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What to Bring Someone Who Just Had a Baby: 15 Perfect Gift Ideas

Inside: Wondering what to bring someone who just had a baby? Here are 15 super practical gift ideas for someone who just had a baby, with options for every budget. Your friend just had a baby, and as a mom of 5 not so far removed from having my last baby, trust me: that is …

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20 Best Push Presents for Mom in 2021

Inside: Need push present ideas? These are hands-down the best push presents for mom in 2021 – practical, pampering, thoughtful. Plus, get the interesting history behind the push present trend (because, who knew this would ever become a thing?!). Push presents may seem like the latest trend to rule the internet – the latest invention …

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21 C-Section Recovery Essentials for Faster Healing

Inside: Whether you have an emergency or a scheduled c-section, these c-section recovery essentials will speed the healing process and make your new mom life easier overall! Be sure to put together this c-section recovery kit in advance if you already have your c-section scheduled. There’s so much anticipation leading up to the birth of …

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An After Birth Care Kit for New Moms: What You Really Need Postpartum

Inside: It’s easy to focus on all the baby stuff you’ll need once your bundle of joy arrives, but don’t forget to put together an after birth care kit for YOU, mama. Here are the absolute essentials new moms need postpartum. Right now, as a new mom, you probably can’t imagine not being pregnant. That …

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Mommy-to-Be Survival Kit: 16 Things New Moms Truly Need

Inside: The baby is almost here (or just arrived)! Wondering, “What should I put in my new mom’s survival kit?” Or are you putting together a mommy-to-be survival kit and can’t remember what YOU needed at that stage? Here’s what she really needs – no fluff, just the sometimes forgotten practicals. When I became a …

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What Does Postpartum Depression Feel Like? One Mom’s Story

Inside: If you think you have postpartum depression, you’re probably wondering just like I did, “What does postpartum depression feel like”? Here’s what it feels like now, and what it felt like at its worst point, from a mom with postpartum depression who is still experiencing residual symptoms. You never think you’ll be the one …

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Retained Placenta Fragments: One Mom’s Scary Postpartum Experience

Inside: Retained placenta fragments are an uncommon postpartum complication, but it does happen. One mom’s story can help you recognize the signs and symptoms from the start, so you can get help as soon as possible.   During all your pregnancy preparations, you don’t often hear about the things that can go wrong after labor …

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