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Ceridwen Morris is a writer, mother, and certified childbirth educator. She is the author of several books and screenplays, including From The Hips: A Comprehensive, Open-Minded, Uncensored,Totally Honest Guide To Pregnancy, Birth and Becoming A Parent (Three Rivers; 2007). She writes frequently on issues related to women's health and teaches childbirth and parenting classes in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Sit Down, Have a Drink, and Enjoy This Pregnancy Advice

Sit Down, Have a Drink, and Enjoy This Pregnancy Advice

An article in the Wall Street Journal is getting attention from anyone who is or has ever been pregnant. The author, Emily Oster, is a mother, economist, and the author of the new book, “Expecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom is Wrong—and What You Really Need to Know”. Her argument–after using her training to MORE »

Kate’s Awesomely Normal Post-Birth Belly

Kate’s Awesomely Normal Post-Birth Belly

I must say, in a sea of media idiocy, this royal postpartum moment got me a little verklempt. Seeing a new mom who seems oblivious to, or maybe even proud of, her post-baby shape is an outstanding shift in the normal course of media-momming events.

Reality Show “Polygamy, USA” Boggles Then Opens the Mind

Reality Show “Polygamy, USA” Boggles Then Opens the Mind

Wife One says to Wife Two that she'd prefer a new wife who can cook interesting meals, maybe a Mexican? They chuckle and consider other attributes, maybe she could be a massage therapist? They settle back on the Mexican concept. "Dude," says Wife One, "it's all about the food."

Birth Story Movie Now Available Online and DVD

Birth Story Movie Now Available Online and DVD

Though many women will not identify with the Farm birth culture, the message that we need to undo a boatload of negative programming about women's bodies and abilities is a real and positive eye-opener.

We Asked, You Answered: The Best Blogs on Breastfeeding

We Asked, You Answered: The Best Blogs on Breastfeeding

Babble asked for your favorite posts on breastfeeding and you answered. As part of our Best of Blogs campaign, I’ve been working with the editors at Hyperion and Babble to  collect and curate the posts that have made a difference in your lives to feature them in a series of 12 eBooks and one print book MORE »

8 Life-Long Benefits of Pregnancy Exercise

8 Life-Long Benefits of Pregnancy Exercise

Pregnancy is, quite literally, a bodily function. And the body works best when it’s given what it needs. And it turns out that our bodies need a little working out. Research clearly shows that you–and your baby–can benefit enormously now, and possibly for years to come, by keeping active and working out during pregnancy. This MORE »

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