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What are the different types of adoption?

What are the different types of adoption?

Adoption is an option that you, or someone you know, may be considering right now. It’s possible you know someone who has been adopted, or placed a child for adoption. Some of the terms in this blog post may be familiar to you, or you may be just beginning to learn...

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What are the baby blues?

What are the baby blues?

Your body has been through so much, and you’ve made it through! So don’t worry, you’ll get through this next part, too. Hormones fluctuate greatly after giving birth, and the physical and emotional toll on your body and mind can be significant, causing what’s known as...

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Your Guide to Postpartum Care

Your Guide to Postpartum Care

First Things First: You’ve spent the last day or two after delivery receiving care from the professionals at the hospital. Now you’re ready to be discharged, and the prospect of caring for yourself without their help can feel overwhelming. Thankfully, the team at the...

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What to add and what to skip on your baby registry

What to add and what to skip on your baby registry

It’s time to create your baby registry! This is an exciting time in your life, and ‘shopping’ for all the things you want and need can be exhilarating at first. But with so many choices, it can also become overwhelming very quickly. Not to fear! We’ve created this...

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Top 3 Tips for New Dads

Top 3 Tips for New Dads

Hey dads, we see you! At PDHC we know that taking on the role of parent to a little one can seem daunting. And while many of our services are ‘mom-centered’ we want you to know we are here for you, too! In this post, we’ll share our top three tips to help new dads...

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Real Moms, Real Stories

Real Moms, Real Stories

Helping women in Central Ohio is why we exist. For decades, we’ve been providing free, confidential pregnancy resources and care. Here are some stories from real women who’ve visited PDHC. Stevie’s Story "A couple years ago, I wasn’t sure if I was pregnant or not. My...

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Beginning A Sleep Schedule For Your Baby

Beginning A Sleep Schedule For Your Baby

One of the most challenging aspects of being a new or first-time parent is the disruption of your sleep schedule. Prior to the arrival of your newborn, nighttime was likely fairly predictable. You probably went to bed at a usual, predictable time, went to sleep, then...

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Hospital Bag Checklist

Hospital Bag Checklist

It’s time! You’ve reached the final weeks of your pregnancy, and now you’re ready to pack for the hospital. Have you created your birth plan yet? If not, be sure to check out our blog as a handy guide:...

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How To Create A Birth Plan

How To Create A Birth Plan

During the last trimester of your pregnancy, you may start to feel worried about all of the different scenarios that happen in the hours leading up to your delivery. There’s one easy way to put those nerves and fears at ease -- creating a birth plan!   What’s a birth...

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