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Apr 17

Black Breastfeeding Week: Bridging The Gap

Founded in 2012 by three nationally recognized breastfeeding advocates, Black Breastfeeding Week is an annual, week-long multi-media campaign from August 25th-31st to raise awareness of the health benefits and personal empowerment of breastfeeding in the Black community. Despite the proven benefits of breastfeeding for mothers and babies, for over 40 years there has been a gaping disparity in breastfeeding rates between Whites and Blacks. The reasons …

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Apr 12

Medicine Woman Magic – De-Stress and Get Pregnant Kania Kennedy Fertility Family Live 411178

  Becoming a parent is a milestone in one’s life.  Having challenges conceiving, concerns about having a healthy baby, and/or creating a non-traditional family can be hard to do alone.  The Fertility Family offers insight, information, resources, and support on the journey to Parenthood.  While anyone seeking to become a parent is welcome. The FOCUSES of …

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Apr 10

Myth Busters: What’s Safe During Pregnancy?

Curious whether exercise, tattoos and piercings, or trendy foods are safe during pregnancy? Our experts, Twin Doctors TV’s very own Dr. Idries and Jamil Abdur-Rahman, are here to separate the truth from what’s false. It’s okay to eat sushi. False By and large it is not safe to eat sushi during pregnancy. “The main concerns …

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Apr 03

Hearts Of Pregnant Women With Preeclampsia May Thicken After Delivery

Women who develop a dangerous elevation in blood pressure during pregnancy may develop thickened heart tissue soon after delivery, a new study shows. In the study, women with preeclampsia had an increased risk of left ventricular hypertrophy one month after delivery compared to pregnant women without preeclampsia. The heart problem occurs when the left pumping chamber thickens, making it …

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Mar 27

Pregnancy & Childbirth Are Killing Black Women. Here’s Why

America is one of the most developed nations in the world. Deaths from illnesses that were once considered a death sentence like polio, smallpox, tuberculosis and AIDS, are falling dramatically and people are living longer. So, nowadays, if you hear that women are dying during childbirth at alarming rates, most people would think that it …

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Mar 20

Snacking When You Have Gestational Diabetes

High blood glucose levels during pregnancy can impact the health of the mother and baby. Keeping blood glucose levels close to normal can prevent a problematic birth and decrease your baby’s risk of developing diabetes. When you eat foods containing carbohydrates, like cornbread, grits, peaches, milk, or even collard greens, your body breaks these foods …

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Mar 14

Happy Healthy Pregnancy Timeline – Fertility Family

Healthy Happy Babies can be lucked up on OR planned for. In the Fertility Family, we’re all about planning!  This Timeline and checklist helps you know what to expect and experience conception, pregnancy, and birth with ease and grace!  ENJOY

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Mar 13

Serena Williams Saves Her Own Life After Blood Clotting During Birth

(Photo credit: @SerenaWilliams cover) Superstar athlete Serena Williams, like most Black women, seems like a superwoman: she won a tournament while pregnant, she bounced back from injury, she gave birth to a healthy baby, she went back to work on the court just weeks after…there’s no stopping this woman! Now, she’s the picture of happiness …

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Mar 12

Foods That Make You Fertile!

At the Fertility Family take a wholistic approach to conception.  Having a body that is ready to receive a baby involves the right mindset as well as environment.  We need to EAT FOR FERTILITY! 

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Mar 06

Breast-Feed Now, Avoid Diabetes Later

Breastfeeding has been known to come along with an over-supply of benefits for the mother. From weight-loss, speedy after-birth healing, decreasing breast and ovarian cancer risks, healthy hormone releases and now a source for prevention to Type 2 Diabetes. Serving as a significant long-term benefit for mothers, breastfeeding babies not only reduces the risk of …

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