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Your First Day Breastfeeding

Posted on 30. Jul, 2010 by in Infant

Your First Day Breastfeeding

Parents often hear the current wisdom about “bonding,” which says the first feeding should happen within an hour. 

New Ways To Push Out A Baby

Posted on 30. Jul, 2010 by in Pregnancy and Birth

New Ways To Push Out A Baby

For the last half century, maternity care providers were taught to dramatically coach mothers to “Push!” with all their might. Things are getting better.

Some of My Best Friends are Parents

Posted on 28. Jul, 2010 by in Parenting

Some of My Best Friends are Parents

PROFILES IN PARENTING: MEET LUKA It seems to happen to all of them eventually. Even the best ones. My friends, my family members, my sisters, my teachers, my work partners, my travel partners. Young, old, blonde, blue eyed, bald. People I like, people I love, people I respect, even people that I don’t really have [...]

Avoiding Food Fights with Your Kids

Posted on 28. Jul, 2010 by in Parenting, Preschooler, Toddler

Avoiding Food Fights with Your Kids

Mealtime can turn into a battle of wills as kids fret about some new and seemingly menacing food offering, ask for a specially prepared meal, or just flat out refuse to eat.

Predicting the Sex of Your Baby

Posted on 10. Jul, 2010 by in Pregnancy and Birth

Predicting the Sex of Your Baby

How many ways have you heard of to predict the sex of your baby? Do strangers on the street come up to you and speculate about the sex based on how you are carrying, or the condition of your skin? Have you tried the test where you suspend your wedding ring by a thread and see how it spins? Believe it or not, none of these legends has any validity–not even the rumor of faster heartbeats in boys (or was that girls?) But it can be fun to speculate.