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Circumcision and Circumcision Care

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Choosing whether or not to circumcise your son can be a difficult choice. The important thing to remember is that circumcision is a choice. When a male fetus is developing, specifically his genitals, the penis develops with a special covering. This covering is called the foreskin. What once was thought
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Cloth Diapering Basics: Beginner's Guide to Cloth Diapering

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Cloth diapering was once a thing of the past. When disposable diapers became readily available, most moms quickly abandoned cloths for the convenience of disposable diapers. However, cloth diapering is not what it used to be and cloths are gaining popularity with moms again. There are several types of
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Cloth Diapers 101: How to Use Cloth Diapers

So you’re thinking about using cloth diapers, but you don’t know where to start. You may have tons
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Colic in the Breastfed Baby

By JustMommies staff

by Jack Newman, MD, FRCPC Colic is one of the mysteries of nature. Nobody knows what it really is, but everyone has an opinion. In the typical situation, the baby starts to have crying periods about two to three weeks after birth. These occur mainly in the evening, and finally stop when the baby is about
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Colic Myths

By JustMommies staff

As if new parents weren’t stressed out enough, the persistent cry of a colicky infant adds even more tension to a household with a brand-new baby around. Adding to the difficulty is the fact that there are plenty of not-so-helpful myths about colic and what to do about it. If you have a colicky baby,
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Colic Symptoms in Babies

By JustMommies staff

Colic is a condition in which a baby starts to cry for extended periods of time, and often for no obvious reason (no fever, for example). The crying is a response to intense abdominal pain, and doctors use what they call the “Rule of Three” to help identify it. If a baby cries for three or more hours
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Comfort Measures for Mom and Baby While Weaning

By JustMommies staff

As a breastfeeding mother, you’ve shared a very intense physical and emotional experience with your baby. When it finally comes time for weaning, you will probably go through a range of emotions from sadness to relief. For some moms this can be an especially rough period. You’ll feel better if you
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Common Breastfeeding Mistakes

By JustMommies staff

More women are deciding to breastfeed their babies in hopes of providing them with all the health benefits that come from breast milk, but also to form a special bond with their babies. Most women go into breastfeeding with a positive attitude and put an effort into doing things right. Still, with
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Coping When Your Newborn Fails to Thrive

By JustMommies staff

You're radiant with joy, expecting a baby-and anticipation grows along with your pregnancy bump! As the delivery date draws near, your excitement swells… Yet for some parents, this glorious bubble bursts when their baby is born with a health issue that is often termed as "failure to thrive." Imagine
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Coping When Your Newborn Fails to Thrive

By JustMommies staff

You're radiant with joy, expecting a baby-and anticipation grows along with your pregnancy bump! As the delivery date draws near, your excitement swells… Yet for some parents, this glorious bubble bursts when their baby is born with a health issue that is often termed as "failure to thrive." Imagine
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