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  • 19
    Sep
    Parenting Skills
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    happy new mom with baby girl

    This article was originally published by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and can be accessed on their website at http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/childdevelopment/positiveparenting/infants.html  It contains a PDF titled Positive Parenting Tips and is available for download for free here at the end of the article. To learn more about the CDC and the services they provide, please visit http://www.cdc.gov To obtain similar resources from the CDC focused on guiding you through your child's growth and development.  Be sure to visit http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/childdevelopment/positiveparenting/

  • 30
    Aug
    Childbirth
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    Fetal Development

    The following post was created and updated on September 26, 2015, by the U.S. National Library of Medicine website (Please see https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002398.htm) and it is recreated here for your convenience.

  • 29
    Aug
    Prenatal Care
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    Gestational Diabetes

    This article was originally published by the BabyCenter, L.L.C. a Delaware limited liability company, with its principal offices in San Francisco, California.  To learn more about them and the services they provide please visit http://www.babycenter.com  Prior to publication on its website, the article was approved by the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine  No substantive changes have been made to the article posted on our site; however, minor changes have been made in regard to some hyperlinks and the image associated with the post.

  • 28
    Aug
    Stress Management
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    Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

    This article was originally published by the BabyCenter, L.L.C. a Delaware limited liability company, with its principal offices in San Francisco, California.  To learn more about them and the services they provide please visit http://www.babycenter.com  Prior to publication on its website the article was reviewed by the BabyCenter Medical Advisory Board  No substantive changes have been made to the article posted on our site; however, minor changes have been made in regard to hyperlinks and the image associated with the post.

  • 29
    Jun
    Stress Management
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    Let's Talk - Stress Management During Your Pregnancy - Black Mothers United

    The following article was published by BabyCenter® – the #1 pregnancy and parenting web and mobile destination worldwide – which reaches more than 40 million moms globally each month in 11 different languages. In the United States, BabyCenter reaches 16 million moms each month; 7 in 10 babies born last year were BabyCenter babies. BabyCenter is also the most recommended and most trusted pregnancy and parenting website (babycenter.com) among moms. Now for the article: Is it common to be anxious a lot during pregnancy? Pregnancy brings out the worrywart in all of us. And for good reason: You're growing a life inside of you. It's natural to fret about what you eat, drink, think, feel, and do. It's also perfectly

  • 29
    Jun
    Exercise
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    Black Mothers United - The Importance of Exercise During Pregnancy

    The following article is posted on the website titled What to Expect (whattoexpect.com) which was created based on the best-selling book, What To Expect While You're Expecting written by Heidi Murkoff. The book is now in its all-new fourth edition, with over 18 million copies in print. USA Today named it one of the most influential books of the last 25years — reporting, too, that it is read by 93 percent of women who read a pregnancy book And now for the post: If your favorite (make that only) workout equipment is the pregnancy mood swing, stop for a moment to consider how a slightly more ambitious program will help in lots of ways. Pregnancy comes with its share of

  • 28
    Jun
    Parenting Skills
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    Let's Talk - Parenting - Black Mothers United

    The following is an excerpt from an article posted by the Child Development Institute, an organization which was formed in 1999 and whose website receives over 2 million visitors per year. (See http://childdevelopmentinfo.com/about/) Here are a few of their basic tips for successful parenting. The goal of parenting is to teach kids to develop self-discipline. Many parents feel spanking is necessary for effective discipline. When parents learn and apply the three Fs of Effective using the parenting techniques on this page and others, they find that yelling, screaming and spanking disappear and a positive relationship is established. Guidelines For Parent Child Relationships Try to set a side time on a regular basis to do something fun with your child. Never