What is it about the start of a new calendar year that makes us want to improve some aspect of our lives? It could be our tendency toward reflection and introspection at the end of each year and the time we spend with friends and family to ring in a new one around this time.
Breastfeeding is easy, right? Every mother has the natural instincts to do it, and every baby knows how to latch on from the moment they’re born. Oh and here’s a good one: Moms who have breastfeeding problems obviously aren’t fit to be mothers, and in fact, they should probably give their babies up for adoption.
Morning sickness is one of the less-exciting parts of pregnancy, involving occasional or frequent episodes of nausea and vomiting during the time you carry your baby. Also known as nausea gravidarum and emesis gravidarum in technical, medical contexts, this condition affects women for different lengths of time and with a wide range of intensity, from very
Pregnancy announcements are great fun on Facebook, Instragram and social media, as well as when they're received in the mail. There's no limit to the creativity you can display when revealing the existence of a baby bump to friends, family and the world at large. When a pregnancy announcement comes during the holidays, there's some
Many women worry about complications during pregnancy that can have a lasting effect on their babies or their own bodies. For about 18 percent of women, one complication is the development of gestational diabetes, according to U.S. News and World Report. Most people know what diabetes is: the body’s inability to either produce enough insulin to
The holidays are upon us, which means it’s time to get moving: You’ll need to buy gifts, prepare dishes, arrange travel plans, decorate your home and choose the perfect outfits for you and your toddler to attend the big family holiday celebration. All this commotion is a lot to wrap your head around – so
Whether Christmas came early for your family this year in the form of a newborn, or you’ll be visiting the newest addition to your extended family this holiday, you might be facing a challenge: What should I give a baby for their first Christmas? Here’s good news about coming up with baby gift ideas –
Toddlers are known for their picky eating habits. It can be hard to convince your little one to eat a full meal, much less one that’s healthy for them. As a parent, you know the importance of providing your child with the right nutrition to grow into healthy, happy adults. On the other hand, you
When you have a baby on the way, it’s important to stay as healthy as you can. One aspect of this is exercising regularly. However, some moms-to-be worry that the motion of a good run or the intensity of lifting weights may be too much for the little one growing inside. These concerns can be
Now that you’ve got a tiny child taking over your life, demanding your constant attention, you may begin to feel like you’re losing your sense of self. That feeling is perfectly normal, and incorporating some of your old routines into your new schedule can help. For many women, this means returning to their beauty regimen