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Having a baby should be the most exciting moment of your life, but it can be hard to appreciate it all when you’re sleep-deprived. The first few months can feel like you’re in a constant daze between the lack of a consistent sleep schedule and the constant wave of regressions. And while the internet is […]

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Families are never one-size-fits-all. While some benefit greatly from having a designated stay-at-home parent, others are absolutely dependent on childcare. One of the few things we all have in common is the need to make the best choices possible for our little ones. Whether you’re looking for a place that fits around your work schedule […]

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Pregnancy is a time worthy of celebration! From the moment you get that positive test, you can’t help but dream of all the possibilities. Baby showers allow you to invite everyone else in to experience your joy. It’s the perfect excuse to go all out with the ones that you love! Whether planning a shower […]

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Pregnancy is typically thrilling, but it’s not without anxieties. From the beginning, you constantly wonder what your birth experience will look like. Chances are, you have your preferences. Now, it’s just a matter of ensuring you can see your birth plan through once those contractions start. Whether you’ve always dreamt of a candle-lit home birth […]

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The early years of your child’s life are the most important for their development. Your little one is constantly taking in the world around them. Everything from the books they read to the places they explore is planting the seeds in their education. One of the best ways to ensure your child gets the most […]

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When you’re pregnant, there’s a good chance you already know what you want for your delivery. And unfortunately, there’s an even greater chance that total strangers will tell you their opinions of these choices. At times, it feels like there’s a special gravitational force in your baby bump that attracts all sorts of unwanted advice. […]

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Pregnancy is an experience unlike any other. For months, you get to know your baby without ever really getting to see their precious face. Over this time, you constantly ask questions and prepare yourself for what lies ahead. Will you be able to stick to your birth plan? Are you equipped for the postpartum phase? […]

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When it comes to pregnancy, it’s wonderful to have some control. For low-risk pregnancies, birth centers are safe alternatives for mothers. You can walk around the campus, eat snacks, and labor how you see fit. The Cambridge Birth Center through the Cambridge Health Alliance is a fantastic option for mothers around Boston.  Pregnancy has been […]

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The transition to parenthood is hard (or the transition to adding another child). Even mothers and parents who are excited to welcome their child(ren) have to reckon with sleep deprivation and the all-encompassing task of looking after a newborn. Furthermore, those who have given birth will have to work through an enormous shift in hormones—a […]

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Prenatal Yoga Prenatal yoga is often suggested for expecting mothers. It has a host of benefits: it facilitates relaxation, engages your pelvic floor, helps open up your hips, and eases lower back pain. ACOG recommends it as one way to incorporate safe exercise into your pregnancy. It used to be easy to find prenatal yoga […]

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