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Episode 5: Caitlin

Episode 5: Caitlin

There was nothing else. Everyone needs to know about in-home postpartum care. At least that’s what Caitlin believes. When she was pregnant with her second child she knew that she wanted a different experience. Listen to hear her story.  With her first child, Caitlin...

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Episode 4: Meagan

Episode 4: Meagan

To go from not being sure you wanted to have a baby, to finally thinking now was the time, to being plopped into the middle of a pandemic would be a lot for anyone. Meagan had been struggling with anxiety and depression and surprisingly, despite the hardships, had an...

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My Favorite First Foods

My Favorite First Foods

My favorite first foods is part of the NayaCare series, The Pediatrician Meets the Nutritionist which provides a nutritionist and pediatrician perspective on introducing solid food into your baby's diet. Sonal Patel, MD, Pediatrician:   When we start...

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Episode 3: Lauren

Episode 3: Lauren

It didn’t seem like it was going to be all that bad! Lauren had her beautiful baby boy right as our area began to shut down. But she wasn’t at all prepared for how Covid impacted her postpartum care and journey. Listen as she shares her story and why she’s so happy...

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Introducing: The Pediatrician Meets The Nutritionist

Introducing: The Pediatrician Meets The Nutritionist

Dear NayaCare Families,  We are so excited to offer our new blog:  The Pediatrician meets the Nutritionist: Baby’s Introduction to Food.  Similar to breastfeeding, there is so much information leaving parents confused.  Moreover, everyone seems to have an opinion and...

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The Evolution of Holiday Traditions

The Evolution of Holiday Traditions

Do you remember those first holidays you celebrated with your partner before you had a baby?  Valentine's Day dates with romantic dinners & alone time. When holidays like St. Patrick's Day was about getting green beer and not leprechauns and pots of gold....

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Episode 2: Olivia

Episode 2: Olivia

For Olivia, pregnancy was a bit of a surprise. She’d stopped taking her birth control pills for a few weeks and thought it would take longer to get pregnant. Surprise! One month later she had a positive pregnancy test. Her pregnancy was typical. But the week before...

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Episode 1: Chelsea

Episode 1: Chelsea

Our first story comes from Chelsea. She and her fiance were very excited to be welcoming their first little one, but she realized that pregnancy, birth, and postpartum were going to be completely new experiences.  She shares everything from craving fried chicken even...

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Tips to Transition Home from NICU

Tips to Transition Home from NICU

Having a baby in the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit)  is quite distressing, regardless of the length of stay.  Parents can feel distraught over 3 hours of observation to a 3 months stay.  The underlying theme is blaming themselves for their babies’...

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