When you’re preparing for the birth of your baby, you may consider all of the ways in which you’d like to manage labor: what pain medications you plan to use, which comfort measures might help instead of medications, how you’d like to move around during labor, and more. What you might not be planning for […]
About Michelle Roth
Michelle is a writer and editor with more than 12 years' experience as a Lamaze childbirth educator and breastfeeding counselor. A board-certified lactation consultant, she has worked in private pediatric practices and taught classes on healthy pregnancy, getting ready for birth, and more.
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When pregnant, many moms focus so much on the birth that they skip right over preparing for help after the birth of the baby. But it’s important to have an idea of where to turn if problems crop up. For most mother-baby pairs, breastfeeding goes smoothly, but for others, issues can start almost immediately. Depending […]
You’ve got your sweet new baby in your arms. You could spend all day watching him. Now that he’s started to have more quiet, alert time, he loves to watch you. But then you notice that perhaps one of his eyes is different than the other. Could something be wrong? About 1 in 6,250 babies are […]