As if a secret society has been exposed, the NPR article released earlier this week on parents who share beds with their babies and what the experts say, has parents coming out of the woodwork to talk about their covert practices in co-sleeping.
For the longest time, we have been told that the cure for preeclampsia, a condition that happens during pregnancy and postpartum and is characterized by high blood pressure and protein in the urine, is birth. In other words, once baby is born, both parent and baby are free from the risks of
If you are pregnant and in a relationship, there are many factors at play that determine how easygoing -- or not -- your relationship will be during this time. This includes how strong your relationship and communication were pre-pregnancy; whether your pregnancy was planned or wanted; and what
"I'm eating for two!" has often been said by many a pregnant person in the face of an extra helping at dinner, a late night ice cream/nachos/fast food run, or countless other times when a) ravenous pregnancy hunger strikes b) when food choices are less-than-ideal or c) when we feel like we need to e
It's National Women's Health Week, an awareness event created by the United States government to promote practices that support a woman's health and well being throughout her lifetime. As part of this effort, the Womenshealth.gov website has created checklists, fact sheets, and helpful resources to