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Eating for Two, Again

New mom nutrition for your new mom lifestyle   You're delighted with your new baby but less so with your new body. This is not, however, the time to go on a diet. In any case, you don't really need to. Know that having lost ten pounds or so...

The Blessing of the Monks

By Judy Kaethler Many years ago we found out that we could not have a baby without medical intervention. Being a mother was something I wanted for so long, but surprisingly, getting the news was not as devastating as I would have expected. In fact, it was almost freeing. It...

Mocktails From Glow Mama: Glow Mama-politan

Ingredients: 2 oz cranberry juice2 oz Glow Mama3 oz orange flavored sparkling water1 orange slice for garnish Directions: Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and pour into martini glass! Garnish with an orange slice and enjoy immediately!  

The Breast Cancer Gene and Infertility

By Fertility Authority, DivineCaroline Infertility may in fact be genetic. A new study published in The Journal of Clinical Oncology has found that the mutation in the BRCA1 gene, which is associated with early onset breast cancer, is also connected with a smaller egg reserve in women who have the...

Anatomy of a Painless Labor

By Giuditta Tornetta, DivineCaroline Every book I have ever read on labor stresses the need for preparation. Unanimously, professional on both side of the fence (medical solution to pain-management and those who suggest a more natural approach) preach the importance of informed decisions. Fact is we do not know why...

How to Select an Adoption Attorney

Adoption attorneys play an important role in creating your family through adoption. Thus, selection of an attorney is an important and critical decision.  The factors like fairness of fee, quality of service, depth of knowledge etc. can vary dramatically among attorneys.  You need to take care of the following points...

Pregnant and Single

By Betty Muli, DivineCaroline Growing up in Nairobi, the only person I knew who was a single parent was my Aunty Catherine who was an oddity (she lived in Jamaica I think, and had a boyfriend who according to my Mum was. “young enough to be her son”). I always assumed I would be married by...

Eight Baby-friendly Thanksgiving Dishes

By Parents, DivineCaroline Make baby’s first Thanksgiving one his or her taste buds will never forget. Here’s a baby-friendly spin on eight traditional holiday foods, many of which are probably already on your grocery list. Pick a few of your favorites for the big day or make them all and freeze...

No Men Allowed in the Delivery Room

By truuconfessions, DivineCaroline Just because your husband helped you make the baby, doesn’t mean he should be there to help you HAVE the baby says one doc. Whether or not your husband can tolerate the site of blood, tears, and the inevitable poop that comes along with childbirth, according to an OB/GYN in the...

How to locate a Child for Adoption

The days of orphanage- where babies kept on waiting for being adopted- have not existed in the United States for six-seven decades. Now a days, most adoptive parents locate a baby for adoption by meeting and being selected by a birth mother, usually while she is in the latter stage...