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Pregnancy

Should Pregnant Women Take the Covid19 Vaccine?

There are many questions regarding pregnancy and the Covd-19 vaccine? First of all, nobody can tell someone else what they should or shouldn’t do. The better question would be, “Is the Covid-19 vaccine safe for pregnant women?” The answer is not clear because there hasn’t been any testing on pregnant women. This is where it …

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Reiki for More Relaxation and a Stress Free Pregnancy

Reiki is safe in pregnancy. Pregnancy can bring up a lot of emotion around body image, birth, and becoming responsible for a tiny human.  Being pregnant can stir up trauma that has long been buried.  Fear and anxiety is common during this time, and Reiki energy can ease the stress, and release blockages in the …

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Your Baby Doesn’t Need a Decorated Nursery and all the Latest Gadgets

I know you want to make the nursery look nice, and make sure you have all the equipment your friends said you must have. This has nothing to do with your baby, and everything to do with the culture we live in. It seems that so many parents are concerned with the stuff a baby …

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TOP TEN LIES YOU’VE BEEN TOLD ABOUT CHILDBIRTH

Here are the top ten lies you’ve been told about childbirth. 1) Pregnancy is an illness.  Most women (in the U.S.) give birth in the hospital. Hospitals are for sick people. People with disease and illness, emergencies, and tests, and procedures. Because this is what hospitals were designed for, pregnant women will be treated as …

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