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What Was Your Experience With Postpartum Depression? Feature
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What Was Your Experience With Postpartum Depression?

If you’ve had a baby, we’d like to understand your experience with postpartum depression. Please take this quick survey.

Sex During and After Pregnancy
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Sex During and After Pregnancy

It's normal to have hesitations about sex during or after pregnancy.

1 in 5 Moms Keep Postpartum Depression a Secret
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1 in 5 Moms Keep Postpartum Depression a Secret

One in five new mothers who develops postpartum depression or another mood disorder after childbirth suffers in silence, a new study reveals.

Dads Enjoy More Leisure Time Than Moms
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Dads Enjoy More Leisure Time Than Moms

Here's news that may be familiar to many American women—young Dads are not taking on their fair share of housework and child care, especially on weekends.

Breastfeeding May Reduce Pain From C-Section
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Breastfeeding May Reduce Pain From C-Section

Breastfeeding for a longer time may help women reduce the risk of chronic pain after a cesarean delivery.

Gestational Diabetes a Risk Factor for Postpartum Depression
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Gestational Diabetes a Risk Factor for Postpartum Depression

Gestational diabetes and a previous bout of depression can increase a first-time mother's risk of postpartum depression, a new study suggests.

1 in 5 Moms Keep Postpartum Depression a Secret
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1 in 5 Moms Keep Postpartum Depression a Secret

One in five new mothers who develops postpartum depression or another mood disorder after childbirth suffers in silence, a new study reveals.

Sex During and After Pregnancy
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Sex During and After Pregnancy

It's normal to have hesitations about sex during or after pregnancy.

Put Birth Control in Place Right After Childbirth
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Put Birth Control in Place Right After Childbirth

Obstetrician-gynecologists should counsel pregnant women about use of long-acting reversible contraception, such as implants and IUDs, immediately after they give birth, a leading group of U.S. doctors says.

Opioids Overprescribed After C-Sections
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Opioids Overprescribed After C-Sections

Women are routinely prescribed more opioid painkillers than they need after c-sections.

Moms: Is THIS Why You Don't Have Flat Abs?
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Moms: Is THIS Why You Don't Have Flat Abs?

If you've lost your baby weight and still have a protruding belly pooch, you could have diastasis recti.

C-Section Raises Risk of Blood Clots After Childbirth
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C-Section Raises Risk of Blood Clots After Childbirth

Women who have a cesarean section face an increased risk of potentially dangerous blood clots in the legs or lungs following childbirth, a new review confirms.

What's the Difference Between a Nanny and an Au Pair?
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What's the Difference Between a Nanny and an Au Pair?

Our primer will teach you the ins and outs of nannies and au pairs. Weigh your options and decide what is right for your family.