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How one mom dealt with wanting a girl, but having a boy

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In the heyday of drive-through deliveries, moms and babies were sent home 6 to 24 hours after delivery

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A landmark survey conducted by Harris Interactive for the Maternity Center Association with support from Johnson & Johnson Pediatric Institute, uncovered some surprising facts.

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Getting enough vitamin B in your diet
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What brings a baby into the world? Understanding the mysteries of how birth begins

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I can’t figure out what to do when I go into labor with our second child. We have no family nearby, so how can we make plans for leaving our toddler when we rush off to the hospital, possibly at...
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Pregnancy and labor are easy - compared to figuring out what to call the baby
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How to get your next 9 months off to the best start possible
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Here’s what to consider if you’re planning a birth at home
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How to get through a less-than-comfortable delivery

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When depression strikes, it lays not only moms low but also their families. What you should know if you or someone you love needs help
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Find out whether this birth choice is right for you
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Important information about a crucial operation
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From the earliest moments of labor to the mother’s first embrace
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One father gives a blow-by-blow account of his wife’s labor and childbirth
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Abusive relationships don't stop during pregnancy. In fact, they sometimes get worse.

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Friday, October 25 Last night I played poker with friends, and didn't win a cent. Today: royal flush. I awoke to discover that Liza is pregnant. (She...
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When do "me" and "he" become a "we"? Sometimes it takes more than just a wedding
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Delivery may be the ultimate payoff, but for some women, labor is its own reward

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