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Best Cloth Diapers that are Environmentally Friendly

Best Cloth Diapers that are Environmentally Friendly

So you’re deciding between reusable or throw away diapers - it’s a tough decision! Many people stray away from cloth diapers because of the misconception that they are expensive. In actuality, eco-friendly diapers are easy on the environment and your wallet. “For the first two years of diapers, disposable ones can cost around $1,500,” said Lisa Wilson, a physician at Providence OB/GYN. “Cloth diapers and accessories go for around $500 during that same time frame.”

Follow Your Baby's Journey with These Apps

Follow Your Baby's Journey with These Apps

Are you a soon to be mom or expecting another child? Technology has advanced so much that we are now able to use apps to track a woman’s pregnancy and her journey to motherhood. Lisa Wilson, a physician with Providence OB/GYN says, “while these apps are great for keeping track of your baby bump, they do not substitute for a medical check up.” If you’re interested in capturing your child’s story, these apps are some of our favorites: 

When Will My Baby Bump Begin to Show?

When Will My Baby Bump Begin to Show?

You’re pregnant and you couldn’t be more excited! Maybe you’ve announced the wonderful news, or are saving the excitement for a later date. Figuring out when you’ll be able to see a change in your figure, however, can be a tricky guessing game. Although general guidelines do exist as to when you will begin to show, the specific date is highly dependent on a variety of variables.

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