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Is It Your Fault You’re Infertile?

Women have been talking about fertility and making babies since there have been women on this earth. We do it privately, and in groups. And, when infertility blocks our path to motherhood, we create a…

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3 Amazing Books to Prepare You for a Natural Childbirth

As our first baby's due date gets closer, childbirth has been on my mind more and more. My husband and I took a childbirth class a few weeks ago, and I've been doing reading and exercises to get ready…

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5 Best Prenatal Yoga Poses

Prenatal yoga is a great way to stay in shape while you're pregnant, and it's good for your baby, too! Pregnant women hear all the time that we should rest, relax, and put our feet up. While rest is …

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Birth Control for Breastfeeding Moms

Now that your bundle of joy has come, it’s time to snuggle up with that new-baby smell and settle into being a mom. Between that and dealing with the effects of sleep deprivation—going to the grocery …

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Abuse by Birth Control Sabotage

About twelve years ago, I was working as a doctor in a clinic in California. A young woman came in and requested a pregnancy test. Her test was negative. I asked her if she wanted to be pregnant: “No.…

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10 Natural Remedies for Swollen Feet and Ankles

Are you coping with swelling? Check out some of these natural solutions to help relieve swollen feet and ankles! Swelling in your feet and ankles is called edema, and there are a lot of things that c…

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Aspartame: Fibromyalgia & Preterm Birth

When we learned how bad butter was, the food industry responded by giving us margarine, which turned out to be even worse. When dietary guidelines told us to lower our fat intake in hopes that we’d pi…

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Life Without Health Insurance

On the afternoon of the election, I sat counting ceiling tiles at my local Planned Parenthood clinic. “Have you ever been to a Planned Parenthood clinic before?” the receptionist asked me when I ap…

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Protecting Our Babies From Pollutants

For those of us starting new families, one of the myriad concerns that come up is how we are ever going to get our children to eat their veggies. One answer that I profile in my 3-min. video The Best …

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How to Prepare Your Pet for a New Baby

When you bring a newborn into your home, you'll need to prepare your family pet for the infant's arrival. From noise desensitization to smell introduction, here are the pet training tools you need to …

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All great ideas. I will buy the ingredients for the garlic version and try it very soon.

Betsy Bee Betsy Bee
on 3 Easy Kale Salads
3 minutes ago

Good to know, thanks.

I would love to go whale watching right now:)