Beth Levine

As you near the end of pregnancy and prepare for a new baby, life can become pretty hectic. Getting the nursery ready, stocking up on diapers and other infant essentials, and making sure your "go bag" for the hospital is packed can keep you busy prior to going into labor. You might even be too overwhelmed to have that final discussion about what you will name your forthcoming bundle of joy. But that is not something to put off until after the baby is born, as new research suggests that it may actually put your newborn's health at risk.

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