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2013-12-30 23:23:04

The first few weeks of new motherhood can be a stressful and lonely time, and friends and family often do not know how they can help. An upcoming webinar from Praeclarus Press teaches how to best meet the needs of postpartum women and families, and help ease the transition into parenthood. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 The first weeks of a newborn's life are colored with a sense of the miraculous nature of existence, yet can also be exhausting and confusing for the family....

2013-12-30 23:23:03

Many women and health care providers believe that it is dangerous to have a Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC). Jen Kamel presents an upcoming webinar, sponsored by Praeclarus Press, on the facts about VBACs and why this can be a safe option for women hoping to avoid repeat cesareans. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Many people believe that Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) is dangerous, risky, and reserved for women who value a birth experience over a good outcome. Over 40%...

2013-11-30 23:20:20

Evolutionary Eating, a new book from Praeclarus Press, describes why snacking makes people fat, and why this is a particular problem during the Holidays. Learn how avoiding (or limiting) snacking in December can help prevent remorse come January. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Holiday weight gain is so easy. Food is everywhere. And it all looks so good. It’s no wonder that we end up packing on the pounds in December, only to despair come January. According to Dr. Theresa...

2013-11-30 23:19:56

Many new mothers do not get the help and support they need, and are often vulnerable to postpartum depression and other problems. An upcoming webinar, co-sponsored by Praeclarus Press and the Simkin Center, will show how communities can support and empower mothers, and create community safety nets so that no mother fails to get the support she needs. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Praeclarus Press and the Simkin Center at Bastyr University are co-sponsoring a new webinar,...

2013-11-30 23:19:55

With almost half of American mothers describing their births as traumatic, health care providers often wonder how to best prepare mothers for a subsequent birth. An upcoming webinar, co-sponsored by Praeclarus Press and the Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations at Bastyr University, teaches strategies to help pregnant women who have had a previous traumatic birth. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Almost half of American mothers describe their child’s birth as traumatic. An...

2013-11-30 23:19:29

For adult survivors of physical or sexual abuse, the Holiday Season can lead to depression and loneliness, as family closeness and togetherness are emphasized. Stefanie Stolinsky describes the long-term effects of childhood abuse in her book, Act It Out, published by Praeclarus Press. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Childhood physical, sexual, or emotional abuse can cause long-term harm, often lasting well into adulthood. For adult survivors of childhood abuse, these effects can...

2013-11-30 23:04:51

The Holiday season can be particularly challenging for parents of babies and young children. The Science of Mother-Infant Sleep offers advice to parents on how to soothe fussy babies and help them sleep, even when overstimulated or not in their normal routine. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 “My baby is only happy in my arms. The minute I put her down she cries.” The Holiday Season can be particularly challenging for parents of infants. When exposed to travel, strange...

2013-10-31 23:38:32

Mothers of preterm babies may find that no one understands their unique needs and concerns and reach out to other mothers online. Praeclarus Press, in recognition of Prematurity Awareness Month, announces a new book that describes how mothers of preterm babies often become part of the Virtual Breastfeeding Culture by seeking support via social media. Amarillo, TX (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Giving birth to a premature baby can be frightening and overwhelming. Mothers may find that no one...

2013-10-31 23:38:23

In Birth Ambassadors: Doulas and the Re-Emergence of Woman-Supported Birth in America, a new book published by Praeclarus Press, Christine Morton and Elayne Clift describe why women are seeking continuous care during labor and how this lowers their risk of medical interventions. According to Morton and Clift, doulas are the "Birth Ambassadors" to the midwifery model of care in the U.S. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 According to Birth Ambassadors, a new book from...

2013-10-31 23:38:21

Evolutionary Eating, a new book by Dr. Theresa Nesbitt, helps readers recognize and avoid the many food traps in our modern culture that make Americans fat and increase the risk of diabetes and other serious health conditions. November is American Diabetes Month. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 For most of history, long before diets or gyms were invented, human beings were not fat but maintained relatively slim and shapely silhouettes throughout their lives. Diabetes and heart...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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