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August 2011

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Sleep Tight

Avoid feeling groggy by getting some longer stretches of sleep with these tips.

Post-Partum Depression Affects Dads, Too

Just like new moms, new dads, too, can face depression after the birth of a child, with a condition called paternal postnatal depression (PPND).

Childproofing Your Home Will Help Protect Your Baby

10 reasons to get serious about babyproofing your home.

10 Tips for Breastfeeding Success

Breastfeeding is good for babies and good for moms, but it’s not necessarily easy at first. Here are 10 tips to help you succeed at it

C-Sections & VBACs: What You Need to Know

New Jersey has the highest rate of Cesarean section births in the country, at more than 39%.

Circumcision: The Pros and Cons to Help Make This Decision

Whether to have your son circumcised is a decision you’ll be asked to make. Here are some arguments from both sides of the debate.

Cord Blood Banking: Public, Private, or Not At All?

Statistics and facts about cord blood banking.

5 Techniques for Natural Childbirth

These techniques practiced by natural birth mamas may be used in a hospital, a birth center, or a home birth under the supervision of a midwife.

Living Green on a Limited Budget

Going green can save you some green at the same time.

Preeclampisa and Gestational Diabetes

Preeclampsia and gestational diabetes are two hazardous health conditions that can occur during the second half of pregnancy.

Exercise During Pregnancy Builds Stamina for Labor

Pre-baby workouts build stamina for labor and

Say What? Strangers Say Strange Things to Pregnant Women

Sometimes people can’t resist saying outrageous things to a mom-to-be—and if you don’t laugh at them, you might cry.