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A free selection of articles from Natural Child Magazine. The article links are organized under the following topic categories:

Pregnancy and Birth  +  Breastfeeding and Beyond  +  Sleep  +  Play  +  Childhood Health & Wellness  +  Gentle Parenting  +  Celebrations  +  Simpler Living  +  Children in Nature

Pregnancy and Birth

Acupressure During Pregnancy by Wendy Priesnitz

Sleep During Pregnancy by Rebecca Holman

Keeping Ultrasound in its Place by Wendy Priesnitz

PCB Exposure in Pregnant Women by Wendy Priesnitz

Landmark Study is Good News for Home Birth by Wendy Priesnitz

Circumcision: Why We Chose Not to Make the Cut by Heather Dexter

Asian Postpartum Traditions by Bushra Bajwa

Why Hire a Postpartum Doula? by Emily Flynn

Placenta Consumption by Sarah Clark

Mommy Brain by Estelle J. Graham Boyd

Eight Reasons Not to Swaddle Your Newborn Infant by Wendy Priesnitz

Diaper Free by Yulia Belov

Define Blue: For Some, Love Takes Time by Ann Lloyd

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Breastfeeding and Beyond

Successfully Breastfeeding a Second Child After a Bad Experience with the First by Michelle Branco

Mother's Diet and Breast Milk Quality by Michelle Branco

Preparing to Return to Work While Breastfeeding by Michelle Branco

Extended Breastfeeding by Michelle Branco

Dealing With Mastitis by Michelle Branco

Is it Normal Not to Like Breastfeeding? by Wendy Wisner

How to Get Through a Nursing Strike by Wendy Wisner

The Benefits of Breastfeeding by Wendy Wisner

The First Week of Breastfeeding by Wendy Wisner

Better Breastfeeding: Causes and Treatment of Sore Nipples by Wendy Wisner

Better Breastfeeding: On Latching by Wendy Wisner

Breastfeeding Anytime, Anywhere by Christine Ingram

Breastfeeding Pain is Not Normal by Kalpna Solanki

Breastfeeding Protects Against SIDS by Wendy Priesnitz

Breastfeeding Sisters by Jeanette Carey-Polachok

Baby-Led Weaning by Wendy Priesnitz

Beyond the Breast: Establishing Healthy Eating Habits by Megan Massaro

Your Vegetarian Baby by Sofia Marendali

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Safe Sleep, Sustainable Slumber: Choosing an Organic Mattress by Leslie Fischer

Cave Babies, Cry it Out, and Ruffling Feathers by Tracy Gillett

Life in the Womb Prepares for Sleep After Birth by Rebecca Holman

Sleep During Pregnancy by Rebecca Holman

Co-sleeping With Your Baby interview with Dr. James McKenna

Safe Co-Sleeping by Judy Arnall

Good Nights: Bedtime Doesn't Have to be Stressful by Wendy Priesnitz

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Beyond Snowmen: Winter Boredom Busters Five Ideas for Playing in the Snow by Elissa R. Peterson

Natural Play: Ditching Fancy Toys for Sticks and Mud by Wendy Priesnitz

Fingerplays With Your Toddler by Marty Layne

Choosing Toys For Babies by Elizabeth Pantley

The Importance of Messy Play by Liz Parnell

Nurturing the Playful Mind by Peter Emmenegger

On the Simple Joys of Tree Climbing by Patty Born Selly

Reaching Their Potential Through Mud by Ann Schuster

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Childhood Health and Wellness

Seven Healthy Dried Snacks for Kids by Carly Miles

Is Your Child Sick or Demonstrating Health? by Dr. Kacie Flegal

Mutant Super Lice – On a Scalp Near You? by Jennifer Allen Newton

Natural Remedies for Pink Eye by Olivia Johanson

Why Not to Feed Sugar Water to your Baby by Crystal Martinez

Your [Dangerously] Wired Child by Wendy Priesnitz

Please Leave Your Shoes by the Door by Wendy Priesnitz

Children and Meditation by Ellen Rowland

Baby Steps to a Green, Healthy Home by Wendy Priesnitz

Barefoot Babies by Kacie Flegal

The Case Against Antibacterial Soap by Wendy Priesnitz

Phthalate Exposure Can Harm Health & Behavior by Wendy Priesnitz

Real Food, Real Kids, Real Love by Liz Snyder

Why You Should Feed Your Child Organic Food by Wendy Priesnitz

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Gentle Parenting

Supporting Independence, Risk Taking, Perseverance, and Problem Solving for Resilience by Jacqueline King-Presant

Supporting Children's Emotional Intelligence for Resilience by Jacqueline King-Presant

Supporting Children’s Developmental Stages and Needs Helps Them Achieve Resilience by Jacqueline King-Presant

Empowering Children Towards Resiliency by Jacqueline King-Presant

Emotional Validation Vs. Coddling by Jacqueline King-Presant

10 Tools for Success in Parenting and the Rest of Life by Kassandra Brown

Helping Children to Embody the Spirit of Generosity by Jacqueline King-Presant

Rewiring Our Mother Boards by Jacqueline King-Presant

A Mother Just Knows... by Eva Zemlya

Not Necessarily Shy by Suellen Chipman-Brown

Thumbsucker by Courtney Cable

A Child-Friendly World is Possible by Kelly Hogaboom

Adjusting to New Fatherhood by Venetia Moore

Conscious Parenting Without Discipline interview with Dr. Shefali Tsabary

Assessing the Value of Parenting Advice by Marty Layne

Handling Unwanted Parenting Advice by Elizabeth Pantley

Learning to Trust Our Mothering Intuition by Sarah Kamrath

The Damage Spanking Does by Wendy Priesnitz

How to Help Children Grieve by Rachael Moshman

Celebrate Your Toddler's "No" by Judy Arnall

Learning to Trust and Love by Wendy Priesnitz

For the Sake of Our Children by Leandre Bergeron

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Greening the Easter Bunny by Wendy Priesnitz

How to Have a Merry Non-Consumer Christmas by Wendy Priesnitz

Greening the Ghosts and the Ghoulies by Wendy Priesnitz

Ten Ways to Celebrate Earth Day With Your Child by Wendy Priesnitz

Creating a Lasting Family History by Laura Grace Weldon

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Simpler Living

Protecting Our Kids From Commercialism by Wendy Priesnitz

Banishing the Advertising Monster by Liz Parnell

Small Space Living by Wendy Wisner

Living Simply by Kassandra Brown

Gardening With Children by Belinda Moore

Kids in Community by Wendy Priesnitz

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Children and Nature

Connecting With Nature by Brant Secunda

Spotting Wildlife with your Family by Ben Griffin

Wind and Rain and Toddlers by Marty Layne

A Sense of Wonder by Wendy Priesnitz

Magical Seeds by Belinda Moore

Natural Kids in the City: Small Space Pets by Liz Parnell

Bye Bye Big Ball by Andrea Cameron

Have Child, Will Get Outside by Wendy Priesnitz

Not Your Typical Faery House by Meghan Mulqueen

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