New Responsibilities: Welcoming a Newborn Sibling

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 02/8/18 10:36 PM

Here are a few tips to help get your children ready to welcome their newborn sibling into your home. Having a newborn is tough enough in its own right. Getting older siblings to understand their new role in the family can be even tougher.

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The Rewards Of Reading To Your Little One

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 01/31/18 8:13 PM

The Rewards of Reading to Your Little One Reading to your little one can be a special experience for both mother and child. Your baby loves hearing you talk—even inside the womb, the sound of your voice was soothing and comforting… a first, reassuring glimpse into the outside world.

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The Big Gender Reveal: Before or After the Birth?

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 01/29/18 10:47 PM

Aside from actually giving birth, being an expectant mother is one of the happiest times in a woman’s life. It is also one of the most stressful. There are many decisions to be made during this time, and the vast number of options, along with the consequences of each choice, can be overwhelming. For many expectant mothers, deciding whether or not to find out the gender of their child before it is born is incredibly difficult. There is, of course, no right or wrong answer to this question. There are, however, pros and cons to each side of the decision.

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The Binky Boundary, Pacifier

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 01/26/18 10:34 PM

An article on the history of the Pacifier, or better known as “the Binky,” and why it is such an important item in every parents bag of baby comfort items.

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Bikinis Are Overrated – Don’t Sweat The Stretch marks

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 01/25/18 10:46 PM

Stretch marks. What visual did those words conjure up for you?  They come in every size and a variety of colors. But, no matter if they are red, purple or a bluish silver, you just don’t see people flaunting them in the same way that they rock their tattoos. ?Here’s guide on a very stretchy subject.

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Is It Postpartum Depression? The Baby Blues? What Is Wrong With Me?

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 01/17/18 10:25 PM

Postpartum depression typically starts two to three weeks after giving birth. It can last for 8-12 weeks. Here are some things to look for if you think you suffer from it.

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Pregnancy and Pushy Parents

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 01/15/18 10:06 PM

If you are feeling pressure from the onslaught of advice since you announced your pregnancy, you are not alone. Mothers,

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Baby Bottles – Glass? Plastic? Metal? What is the Deal?

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 01/12/18 6:44 PM

You will need bottles, whether you choose to breastfeed or not. Which ones should you use? There are a lot of different types and styles. First, you have to think about what type of bottle is right for you.

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Breastmilk VS Formula: It’s what’s best for you!

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 01/8/18 6:50 PM

After announcing your pregnancy, people will ask if you plan to breastfeed. And they’re opinionated on it. So this is

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Public Breastfeeding: Why all the Commotion?

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 01/5/18 6:21 PM

Google “breastfeeding in public” and you’ll come across recent news articles about another woman who was told to stop breastfeeding. We help to dispel the angst over public breastfeeding with some tips and the glory of its virtues.

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