Last week, parts of the internet were aflame with new research suggesting that social media -- in particular expectant parent forums -- is partly responsible for increasing women's fear of childbirth. Senior research fellow Catriona Jones of University of Hull, United Kingdom, came up with this find
Preterm labor, or premature labor, is when labor begins before 37 weeks of pregnancy. Before 38 weeks it's referred to as late preterm labor. While it is generally true that babies "know when to be born," sometimes labor and birth happen before a safe time, for a variety of reasons.
The 2018 LA Baby Show will once again be the largest show for new and expectant parents in the country. No other event offers a broader range of brands, education, buying opportunities, and activities. This is a must-attend event if you are planning, expecting or recently
As news of Hurricane Florence threatens the coastal Southeast this week, many people are preparing for potential power outages, stocking up on supplies, and planning for the possibility of evacuation. If you are pregnant and live in an area along the projected hurricane path, you may have extra
A tight, baby-blanket-bundled newborn is one of the most universal images we associate with new babies. Historians believe that swaddling has been around, in various forms, since the caveman days (aka, Paleolithic period). Over the centuries, swaddling has been used for purposes of protection, sooth