birth

10 Things to Know about Postpartum Depression + Anxiety

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The most common complication of pregnancy is under-diagnosed and under treated. “Just under 4 million women will give birth in the United States this year (2017).*  Of that number of new mothers, nearly 20 percent, will experience some degree of postpartum depression.  “This depression is the most common complication of pregnancy. Yet many new mothers […]

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New FREE Resource to Easy Baby Sleep Concerns

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The Pediatric Sleep Council was created to provide comprehensive and evidence-based information on baby and toddler sleep that is freely available to the public. The Council is an international team with expertise in all aspects of sleep and development including physicians, psychologists, and researchers. The Pediatric Sleep Council is excited to announce the launch of babysleep.com, […]

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Midwife Shares Top 10 Tips for a Positive Birth

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Tracy Donegan is a Midwife, “positive birth expert”, emotional wellness specialist, author and Founder of GentleBirth – www.gentlebirth.com – an increasingly popular birth preparation program experienced through the GentleBirth App and at live workshops around the world. Donegan brought her positive birthing expertise and GentleBirth business model all the way from Dublin, Ireland to Silicon Valley two years […]

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Our Favorite Skin Care Store Follain Comes to NYC!

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Follain is a new kind of beauty store with safe and effective skincare, hair care, cosmetics, men’s, and new mom’s products, by 60+ passionate brands. I first became acquainted with Follain at the WELL Summit in Boston, where I was delivering the keynote. Tara, the owner led a lecture about non-toxic skin care and the […]

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Research Finds Oppression + Inequality in Medicine May Affect Childbirth Outcomes

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Research examines the global medical establishment’s false perceptions of the weakness of the female body and the greatest health risks to women during childbirth. In a journal article published this year, Director of the Culture, Brain, and Development program Pamela Stone exposes gender-based oppression, inequality, and “structural violence against reproductive aged women” inherent in modern […]

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