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Pregnancy Complications

Pregnancy is meant to be a magical time, but it can come with its share of hiccups. Read about a range of pregnancy complications and how to navigate them.

Preparing For Your Best Birth: 5 Tips From An L&D Nurse

Preparing For Your Best Birth: 5 Tips From An L&D Nurse

From setting up your support team to making sure you’re armed with an arsenal of pain-coping strategies, Labor & Delivery Nurse and Founder of the Mommy Labor Nurse Podcast, Liesel Teen, is here to share her top five birth tips.

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Miscarriage: How Meghan Markle and Chrissy Teigen Are Raising Awareness

Miscarriage: How Meghan Markle and Chrissy Teigen Are Raising Awareness

According to the March of Dimes, for every 100 pregnant women in a room, between 10 and 15 of them will experience a miscarriage. In this article, Author, Writer & Mother of Two, Summer Land, looks at how Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Chrissy Teigen are working to raise awareness surrounding miscarriage, therefore giving parents permission to grieve and heal openly and with society’s support.

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What Causes Morning Sickness & How To Minimize It

What Causes Morning Sickness & How To Minimize It

Morning sickness occurs in 50% – 70% of all pregnancies, usually between weeks six through sixteen. Sometimes nausea and/or vomiting can return at the end of pregnancy, or it can last the entire time, it’s different for every woman. In this article we share why it happens and how to minimize it.

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CDH Awareness: Understanding Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernias

CDH Awareness: Understanding Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernias

Alanah Lewis was told her baby, Miller, had CDH when she was twenty-six weeks pregnant. This condition, which affects 1 in 2500 babies, is as common as both spina bifida and cystic fibrosis, yet receives little funding for research. This is their story.

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Understanding Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Understanding Hyperemesis Gravidarum

If you’re a fan of Kate Middleton and Amy Schumer, then you’ve probably heard the term, Hyperemesis Gravidarum. In a nutshell – it’s the most severe form of pregnancy sickness. Here to help us understand the condition and why sufferers are suffering more than they should is Hyperemesis Gravidarum Australia Founder and Mama of one, Caitlin Kay-Smith.

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I Had A Natural Childbirth, But I’m Not Sure I’d Do It Again

I Had A Natural Childbirth, But I’m Not Sure I’d Do It Again

Most mamas-to-be stress over the decision to have a natural, vaginal childbirth, yet all birth is natural. What we should be focusing on is not the details in how our babies come to us, but how we can best be supported before, during, and after childbirth.

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