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What The Heck Is Diastasis Recti Anyway?

This piece was contributed by fan favorite, Elaine Dalton.   There is nothing harder on the female body than pregnancy and delivering a baby. These natural occurrences can strain, stretch and wear out the body to the point where we feel like that old baggy t-shirt in the donation pile. What once hugged our every …

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Human Rights In Birth: Is Your Caregiver Right For You — A Guest Post By Author, Brooklynn James

What the hell happened?   Not exactly the question one might expect from a postpartum nurse, it echoed in my mind incessantly after birth. Induction, intervention, ultimately cesarean were nothing new to me…until I was the one atop an operating room table birthing my firstborn through an incision in my uterus.   Over three decades …

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Royal Family Officially Welcomes Archie Harrison

Though he’s not in line for the throne, he has been blessed with a name fit for a King. Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. Archie is a shortened form of Archibald, a name not commonly heard today that means genuine and bold. Harrison? That’s easy—Son of Harry.   Meghan Markle and hubby Harry, otherwise known as the …

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Surprise!? Duke And Duchess Of Sussex, Harry And Meghan, Welcome Baby Boy — At Home!

At 5:26 this morning, the Royal family got a little bit bigger. Meghan and Harry welcomed a darling boy into the world weighing in at 7lbs 3oz.   “I’m very excited to announce that Meghan and myself had a baby boy this morning, a very healthy baby boy,” Prince Harry was quoted as saying.  He …

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Mother Gives Birth To Baby Atop Tree—With Toddler In Tow

If you haven’t heard the story, brace yourself. Amélia—a native of Mozambique—gave birth to her baby girl completely unassisted. But this wasn’t just any unassisted, natural birth, folks. This rockstar mama had little choice in the matter. While we’re normally all about the mother’s choice, this split-second decision was the best she could’ve made at …

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