The High Life of Breastfeeding: Breast Milk with a Side of THC
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The High Life of Breastfeeding: Breast Milk with a Side of THC

The High Life of Breastfeeding: Breast Milk with a Side of THC Motherhood is hard. Marijuana can help. Long lauded for its medicinal properties, the mind-altering chemical Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) contained in the flowering bud of the Cannabis Sativa plant produces mental health benefits. Whether smoked in a bong or digested from a friendly gummy bear,…
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Recycle Your Car Seat: Target’s Car Seat Trade Event is Back!
The Baby Blues, Stress or More? (expert tips on coping mechanisms and when therapy may be the next step)
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The Baby Blues, Stress or More? (expert tips on coping mechanisms and when therapy may be the next step)

The Baby Blues, Mom Stress or Something More? (expert tips on coping mechanisms and when therapy may be the next step) When my youngest was a little over a year old, I went for my annual medical and shared with my doctor that I was losing my hair and felt deep bouts of sadness and stress. I explained that my son was adopted, so I could not be going through postpartum.  My doctor let out a bit of a gasp.” You don’t have to give actual birth to feel these stresses,” she shared. I found out later that what I was…
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Immunization Schedule 2024: What Parents Need to Know
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Immunization Schedule 2024: What Parents Need to Know

Immunization Schedule 2024: What Parents Need to Know With the new year comes a new, updated immunization schedule from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).  This is especially important for parents of children attending school in New York. Children attending day care and pre-K through 12th grade in…
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RSV and Other Respiratory Illnesses: What Parents Need to Know 
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RSV and Other Respiratory Illnesses: What Parents Need to Know 

  RSV and Other Respiratory Illnesses: What Parents Need to Know If you are a parent, you are most likely hearing about the surge of RSV and other respiratory illnesses affecting young children with the arrival of flu season. Being shared is that doctors in parts of the country are seeing a resurgence in RSV, which is a common respiratory illness, but is also known to be severe in infants and older adults.  RSV can even lead some kids to the hospital. As it stands in the United States right now, things are bleak in the South, with some southern…
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The Best Toys for Preschoolers/Little Kids 18 months to 3 years 2023: Holiday Gift Guide
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The Best Toys for Preschoolers/Little Kids 18 months to 3 years 2023: Holiday Gift Guide

The Best Toys for Preschoolers/Little Kids 18 months to 3 years 2023: Hot Holiday Gift Guide This is a fun age. It is also an period where kids are either exploring their personalities or are the opposite and feel determine to only play their favorite things. And that is okay as the toddler years are…
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The Best Gifts for Babies 0-18 months: Toys and Gifts 2023
7 of the Best Parenting Podcasts
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7 of the Best Parenting Podcasts

7 of the Best Parenting Podcasts Podcasts are a great way to learn new things, especially if you’re a busy parent who’s always on the go. There are podcasts covering just about every topic there is, including parenting. Whether you’re looking for some quick parenting tips, information on the latest research on parenting and child…
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