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Hospital Or Home Birth: Which Is Best For You?

For many of us, the hardest part of being pregnant is giving birth. It is also the most necessary part of the process and can often be a bit scary as well. Some of the ways we can combat this fear are by reading lots of positive birth stories and doing research to ensure that …

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The Verdict Is In: No Solid Food For Babies Under Six Months

This article was contributed by fan-favorite, Jenni Allen.   Having a child is an exciting experience. As they grow month to month, it is fun to watch them explore new things and learn about the world around them. As a parent, there is nothing better than experiencing all your child’s “firsts;” their first laugh, the …

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The Question Remains: Is Water Birth Really Safe?

This article was contributed by fan-favorite, Elaine Dalton.   Water births might be trending right now, but they have been in strong use since the 1980s and 1990s, with historical evidence placing the use of water births back in 1803. Water births occur frequently in a homebirth setting with a midwife supervising, but more hospitals …

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Is There A Cure For Autism? — A Guest Post By Marcia Hinds

In honor of April being Autism Awareness month, we’ve invited special guest Marcia Hinds to share her take on autism recovery.   What if the word “Autism” had never existed and ever-increasing numbers children were showing up in schools without speech, lost in their own worlds, and having unexplained seizures?   Would we be diagnosing these …

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Is It Dangerous To Pierce A Baby’s Ears?

This article was contributed by our fan-favorite, Elaine, Dalton.   Piercing baby’s ears is a controversial topic right now, with many parents stating that it is a personal decision. While this is true, there are other factors to consider before making an informed choice.   For some parents, having baby’s ears pierced before leaving the …

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