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The 7 Best Essential Oils for Stretch Marks

By Karen Shepherd

Stretch marks are the bane of every woman’s existence. But there’s hope…Essential oils can help prevent the development of stretch marks. They can also improve the appearance of stretch marks you already have!In this article, we’ll discuss the best essential oils for stretch marks. There are lots of stretch mark creams out there. However, you […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Stretch Marks

By Karen Shepherd

Stretch marks are very common. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, approximately 80% of the U.S. population has stretch marks. Stretch marks affect 90% of pregnant women as well. So don’t worry, we’re all in this together…In this article, we’ll discuss everything you need to know about stretch marks and what you can do […]

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Overstimulated Baby: 12 Incredible Ways to Help Your Baby Sleep

By Karen Shepherd

Babies need a lot of sleep and can easily become overwhelmed. Too much stimulation can lead to babies staring into space or becoming very cranky.In this article, we discuss 12 ways to get your overstimulated baby to calm down and sleep. How do you feel when you’ve had little to no sleep and you’re exhausted? […]

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Grumpy Baby? 9 Ways to Turn that Frown Upside Down

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Happy, giggling, laughing, and smiling babies are the most enjoyable beings in the entire world.​Instead of a bundle of joy, do you have a grumpy baby on your hands?In this article, we’ll discuss the most common causes for grumpy babies and 9 tips for how to turn your baby’s frown upside down! Whether they’re laughing […]

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7 Great Tips for How to Get an Overtired Toddler to Sleep

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Toddlers are a special breed. They can be hyper, bossy, sweet, and selfish, all in a matter of 15 minutes. When your toddler won’t nap, yet they’re also super cranky, it can be very frustrating.In this article, we’ll discuss 7 great tips for how to get an overtired toddler to sleep. You’re probably struggling with […]

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Top 20 Baby Shower Hostess Gifts

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You’ve just had the most incredible baby shower. Now it’s time to give thanks to the person who made your big day go so smoothly! So what gift should you give the hostess of your baby shower?There are a lot of different baby shower hostess gifts to choose from. This article will show you how to […]

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Top 50 Songs for the Perfect Baby Shower Music Playlist

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A baby shower is such an incredible experience. There are so many emotions in the air, and one thing that really opens everyone up to share the intensity of the moment is an incredible baby shower playlist.This article shows you how to pick the perfect baby shower music. It also includes over 50 of the […]

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Hyperemesis Gravidarum: Symptoms and Best Diet

By Karen Shepherd

Although Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) affects less than 2-3% of pregnant women, it can cause a multitude of health problems and can even land you in the hospital.Kate Middleton suffered Hyperemesis Gravidarum during her pregnancy, bringing a lot of attention and awareness to the condition.So, what is HG? How do you know if you have it? […]

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What Does Morning Sickness Feel Like?

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Congratulations on your pregnancy! You are probably bursting with excitement, fear, and nausea!If you are getting queasy at everything, rest assured you are not alone. Up to 80% of first time pregnant women report morning sickness during the first trimester. So it’s okay, momma, you are not dying. In fact, this constant nausea is a […]

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