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Childbirth

'There's no trophy in parenting' post goes viral

There’s no trophy in parenting. That might seem like an obvious statement but if there really is no trophy, why do moms do so many things they may not even feel strongly about? When Ashley Gibson was giving birth to her third child, she “wasn’t dead set” on having an non-medicated birth. But as the pain […]

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Let's Hear it for C-Sections!

But I’m wearing my floral flats! That was the first thought that floated through my mind when I learned all my carefully-made birthing plans were out the window. Ridiculous, I know. But I had A PLAN, and wearing floral flats to the hospital was not part of it. I was a week overdue, and we […]

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Seth Meyers' hilarious play-by-play of wife's labor

Late Night host Seth Meyers and his wife, Alexi Ashe, welcomed a baby, Ashe Olsen Meyers, on Easter Sunday. Don’t miss his hilarious play-by-play of his wife’s labor that includes almost giving birth in their Uber car, his wife repeatedly screaming  “I DON’T LIKE THIS!” out the window, bunny ears in the delivery room and so […]

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Dumb Dinner Game Life Lessons

So I have started this new THING at dinner called “What would you do?” Because I’m always trying to find a way to inject a life lesson when my children are NOT in trouble, NOT tuning me out, and NOT crying so hard that my platitudes about how you should “never ever NEVER grab a […]

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Q&A: Top reasons for a “C-Section”

Childbirth is physiology of the human body at its best. While the weeks are counted down, pregnancy books are perused and nursery items are assembled, when it comes time for the birth, labor and delivery do not always go as planned. Dr. Shan Shan Jiang, an OBGYN specialist at Consultants in OB/GYN, sheds light on […]

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