Pregnancy and Newborn’s April Book Club pick, Surprised by Motherhood, is about a woman who never wanted to be a mom. Then she had kids. Lisa-Jo Baker lost her own mom to cancer when she was just a teenager and … Continue reading →
Women who have “been there, done that” share their advice on how to manage new motherhood ...
“Research, research, research. Having knowledge of what will happen during pregnancy, birth and afterward not only gives you confidence but makes transitioning so much easier as well.” —Larisha Campbell, age 27, Sicklerville, New Jersey “Expect your life to change—sometimes for … Continue reading →
Developed by Dr. Arnold Kegel in 1948 to help women with those unexpected and sometimes uncontrollable postpartum leaks, Kegel exercises help strengthen the pelvic floor. Toning the muscles can result in better sex, faster postpartum recovery and gentler menstrual cramps; … Continue reading →
Do you catch yourself saying, “This is my favorite age!” every couple of weeks? You’re not alone. Here’s why each stage is even better than the last.
Newborn New arrival. After nine-plus months of waiting, it doesn’t get much better than holding your bundle in your arms at last. 1 month Temporary placement. Right now, you can lay your bambino on a playmat on the floor, walk … Continue reading →
Where to begin “For typical term newborn babies, it’s fine to start with a standard cow’s milk formula that is iron-fortified,” advises Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, pediatrician at Seattle Children’s Hospital and The Everett Clinic and author of Mama Doc … Continue reading →
We have more than $2,400 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. Contest closes April 30th, 2014. … Continue reading →
BubbleBum inflatable booster seats are the coolest and most stylish way for kids to travel safely and comfy for both short and long distances. The BubbleBum inflatable booster seat is a great alternative to the standard plastic booster seat and is … Continue reading →
Congratulations are in order for Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis. The That ’70s Show costars are engaged and going to be parents! Kunis, 30, is pregnant with the couple’s first child, E! News reports. The Oz the Great and Powerful star opened up about her plans for motherhood. “The truth … Continue reading →
Booginhead produces award winning parent-invented products for babies and toddlers. They believe that making things simple is the key to raising a happy, healthy family. You can find Squeez’Ems reusable food pouches and other innovative products at www.booginhead.com. You can also follow them … Continue reading →
There’s nothing quite as satisfying as tackling a good DIY project for your baby’s nursery, but it can sometimes get a little overwhelming. So we rounded up a few simple, finish-it-in-an-afternoon projects that come complete with easy to follow instructions … Continue reading →
Today show anchor Savannah Guthrie married Michael Feldman over the weekend and surprised guests with special news. According to People, there were 80 to 90 people who witnessed the couple say their “I do’s” in a secret ceremony in Tucson, Arizona. Among the invited were Jon and … Continue reading →
For any new mom-to-be, sitting at the doc’s office and hearing baby’s heartbeat for the first time is a magical experience. And thanks to the smart folks at Bellabeat, you can now listen to that special sound in the comfort … Continue reading →
Congratulations to Thandie Newton and her husband Ol Parker, who welcomed a baby boy on March 3. The actress tweeted the happy news the next day. She wrote: “Our baby boy is finally here! Booker Jombe Parker. Born joyously at … Continue reading →
Parents of little eaters understand how important it is to pack healthy snacks when on the go. But single-serving, plastic containers can not only be messy, but are bad for the earth as well. That’s why eco-friendly Squeez’Ems by BooginHead … Continue reading →
Liz Lange – mom of two and founder of Liz Lange Maternity – is giving Celebrity Baby Scoop readers her exclusive maternity style rundown on three pregnant celebrity mamas who showed off their blossoming bumps at the Oscars. Here’s what she had to say … Continue reading →
As much as we love our babies all of the time, we love them even more when they are clean and happy. This week, we’re giving away a Bundle o’ Fun Gift Set, complete with products for bath time, changing time, … Continue reading →
A nursery comprised of contemporary basics and fun finishing touches, as featured in our March issue. Modern whimsy by pnmag lighting / mirror / wall hook / deer bookend / art / sheep rocker / dresser / stool / glider … Continue reading →
They might be a go-to joke topic, but it pays to take your relationship with your mother-in-law seriously—especially with her grandkids on the way.
