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The Facts You Should Know about Postpartum Anemia

Anemia (also referred to as low blood count or low iron) is common in pregnancy and can worsen after delivery.  Our bodies are amazingly smart and are equipped to handle normal blood loss associated with delivery.  However, if your blood count is already low prior to delivery or you lose more than the normal amount… Continue reading The Facts You Should Know about Postpartum Anemia

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When having a baby isn’t all sunshine and rainbows: What you need to know about postpartum depression.

Having a baby will be the greatest and most rewarding adventure you will ever encounter, but it is not without bumps and bruises, heartache and stress, fatigue and worry. For many women the postpartum period is not all sunshine and rainbows. Postpartum depression can be difficult to recognize because many of the symptoms are similar to the normal experiences of the postpartum period, such as fatigue, sleeping difficulties, irritability, or change in appetite.