The flowers blooming and birds chirping are a sure sign it’s time to dust off, well, everything and welcome in some sunshine. Here’s how to get baby’s room spick-and-span in just a handful of easy steps. Sort out The first … Continue reading →
Food allergies aren’t fun, but they are something parents should look out for. Learn the top offenders and the symptoms that signal a negative reaction. The big 8 According to the Food and Drug Administration, these foods tend to cause … Continue reading →
You don’t have to be a designer or DIY maven to create a stunning nursery for your wee one. Case in point: pharmacist Lauren Folkmann, who transformed an empty space into this sunny, smart room for her son Magnus. “I … Continue reading →
We’re planning to take a family vacation this summer and are already debating whether to bring a stroller or a carrier. Does one tend to be a better option than the other? A: Babies require a lot of gear, and … Continue reading →
We have $2,000 worth of fabulous freebies up for grabs in our May issue! Click on each image to enter for your chance to win that prize. You can enter all contests daily. Contests close May 31, 2017. Babyhome VidaPlus stroller Starfish … Continue reading →
1 | Treat pesky cradle cap with an effective combination of lemon eucalyptus, rosemary, almond and sunflower seed oils. Erbaviva cradle cap oil, $17 2 | Get your foam on with this soothing cleanser made with organic coconut oil. Seventh … Continue reading →
Enter now for the chance to take home Summer Infant‘s full line of Portable On-the-go Products™. The perfect traveling companions for families on the move! Here’s what you could win: (1) POP N’ PLAY PLAYARD, (1) POP N’ SIT BOOSTER, … Continue reading →
The April giveaways are now closed. Congratulations to: Lacrecia (TX), Byron (OR), Tyquila (IL), Mary Anne (CA), Leah (MN), Taylor (IL), Jennifer (OH), Latesha (IL), Stephanie (NY), Serena (AK), Lindsey (MI), Anne (NY), Robert (WI), Laura (CA), Natalia (MN), Sarah … Continue reading →
1 | Be prepared to catch your sweetie’s messes. Bébé au Lait burp cloths, $20 for three 2 | Stock up on plenty of itty- bitty diapers. Earth’s Best newborn diapers, $13 for 40 3 | Ensure your wee one … Continue reading →
Researchers at the Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children in Sydney, Australia, recently discovered the first evidence of a biological explanation for newborns dying unexpectedly in their sleep. Their findings reveal that newborns who die from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) … Continue reading →
When lucky little man Hudson joined the Degreff family last fall, he became the proud resident of this warm nursery. His mom, Steffy, wanted his space to be vibrant and cheerful, and she knew exactly the motif to embrace: “I’ve … Continue reading →
One stylish crew will win a Dream On Me Charlotte 5-in-1 Convertible Crib in blush pink, gray or white (their choice!). The thoughtful design grows with baby from crib to toddler bed to daybed to full-size headboard and footboard.
ONE AND DONE Ergobaby ADAPT; 7 to 45 pounds, $145 With the ergonomic design parents have come to expect from Ergobaby but without the need for a bulky newborn insert, this straightforward carrier is loved by both moms and dads. READY … Continue reading →
We have $3,100 worth of fabulous freebies up for grabs in our Registry Guide issue! Click on each image to enter for your chance to win that prize. You can enter all contests daily. Contests close June 31, 2017. Angelcare touchscreen monitor NurturMe … Continue reading →
We have $2,000 worth of fabulous freebies up for grabs in our April issue! Click on each image to enter for your chance to win that prize. You can enter all contests daily. Contests close April 31, 2017. $500 worth of Earth’s Best products … Continue reading →
How can you tell if those aches are Braxton hicks contractions or the real deal? Labor feels different for every mom-to-be, but there’s a good chance you’re experiencing true labor contractions if … They cause pain and pressure—and are too … Continue reading →
Keep bottom irritations to a minimum with these preventive measures.
Diaper rash is practically a rite of passage—nearly every baby will experience it at some point—but that doesn’t mean you can’t try your darnedest to minimize it. Follow these steps to beat it before you have to treat it. Change … Continue reading →
Also known as the “mask of pregnancy,” this form of hyperpigmentation on the nose, cheeks and jawline is common among expectant women. New York-based dermatologist Romeo Morales, MD, sheds light on ways to prevent these dark spots. Apply sunscreen daily Sun … Continue reading →
In honor of National Infant Immunization Week (April 22-29), we’ve rounded up the answers to your vaccination FAQs. When should vaccinations be given? Aside from a hep B shot that might be given at birth, your little one’s first round … Continue reading →
I think my little one may be experiencing seasonal allergies—she’s so congested! I wish I could blow her nose for her, but because I can’t, are there other ways I can offer relief? A: Nasal congestion is a common problem for little … Continue reading →
All an introvert needs to survive as a new parent is rest, relaxation and solitude. But since that ain’t happening, try these tips instead: Naptime is real and must be honored above all else. Your sister’s wedding is smack dab … Continue reading →
What signs should I look for to indicate my baby is ready for solids? Should we start with spoon-feeding? Pouches? Finger foods? A: Solid food initiation, based on current recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics, should start at 4 … Continue reading →
Whether your birth plan involves staying drug-free or getting an epidural asap, you’ll need some med-free ways to manage the early labor pains while you’re still at home. Ease the ouch with these mom-approved techniques. Breathing exercises: Focus on inhaling … Continue reading →
You are amazing—you carried and brought a babe into the world!—but don’t think you have to be supermom. It’s normal to need a helping hand (or three) as you adjust to life with a wee one. Here’s how to find support … Continue reading →
Three hungry munchkins will win $500 of Ella’s Kitchen yummy infant foods! To be considered eligible to win you are opting in to receive Ella’s Kitchen monthly newsletter. For Official Rules please see here.
If you’re experiencing “numbness, burning or tingling down the leg, you might be facing sciatica, an all-too- common pregnancy condition,” warns Evelyn Haworth, DC, a chiropractor in Chicago. “The sciatic nerve is formed by five nerve roots that come together … Continue reading →
We’re swooning over this colorful garden spot—and looking longingly ahead to sunnier weather.
When Natalie Hurst of Salt Lake City, Utah, found out that her fourth baby would be her first daughter, she was thrilled—not just about the baby herself but also with the prospect of designing a space for little Rosie in … Continue reading →