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Birth Song Blog

How to Nurture a New Mother

How to Nurture a New Mother

After giving birth, a new mother goes through tremendous changes physically, emotionally, and hormonally. She changes more during the first 72 hours postpartum than she does during her entire pregnancy! Her body is no longer dominated by progesterone and estrogen. Now, she is under the influence of lactogen and prolactin, two wonderful feel-good hormones that make it possible for her to nurse her newborn.

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Relieving Colic Pains Podcast Session

Relieving Colic Pains Podcast Session

Newborn colic is so frustrating and painful for babies and parents alike.  It can be so hard to watch your baby cry and cry as you frantically try to figure out how to help them feel better.  I speak from personal experience, remembering how difficult it was when my sweet baby cried because of colic pains.

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Raising Healthy Toddlers

Raising Healthy Toddlers

Toddlers are busy little humans, always moving and learning and exploring. Sticky fingers tend to get into everything, busy bodies fall and get bumps and scrapes, and picky eaters shun the foods that are best for them. The idea of healthy toddlers can seem like an oxymoron! On the other hand, they are incredibly resilient, adapting to all of the changes their bodies and world endure. So which battles do you choose? Here are some goals for raising happy and healthy toddlers....

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