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Hey you, right there. You’re a good mom! Now tell me why!

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From news headlines to friends’ Facebook posts, it sounds like 2016 was a pretty rough year all around. Mine wasn’t great either. I had personal losses, professional disappointments, and parenting challenges. I spent a lot of time in 2016 questioning how I’m doing as a mom, a wife, and a …

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Tips for nutrition and exercise during pregnancy

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When I talk to patients that are expecting a baby, the first thing I make sure they know is that unfortunately, it’s not “Eating for Two”. Whoever came up with that saying should be jailed, I swear! I actually vividly remember thinking when I was young, “I can’t wait to get …

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Which Toothbrush Is Right for Your Child?

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The market is flooded with different toothbrushes, so as a parent, how do we know which one is best for our child? Each toothbrush out there claims to clean better than the rest. Manual toothbrushes are the most popular type of toothbrush for children because they are reliable, and come …

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FLU vs. COLD!

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Seriously, what are the differences between a COLD and THE FLU? Possibly more important, WHY DO I CARE? The reason to care is the existence of TAMIFLU, a medication one can start in the first 48 hours of the flu to reduce symptoms and shorten the course of the illness. There is some …

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