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Pre-Conception Preparation For A Healthy Pregnancy

Becoming an expectant parent can be a very exciting and also very overwhelming. As a physician and mother, Dr. Aragona understands the flood of emotions and is passionate about supporting women as they get ready for conception. She shares certain things that you can do to prepare for a healthy and hopefully uncomplicated pregnancy way before you even conceive.

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Three Tips for Managing Your Expectations in Motherhood

There’s a possibility that you have a plan for what you think motherhood is going to look like. That can be anywhere from the pregnancy, to getting them off to college and more. The problem with planning a whole lot in motherhood is that we don’t have quite as much control as we’d like to believe that we do. Dr. Lisa Folden tips for managing your expectations in motherhood.

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Four Postpartum Must Haves For Every Parent

While there are plenty of great physical items that are helpful in the postpartum period, it’s important to also prepare some things internally for this challenging phase of life. Here’s a list of four postpartum must-haves every parent should prepare before the birth of their child.

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Internalized Fat Phobia

Larger bodied people are discriminated against in the workplace, educational environments and even in the medical setting. So, it makes sense that the vast majority of us see fatness (or the appearance thereof) as something to be avoided at all costs. By maintaining these internalized feelings, we are perpetuating the harm done to people in larger bodies and ultimately, to everyone.

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Food and Mood

Our relationship with food is complex, as is our body’s response to our culinary choices. We hope that our bodies can effectively digest food and absorb its nutritious content, but how do we know if it’s not?

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