An Open Letter To New Moms: Dear Mama, Be Proud

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 05/13/18 4:02 AM

An open letter To new moms with words of encouragement, strength and appreciation for a new mother to be proud on Mother’s Day

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Dealing With The Pressures Of Motherhood

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 03/23/18 8:43 PM

The opinions vary from person-to-person; it just depends on who you ask. One thing is clear though, mothers in the 21st century are faced with endless options, and tremendous pressures of motherhood. Here are some words on how to cope.

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I’m A Pregnant Adult; My Mother-In-Law Doesn’t Get It

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 12/1/17 6:35 PM

There’s a new family member on the way. You’re elated, exhausted, enchanted and edgy about it. And then your mother or mother-in-law rolls in, replete with advice, admonitions and assistance, none of which you need or want now. How to deal nicely with mama meddling?

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Handling the Meddlesome Mother-In-Law

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 10/27/17 11:59 PM

A mother-in-law great but can add stress to your pregnancy and life in general. How can you get through these next months in the most stress-free manner while dealing with this meddlesome visitor and staying sane? Here are four tried-and-true methods.

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That’s Not What Breasts Are For! Breastfeeding

Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 08/4/17 9:13 PM

BreastFeeding: Why All The Commotion Breastfeeding in Public, Why do people have a problem with a baby on a breast? Google “breastfeeding in public” & you’ll come across recent news articles about another woman who was told to stop breastfeeding. She was asked to “move somewhere else” or “be discreet”. But what gives?

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What Not To Forget When You’re Expecting: Pregnancy Resources!

Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 05/19/17 10:08 PM

To take some of the weight off your shoulders, we’ve compiled some resources that all expectant parents want and need. Whether this is your first baby or a new addition to your growing family, we know you’ll find something helpful to rely on.

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What To Pack In The Hospital Bag

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 05/5/17 10:32 PM

We help you plan your hospital bag to contain all the things you need so you can remain as comfortable and cozy as possible during your hospital stay and on the way home.

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Sleeping Like a Baby: 4 Tips for Staving Off Sleep Deprivation with a Newborn in the House

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 04/12/17 5:44 PM

The expression “sleeping like a baby” used to be appealing, right? But as a new mom, you know differently. Here are four simple tips to help you maximize your sleep time and conserve your energy during your baby’s first few months.

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Breastfeeding Moms: How To Care For Yourself

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 04/4/17 6:56 PM

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of a newborn’s life, followed by continued breastfeeding as solid foods are introduced, up to one year or longer. There is a dark side to exclusive breastfeeding, though, and that’s the toll it can take on the mom’s mental and physical state. For this reason, it’s of paramount importance for nursing mothers to focus on self-care whenever possible.

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Why You Should Listen to Music While Pregnant

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 02/16/16 6:12 PM

You may have heard that listening to Mozart and Bach while pregnant can help your baby become smarter. While there is no scientific evidence to prove this, there are still plenty of reasons why listening to music while pregnant is a great idea. Here are a few reasons for you to consider.

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