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Things to think about before you go into Labor

Advice to think about while you're still pregnant!

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Tips on an Unmedicated Birth

Tips for planning an unmedicated or home childbirth, website links and advice from Park Slope Parents.

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How to Turn a Breech Baby

Information about turning a breeched baby.

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Gift Ideas: Practical Baby Items

One PSP member asked their baby group: "I'm putting together a baby gift for my newly pregnant friend, and the theme of the gift is "highly practical baby items." (I suspect most of her other gifts will be highly impractical.) Thinking back to after you had your baby: what were highly practical, must-have items you wish you'd gotten in advance, rather than having to do a midnight Duane Reade run?"

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Baby Resources - awesome advice from a PSP Member

Below are Resources offered by one of our Park Slope Parents members based on her journey. It was adapted from “MARA’S BABY RESOURCES” by Park Slope Parents Member, Mara Sheftel. Thanks Mara!

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Tips for managing the family - before, during, after giving birth

Here are some tips and advice on how to strike the right balance of managing the family before, during, and after giving birth…

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How To Take Beautiful Maternity Photos of your Pregnancy

Taking photos of your body developing, growing, and expanding with your baby is a wonderful way to document your experiences as a soon-to-be-mother.  You don't need to be a professional to take beautiful images. Here, Park Slope Parents' own Susan Fox shares her images and wisdom that will hopefully inspire you to take beautiful photos of your own.

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What to Bring to the Hospital

A list of things to make your labor, delivery, and recovery comfortable.

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Belly Cast

What is a belly cast and should I care?

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Stuff for Baby

Suggested list of items to buy for your new baby

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Cord Blood Banking

Wondering what to do with your baby’s cord blood? Park Slope Parents members discuss the pros and cons as well as deliberating public vs. private cord blood banks. Here are some tips and insights as well as some resources for further research.

FAQs about NANNIES on the PSP Baby Groups

Here are answers to your Frequently Asked Question about NANNIES on the PSP Baby Groups...

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Top Tips for a Plant-Based Pregnancy

Looking to maintain a vegan diet during pregnancy and/or the postpartum period? PSP members on our Vegan & Vegetarian Families Group have advice for all stages of the journey.

Important Message from Park Slope Parents (PSP): Just a reminder, PSP member posts are not checked for accuracy. The content is for general informational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice. www.parkslopeparents.com is not intended to, and does not,

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PSP Guide to Organizing a Meet Up

There's been a lot of talk about people wanting to meet up.  The only thing stopping you is an organizer, so how about YOU? Create the meetup you want to attend! Here are a few quick tips to make it happen.

Pregnant Sloper in Subway Seat Shocker!

When I told friends and coworkers I was pregnant, after congratulations I got one of two responses: “New Yorkers are so nice; I was always offered me a seat.” Alternately, “New Yorkers are so rude; no one ever offered me a seat.” One friend, a problem-solver, said, “I was never offered a seat until I wore a t-shirt that said ‘Future Yankees Fan’, then I always got a seat.” I was tempted to buy a commuting t-shirt but came up with a different idea to

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