Babies

Pregnancy Loss… When Grief Hits You Like a Tidal Wave

Pregnancy Loss… When Grief Hits You Like a Tidal Wave

As October marks Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month, the topic of miscarriage and stillbirth occupies news headlines. From Mark Zuckerberg talking candidly about how he and his wife struggled with multiple miscarriages before becoming pregnant, to Kiele Sanchez and Zach Gilford whose son tragically died and was stillborn during her 35th week of...Read More »

Swaddle Your Baby Like a Labor & Delivery Nurse

Swaddle Your Baby Like a Labor & Delivery Nurse

by Chaunie Marie Brusie, RN, BSN Ever wondered how all of the nurses on the labor and delivery floor learn how to swaddle babies so perfectly? Well, here’s your chance to learn! It’s time to learn how to swaddle a baby, straight from the professional—a labor and delivery nurse!  Burrito baby happiness, here we come. Step 1:...Read More »

Best Skincare Products For Babies

Best Skincare Products For Babies

by Inna Shamis Lapin Our top picks for your little ones.... For new moms, bringing home a baby often comes with anxiety and uncertainty!  As if preparing for the arrival of this newborn and getting a nursery in order wasn’t enough, new moms now have to weed through the abundance of products in the...Read More »

Breastfeeding: Challenges of the First Days to Success

Breastfeeding: Challenges of the First Days to Success

Last week I had the pleasure of hosting my second live Pregnancy Magazine Google Hangout about breastfeeding basics that specifically focused on those first few important days after your baby is born. I was joined by fellow experts Corey Colwell-Lipson, LMFT, ATR-BC Margarita Marasigan, RN, CCE and Leslie Schilling, MA, RD, LDN. We talked about what...Read More »

Sleeping Arrangements

Your pediatrician will probably tell you that your baby should get used to sleeping by him or herself as soon after birth as possible. The reasoning is that in American culture we emphasize early independence, so babies should adapt quickly to being away from their parents. This is especially true if both parents work...Read More »

New Mom Boredom: How to Cope

Dear Mr. Dad: Help! I’m a new mom and I’m bored out of my mind. Everyone says how much fun it is to have a baby but sometimes I can’t think of anything to do with her. Do you have any suggestions? Although simple things like pots and pans or trips to the grocery...Read More »

Uncomfortable Breastfeeding in Public? You’re Not Alone

7 steps to get comfortable nursing in public by Gina Ciagne, Certified Lactation Counselor Breastfeeding in public was a popular and prevalent topic last year and continues to capture headlines. We’ve seen bold, confident images and stories about moms standing up for breastfeeding in public yet positive stories are continually contrasted by news about...Read More »

Should Unborn Babies Get Holiday Gifts?

Prince William and Kate Middleton announce pregnancy. Is it too soon to buy a gift? With the announcement that a Royal Baby is on the way to Prince William and wife Kate Middleton, surely the castle gates will soon be lined with gifts bestowed upon the heir-to-be. That is, if the Prince of Wales,...Read More »

99 Work at Home Ideas for Women

For me, knowing that I wanted to be an entrepreneur was the easy part. Figuring out what I wanted to do was the hard part. I read books and looked online, but I didn’t truly understand all of the different opportunities that were out there. Without knowing what to search for, I was lost,...Read More »

Ten Ways to Save Big on Baby Gear

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Baby products are an 8.9 billion dollar industry in this country. There’s a lot to choose from—and a lot of stuff you can live without. A typical middle-income family with one child in the U.S. will spend an average of $13,590 on baby’s first year alone. But you get better value, and still buy...Read More »