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Tessa Falk was in her early twenties and recently married when she was diagnosed with PCOS and Stage 4 Endometriosis. She speaks about the challenges she had to overcome in her path towards parenthood as a PCOS sufferer, and on the importance of support in coming to terms and dealing with this diagnosis.
Ready to embark on the parenthood journey? From preparing your body physically to addressing any health issues, discussing parenthood and the ways and means to reach it, to financial considerations, and employment and care prospects, deciding on baby is not always a simple decision to make. Let's help you out.
There may be an added reason why you should be keeping away from the sweets... Research has found that eating lots of sugar when pregnant may increase the risk of allergies.
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A new study funded by the National Institutes of Health will be evaluating treatment options for newborns experiencing opioid withdrawal syndrome.
Are we on the brink of extinction? The Human Reproduction Update study has led to some staggering figures concerning sperm count, and it's not positive at all!
Dr. Amanda Hess, an Obstetrician from Frankfort, Kentucky was on the brink of labor when she overheard that another baby was in distress.
Not sure if you should be scheduling a 3D or 4D scan? 3D and 4D scans are much more than just the cool photo you get to take home. Read on and find out why.
Making informed decisions based on a knowledge of available options is a step towards a more positive and empowering childbirth and postpartum experience. Jamie Slotter, The Homesteading Doula, speaks with Dreaming of Baby on the power of informed choice at every stage of labor and the less talked about fourth trimester once baby is home.
In North America alone, every single day, 1000 babies are born prematurely. Looking into vitamin D deficiency and its role in this phenomenon is hence imperative. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Dr. Kecia Gaither, MD., on the importance of adequate vitamin D levels in pregnancy.
When a birth injury is the result of medical negligence, you have a right to file a medical malpractice claim. Dreaming of Baby speaks with the law firm Pegalis & Erickson, LLC on what constitutes medical negligence and what parents should know about the medical malpractice claim process.
Even if we get the nine-month preparatory period, plenty of aspects of parenthood can be quite the cold shower when you’re least expecting it. Dawn Dais, author of “The Sh!t No One Tells You”, bares all about pregnancy, childbirth, and life with kids.
Hormonal changes brought on by pregnancy increase the risks of gum disease and this can have an effect on your developing baby. Dr. Sandra J. Eleczko, DDS speaks with Dreaming of Baby on the effects of pregnancy on dental health and best practices to ensure proper dental hygiene and care.
Being knowledgeable about childbirth helps you and your partner experience a profoundly empowering birth. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Lael Stone, Childbirth Educator, Doula, Post Natal Counselor and Aware Parenting Instructor on the power of education for an empowered birth.
A review of 80,000 women in England, undertaken by Gordon Smith of the University of Cambridge has found that, for older moms, it's safer to have the baby born at 40 weeks.