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Fun with Family Yoga at Saint Mary’s Fitness Center

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I’m certainly not an expert, but I love yoga. I practiced yoga before children. I practiced yoga during pregnancy. I practiced yoga on the back patio as my toddler pushed trucks and dug up my flowers. I practiced yoga as my husband watched the kiddos and I rushed for some …

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Nurse Mom

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In honor of International Nurse’s Day (5/12) and Mother’s Day (5/10)… Nurse Mom (ners mam) noun: A special breed of wildly interesting mothers who spend 12 hour shifts caring for people of all shapes, sizes, and ailments. From grandpas with pneumonia to laboring mothers or pre-term babies, this mom does her best …

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A Mom’s Guide to Avoiding Breastfeeding “Booby Traps”

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As a breastfeeding mother, we have all received some form of breastfeeding advice. This could come from your OB, midwife, pediatrician, RN, IBCLC, MIL, mother, and friends and of course even strangers! Most women report they hear conflicting messages and almost everyone has a “different” opinion. Many “booby traps” can stand in our …

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