Recovery time from a vaginal delivery is usually shorter than the recovery time from a Cesarean section. But sometimes it can take a while, especially if you've experienced any lacerations or tears. Dr. Jennifer Wider explains what to expect regarding your recovery from childbirth.
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Easy Labor Authors Are Here to Answer Your Questions
Dr. William Camann and Kathryn Alexander, authors of Easy Labor: Every Woman's Guide to Choosing Less Pain and More Joy During Childbirth are here to discuss how you can make confident, informed choices regarding pain relief preferences well before the day of your baby's birth. Drop off your questions today!
Eliminate Fears About Childbirth
Fear about childbirth is real. Fear, and the lack of personal empowerment that results from it, is at the root of unnecessary birth pain, difficulties and unnecessary interventions. Getting rid of those fears is a key to unlocking the potential for a positive birth experience. Here are some suggestions to reduce fears about birth.
Decorating a Nursery for Triplets
Being a new parent is hard enough, but when you are the new parent of triplets it can be especially overwhelming. One of the best things to do before your triplets arrive is to make sure that you have the nursery set up for babies, as well as mom and dad. Here are some ideas to get you started.
8 Quick Tips to Raising an Adventurous Eater
If you want to raise children who know the difference between chicken nuggets and Chicken Cordon Bleu - and kids who don't put up a fight every time every time a new dish or a vegetable is set before them - start thinking now, in the early eating days, about your food and dining choices. It's not too early to put these eight quick tips in place.
Self-Awareness for Kids and Grownups
In this month's Nurture Mom column, authors Rick Hanson, Ph.D., and Jan Hanson, L.Ac. answer the question, "Sometimes I'm with my kids and suddenly I'll start feeling angry or frustrated or sad and I don't understand where that came from. Other times, our preschooler will just start lashing out but he can't say what's bothering him. Any ideas?"
Breakfast for Dinner
Breakfast foods are comforting and delicious. It's too bad that most of time we are eating them in a mad-dash to get the day started. So why not turn your day upside down and enjoy some fine breakfast fare in the evening? Fresh Baby co-founder Cheryl Tallman shares some delicious recipes for dinner breakfast meals that everyone, including picky toddlers, will love!
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