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Chaunie Brusie is a mom of five, a native Michigander, and a registered nurse turned writer and editor. Her work has appeared everywhere from The New York Times to Glamour to Parents magazine. Chaunie spent most of her career in labor and delivery and specializes in health and medical writing. She is currently working on obtaining her Masters in Public Health.
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Chaunie Brusie is a mom of five and a Registered Nurse turned writer and editor.
Chaunie spent most of her career as an RN in labor and delivery,
She has written for The New York Times, Glamour, Parents magazine, and other outlets.
She is currently working on obtaining her Masters in Public Health.
Her work has appeared everywhere from The New York Times to Glamour to Parents magazine.
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Let’s be real: being a parent is more expensive than ever these days, so if there are any ways you can save on baby essentials that make your life easier, from bedside bassinets to wearable double electric pumps to the ultimate energy-burning indoor activities for kids, you gotta do it.
And now that Black Friday shopping doesn’t involve camping out in the cold and the potential for fights breaking out at the door (true story), scoring the deals of the season is a lot more fun for parents. We’...
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Coronavirus COVID-19 and its ensuing toilet paper panic has taken over the country. For some people, that means working from home for the first time.
A near future where all meetings become phone calls and office attire becomes sweatpants has triggered its own wave of panic. But for some, like myself, who have been happily working from home for the majority of our adult lives, midday trips to the fridge and less-than-flattering attire are just another day on the job.
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While it's always best to have your vital signs regularly taken and monitored by a professional provider, there are some valid reasons why a doctor might want someone to monitor their blood pressure at home.
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In the September 2018 issue of Vogue, Beyoncé divulged her experience with preeclampsia while pregnant with twins Rumi and Sir. The singer-songwriter spent a month on bed rest before undergoing an emergency C-section in June 2017. The babies spent weeks in the neonatal intensive care, and Beyoncé says she was in "survival mode" until their release.
After being the victim of some serious pregnancy fat-shaming, Kim confessed that she actually battled preeclampsia, which c...
Losing a pregnancy is an emotionally devastating experience. Here's how to deal with feelings of grief and depression after miscarriage.
Having a miscarriage is physically and emotionally difficult under any circumstance. Indeed, "in a national survey that we completed, one in five people reported that the emotional loss following a miscarriage was similar to that of losing an older child," explains Dr. Zev Williams, M.D., director of the Program for Early and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss (PEARL)...
Premature labor and delivery are serious, and they could happen to you.
As your pregnancy progresses, you may think you have loads of time to prepare for your little one. After all, pregnancy takes 9 months, right? Well, sometimes. Although the majority of babies are born near the end of 40 weeks of pregnancy, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that up to 1 in 9 babies in the United States every year will be born prematurely, or before 37 weeks. And according to the C...
If you've experienced a missed or incomplete miscarriage, your doctor might recommend a "D & C" (dilation and curettage) to end the pregnancy. Here's everything you need to know about D&C after miscarriage.
After undergoing a miscarriage, a woman's body will probably expel the fetal tissue on its own. But she might also have an "incomplete miscarriage," where uterine bleeding fails to clear out the uterus. A missed miscarriage—in which the mother's body neglects to realize that the fetus has ...