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URL :http://blogs.essence.com/babyonboard/
Filed Under:Health / Pregnancy
Posts on Regator:18
Posts / Week:0.1
Archived Since:November 30, 2009

Blog Post Archive

Why I Chose to Breastfeed

Breastfeeding is saving my baby's life. According to the Pediatrics journal released today, breastfeeding could be saving yours and thousands of other babies too. The report says "the United States incurs $13 billion in excess costs annually and suffers 911...

Life and Times of New Motherhood

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Traveling with Baby...Help!

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Commercial Genius: "Swagger Wagon"

Before you head home for the weekend, get a chuckle from this video "Swagger Wagon." Is this parenting in a post racial, hip-hop world? If so, I love it. I can't stop laughing. Editor's note: This is totally a Toyota...

Crying Times

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Diaper Duty

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Mommy at Work

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Is the TV your babysitter?

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The Back Up Plan

Jennifer Lopez's has a brand new flick, The Back Up Plan. In it, she plays a single woman who activities her "back up plan" and gets artificially inseminated on the same day she meets the man of her dreams. Although...

Sleep, Baby, Sleep

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Why I Chose to Breastfeed

Breastfeeding is saving my baby's life. According to the Pediatrics journal released today, breastfeeding could be saving yours and thousands of other babies too. The report says "the United States incurs $13 billion in excess costs annually and suffers 911...

Becoming a Working Mom

Hey there! I'm back from maternity leave and I've become an official working mom (!) Read how I'm making the transition...On maternity leave, I dug deep into the life of stay-at-home moms. I carried my newborn to lunchtime support.....

Breastfeeding Blunders: How I'm Surviving

What becomes of a new mother who's still not confident in breastfeeding her two-week-old daughter? She finds a breastfeeding support group, wraps up her baby real tight, and hails a cab to her first meeting.Hello, I'm Cori and I'm confused...

My Haitian-American Princess

My little Jillian is a Haitian-American princess. While I'm a American southern-bred woman through-and-through, Jillian's dad is a first generation Haitian-American. Every since the news broke of the apocalyptic like earthquake hitting Port-au-Prince, I've asked friends and family to pray...

Special Delivery: My Baby Is Here

Thank heavens for Big Momma's.It's 5:35 am and my soon-will-be 91-year-old grandmother is holding my little angel, Jillian, while I slip off to update y'all on the last few days of my pregnancy, delivery and new life as a mom....

Pregnancy and Patience

It's the day before my due date and to be completely honest, I'm slowly losing my mind. Every since the doc said, "any day now," I've been waiting for a sign that this baby is coming. Since last week, my...

Pregnancy: The Final Days

NOTE: Hey readers, apologies for not posting last week. Before I went on maternity leave Friday, I had a million loose ends to tie up at work. Plus I'm moving. (Yes I closed on my first place and I can...

Caring for My Other Baby

Last weekend, the BF and I attended our weekend intensive Childbirth Preparation course. During the get-to-know-the-other-couples morning chat, I was paired with a soon-to-be second-time mom (her first kid is 20 years old). She and I chatted easily about what...

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