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5 Natural Ways to Manage Anxiety

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There are so many people in the world who suffer from anxiety and while there are many medications available under a prescription from your doctor, some people still have to learn how to manage those anxiety attacks naturally. There are many levels of anxiety that can impact your life, we …

Are Mental Health Issues More Common in Women?

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 New Mom Health 7 April 2016

Many studies have shown that biological factors play a huge role in mental health illness, but are they more common in women? Yes, just by nature of how a woman is wired makes them generally more susceptible to mental illness and here’s why:

Women have lower serotonin levels than men and …

Do I have Prediabetes?

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When I was pregnant, I used to have higher blood sugar in the morning and they would always need to blood test me to make sure my sugar levels were alright. They sent me for additional testing, but fortunately I did not develop any gestational diabetes. It was scary as …

#TakeCareChat TODAY (6-25) at 1pm EST

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JOIN Bloggin’ Mamas TODAY from 1p-2p EST for a #TakeCareChat Twitter Chat to learn more about Get Covered America and your options under the ACA. We’re helping to raise awareness about the new coverage options available through the Health Insurance Marketplace and the financial assistance available. Since we’re talking …

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 …

Taking Off the Baby Weight & Getting Back into Shape

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 New Mom Fitness 14 October 2010

As the saying goes it takes 9 months to put on the baby weight so it should take you 9 months to take off the weight. Or in my case, 10 or 11 months. I love being pregnant. The pregnant belly, the baby kicks, and the end result of getting …

Hiring a Babysitter for the First Time

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 New Mom Happiness 10 June 2010

By Candi Wingate
You are preparing to hire a babysitter for the first time.  What all do you need to do to be well prepared for successfully employing a babysitter?  A brief list follows.

Determining what job tasks you want the babysitter to perform (just childcare? feeding? house cleaning? transporting? administering medications?)
Determining …

Sleep: Our Body’s In-house Janitorial System

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By Darline Turner-Lee

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again-sleep is vastly under rated. Seriously, how often are you tired, so tired that you could just lie down and pass out? Yet the thought of the kids, bills, laundry and that one last assignment for your business sends a …

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