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Here’s What You Need to Know About Vaccines and Pregnancy

Fast-approaching flu season has us thinking about vaccines–and some common immunization misconceptions. There’s a lot of confusion regarding getting vaccinated during pregnancy, so we’re giving you a quick breakdown on what you can expect when it comes to vaccinations and pregnancy. Many infectious diseases can be harmful to your health–even life-threatening– and vaccinations are designed […]

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What You Need To Know About Antidepressants During Pregnancy

According to the American Psychological Association, 16.5% of women in the U.S. take antidepressant medication–more than twice as often as men. If you take antidepressants (or any other mood-stabilizing medication), you’re not alone, and you’re part of a growing number of people who use their medication to live a balanced, fulfilling life. Selective Serotonin Reuptake […]

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Relieve Your Worst PMS Symptoms With These Proven Tips

Pregnancy – and motherhood – wouldn’t be possible without that monthly visitor we all know so well, but we definitely could do without those premenstrual symptoms that come knocking on our door like clockwork. We’ve teamed up with the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) to bring you trusted medical information, and they’ve recently updated […]

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5 Quick Tips To Help You Survive a Summer Pregnancy

Depending on where you are in the world, you may be sweating right now. And if you’re in your third trimester…you’re really feeling the heat! There’s nothing quite like a summer pregnancy. It’s a funny term because you’re pregnant 9 months out of the year–so you’re going to experience at least 3 of the seasons […]

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Maternal Mental Health Isn’t Created Equal

Do you ever wonder: “How likely am I to have postpartum depression?” Well, one in seven new mothers suffer from postpartum depression (based on U.S. statistics). Additionally, between 50 to 85% of new mothers experience what is known as the “baby blues” after giving birth––and even if the low mood they experience isn’t severe enough to […]

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Feeling Alone? We Take A Look At Pregnancy & Postpartum Loneliness

First-time mothers are especially susceptible to feeling lonely during their pregnancy, primarily due to inaccurate, often unrealistic, representations of what pregnancy is really like and perceived expectations that it will be a time of blooming, relaxing and nesting in complete happiness. One of the common misconceptions with loneliness is that you have to be by […]

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Baby Brain: Is It A Myth or Is There Really Something To It?

During pregnancy, and in the months (and years…) after your baby is born, you may experience, or be told that you are experiencing, something commonly referred to as ‘Baby Brain’. Sound familiar mamas? So is Baby Brain a real thing or is it just hearsay? We asked our friends over at Heights, a brain wellness […]

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