As a mom who has had six babies, let me give you this hope: PPD doesn’t have to happen every time. And even if it does, you can prepare yourself this time.
Did you know mothers are entitled to one free double electric breast pump per pregnancy? You don’t even have to jump through hoops to get it. Here’s how.
I’m not usually one to freak out over birthdays, but ever since I crossed the threshold into my 30s, I have felt slightly off-kilter.
I’ve been helping my clients and friends navigate this incredibly difficult terrain, and I want to help you, too. Here are some things to consider when deciding whether and how to talk to your young kids about what’s going on.
Last year, Chicco, makers of the beloved KeyFit 30 infant car seat, created TurnAfter2, a national movement that aims to educate moms and dads on the importance of keeping their little ones rear-facing longer, and encourages them to celebrate and share their efforts on social media using #TurnAfter2.
Growing up, I was glad Dad had a job so that we could have a home to live in and clothes to wear, and knew how to fix things that I broke. But until now, I never really “got” the whole Father’s Day thing.
While others deal with insecurity of their weight gain, I deal with the insecurity of being too skinny. Looking sickly– or even as if I have an eating disorder– makes me just as self-conscious as those who struggle with extra pounds.
As a pediatrician, I know that establishing strength very early on in life is a huge part of disease prevention. Here are my ideas on how we raise strong babies – both inside and out.
I took the test before bedtime, leaving it in the bathroom while the countdown timer flashed, proving I didn’t really believe I could possibly be pregnant. But when I went in, it said “pregnant” in neat, bold letters.
Right after I gave birth to my first son, the nurses warned me not to put him down to sleep on his stomach. But every time, I did, he’d wake up and begin choking. At first, I agonized over this…
Philips Avent teamed up with SoulPancake to create this video that hinges on celebrating mom and baby’s special dialogue, and they’re asking moms to tell their own mamalogues – sharing stories about the magic moments between mom and baby that were made possible thanks to her instincts and special intuition.
What if my water breaks in public? is a common concern for pregnant women– it’s right up there with worrying about pooping during labor! I spoke with some mamas whose water broke in public to find out what it’s like when this fear comes true.
Miscarriage has taught me a lot of things, but one of the lessons I am learning over and over again is that there is no such thing as being “fine” afterwards
She’s there for the field trips, the talent shows, the dentist appointments, and the play dates. And that, for us, is worth more than any paycheck.
This time around, I don’t care what people think of my parenting style, my child, or me.
To help parents successfully navigate a safe and organized carpool route, we pulled together the top must-have carpool products from diono and enlisted tips from Allana Pinkerton, Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician and diono’s Global Safety Advocate, to help quell any anxieties for your next ride.