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Simple Protein Packed Recipe for New Moms-to-be

Simple Protein Packed Recipe for New Moms-to-be

Looking for a protein-packed meal for you and your growing little one? This low-fat and high-protein grilled chicken pesto with pumpkin seeds recipe will fuel both you and baby in the yummiest way possible! Pumpkin seeds are a potent and natural source of magnesium, which helps with nerve functioning and blood sugar - and there is some evidence...

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How do I introduce my baby to my dog?

How do I introduce my baby to my dog?

Many couples think of their dog as their first “baby,” and there’s no question that your furry friend views you as their parents! Dogs are very in tune with human emotions, and your pup will notice things around the house shifting as you get ready to welcome your baby. By slowly introducing your dog to little changes throughout your entire...

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What you need to know about Black Maternity Health Week

What you need to know about Black Maternity Health Week

Equal access to healthcare before, during, and after pregnancy is a right, not a privilege. Unfortunately, this right is too often denied to Black women. Black Maternal Health Week (BMHW) was founded by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance to illuminate inequalities in maternal healthcare in the U.S., and to create a space for...

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Welcoming your baby during COVID-19

Welcoming your baby during COVID-19

In pre-pandemic times, bringing your new baby home meant a barrage of visits from friends and family excited to meet your little one. Now, things might look a little different. However, parenting a newborn during COVID-19 doesn’t mean you have to go without the support and community of your loved ones. Even as you're taking all the necessary...

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What determines the sex of the baby?

What determines the sex of the baby?

Some expecting parents love the mystery of waiting until the delivery to discover their baby’s sex. Others, not so much. Your baby’s genetic information — including their sex — is determined at conception, but many parents don’t find out if they’re having a boy or girl until the second trimester (or later). Here’s a primer on what determines your...

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When should I do a fetal gender/sex test?

When should I do a fetal gender/sex test?

There’s a lot to navigate during the first trimester of your pregnancy. In between dealing with morning sickness (that’s sometimes more like all-day sickness) and worrying about your baby’s health, you also have to make some pretty big decisions about prenatal genetic testing.Here, we break down one of your options, early gender blood tests. Why...

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How can I prepare for my baby’s arrival?

How can I prepare for my baby’s arrival?

Preparing for your new baby can be so exciting, but at times may be a little overwhelming. However many weeks or days you have left until the big day, you and your loved ones can use this time to get ready to welcome your little one into the world. If you’re not sure where to start, keep reading! Here, we’ve put together our top tips for planning...

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Can these 5 old wives’ tales predict your baby’s gender?

Can these 5 old wives’ tales predict your baby’s gender?

Old wives’ tales are one way that our ancestors passed down their wisdom from generation to generation. They may not be backed by science, but these theories are still a fun way to play the gender guessing game! While the growing baby in your belly is still a magical mystery, these five superstitions can help you imagine what they’ll be like when...

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