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Postpartum

When mothers give birth, they are generally overflowing with joy at the site of their new baby. The next 3 months can be hard with an imbalance of hormones, new schedules and relationships that require a lot of attention. This section will help families navigate the postpartum period.

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ASK: Is it safe to take an anti-depressant anxiety medication while breastfeeding

Are Anti-Depressant Anxiety Medication Safe to Take While Breastfeeding? Anti-Depressant Anxiety Medication: "So because during...
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ASK: What are some tips to help prevent myself as a new mom from...

Tips For New Moms Not Avoid Feeling Overwhelmed "I wish there was more for you. I wish we were like other developed nations where you...
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ASK: I am upset that I had a Cesarean, and I feel guilty. What...

TRANSCRIPT TO ANSWER So you might have been wanting a natural birth and you might have set yourself up for success and you've taken childbirth...
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ASK: How can I move on from a traumatic birth experience?

Healing After Birth Traumas "I personally experienced a very traumatic birth experience. Luckily my daughter is okay and well today, but it was very traumatic....
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ASK: Should I be alarmed that my baby is going into the NICU?

Should I be alarmed that my baby is going into the NICU? "If your baby's going into the NICU, that means your baby needs some...
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ASK: While I’m in the recovery room from surgery what are the best things...

TRANSCRIPT OF ANSWER So some hospitals have recovery rooms, with baby in the recovery room as well. And if that's the case, that's wonderful because...
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ASK: I just gave birth to my baby who has a cone-head, is this...

Newborn Cone-head Shape ANSWER "Immediately after birth is perfectly normal, that baby had a long way to travel and in order to make its little...
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ASK: I didn’t have the birth experience I wanted or expected, how should I...

Don't Keep Your Disappointment Bottled Up "It can be really discouraging when you haven't had the birth outcome that you desired. When this happens to...