It's now 2014. I thought I would have had a baby or at least be pregnant by now. But at least I'm now rounding the first corner, rather than still waiting to line-up at the start line.
During pregnancy, your baby does much more than just grow and develop – she’s practicing vital skills to ensure its survival in the big bad world.
During labour, a woman’s partner may be very good at giving physical support, but may not feel so confident at the advocacy part - or vice versa. Who will you invite into your delivery suite?
If you've found yourself cooing in ‘baby talk’ to your baby, you're off to a good start.
Through the tantrums, the injuries and the defiant shows of independence, I’d much rather be here than where I was two years ago, in the land of the newborn. Toddlers are actually pretty good.
Amy Parker is the '70s child of a health nut and wasn't vaccinated. After contracting a multitude of vaccine-preventable diseases she has chosen a different path for her own children.
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