Monthly Archives: December 2013

December 2013 Free Stuff

This contest is now closed. Congratulations to all our lucky winners. We have more than $3,000 worth of fabulous freebies up for grabs in our December issue! Click on each image to enter for your chance to win that prize. … Continue reading

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Fine and dandy

“Fine motor skills are the small movements of the hands and fingers that are used to carry out many everyday tasks, including self-feeding and dressing,” explains Anne Zachry, PhD, assistant professor of occupational therapy at University of Tennessee’s Health Science … Continue reading

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Glad tidings

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Road Test: Baggage claim

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Remember the tartans

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The top products of 2013

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Rich in tradition

I was eight months pregnant on the December morning when my mom, grandmother, aunts and cousins gathered around a kitchen table—as we do every winter—to make tamales. As I spread corn flour dough onto papery husks and dropped spoonfuls of … Continue reading

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Puff baby

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The backed-up plan

After I gave birth to my daughter, my mother-in-law brought me a six-pack of prune juice. Although I was hoping for a different kind of six-pack to celebrate the birth of my first child, I have to admit that my … Continue reading

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Year in review

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Falling in love again

There was a quiet moment during my pregnancy with my first daughter when I suddenly had the sense that I knew her. Not that I had her completely figured out, but that I felt a clear and deep attachment to … Continue reading

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Mom down

When Joanna Goddard returned home two years ago after spending an idyllic Christmas vacation with her husband and then 8-month-old son, something felt off. She was suddenly anxious and exhausted but had trouble sleeping at night. “I’d always had baby … Continue reading

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Babymel Ella Bag

When it comes to combining fashion and function, the folks at Babymel know what they’re doing. They consistently produce long-lasting diaper bags that look fabulous and boast plenty of features to make your life easier (and a little more organized). … Continue reading

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Spunky space

Waiting until the big day to see whether you’ll have a boy or a girl? Enjoy some nursery inspiration to suit either gender, as featured in our December issue.   Spunky space by pnmag 1 / 2 / 3 / … Continue reading

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Book list

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Book Club: Ready for Air: A Journey Through Premature Motherhood

This month, Pregnancy & Newborn’s Book Club is finding out the truth about preemie parenthood from one mom’s brazenly honest story. After being diagnosed with severe preeclampsia, Kate Hopper’s pregnancy and delivery are nothing like the birth she dreamed about. … Continue reading

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Fisher-Price FastFinder Deluxe Wide Opening Diaper Bag

Let’s be honest: Most dads are not crazy about carrying the stylish, printed, designer diaper bags that attract us moms. Therefore, finding the perfect carryall for both myself and my husband was important. I instantly knew I found the perfect … Continue reading

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Tour guide

You may have visited your local hospital in the past—to see a relative, attend a scheduled appointment, or take a prenatal class—so you might already be familiar with the facility. But imagine how chaotic it would feel if you were … Continue reading

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