This month, millions of people will be gathering together to celebrate the season with family and friends. If you're pregnant for the first time during this time of year, you may experience the gatherings differently. You may feel a little like you're missing out if you can't toast with a glass of
According to the 2011 (most recent info available) Pregnancy Risk Assessment and Monitoring System (PRAMS) data from 24 states, approximately 10% of pregnant people smoked in the last three months of their pregnancy. It is quite possible that this number would be higher if all 50 states in the US w
Newborn babies are amazing, cuddly, and deliciously adorable, which is what makes near round-the-clock care for them more bearable. But the reality is also that taking care of a new baby creates stress for parents.
Stress is an inevitable component of the newborn period (and parenting in general) -
By Eric Farlow, Awareness Advocate, The Recovery Village
For many, using prescription opioids is a day-to-day reality that can help relieve chronic pain for a functioning life. Your doctor may write a script if you deal with prolonged back pain or are still recovering from an accident. There are a
We have long known the benefits of holding, touch, and skin-to-skin care with infants -- it improves baby's immune system, regulates temperature, promotes calm and sleep, and is essential for development and growth. Now, new research from scientists at the the University of British Columbia and BC