloids say, with a little brother or sister for one-year-old Master Archie Harrison…

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