Household Chores

Kids can create some of the largest messes you can imagine.  How quickly your perfectly clean house can be turned up-side-down.  Picking up after your children and not making them assist in cleaning, can be setting you up for trouble down the road, so tt is never too early to start with the chores. Start […]

Not So Fun Trips

Lets face it, we all need to get things done.  There is no way around taking care of our daily errands and our routine doctor visits.  Problem is that your little ones just aren’t old enough to watch themselves, and you aren’t going to get a sitter to run to post office.  Technology is great, […]

Nutrition for Breastfeeding Moms

Many mothers that recently gave birth to their precious babies look forward to two things: a “push gift” from the father as a thank you for all their hard work bringing the child into the world followed by their favorite food, often from the list of items that pregnant women are prohibited from eating. Many […]

Mental health conditions in new moms and dads can be spurred by ‘super-parent’ cultural pressures

Mental health experts in the past three decades have emphasized the dangers of post-partum depression for mothers, but a University of Kansas researcher says expanding awareness of several other… Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today

HSV-2 Falls Among New Moms

(MedPage Today) — Type 2 herpes simplex virus (HSV-2) decreased significantly among new mothers over a 21-year period, researchers reported. MedPage Today OB/Gyn

Nursing moms: Getting bottle feeding right the first time

by Michelle Stein posted in Mom Stories   This post is part of a sponsorship with Playtex. Introducing a bottle to my daughter for the very first time was stressful for every member of my household — mom, dad, baby, big brother, heck, even the cats. We were all on edge. And it sucked. Like… […]

‘Super-parent’ cultural pressures can spur mental health conditions in new Moms and Dads

Mental health experts in the past three decades have emphasized the dangers of post-partum depression for mothers, but a researcher says expanding awareness of several other perinatal mental health conditions is important for all new parents, including fathers. Infant’s Health News — ScienceDaily

Many Expectant Moms Don’t Get Steroids That Protect Preterm Babies

Title: Many Expectant Moms Don’t Get Steroids That Protect Preterm BabiesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/13/2014 12:36:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 8/14/2014 12:00:00 AM MedicineNet Pregnancy General

Famous friends: 25 Celebrity moms & their surprising BFFs

by Carolyn Robertson posted in Celebrities It can be hard to keep up with friends once you have kids, but the truth is that just might be when you need them the most. Whether it’s to commiserate, to celebrate or simply to vent, whether it’s to share a play date at the crack of dawn… […]

Babies born to healthy moms worldwide are strikingly similar in size

Babies’ growth in the womb and their size at birth, especially their length, are strikingly similar the world over — when babies are born to healthy, well-educated and well-nourished mothers. That is the finding of a large study that involved almost 60,000 pregnancies in eight defined urban areas in Brazil, China, India, Italy, Kenya, Oman, […]

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