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Overcoming Postpartum Depression: Getting Help When It is More Than Baby Blues

The US Department of Health and Human Services stated in 2016 that thirteen percent of women who give birth will suffer from postpartum depression...
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Plan B Adverse Events and Potential Dangers: Side Effects of the Morning After Pill

On April 22,2014 the FDA announced that the government will not appeal a decision by a federal court to allow Duramed Research to make...
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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS): Stubborn weight and missed periods are key symptoms.

Doctors estimate that as many as 10% of women of childbearing age suffer from Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, a disorder of the endocrine system marked...
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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): A Medical Condition Caused by Hormonal Imbalance

Polycystic ovaries are ovaries that are covered in small cysts as a result of hormonal imbalances in the body. The cysts aren’t cancerous but...
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Post Partum Depression: A Common Illness

The birth of a baby is supposed to be a joyous occasion and, for many, it is so. However, statistics show than anywhere up...
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Postpartum Care After a Loss: Advice on Postnatal Support for Mothers with Stillborn Babies

The end of a pregnancy often signals the birth of a healthy baby. Sadly, sometimes a baby is stillborn or dies soon after birth....
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Preventing Diaper Rash: Keep Your Infant’s Skin Healthy

Nothing is sadder about seeing a baby suffer through a painful diaper rash than the knowledge that it could have been prevented. Careful diapering...
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Infant Ear Infections: Warning Signs that Your Baby is Sick

Mothers learn to tune into their infant’s cries very early on. Many mothers can tell just by listening to their baby cry whether he...
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Benefits of Home Birth

Laboring Mother is Better Able to Relax  Giving birth at home can allow a mother-to-be to feel more relaxed. She is in a familiar environment...
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What to Expect When You Are Induced: Medications and Procedures to Help with Labor...

Every delivery is as unique as each baby that is born. Many practitioners consider the ideal situation for a mom-to-be to be dilated to...