As an active family, we’re concerned that all members, large or small, can enjoy our favorite outings. As biking is one of those favorite activities, a good child bike seat is just the ticket to everyone enjoying a leisurely ride. … Continue reading →
Whether you’re ticking down the weeks of maternity leave or transitioning to your new role as a stay-at-home mom, those long days at home can get hairy. Here’s how to stay sane.
Your first few weeks at home with a new baby pass by in a flash, and there’s undoubtedly no place else you’d rather be. After a certain amount of time, though, it isn’t unusual to begin getting a bit antsy. … Continue reading →
Before you plunge the needle, here’s what you need to know about the risks and effectiveness of prenatal testing.
In the past year alone, the market has exploded with new noninvasive screening options and technologies that can detect chromosomal abnormalities even before baby is born. Still, many women don’t look into all of the tests that are available—and the … Continue reading →
Before you take him home, your newborn will undergo a series of evaluations to make sure he’s healthy and strong.
You counted 10 tiny fingers and 10 sweet toes. In your eyes, your newborn is as flawless as he is precious. Rest assured, you’re probably right. But doctors still will want to look a bit closer to be sure all … Continue reading →
The Thule Chariot Chinook 2 is the ultimate stroller for active people. In fact, I hesitate to call it a stroller because it does so much more (which explains why Thule calls it a “multifunctional child carrier”). And, I was blown … Continue reading →
Facing an unplanned C-section can be emotionally difficult, but new moms can take comfort in remembering there’s still plenty to celebrate.
For the nine or so months between positive pregnancy test and due date, expectant moms have a lot of time to think and prepare. By the time delivery rolls around, many moms have their birth plan scripted down to the … Continue reading →
“So you’re finding out what you’re having today, right?” The ultrasound tech asked as she booted up the computer. I settled myself on the chair and smiled. “We are, but my husband couldn’t make this appointment. So I brought an … Continue reading →