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August 20, 2018
by Patricia Tomasi

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New Study Shows Dad’s Genes Can Impact Mom’s Love For Her Baby

August 20, 2018 08:00 by Patricia Tomasi  [About the Author]

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Although this is a study with mice, researchers believe that it does have relevance to human pregnancy because placental endocrine dysfunction could contribute to a mood disorder and the researchers have already published that a gene in the same family is abnormally expressed in the placenta of women with depression in pregnancy. [More]

July 16, 2014
by Christie Hunter

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Infertility: How not to be Jealous of Friends who are getting Pregnant?

July 16, 2014 04:55 by Christie Hunter  [About the Author]

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It is completely normal to envy your friend, relative, or coworker when she has something that you cannot have (at the moment!). Do not feel guilty of your negative feelings; you perhaps need some reassurance that ‘everything will be fine.’ It is frustrating when you are happy for a friend, yet sad for your own loss. This mental state makes it even more difficult to overcome and push away such feelings, as it is complicated to satisfy motherly and fatherly instincts. [More]

February 15, 2010
by Debra Bacon

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Helping a child prepare for the birth of a sibling

February 15, 2010 18:20 by Debra Bacon  [About the Author]

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By Debra Bacon Theravive.com Contributor Great News Remember the first time you were expecting a child; you couldn’t wait to tell everyone! Now another baby is on the way. The excitement is just as fierce as the first time, but there is more to consider than sharing the news with friends and extended family. Big brother or sister must be prepared for the “new” baby’... [More]

March 19, 2009
by Christie Hunter

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Doorways: Becoming A New Parent

March 19, 2009 12:20 by Christie Hunter  [About the Author]

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By Christie Hunter: View Christie's Profile What Are Doorways? This is the first blog in a new series of blogs called "Doorways". A doorway represents and symoblizes a new place, a new journey in life. Beyond the door is another world, one that is different than the one behind it, yet still connected. In order to reach the doorway before us, we had to live the life behind us, for it br... [More]