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Delaying the First Bath

Delaying the First Bath

Waiting to bathe babies after birth leads to better outcomes, according to an Illinois nurse conducting research on the subject. Unable to find significant research about the benefits of delaying the newborn bath, nurse Courtney Buss spent six months observing and...

Vitamin D in Pregnancy

Vitamin D in Pregnancy

With a growing (and sometimes overwhelming) checklist for a healthy pregnancy, here’s an easy one: Vitamin D supplementation! New research shows that taking Vitamin D supplements during pregnancy may help protect against asthma and other respiratory infections. The...

Eat Dates Around Your Date

Eat Dates Around Your Date

As your pregnancy winds to an end and you find yourself stocking up on diapers, prepping your bag for the birth center, and finishing your childbirth education classes, there’s one other thing to remember… DATES! Hop in the car and head to a natural foods store...