Whether they’re active duty themselves or their partners are currently serving, military moms are steadfastly committed to both their country and each other.
On being pregnant in uniform I have never felt slighted by my co-workers or other military members because of my pregnancy. If anything, I feel like I have gotten so much support. In the four years I have been at … Continue reading →
If you’re traveling by air with a tot in tow, make sure the following items find their way into your carry-on: Birth certificate and/or passport Airlines have the right to ask for identification and can deny boarding without it. Extra … Continue reading →
What pediatric dentists want parents to know about pacifiers.
Why they matter “When a baby repeatedly sucks on a pacifier or finger over a long period of time, the upper front teeth may begin to tip outward or not come in properly,” explains Edward Moody, DDS, president of the … Continue reading →
When morning sickness strikes, these timeless remedies can offer relief.
Sick of feeling sick? Here are four tried-and-true fixes expectant moms have relied on time and again to put their all-day sickness to rest. Ginger This spicy herb has long been relied on to alleviate nausea. Add fresh ginger to a smoothie, … Continue reading →
For tried-and-true tips to make jet-setting with baby as painless as possible, we asked our friends on Facebook and Instagram to weigh in.
Sometimes (almost always, actually) it’s the moms who have been there and done that who are the real experts. To make sure you’re equipped with the best travel advice out there, we tapped our social media friends to spill their tips … Continue reading →
Congratulations Zandra, Kathleen, Renee, Brandon, Julie, Amber, Frank, Max, Jonathan, Ashtyn, Nathan, Denise, and Carrie. The contest is now closed. We have more than $2,600 worth of fabulous freebies up for grabs in our July issue! Click on each image to enter … Continue reading →
Congratulations, Valerie and Rachel. The contest is now closed. Hand-painted, original works of art will set baby’s nursery apart! The artist behind Painted Baby Names creates each sketch in pen & ink, then finishes the art in watercolor. It’s preserved on matte … Continue reading →
Name: North West Date of Birth: June 15, 2013 Parents: Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Siblings: none Facts: ♥ North was born in Los Angeles, Calif. at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center ♥ She was born five weeks prior to her due date and reportedly weighed just 4 … Continue reading →
Congratulations, Kristina, Maggy, Kathleen, Ocean and Jordan. The contest is now closed. If your baby is gnashing his or her gums over cutting teeth, here’s a little something to soothe the ache. The Award-winning Nawgum is the all-in-one teether … Continue reading →
The View alum Debbie Matenopoulos is “excited about every aspect” of impending motherhood. Expecting her first child later this year, the mom-to-be, 39, says she hopes for a natural birth and is reading What to Expect When Expecting to help her prepare for the baby. … Continue reading →
Congratulations, Shannon, Carlie, Misti, Karen, Bokhyun, Julia, Ellen, Debbie, Ocean, Rania, Gwen, Francine, Olivia, Stephanie and Diana. The contest is now closed. Loving the layered look under your low-cuts, but hate tanks and camisoles? We have the perfect solution. The Snappy … Continue reading →
Celebrity Baby Scoop: Kourtney Kardashian expecting baby No. 3 Scott Disick and Kourtney Kardashian are expecting their third child together reports Us Weekly. A source tells the magazine, “She is only a few months along,” and “It was planned.” The baby … Continue reading →
Congratulations, Chrissy. The contest is now closed. Dolls play an important role in the lives of young children and collectors alike; and a doll that is special will be treasured all the more. For the doll enthusiast in your life, MISS … Continue reading →
Congratulations are in order for Hayden Panettiere and fiance Wladimir Klitschko. The Nashville star, 24, and her fiance are expecting their first child Us Weekly reports. “Hayden is totally pregnant!” a source tells the magazine. During an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in November 2013 – Panettiere predicated … Continue reading →
Congratulations, Max, Monica and Katlyn. The contest is now closed. Is your baby ready to make the move away from bottles? While the transition can be difficult, Lollaland has a few products that can make mealtime super easy for you … Continue reading →
“I can hardly count the ways that being a mother has broadened my writing, deepened my connection to all other women, and galvanized my commitment to the Earth and its fate. As difficult as it is, sometimes, to find a … Continue reading →
Pregnancy and Newborn’s June Book Club is laugh-out-loud funny. How to Raise a Husband is full of real-life relationship experiences, from six different women, who don’t hold anything back. Tonilyn Hornung did her research and is telling the stories that … Continue reading →
Healthcare.gov shares that under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), health insurance plans must provide support, counseling and equipment to new moms for the duration of breastfeeding. Although every healthcare plan is different, yours will likely cover either the cost of … Continue reading →
Expectant moms may undergo most of the changes that occur in the months leading up to baby, but expectant fathers can be affected, too. Remedy those dad-to-be woes while tending to your own.
