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After Birth

After Birth
For days on end, she looked out of the bedroom window, rocking her baby back and forth on her glider. The maple tree waved at her daily as the breeze came through its branches. Gradually, the leaves made their annual change from green to red and orange and yellow. She watched as the leaves transformed, jealous of their seamless change as she struggled to make her own transition to motherhood.   Eventually, the leaves turned brown and one by one, fell to the ground, allowing the tree to gather energy from within to make it through the cold winter. She wondered whether she would ever have ......
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10 Truths and Challenges of Being a Doctor Mom

10 Truths and Challenges of Being a Doctor Mom
Being a doctor mom is a beautiful paradox of feeling like a badass one moment and a frazzled I-don’t-know-what-the-heck-I-am-doing mess of a person. Being a female physician, the majority of us feel there is a societal and cultural pressure to be perfect all the time in every sphere of our life: as a professional, parent, and person. Speaking with my friends who are also doctor moms, there are some common themes and challenges. 1. Work often comes first and may not end when you leave the office Unlike other careers, our work as physicians don’t doesn’t end when you leave the office. We are on ......
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How to Help an Addicted Partner Without Enabling Them

How to Help an Addicted Partner Without Enabling Them
Addiction is a difficult subject and circumstance to confront, but it takes on an entirely new level when it happens to someone you love, especially, a significant other. As their partner, you will naturally feel confused, helpless,or frightened at times when your partner isn’t sober. During these vulnerable moments, it is imperative that you remain self-aware of how you treat your partner, do not enable them in any way to continue their addiction, and maintain your composure. Enabling an addict means helping them in a way that prevents them from suffering or understanding the consequence of......
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Why Microbiome Skin Care Is Essential For Healthy Glow

Image1 (1).jpgWe think skim is only important for beauty. But the reality is it’s very important to the overall health. The skin is the largest organ of human body. This one is also the main interface between inside and outside of the body. Millions of microbes live on our skin. And the surprising thing is they have a very important and useful role. As they are necessary for healthy skin, we have discussed how important microbiome skin care is. The microbiome is the collection of microorganisms that live in particular places. For an example, the entire collection of gut microbiome is known as the gut micro......
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Teeth Whitening- Advance Your Everlasting Smile

Everlasting-Smile.jpeg  White teeth look young, attractive and vital. Who has white teeth can laugh and talk carefree. The first glance of the opposite person falls on the teeth, so who can score with it, has often already won. Unfortunately, not everyone has white teeth, often gray or brown. But the teeth whitening is possible, the dentist knows what he has to do. The price is also limited, for little money can return your beaming smile. This is how teeth whitening works The procedure is very simple. Of course, your teeth are thoroughly examined and professional teeth cleaning are only an advantage. Now the......
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