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August 13, 2018 by Cara Terreri, LCCE, CD(DONA) Leave a Comment
For many around the United States, August is back-to-school season. Lots of supplies being bought, lots of cute first day photos circulating around social media. If you're pregnant and due soon or if you're parent to a new little one, back-to-school can create some added challenges. Here are a few... Read More

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August 10, 2018 by Cara Terreri, LCCE, CD(DONA) Leave a Comment
Results from a large study -- the ARRIVE Trial -- released this week and showed that people in the study who were induced at 39 weeks instead of waiting until labor begins on its own had a lower chance of having a c-section. Results of this study are significant because it has been long believed... Read More
August 8, 2018 by Cara Terreri, LCCE, CD(DONA) Leave a Comment
When you breastfeed, your body burns about an extra 500 calories per day. For some, that means a quicker than normal baby weight loss. For almost everyone, it means that breastfeeding makes you hungry. Very hungry. But what should you eat? The quick answer is whatever is most available/convenient... Read More
August 6, 2018 by Cara Terreri, LCCE, CD(DONA) Leave a Comment
Breast cancer screening and detection is a critical part of maintaining good health throughout your lifetime. This is true even when you're breastfeeding. The good news is that it is completely safe to have a mammogram, ultrasound, and an MRI while breastfeeding. Also, there is very little risk with... Read More

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