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I am sure at this point, you and your Doc (midwife) do coffee (decaf) regularly, have each other on speed dial, are basically old friends. And, you have probably had the induction chat.  There are several ways to be induced, natural and medical. And whatever you and your doctor come up with will be the safest and most comfortable route for you. They will not let you go later than this week, so I am a little teary eyed as I think about our relationship winding down.  Soon, you will be too busy to even keep relationships with your actual...

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I will start out week 41 with some relating Lil' Wayne lyrics: "I got ice in my veins, blood in my eyes Hate in my heart, love in my mind I seen nights full of pain, days are the same You keep the sunshine, save me the rain I search but never find, hurt but never cry I work and forever try, but I'm cursed, so never mind And it's worse, but better times seem further and beyond The top gets higher the more that I climb..." And then there are some f words after this...and some inappropriate stuff. I...

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I want to be the first to formerly say: I am sorry. Hang in there, soldier. I know you were expecting to be holding your baby right now, but the day will come, and very soon, I promise! Also, guys, so this is kind of hilarious. I was researching symptoms of 40 weeks pregnant and mostly all I found was this: ANXIETY. HAHAHA!  I, myself, can relate.  My daughter was several days post-term and that description hits the nail on the head. I honestly am not sure whether due dates should be allowed at all. Of course, there are some lucky...

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When the temperature outside make us all shiver, it's tempting to stack on the layers to keep baby warm.   But did you know that thick winter coats or snowsuits can compromise your child's car seat safety?!   A thick poufy jacket prevents the harness from correctly fitting tightly against the child's chest.  So how much pouf is too much? Car Seat Pinch Test The simpliest way to check if your child's coat is too thick is with a simple pinch...  First, secure your child in the car seat while wearing the coat in question. Properly tighten the car seat harness around...

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Modern families are on the go and with that comes a need to bring along the new baby or toddler. The entire line of Ergobaby carriers was designed to keep a parent’s best interest in mind and to provide several options that suit every need - you can even breastfeed in them! That being said, there are FOUR Ergobaby Carrier options and deciphering them can be a challenge. Read below to see the key differences and to help you choose the best carrier for your needs.     THE OMNI 360   The Omni is the newest addition to the Ergobaby...

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