Pregnancy

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Paid maternity leave in California – How do you get it and for how long?

Maternity and family leave after baby If you are a California resident and pregnant you might be thrilled to hear that you can actually get paid maternity and family leave. Your partner can take family leave too. This was such a huge stress relief when I had my baby not to have to go back …

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Membrane sweep – the easy labor starter, or not?

Stripping the membrane Many pregnant women – myself included – are getting restless towards the end of the pregnancy. You just finally want that baby out. With the baby getting bigger every day there is no room anymore and you are probably getting uncomfortable. I tried every “trick” to get into labor…but nothing worked. There …

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Breastfeeding must-haves that make your life easier

These breastfeeding must-haves are essential to make life so much easier for you as a breastfeeding mom. You can never predict when your newborn will be hungry again and you will spend a lot of time feeding your newborn. These must-haves will make it easier for you. If you don’t already have it I highly …

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