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How to Handle the Unexpected When Giving Birth

    Before I had my first baby, I knew exactly how my labor and delivery would go. I wouldn’t use drugs, I’d remember my breathing techniques and my husband, Tony, would be by my side, cutting the cord and presenting me with an adorable cherub. My exhausting and painful …

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The ugly truths of parenting: The TODAY Parenting team opens up about child-raising realities

  The ugly truths of parenting: The TODAY Parenting team opens up about child-raising realities The craziness, the mess, the lack of alone time. Savannah admitted that she knew nothing before she brought her daughter Vale home, but she quickly learned on the job. Read more from Savannah: I knew …

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The Free-Range Parenting Quandary

  Yes, I, too, had a free-range childhood, able to bike and explore all over town and come home just when the streetlights turned on. And yes, I had some experiences that were frightening and from which I learned judgment and resourcefulness. Yet the argument made by Mr. Wergin and …

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