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The eighth annual IAPBP Image Competition celebrates winners in the categories of labor, delivery, postpartum, birth details and Fresh 48. “Birth photography encompasses the tears of joy, the wonder of bringing a new life into the world and celebrates family,” the contest press release notes. “The photographers who specialize in the field use their art
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Baby name trends come and go, but many choices remain popular for decades and even centuries. Luckily, if you’re interested in examining historical patterns, the Social Security Administration offers lists of the top baby names of every decade going back to the 1880s. Looking back to the 1890s, there are many timeless names on the
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“When we encounter people who have experienced extraordinary success … we can’t help but wonder: How did they do it? Was it just natural talent? What transformed their natural-born abilities into extraordinary adult success?” These are the questions journalist Tatsha Robertson began asking herself more than a decade ago as a national correspondent with The
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Birth photographers capture moments of deep intensity and emotion for parents. To celebrate this work, an international community of birth photographers called Birth Becomes Her holds an annual contest honoring labor, delivery and postpartum images. The organization invited birth photographers around the world to submit images taken in 2018 for the categories of hospital, out
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Helping kids regulate their own media use is an ongoing process, and along the way you’re likely to experience some struggles when it’s time to turn off the TV or any other digital device. When it’s time to transition from TV watching to another activity, using prerecorded shows comes in handy. On traditional broadcast TV,
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Talking to your child about masturbation may feel a little awkward, embarrassing or even deeply uncomfortable. But these are necessary conversations for parents who want to raise kids with a healthy understanding of sex and their bodies. “Masturbation is a really important part of human sexuality. It informs our individual conceptions of autonomy, pleasure, identity
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Stephanie Walton’s breastfeeding challenges began as soon as her first baby was born. She needed an emergency C-section and wasn’t able to try feeding him for hours. When she did, her son clamped down hard on her nipples, which soon cracked and bled. For the first few days, she struggled to breastfeed him at all.
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Although it’s hard to believe that celebrities are just like us, the cliché can ring true in a few areas of life ― like breastfeeding and childbirth. Over the years, many famous moms have opened up about their experiences giving birth to their babies. From the thought processes behind their birth plans to the indescribable
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They also look beyond U.S. borders to see what names moms and dads in other countries are choosing for their newborns. That includes the land of romance: France. Sweet French baby names include Coralie (a name that means “coral”) to Océane (which means ― you guessed it ― “ocean”) for girls, and Timothée (à la
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Several wonderful children’s books were released this year, but which titles really deserve a spot on your kid’s bookshelf? There’s no better expert to turn to for book advice than a librarian, which is why we reached out to several across the country to get their takes on the best children’s books of the year.
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