Postpartum

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When Worrying About Your New Baby Becomes a Sign of Postpartum Anxiety

When you have a baby, it is normal to worry about the health and safety of your newborn. But when worrying thoughts become intrusive or difficult to control, it may be a sign of an anxiety disorder.

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Sex After Birth: Resuming Sexual Intimacy After Having a Baby

After giving birth, there are many physical, emotional and psychological factors contributing to when a woman feels ready to resume sexual activity with her partner.

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Why New Moms Shouldn't Skip the Postpartum Checkup

Having an appointment to make sure you are at your physical and emotional best helps you take better care of your baby and enjoy this pivotal time in both your lives.

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Depression After Your Baby's Birth: Self-Care Steps To Take

Postpartum depression differs from the baby blues in that the symptoms are more severe and last longer. This type of depression affects around 13 percent of moms.

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New Moms: Watch For These Warning Signs After Giving Birth

Most women who give birth recover without problems. But any woman can have complications after having a baby. If you are a new mother, learning to recognize these warning signs and knowing what to do can save your life.

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Why Breastfeeding Benefits Both Mother and Baby

Breast milk is tailor-made to meet your infant's needs and is considered to be the best source for your baby's nutrition. Learn expert tips for successful breastfeeding.

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