Archives for Pregnancy

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Book Review: Calm Mama, Happy Baby

During pregnancy, many mothers-to-be imagine peaceful, happy times with their new babies. Months later, they find themselves confronting the harsh reality that motherhood can be stressful, even frightening at...
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Caregivers

5 New Mom Myths

The letters keep coming to our advice column on PsychCentral. New moms wonder if there is something wrong with them if they aren’t over the moon about their little...
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Caregivers

Daddies Do Make A Difference

“Congratulations on your wife’s pregnancy,” I said to an acquaintance I ran into in the parking lot at the grocery store. “Oh, we’re getting a divorce. The baby is...
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Pregnancy Diary: Part 1

So after years of deliberation, my husband and I decided we’re finally feeling brave enough to take the plunge into parenthood. What I’ve found is the more you think...
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Pregnancy Does Not Diminish Brainpower

Australian researchers have published evidence that so-called “baby brain” does not exist. Professor Helen Christensen and colleagues at the Australian National University examined the theory. They recruited 1,241 women...
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