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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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Your Birth Color: What it Says About You

The "Color Wheel of Life" follows the progression of the seasons, showing what colors they're associated with and what qualities they bring to life. Whether you're picking inspiring colors for the o…

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When We Are Ready to Be Free

At the dawning of spiritual maturity, as in biological maturity, a push or even a shock is often necessary to provide the catalyst for essential growth. The birth of true knowing follows the death o…

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Natural Childbirth Methods

If you plan on skipping the epidural, you should prepare for labor pain by learning one of several natural birthing methods. So how do you choose? Watch this video to learn more.…

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10 Questions Pregnant Women Should Ask Before Giving Birth

As an OB/GYN, I know pregnant women have a boatload of questions as their due date approaches. But so often, they fail to plan ahead and get their questions asked until theyíre huffing and puffing in …

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A Labor of Art: If a Baby is Born in a Gallery, is it Art?

When I was around 6-years-old (back when even the most surreal aspects of life seemed somewhat commonplace) my aunt was pregnant with her second child (my soon-to-be cousin). At this point in my young…

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Why I Love My Gynecologist

Itís an awkward topic, I know. But I am so filled with love for her that I just have to share my thoughts. To me, she represents the ideal of what a doctor can be, and thatís pretty important. Especia…

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Tiger Gives Birth (Video)

Watch a pregnant female adult tiger give birth to a cub. She tolerates a human presence, and high-quality video of the birth results. The wild African tiger immediately begins licking the newborn cub,…

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Finding Light in Transition

When youíre in transition, you may feel very, very uncomfortable. Whether youíve lost or left a job, become a new mother, buried a loved one, divorced a spouse, found yourself with an empty nest…

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Baby Mama: Do Children Need a Doll That Gives Birth?

When it comes to toys, children donít crave authenticity and veracity, as much as they just require a vehicle that allows them to suspend disbelief long enough to simply lose themselves in play. While…

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