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Preventing Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a beautiful time in a woman’s life. Full of baby kicks and tumbles, that growing belly is home to a precious bundle of joy. For many women, however, that growing belly also becomes the home of some stretch marks. Stretch marks are caused by the breaking of the elastin fibers in the supporting… Continue reading Preventing Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

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Why I Avoid Coffee During Pregnancy

It’s safe to say that many Americans enjoy a morning cup of coffee.  Normally I’m in that group.  Over the years, I’ve perfected my lovely routine – moving on from Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts, and the Keurig – and finally landing on the French press.  So usually, my perfect cup consists of organic medium roast beans… Continue reading Why I Avoid Coffee During Pregnancy