The Miscarriage Manual: Coping with the Emotional Aspects of Pregnancy Loss by Elizabeth Carney

Miracles and Memories Family-Building Pins

A guide to help you cope with the emotional aspects of pregnancy loss. This was given to INCIID in 1995 by a nurse who experienced the loss of a full-term baby just after she was born. Although it is an older article, the sentiments are timeless and comforting in the knowledge you are not alone.Please give this to anyone you know who has lost a pregnancy. This article is also excellent information for friends, families and loved ones of close to anyone who has lost a baby to miscarriage, stillbirth, or just after birth. The more people who understand what to say or more importantly what not to say, the better off those who have lost a child will be.

The Zika Virus: What you need to know.

What you need to know about the Zika Virus when trying to get pregnant.
Example of a rash
Planet with mosquitoes surrounding it
Map of spreading Zika virus.

[Note: Update June 28, 2016, call your Senators to ask them to pass a "clean bill" for emergency funding. Some Senators are adding riders to the bill designed to make it harder to pass. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Zika is her in the US and is an International Crisis]

Webinar: Implantation Failure with Mark Perloe, M.D.

What does implantation failure consist of - how do physicians test for it? What can be done to improve or further implantation? Read Dr. Perloe's article and listen to his talk on all that is currently available to enhance chances of an ongoing pregnancy.

Can Acupuncture Ease Labor Pains?

Benefits of Breast-Feeding for Baby and Mother

There are many benefits to breastfeeding. Even if you are able to do it for only a short time, your baby's immune system can benefit from breast milk. Here are many other benefits of breast milk for a mother, her baby, and others.

Good Habits for Pregnant and Nursing Mothers from the Danish Government

The Danish government has launched an information campaign aimed at alerting expectant and nursing mothers to the potential hazards of chemical compounds in cosmetics, baby products and toys. The action was taken after a survey found three out of four women were unsure how to address such concerns, the environment ministry said on Wednesday. A nine-point set of guidelines includes suggestions that pregnant women and nursing mothers use cosmetics and skin creams as sparingly as possible, avoid spray cans and paints, and refrain from dyeing their hair.

Breastfeeding is best for babies

New parents want to give their babies the very best. When it comes to nutrition, the best first food for babies is breast milk.

Thatcher's Thoughts Age related increase in uterine dysfunction during labor

It is estimated that dementia affects 10% of the population older than 65 years and vascular and lipid-related mechanisms are thought to have a role in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia

Thatcher's Thoughts Diabetes & Maternal Age

Because type 2 diabetes is linked to low birthweight followed by obesity in adulthood, researchers speculated that those who develop the disease might have a particular pattern of growth from birth through childhood

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