Adding formula kept me from giving up on breastfeeding

by Andrea Updyke posted in Mom Stories Before I was ever pregnant, I knew I would want to breastfeed if I became a mother. I’ve known many women who breastfed and many who used formula exclusively. I’d like to say I kept an open mind and I truly had no grounds to judge anyone. I… […]

Honor your mom this Mother’s Day by giving another mom her best chance at life!

Reprinted with Permission, COHI, 2014 Imagine if your mother had been alone or without the necessary supplies to bring you safely into this world. Honor your mom this holiday with a donation that will help another mother and baby survive their delivery. Circle of Health International (COHI) is partnering with Maternova to create a unique […]

Giving birth to 4 or more babies increases mom’s risk of heart disease

Women who give birth to four or more children are much more likely to have evidence of plaque in their heart or thickening of their arteries – early signs of cardiovascular disease – compared with those having fewer pregnancies, according to research to be presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 63rd Annual Scientific Session. […]

Study questions speed in giving antidepressants to grieving parents

Some doctors are too quick to prescribe antidepressants to parents who have suffered the death of a child either during pregnancy or within the first month of life, according to a study conducted by Florida State University researcher Jeffrey R. Lacasse.In a study of 235 bereaved parents participating in an online support community, Lacasse found […]