How’s Your Sex Life?

Great Sex Matters When You’re Trying to Conceive By Jane Merrill “And as his seed sprang in her, his soul sprang towards her too, in the creative act that is far more than procreative.” – D.H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley’s Lover Good sex makes likely conception is widespread in folklore, as is the idea a woman …

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How Much Does Your Doctor Really Know About Breastfeeding?

Many pediatricians, OB/GYNs and family physicians lack knowledge about the benefits of breastfeeding and do not have the necessary tools to advise women on breastfeeding concerns, says a report in the Journal of Perinatal Education. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recognizes the benefits and encourages their members to promote breastfeeding, but a recent survey …

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6 Steps to Preparing for Baby

Mental and Physical Preparation Are the Key It’s a week before my daughter is due, and my husband and I are frantically remodeling our laundry room. Since I obviously am not a good example of someone who, early on, succeeded in preparing for Baby, I’m doing what most expectant parents do – asking experienced parents …

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Special Needs Adoption | Is It for You?

By Margot Poss While the guidelines for defining special needs adoption vary by state, there appears to be a common link. According to the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse, as many as 80 to 90 percent of all special needs adoptions are successful, with the great majority of special needs adoptions creating lasting families. Generally, the …

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