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Birthmarks, Stork Bites and Belly Buttons

When your baby is born, you examine every inch of her tiny, little body. And you may find some thing you didn’t expect such as a birth mark or a stork bite. What do these marks actually mean and what causes them to appear on your baby? Plus, learn how to properly care for your baby’s umbilical cord and belly button after birth.

Surviving Postpartum: Shouldn’t I Be Happy?

A new study suggests the birth of your first child could be more stressful and lead to more unhappiness than unemployment, divorce or death. What are the most common stressors new parents experience? And how can you overcome those issues and experience more happiness and stability?

Should I Eat My Placenta?

You birthed your baby, and then your birthed your placenta. So, now what do you do with it? The hospital could whisk it away and discard it as hazardous material, or you could take it home with you… and perhaps eat it. What?!? It’s true and moms all over the world (including some in our studio) are convinced it helped them after childbirth.

Tear or Episiotomy After Childbirth

When giving birth, many women may either tear or have an episiotomy. What are the various degrees of a perineum tear or episiotomy? What household items increase your comfort while recovering? And is there anything you can do to make sex more enjoyable?

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Should I Eat My Placenta?

You birthed your baby, and then your birthed your placenta. So, now what do you do with it? The hospital could whisk it away and discard it as hazardous material, or you could take it home with you… and perhaps eat it. What?!? It’s true and moms all over the world (including some in our studio) are convinced it helped them after childbirth.

Nap Transitions: How Do You Drop a Nap?

As your baby grows, so does his ability to sleep for longer periods of time. So, how does this impact the naps you have scheduled throughout the day? How much sleep does your baby really need, and how does this change along with their overall development? How do you drop naps throughout the day?

Diaper Rashes: Causes and Remedies

You remove your baby’s diaper and see redness everywhere- perhaps even bumps and open sores! What’s causing your baby’s diaper rash? Could it be the diaper, or some other form allergy or irritation? How can you treat the rash and (hopefully) prevent it from happening again?

Your Baby’s Boogers, Snot and Colds

Having a sick baby can be a terrifying experience for new parents. So, how can you help your baby feel better (since you can’t use medication)? How do you clear all the snot and boogers from your baby’s nose? And what’s the general rule when it comes to babies and fevers?

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