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3 Things No One Ever Told You About Breastfeeding

August is National Breastfeeding Month. Every week in August, the Mommy-Go-Round will feature one post on the benefits of breastfeeding and tips to help along the way. Visit womans.org to discover all Woman’s Hospital has to offer regarding breastfeeding resources.  A quick Google search will reveal plenty of articles, blogs and information about breastfeeding. With everything out there, […]

What’s In a Name? The Most Popular Baby Names of 2013

A flood of new babies with the biblical moniker helped the name Noah sail past Jacob to become the new No. 1 name for boys in 2013. The switch at the top ended Jacob’s 14-year run as the most popular boy’s name in America. According to the Social Security Administration, which released the most popular […]

Debunking Breastfeeding Myths and Realities

August is National Breastfeeding Month. Every week in August, the Mommy-Go-Round will feature one post on the benefits of breastfeeding and tips to help along the way. Visit Woman’s website to discover all Woman’s Hospital has to offer regarding breastfeeding resources. Breastfeeding helps you lose weight…myth or reality? Believe it or not, Yes! Breastfeeding burns an extra 500 […]

Cancer Survivors Have New Hope for Conceiving After Treatment

CommentsPosted by: Mommy-Go-Round Guest Blogger on Jul 28, 2014 in Pregnancy

WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports Cancer treatments in the past have made it difficult and sometimes impossible for women to get pregnant and start a family, but new fertility options are making pregnancy possible for cancer survivors. Andrea McCarthy was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 2011, and she was determined to […]

Boy or Girl? What’s Your Body Say?

CommentsPosted by: Mommy-Go-Round Guest Blogger on Jul 11, 2014 in Pregnancy

Some say they’re silly, some say they’re scarily accurate…either way, old wives tales are all in good fun! You may have heard them before and some may be new, but these nine old wives tales have helped women guess the gender of their baby long before ultrasounds could.  

Car Seat? Check! Diapers? Check! Health Insurance? Uhhh….

With everything going on toward the end of your pregnancy, it’s easy to miss a step or two when preparing for your little one’s arrival. While insurance headaches are common these days, there’s a way to add a new baby to your health insurance without going through insurance pains. It would seem obvious that your […]

What’s Your Baby’s Celebrity Name?

If you’re pregnant, you’ve heard the usual barrage of questions: When is it due? Boy or girl? and Do you have a name picked out yet? If names like John and Mary just aren’t your style — or your current child needs a cool nickname — you can always take the celebrity route with interesting […]

My Water Broke, Now What?!?

CommentsPosted by: Mommy-Go-Round Guest Blogger on Jul 02, 2014 in Pregnancy

Despite the dramatic scenes in movies of a pregnant woman standing in a public place like the middle of a restaurant and her water breaks with a gush, the actual event of your water breaking will most be a lot less dramatic and not nearly as gushing. Some moms do experience the gush of fluids, […]

Gift Guide for New Moms and Dads

When you’re pregnant, you’ve got a million things to think about before your delivery — have we packed the hospital bag? Is the house ready for a baby boy or girl? Are we really sure about that name?!? So it’s understandable that some small items might slip your mind. If you’re thinking about any last-minute […]

FDA Calls for More Seafood in Pregnant Women’s Diet

New FDA recommendations could mean big news for pregnant seafood lovers, especially in Louisiana. Last week, the Food and Drug Administration encouraged pregnant women to increase the amount of seafood they eat. According to the FDA, this new advice is based on extensive peer-reviewed science that looks at fish as a whole food, considering the […]

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