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Baby Gender Reveal Ideas: Unique & Fun Ways To Announce Boy Or Girl
By Activebeat Parenting

Baby Gender Reveal Ideas: Unique & Fun Ways To Announce Boy Or Girl

Are you expecting?  If so, do you plan to find out the baby’s gender before it’s official arrival into the world?  There are so many fun gender reveal ideas that make finding out early just as exciting as finding out when they are actually born. My husband and I didn’t find out with our first […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Morning Sickness During Pregnancy
By Activebeat Parenting

Everything You Need to Know About Morning Sickness During Pregnancy

Morning sickness is nausea in pregnancy that typically occurs in the first few months and affects 70-80% of pregnant women.  Despite its name, the nausea can affect pregnant woman at any time of day.  The nausea usually starts for pregnant woman around 6 weeks, but it can begin as early as 4 weeks.  It tends […]

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The Absolute Best Exercises For Pregnant Women
By Emily Lockhart Parenting

The Absolute Best Exercises For Pregnant Women

Exercise is wonderful for pregnant women. It reduces inflammation (I’m talking about those swollen ankles), improves sleep and digestion, reduces constipation and back pain, boosts energy and mood, helps relieve muscle pain, helps keep weight healthy, and gets the muscles limber for the stress of childbirth. That’s why as little as 30-minutes a day of […]

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The Most Frequently Asked Questions About Pregnancy
By Emily Lockhart Parenting

The Most Frequently Asked Questions About Pregnancy

Pregnancy, especially if it is your first, is jam-packed full of weird and wonderful changes occurring within your body. It’s no wonder questions arise! That’s why we’d like to put the minds of expectant moms at ease by addressing the nine most frequently asked questions about pregnancy. And, of course, answering those questions as best […]

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Colorectal Cancer Screening Recommended at Age 45 Instead of 50 – It’s No Fun, but It’s Worth It
By Franklin G. Berger Your Health

Colorectal Cancer Screening Recommended at Age 45 Instead of 50 – It’s No Fun, but It’s Worth It

Colorectal cancer screenings should begin at age 45 instead of 50, according to the panel that sets guidelines for preventive screenings in the U.S. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force on May 18, 2021, officially recommended lowering the age recommendation because of an increase in colorectal cancer among young adults by almost 15% in about […]

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Older Adults With Dementia but Without Close Family: Who Are They? And Who Cares For Them?
By Janelle S. Taylor Your Health

Older Adults With Dementia but Without Close Family: Who Are They? And Who Cares For Them?

What happens to older adults who do not have close family when they develop dementia? The truth is, we hardly know. Population aging together with changing patterns of marriage and childrearing mean that growing numbers of people in North America reach advanced ages without a living spouse or children. This matters because the incidence of […]

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