To most of us, the thought of staying fit while balancing the day’s activities and demands is a hefty undertaking, especially when you’re pregnant or have recently given birth. Typical cardio fitness is often too intense for
By Billy Doidge Kilgore
My second child is due next month and I’m excited about many things but one sticks out in my mind: wearing the baby wrap again. I’m looking forward to the feeling of a baby pressed against my chest. I love the closeness, the smell of a fresh scalp, and fingers jabbed into my
A new study published in the journal Pediatrics shows that every day and week of pregnancy is critical for baby's development. In a news release about the study, Children's National Health System reports:
"During the third trimester -- the final 13 to 14 weeks of gestation -- fetuses' brains grow e
Every pregnant mom wants a healthy baby, but common maternity practices may actually make it harder to have a safe and healthy birth.