Symptom: Aching back Solution: Schedule a couple’s massage to ease the back pain, and enjoy the added bonus of relaxing time together before baby arrives. Symptom: Cravings Solution: Plan dinner dates around each other’s cravings. Cooking together can be just … Continue reading →
Congratulations, Jessica, Kimberly, Tamara, April, Pamela, Desiree, Alicia, Laura R., Jeff, Mary, Emily, Michael, Laura V., Laura C., Christel, Robin and Rachel. The contest is now closed. We have more than $4,000 worth of fabulous freebies up for grabs in … Continue reading →
What parents should know when making a decision about circumcision.
The benefits According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the health benefits of newborn male circumcision outweigh the risks of the procedure. “Research shows that the biggest health benefits of circumcision include a lower risk of acquiring sexually transmitted … Continue reading →
Congratulations are in order for Christina Ricci and James Heerdegen. The Now and Then actress, 34, and her husband are expecting their first child Us Weekly reports. In a surprising baby bump reveal, the mom-to-be debuted her growing belly at LAX airport in L.A. on Friday … Continue reading →
Congratulations to our winners; Jocelyn, Jennifer, Krista and Shannon. Sending your older kids off to day camp this summer and taking care of a baby at the same time? Summer can be a busy time for moms! Luckily, our … Continue reading →
Actress Rosie Pope enlisted the help of designer Vanessa Antonelli to create the perfect nursery for her 2-month-old daughter Bridget Monroe. Vanessa Antonelli created a feminine, functional space in the actress’ home. CBS: We’re so excited to hear all about the new baby … Continue reading →
Congratulations to our winner, Renita. Planning to spend some time digging around in the garden this summer with your little one by your side? Be sure to dress baby for the part! Baby Aspen has a new “In the Garden” … Continue reading →
In celebration of moms everywhere, let’s take a look at Hollywood’s newest matriarchs who celebrated their first Mother’s Day last weekend. From Kim Kardashian, to Jenna Dewan-Tatum, to Olivia Wilde, to Fergie, look through our list of 15 star moms celebrating for the first time … Continue reading →
Congratulations to our winners; Ruby, Samantha, Daniel, Chrissy and Lana. Invented by a fellow mom who wanted to relieve her debilitating severe morning sickness, Psi Bands (pronounced “sigh” bands) are the only stylish, drug-free and FDA-cleared wristbands available for the … Continue reading →
Kendra on Top star Kendra Wilkinson and husband Hank Baskett cheered on their 4-year-old son Hank at his soccer game in Canoga Park, Calif. on Sunday (May 4). Looking ready to give birth any day now, the reality star, 28, wore a blue maxi tank dress over … Continue reading →
Congratulations to our winner, Elysia. With baby on the way, its easy to forget that summer is also just around the corner. But as temperatures heat up, swimming is a great way for moms-to-be to stay fit and cool all … Continue reading →
This month, Pregnancy and Newborn’s Book Club is about learning to take a step back from every day chaos and enjoy life’s moments with your children. The Essence of a Mother is a must-read for all parents. As Julie Jensen’s … Continue reading →
Congratulations to our winners; Melinda, Tenin, Jessica, Karla, Renee, Jennifer, Dora, Jeanne, Amanda, Melissa, Christina, Kristen, Megan, Kaycee, Denise, Erica, Karen, and Brittany. We have more than $2,000 worth of fabulous freebies up for grabs in our May issue! Click … Continue reading →
A short primer on making tummy time part of baby’s daily routine.
Although it’s important for babies to sleep on their backs to decrease the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), it’s imperative that they spend time on their stomachs during their waking hours. Tummy time prevents flat head syndrome (plagiocephaly) … Continue reading →
You may be feeling stressed and frustrated, but having a child who bites isn’t uncommon. Lisa Poelle, author of The Biting Solution: The Expert’s No Biting Guide for Parents, Caregivers and Early Childhood Educators, explains that during the sensorimotor stage … Continue reading →
Happy Mother’s Day from Celebrity Baby Scoop. In celebration of moms everywhere, let’s take a look at some of our favorite celebrity moms – including Sheryl Crow, Alyson Hannigan, Heidi Klum and Kendra Wilkinson – on the joys of parenthood and their Mother’s Day … Continue reading →