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Take a look at this month's articles provided by Island Parent Magazine. Each month you'll find new articles with topics on parenting your children of any age. Written largely by local authors, these articles provide some great perspectives related to parenting, both on and off the island.

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Supporting Parents Through Pregnancy Loss Supporting Parents Through Pregnancy Loss
Close to one in four women experience pregnancy loss. From early pregnancy loss to newborn deaths, the sadness and grief that parents experience with pregnancy and child loss can be devastating. Outside of the actual ...
posted: Feb 26, 2014  |  views: 2962  |  comments: 0
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Postpartum Depression Postpartum Depression
When I was 38 weeks pregnant with a breech baby and low amniotic fluid that indicated a need for a fairly quick c-section, the obstetrician asked my husband and I a question: “Would you like to have this baby today or ...
posted: Sep 27, 2011  |  views: 4849  |  comments: 0
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Books for the Maternally Inclined Books for the Maternally Inclined
Thanks to our intrepid band of reviewer mamas…and papa—Samantha Agar, Mike Lowe, Sarah Milligan, Carly Sutherland, and Carolyn Wilkinson—who sought a quiet couple of minutes/hours here and there to tirelessly, uh, ...
posted: Apr 27, 2011  |  views: 2082  |  comments: 0
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Smart Planning for Your Post-Partum Smart Planning for Your Post-Partum
Most first-time parents admit that they had not anticipated the powerful dynamics of the first days and weeks of the post-partum period. Though there are many touching and precious moments when baby arrives, there are al...
posted: Apr 27, 2011  |  views: 1495  |  comments: 0
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Having A Second Baby Having A Second Baby
The first year with your first baby is busy, exciting and exhausting. As your baby nears her first birthday you and your partner may be thinking about having a second child. For many couples the decision to have a second...
posted: Apr 28, 2010  |  views: 3779  |  comments: 0
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The Nose Knows The Nose Knows
There are two bathrooms in my house and neither can ever be clean enough for me. It’s something that drives the rest of my family a bit nuts although as the only girl living here (besides the dog), I don’t really exp...
posted: Dec 28, 2009  |  views: 1964  |  comments: 0
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My Pain-Free Birth My Pain-Free Birth
I’ve always wondered about the power of the mind. Do we really control our brain and body or does it control us? Now I think I’ve got an answer. It came to me with the birth of my second daughter, Sara. Six years ...
posted: Jun 1, 2009  |  views: 6673  |  comments: 0
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