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Pregnancy Loss: Etiquette & Tips for Supporting A Loved One

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When someone you love has a miscarriage or stillbirth, you may feel helpless and uncertain about how to respond. And you might not get it right. If you’ve never experienced such a loss yourself, how can you know what your friend or family member needs at this unfortunate time? As someone who has been there, I […]

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Staying Sane with Two Kids: 10 Steps for a Smooth Transition

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Going from one child to two isn’t the seismic shift in the same way as becoming a parent for the first time, but it can still be overwhelming. As soon as my second child was born, I realized there was not enough of me to go around. My 4-year-old daughter’s pride in becoming a big […]

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Pregnancy Sex! 7 Tips for Getting comfortable with Intimacy while Pregnant

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Should I feel weird about pregnancy sex? Some women feel conflicted about staying in touch with sexual feelings while moving into the role of a mother. For others, pregnancy brings up past issues related to body image that make it difficult to feel confident and open to intimacy. Some women have a self-protective impulse during pregnancy that makes them […]

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