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What to do before you get pregnant

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What to do before you get pregnant

Brain Development and what to do prior to getting pregnant There is another word for this called Preconception Health. The CDC tells us that “Preconception Health refers to the health of women and men during their reproductive years, which are the years that they can have a child. It focuses on taking steps now…

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BABY BOTTLE SYNDROME

BABY BOTTLE SYNDROME & TOOTH DECAY     Baby Bottle Tooth Decay (BBTD). The Journal of Dietetic Association defines this as a widespread form of caries (We call these cavities) that affect the incisors and molars. This usually occurs between ages 0 and 2 years old. It can also occur with any child…

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To All Birth Mothers

There are many voices out there, whether other adoptees, previous birth mothers, adoptive parents, or the general public. They all have their story regarding adoption and its impact on their life. If you are facing an unplanned pregnancy and trying to research more about adoption, you may be feeling confused and frightened by…

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Healthy Preganancy

Healthy Pregnancy Center for Disease Control (CDC) Learn what you can do before and during pregnancy to improve your chances of having a healthy baby. Before you get pregnant, try to reach a healthy weight. Obesity increases the risk for several serious birth defects and other pregnancy complications. If you are underweight, overweight,…

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Safe Toys for Children

Good Toys for Young Children by Age and Stage In addition to being safe, good toys for young children need to match their stages of development and emerging abilities. Many safe and appropriate play materials are free items typically found in your homes. Cardboard boxes, plastic bowls and lids, collections of plastic bottle…

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