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  • Choosing Child Care

    Ten Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Daycare

    If you’ll be returning to work after your baby is born, you probably know that open daycare spots can go faster than ice cream melts on a hot day. Still, for your child’s well-being and your own peace of mind, it pays to get picky. more

  • Out of Darkness

    Climb Out of the Darkness

    Giving birth to a child is supposed to be a joyous occasion. But what happens if, instead of feeling pride and exuberance over their new bundles of joy mothers instead experience feelings of panic, fear, and depression? more

  • Breastfeeding

    The Benefits of Breastfeeding

    Many women think about how they will feed their baby long be­fore they be­come preg­nant. It's im­por­tant for every woman to have the op­por­tu­nity to make an in­formed de­ci­sion and know all the facts more

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  • Stay at home mom

    Surviving Your First Year as a Stay at Home Mom

    Congratulations! You’ve taken the plunge into the zany SAHM (stay-at-home mom) pool. Now what? more

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    Bringing Home Baby - Can a postpartum doula help?

    The initial six weeks after a newborn arrives can be a mixture of happiness and anxiety as moms settle into a new routine. A postpartum doula can provide experience and valuable support that a new mother may be missing. more

  • Out of Darkness

    Climb Out of the Darkness

    Giving birth to a child is supposed to be a joyous occasion. But what happens if, instead of feeling pride and exuberance over their new bundles of joy mothers instead experience feelings of panic, fear, and depression? more

  • Rose-colored  Onesies

    Rose-colored Onesies

    As soon as soon-to-be parents Marcy and Kyle Naismith discovered they were expecting twins — a boy and a girl — in 2012, their world turned pink and blue. A stream of gender-specific clothes, toys, and gifts started arriving.. more

  • breastfeeding mom

    A New Mom’s Guide to Nursing in Public

    You survived childbirth and learned the art of a successful latch, but if you have decided to breastfeed your baby, there is one final frontier you will need to conquer: the art of nursing in public. more

  • Baby Blues

    More Than Baby Blues

    Most women experience some form of postpartum mood disturbance following the birth of their child. For many, the symptoms are mild. But a small percentage of mothers go on to develop depression. more

  • Breastfeeding

    The Benefits of Breastfeeding

    Many women think about how they will feed their baby long be­fore they be­come preg­nant. It's im­por­tant for every woman to have the op­por­tu­nity to make an in­formed de­ci­sion and know all the facts more

  • baby onesie

    Baby Dressing 101: Surprisingly easy quick change

    Those folded envelope sleeves have a real headache-saving purpose. Have you always looked at those little folded over flaps on the shoulders of baby onesies and wondered what they were for? Chalked it up to a convenient design? more

  • letter to mom

    9 True Cliches about Motherhood

    As part of our global sisterhood, moms can relate to certain universal truths about motherhood, even as all of this advice starts to sound cliched. Here are a few truths that not only help with life in general, but with parenthood in particular more

  • Choosing Child Care

    Ten Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Daycare

    If you’ll be returning to work after your baby is born, you probably know that open daycare spots can go faster than ice cream melts on a hot day. Still, for your child’s well-being and your own peace of mind, it pays to get picky. more