When it’s finally time to take your little bundle of joy home, things can get overwhelming. Here’s help. At the hospital, you can bask in the glow of your shiny, new infant. Nurses respond at the flip of a switch, to answer any and all questions, and your meal arrives on a tray. It may… Read more »
Pregnancy & Birth
We’ve all heard the statements “breastfeeding is beautiful” and “babies are born to breastfeed,” but for many new moms, breastfeeding is not beautiful but rather exhausting, emotional, frustrating and even lonely. I have breastfed three children, and not once did the angelic choir sing for me or my face glow white in the beauty of… Read more »
It’s convenient, economical and custom designed to protect your baby’s health! As a whole, Americans are moving toward living healthier lifestyles. We are exercising, watching our cholesterol, consuming more herbs and making sound nutritional choices. It makes sense that many parents are choosing to breastfeed their children. Breastfeeding provides optimum nutrition for infants for at… Read more »
Relax. Breathe. Sit back. Put your feet up. It’s time to feed your baby. Oh, and breastfeeding really is all it’s cracked up to be!
Starting in 1790, the U.S. government began gathering statistical information about the American people every 10 years. Now, in May of every year, the Social Security Administration releases the top baby names of the previous year.
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Personalize your newborn’s nursery to create exactly what you want. Planning a nursery is one of the most fun and exciting preparations of having a baby. But let’s face it, it can be expensive, and consequently, a source of controversy between husband and wife. Speaking as a first-time mother embarking on the task, it’s all… Read more »
Brand-new parents have plenty of questions, find some reassuring words about the most popular concerns here.
When pregnant, think twice before reaching for the pickles and ice cream, according to The American Dietetic Association (ADA). The organization says cravings are an indication of a nutritional deficiency. “Cravings are the result of the spike in your hormones,” Rachel Brandeis, spokesperson for the ADA says. “Much like the insatiable appetite many pre-menstrual women… Read more »
Having a baby changes your body, your mind, your life. And some days you just don’t want to talk about it. You may be the type to barrage your obstetrician with questions, diligently attend childbirth classes, take in every pregnancy book you can find, but after your baby is born, you will still be in… Read more »