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Are They Having a Stroke?- American Stroke Month

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This post is being shared as part of a Bloggin’ Mamas for Social Good Campaign, completed in conjunction with Element Associates. 

 
 
Did you know that stroke is the fourth leading cause of death and the leading preventable cause of disability in the US? Each year, about 795,000 Americans suffer a new …

#GetCovered America Campaign and Twitter Chat 3-11-14 at 1p EST

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Did you know that more than 1 in 6 Americans don’t have health insurance?
And that more than half of the uninsured could find insurance for less than $100 per month (under $50 for people under 35)? ( 1 in 5 African Americans are uninsured. 1 in 4 Hispanics are uninsured.)
Most are …

Expectant Father’s Epiphany by Timothy Patrick Murphy

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 Mommy To Be Happiness 14 December 2011

It was a warm Southern California summer evening and my wife Marianne and I were on our way to a concert. We hadn’t driven a mile before she said my cologne was making her nauseous. In jest, I said, ”It’s one of your favorites…you must be pregnant. Well…little did I …

A First Time At Home Birth

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 Mommy To Be,Mommy To Be Health 13 January 2011

By Melissa Allen-Gleason
“Well if you go into labor or have bleeding go to your nearest hospital.” This advice changed the course of my second pregnancy and my perception of birth as I know it today.
I was just into my third trimester and finally off bed rest from a condition called …

Eating Right During Your Pregnancy

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 Mommy To Be Nutrition 14 October 2010

By Fran
Being pregnant, what you eat matters for the healthy development of your growing baby. Here’s a list of foods to include in your diet to ensure you get the right range of nutrients. With the holidays nearing, it will be difficult at times to eat properly with all that …

In Awe of Myself

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 Mommy To Be Happiness 14 October 2010

By Sarah Blight
I am a self-admitted “yoga junkie.” Or at least I like to think that I am. Throughout the past 15 or so years I’ve tried pretty much all of the yoga that is out there. So when I found out I was pregnant, the first thing I did …

About Babyspirit Meditation

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 Mommy To Be Happiness 10 June 2010

By Elisabeth Manning
Want to connect with your baby? Babyspirit Meditation is a once monthly teleclass meeting every first Sunday at 10 am PST that attracts participants from all over the world. Its tools, when practiced regularly (during and outside of class), have proven to foster a more positive, bonded, and intuitive …

Naturally Prepping Your Hormones for Childbirth

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 Mommy To Be Fitness 1 May 2010

By James Goodlatte

The childbirth experience can be a stunning blend of love and power for mom and baby, especially if mom is not left with drug side-effects or scars. It is one a unique opportunity for mom and baby to bond in love unhindered by drug effects, separation, uncertainty, bewilderment, …

Hands OFF the Chocolate Cake

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 Mommy To Be Nutrition 1 May 2010

By Heather Lopez

I remember those days of my 2nd pregnancy when I really wished I could eat for two, but found out that I would just be eating around 300 calories more. Okay, I thought to myself, 300 calories is like a really good indulgent snack such as a piece of …

Sex with Obstacles

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 Mommy To Be Happiness 1 May 2010

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It’s important to keep the connection between you and your partner alive during your pregnancy. But, next time you feel like having sex, put a basketball between you and your partner and try to make everything match up! You’ll then have some idea of what it’s like to …

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