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Encouragement and Baby Advice for New Moms from Instagram

I joined Instagram when I started this website in Fall of 2018. I wish I had been on it sooner. There are so many wonderful people out there posting encouragement and great baby advice for new moms. This post is about my favorites who I follow. I’m sure there are many more out there posting …

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A Myth of Baby Immunization Shots and The Immunization Chart for Babies

We’re finally on part 3 of our Baby Immunization Shots series. The first covered the fact that vaccines do not cause autism. The second covered the Sociological concept of moral scares and how it applies to vaccines. Now we’re going to look at some myths. We will end with the CDCs vaccine schedule. We’re only going …

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What Do We Know About Baby Immunization Shots?

A lot, actually. And I mean that as a society, not as my individual family. With Internet access and resources like PubMed open to the public, society has a lot of access to information that can be confusing. We’re going to discuss some facts, myths, and history in this post. Keep reading to learn more about …

Reading Research and the Perineal Massage during Labor and Pregnancy

Understanding how to read research and the perineal massage are two separate topics, but it was in an article about the perineal massage during labor where I learned how easy it is for someone to misrepresent research information they cite. I don’t think it was intentional but a result from a lack of understanding research …