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Your Postpartum Hair Loss Questions Answered

Your Postpartum Hair Loss Questions Answered

Why is my hair falling out, and when will it grow back?

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3 Ways to Manage Anxiety

3 Ways to Manage Anxiety

Anxiety is more common than depression, perhaps, because it is more socially acceptable. It is also a body’s natural reaction to stressful situations. 

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When It's More Than Being a Tired Mom

When It's More Than Being a Tired Mom

Listening to your body and seeking medical advice is an important part of self-care as a mother.

I recently spent five days in the hospital for something I had just been chalking up to being a tired, working mom. I’m generally a very healthy person, and as a first-time mom, I thought I was dealing with normal mom exhaustion. This was not the case in the end, and was an important lesson in learning the parameters of mom life.

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4 Ways to Boost Your Confidence (As a First-Time Mom)

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After struggling with infertility for over five years, we welcomed a “miracle” baby into the world last August. All my hopes and dreams to become a mother were finally coming true.

During the five-year wait, I read almost every parenting book available. I said to myself, “every month that goes by without becoming pregnant is just an extra month I get to learn about parenting so I can be even more prepared when the time comes.” The only missing ingredient in my quest to become a mom was a tiny human, I thought. 

I was wrong.

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Baby Blues and PPD – What's the Difference?

Baby Blues and PPD – What's the Difference?

If the following sounds impassioned, it is because nothing bothers me more than when a woman’s feelings are dismissed. Two weeks ago I met a pregnant woman who described experiencing depression after her first pregnancy, but received no help or support because she was told by her family physician that she was just going through the baby blues - 5 months after she had given birth. 

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