27/08

Baking Baby Until Done

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This post is from RootMama Maternal Care. RootMama Maternal Care is a comprehensive doula practice that supports mothers and families from preconception and fertility health to postpartum and infant care, and everything in between. RootMama serves the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. I’ve never met a mom in her final weeks of pregnancy that was not uncomfortable and […]

27/08

Evidence Mounting against Zofran as a Morning Sickness Treatment

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More evidence continues to mount against Zofran, a popular anti-nausea drug produced by drug behemoth GlaxoSmithKline. Zofran is frequently prescribed to women suffering from morning sickness and hyperemesis gravidarum during pregnancy. A recent study by Dr. Gideon Koren, the director of the Motherisk Program, highlighted the risk of taking Zofran and pointed out a number […]

27/08

Curvy Women Have Smarter Kids

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Too skinny just don’t work. Curvy women have smarter kids. Researchers have known about this ideal for a while. A lot of media sources have cited a recent study, saying that women with big butts have smarter kids. That’s just a headline, an “attention-grabber.” Simply, they aren’t going too deep into the research. The aim […]

27/08

Avoid Sugar While Dealing with Morning Sickness

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We get it. Most everyone says anything is better than nothing while dealing with morning sickness. However, sugar is doing more harm than good. The pitfalls of sugar are countless – from possible birth defects to developing diabetes. This article, however, will examine the dangers of sugar while dealing with morning sickness. First, lets get […]

27/08

Are Midwives Safer than Doctors?

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The editorial board of the New York Times (NYT) recently released an astounding article titled “Are Midwives Safer than Doctors?” Astounding to the average reader, but certainly not to the midwife, doula, and millions of people around the world who have entrusted their health and the health of their children to the care of midwives. […]

27/08

7 Reasons Why You Need A Doula!

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Doulas are awesome. Plain and simple. These incredible women provide invaluable service to mothers around the world. A more natural birth experience is on the rise and for good reason. Check out these seven reasons why you need a doula! Women with doulas are less likely to have C-Sections Who wants a C-section? C-sections are […]

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