During my 34th week of pregnancy I thought nothing of it as my obstetrician took a swab for Group B Strep. This was after all my 4th pregnancy and the test had always come back negative in the past. As a part of routine prenatal care, this test is performed on all pregnant women between […]
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First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in a baby carriage. Or so the saying goes. But sometimes life just isn’t that simple. For the more than 6.1 million women who have trouble getting or staying pregnant, adding to their family is much more difficult than what the classic nursery rhyme promises. Many families […]
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Pooping on the delivery table is good for your baby, so bear down and push… actually squeeze! Literally the biggest fear of new moms everywhere seems to be the concern of pooping during delivery. Although this is a natural part of the process, and happens to just about everyone, young women everywhere spend an inordinate […]
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Teenage pregnancy is a widespread problem that affects each and every one of us across the nation. While some may still believe this is a family matter, that is simply untrue. The negative effects of teenage pregnancy to society, the teenage mothers themselves, and their children, needs to be acknowledged and remedied in order […]
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Do hard bra wires leave marks around your breasts? Does the band feel constricting? Looks like you spilling out of the cup? All these signs show that you urgently need to go maternity and nursing bra shopping! It’s important to know what to look for! When to buy nursing bras? A common question for most 1st time […]
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Once the early symptoms of pregnancy are over and the second trimester has begun, many expectant mothers start wondering what options of self-development they have now. The second half of the pregnancy is often called a golden one because better overall health appears to replace morning nausea, mood changes, and other unpleasant symptoms of the […]
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After years of trying to not get pregnant, women who are starting down the path to trying to conceive (aka TTC) might be surprised to learn that making a baby isnt simply as easy as going off birth control. According to WomensHealth.gov 10% of women have infertility while another 15-44% struggle to become and […]
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For some pregnancy is a magical time, for others not so much…but no matter which way you feel about your 9 months with child, documenting this momentous journey is something every woman should do. Whether 26 or 36 at the time of your pregnancy, this is a memorable time that will quickly pass you […]
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Congratulations on your pregnancy! Now, bring on the back and hip pain. Want to do something about it? Try stretching. For the most part, stretching does not require any equipment or gym membership, so it is an easy way to maintain a fitness regimen during pregnancy. Aside from its accessibility, prenatal stretching offers many benefits. […]
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You get a lot of information thrown at you when you start thinking about having a baby. Does every little decision really carry as much weight as the world would lead you to believe? Just spend an hour online and the mommy forums will have you all worked up! Here’s a little secret from one […]
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92 countries lack a national policy that grants fathers paid paternity leave, including the United States.
Assisting others with birth is a trait that's only been seen in humans, but bonobos do it, too.
Despite years of warning, a new report says many infants in the U.S. still sleep with soft bedding, whether in a crib or their parents' bed.
Many, but not all, animals consume the placenta after their offspring is birthed and accounted for in an act called placentophagy. Thought to provide the postpa
The gender-neutral naming trend is spurred in part by parents who want to avoid assigning gender roles to their children at birth.
Antwon Lee tells his little man "it's OK to cry" and to "stay strong" during the ordeal.
Hospitalized infants in Kansas City are photographed wearing sweet costumes for Halloween.
David Deutchman, dubbed the ICU Grandpa spends hours a day, twice a week, rocking and cuddling babies at an Atlanta hospital.
Brizi is a cushioned air filter and fan designed to clean the air around your baby's face and protect them from air pollution.
There are a number of things you can do that will not only boost your fertility but also help ensure that you're in tip-top condition.
Scientists found gut microbes in a baby's diaper that may be linked to higher levels of cognitive function.
From blocked ducts to pumping anxiety, here's how to make your transition to breast pumping easier.
Parents may be teaching babies to use food as a comfort, which leads to obesity later in life, studies show. But as a parent, I'm not buying it.
Years after giving birth, moms who breastfed had a lower risk for hardening of the arteries, an early warning sign for heart attack and stroke.
The experience made Jacee Dellapena think of a future as an OBGYN.
Working mothers can't win. New research finds society judges us negatively whether we take maternity leave or not.
Some hospitals are changing Cesarean-section births to help moms and their new babies experience a more positive surgical delivery.
Pregnant women and new moms have long complained about memory loss and brain fog, but a new study shows having children reduces brain matter.
A new study claims one is better than the other, but both have benefits.
What could be more relaxing for babies than a nice warm bath and drifting off to sleep with a massage?
An image of breast milk in a petri dish has the internet going bonkers.
Pregnant couple was advised to give up their dogs, but the pets helped them through a difficult pregnancy and did this amazing photo shoot.
Government-supplied baby boxes are a rite of passage for moms in Finland, and now New Jersey is trying it.
Photo sessions at St. Luke's hospital in Kansas City, Missouri capture the magic of each baby's first holiday season.
Try to control the urge to squeeze and snuggle these beautiful babies.