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Scary Shit Series – Preeclampsia

If preeclampsia was a person, it would be that unassuming guy at a party that farts then walks away from a conversation to go…

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Scary Shit Series – Congenital Heart Defects

There are a couple of reasons I want to write about congenital (meaning present at birth) heart defects in this series. One is to…

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Medicine List For Sick Babies

Having a sick baby is the worst. Check out this great list of all the baby meds out there and what symptoms they treat so you can be prepared!

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What’s the Deal Homeopathic Medicine for Babies?

At some point in your early parenting career you’re going to have an unhappy baby due to illness or teething. It’s the worst. But adding insult to injury is the sheer number of medications you’re faced with at the drug store. That wall of meds is intimidating because how the hell are you supposed to know what works?

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Suffering From Depression: The ‘You Should be Happy’ Myth

We’ve covered the topic of postpartum depression but I really liked this guest post from Rebecca because she discusses in detail what it’s like…

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Pregnancy Symptoms No One Wants to Talk About – Third Trimester Edition

Celeste is back again with a thorough list of third trimester symptoms that no one warns you about. I was nodding through this whole…

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Symptoms of Pregnancy No One Wants to Talk About – 2nd Trimester Edition

If you enjoyed Celeste’s list of first trimester villains and third trimester symptoms, then you’ll love her continued discussion of those things that can plague you…

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Symptoms of Pregnancy No One Wants to Talk About – 1st Trimester Edition

I’ve always thought the first trimester was tricky because you feel like absolute shit but you don’t necessarily look uncomfortable yet. That’s why I loved this guest post from Celeste–she outlines all the major hidden first trimester villains!

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Pregnancy: When to Get Your Ass to the Doctor

A while back I got an email from a reader who asked if it would be possible to write a quick list of the…

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Baby Percentiles and Growth

Percentiles are a clinical measure your pediatrician uses to plot your child’s overall physical growth on a chart of the general population. So after…

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Heartburn During Pregnancy

Heartburn and acid reflux seem to be one of the many charming benefits of pregnancy. There are a couple of reasons for it, one,…

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