11 beautiful before & after maternity photos

by Carolyn Robertson posted in Mom Stories It’s true, what everybody says: In the end, the memory of childbirth quickly fades. Looking back, I don’t recall exactly what I was thinking, or what people said, or even how much it hurt. Even years later, though, I do still remember the moment when the doctor laid… […]

Body After Baby Boot Camp Workout DVD — Now Accepting Pre-Orders

I am now accepting pre-orders for my “Body After Baby Boot Camp Workout” DVD! The workout is tough, but I think you’ll really like it! Cole is in the entire video (he made it through 5 hours of filming), and Brandon is in many of the circuits as well. Hopefully you’ll enjoy our banter and the […]

Strengthening Your Core After Pregnancy

A round belly is a source of pride for an expecting mother. However it is quite apparent that a woman’s core goes through a great deal during and after pregnancy. Many women find their cores weak after pregnancy. With a focus on overall fitness after giving birth, the strength in your core can increase over […]

Gloves after hand washing associated with fewer infections in preterm babies

Extremely premature babies in a neonatal intensive care unit had fewer infections when medical staff wore gloves after washing their hands compared with hand washing alone. Even after hand washing, medical staff can still have microorganisms on their hands. This can be dangerous for extremely preterm newborns because of their immature immune systems and underdeveloped […]

New mothers still excessively sleepy after 4 months, study shows

New mothers are being urged to be cautious about returning to work too quickly, after a study found one in two were still excessively sleepy four months after giving birth. “Sleep disruption strongly influences daytime function, with sleepiness recognized as a risk-factor for people performing critical and dangerous tasks,” an author of the new article […]

Bindi Irwin talks “biggest lie” after dad’s shocking death

by Sara McGinnis posted in Celebrities As Bindi Irwin grows into a young woman it seems she’s getting increasingly comfortable with sharing how she’s felt about her father, Steve Irwin’s, death in 2006. “I remember after we lost dad, so many adults came up to me and said, ‘Honey, time heals all wounds,’” the young… […]

The most painful part of my labor came after the birth

by Melissa Willets posted in Mom Stories Mind numbing, body wracking contractions. Sweat dripping. Teeth clenching. Body temperature: Um, probably 325 degrees. Every inch of me, working, reaching, stretching, tensing, pushing. AHHH! And then, she was born; my daughter. Deep, deep exhale. I’d done it. I’d brought my beautiful baby safely into the… Want to […]

Many children affected by PTSD after traffic accidents, Swedish study finds

Many children who are injured in traffic is subsequently affected by post traumatic stress disorder, a new study has shown. Many continue to suffer from mental and psychosocial problems one year after the accident. In addition, the rate still remains low of children who are involved in traffic accidents while wearing a helmet when cycling. […]

Dean McDermott: Sex after four kids “wasn’t fantastic”

by Sara McGinnis posted in Celebrities As promised, Dean McDermott and Tori Spelling are airing all of their dirty laundry in front of the cameras for Lifetime’s True Tori. The series, which focuses on the celebrity chef’s cheating, has put out a clip in which the couple discusses their sex life. During one discussion, the… […]

Cardiopulmonary arrest in premature infant after cyclomydril eyedrops

Ophthalmologists should be prepared for life-threatening reactions during retinopathy of prematurity screening, new research suggests. “Cardiopulmonary arrest can occur from just instillation of eyedrops in a premature infant seen for ROP in an outpatient setting, and pediatric ophthalmologists should be prepared to handle such an emergency in their office,” warns the main author. Infant’s Health […]

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