Although breastfeeding exclusively tends to prevent the return of mom’s cycle for a while, it isn’t a reliable form of birth control. In fact, it’s possible to get pregnant again within a few weeks of delivering. (Yikes!)
To prevent pregnancy, which could be draining on both your body and spirit so soon after childbirth, use condoms during sex until you’ve had a chance to discuss with your doctor or midwife what the best birth control option is … Continue reading →
Buy cute pajamas to wear when you have visitors! Go up a cup size when you get nursing bras! These are good and helpful pieces of advice that friends will tell you, but your best friends? Your best friends will … Continue reading →
Thanks to overworked immune systems, influenza is more likely to cause severe illness among the expectant set. Learn how to protect yourself and your wombmate ...
First and foremost The best way to beat the flu is to get a flu shot. Not only is this quick stick safe for bump-bearing moms, but it has been shown to also protect your little one for up to several … Continue reading →
1. Place baby on her back. That goes for naptime and nighttime. Your little one can practice tummy time while she’s awake and supervised. 2. Skip the pillows, extra covers and stuffed animals. They could obstruct breathing or result in … Continue reading →
Three things to consider when selecting a baby carrier.
1. Who Will you be wearing a snuggly newborn? A sturdier tot? A wrap is a good option for the former, whereas the support a soft-structured carrier offers is a plus when it comes to toting weightier babes. 2. What … Continue reading →
Don’t miss the 2nd Annual LA Baby Show, coming to Magic Box @The REEF on November 4 and 5. No other event provides a better experience for thousands of expectant and new families from LA and neighboring counties, seeking a family-friendly jamboree … Continue reading →
Although autism spectrum disorders are rooted in early brain development, the average age most children are diagnosed is 4 1⁄2. Georgina Peacock, MD, a developmental behavioral pediatrician with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, urges new parents to start tracking … Continue reading →
Even from day one, you can see signs of your tot’s muscle control in her newborn reflexes—which also give moms a peek at the developmental road ahead. But it’s only a brief glimpse because most are seen for only the first … Continue reading →
Dare to be decadent in a maternity wardrobe stacked from top to bottom.
Sugar and spice Fold in feminine pieces with masculine for a well-balanced presentation. Hat Attack hat, $96, hatattack.com, Emily Elizabeth Jewelry bobby pin, $9, emilyejewerly.etsy.com, We Dream in Colour cuffs, $69 each, wedreamincolour.com, JoJo Maman Bébé jacket, $125, jojomamanbebe.com, Noppies dress, $125, kickinmaternity.com Cougar … Continue reading →
By two months, your little is already leaps and bounds ahead of where she was at birth. With a few playtime tweaks from here on out, you can give her a leg up on upcoming milestones. 2 months in: -Show … Continue reading →