According to Deanna Brann, PhD, a clinical psychotherapist in Knoxville, Tennessee, and author of Reluctantly Related: Secrets to Getting Along with Your Mother-in-Law or Daughter-in-Law, the MIL/DIL relationship is complicated from the get-go because you didn’t choose each other. You’re … Continue reading →
Don’t stop at spring cleaning this season! Now is the perfect time to turn on the radio, open the windows and bring your vision for baby’s nursery to life. Ideally, you’ll recruit your partner or a friend to get color up … Continue reading →
We have more than $3,800 worth of fabulous freebies up for grabs in our March issue! Click on each image to enter for your chance to win that prize. You can enter all contests daily. Contest closes March 31st, 2014. … Continue reading →
Check these important tasks off your to-do list the next time your little dreamer nods off.
If baby is down for a 15-minute catnap … For Baby: Laundry goddess While baby’s napping in the bassinet downstairs, take advantage of easy access to the nursery. Empty the diaper pail, and collect the dirty laundry from your little one’s … Continue reading →
Now that baby is finally here, you’re probably anxious to get back into your skinny jeans. Fortunately, it’s not as daunting as you might think. Exercise patience It took nine months to get to where you are, so allow yourself … Continue reading →
This month, Pregnancy and Newborn‘s Book Club is focused on scientific studies that uses your own sweet baby as the research subject. Shaun Gallagher created 50 science projects that will allow you to interact with your child and have fun … Continue reading →
Whether you’re looking for a unique gift for baby or something special for yourself, there’s an e-tailer out there selling exactly what you desire. Skip the mall, and check out these lust-worthy picks from some of our favorite virtual boutique owners.
When describing colic, many pediatricians use the “rule of threes”: crying more than three hours a day, for at least three days a week, for more than three weeks. But even if your baby isn’t meeting the “criteria,” he may … Continue reading →
Did you know that 10 percent of women crave green apples during pregnancy? Satisfy your sour tooth by starting your morning with a super healthy smoothie. Nicole Cormier, RD, LDN, owner of Delicious Living Nutrition Consulting in Sandwich, Massachusetts, shares one … Continue reading →
By: CelebrityBabyScoop When Anna Trebunskaya, the fierce, redheaded, professional dancer from Dancing with the Stars, was awaiting the arrival of her daughter, Amalya Millan, she relied on a few key things to keep her in fighting shape. Reality competitions are … Continue reading →
As a new mom, you’re going to be changing a lot of dirty diapers. Luckily, there’s a way to make those changes a bit easier on both yourself and baby. The solution is in the pad, folks. That’s according to … Continue reading →
Meet Eric Cowell. Music mogul Simon Cowell introduced his newborn son with girlfriend Lauren Silverman in a series of snapshots via Twitter Sunday. “Mum, Dad and Eric. Now two days old,” The X Factor judge, 54, captioned the above black and white snapshot of the new family-of-three. “…. now … Continue reading →
If you’re constantly looking for creative ways to lull your little one into dreamland each night, you aren’t alone. Luckily, the folks at Ingenuity have a smart solution for sleep-deprived mamas. They call it the Moonlight Rocking Sleeper in Lullaby Lamb, … Continue reading →
Gwen Stefani’s Top 10 Maternity Looks By: Celebrity Baby Scoop It’s not often that we choose one celebrity to showcase their maternity style. But when it comes to Gwen Stefani, it’s a no-brainer. From chic tunics and leggings, to statement jackets and … Continue reading →
This contest is now closed – the winners are Somdad V., CA and Cindy M., NY – congratulations! Let’s be honest, maternity clothes often are a bit … frumpy. But luckily, companies like Joiful Maternity make beautiful outfits that … Continue reading →
Soon-to-be mom-of-four Rosie Pope kicked up her famous heels and enjoyed a baby shower thrown by Belly Bandit and Hot Moms Club at the trendy new restaurant Herringbone at Mondrian Los Angeles, Calif.“I’m mum’s the word,” the Pregnant in Heels star, 34, … Continue reading →
If you are breastfeeding, you know that it’s a beautiful and important experience—but also a challenging one. Between leaks and painful chapped nipples, mamas, you deserve some comfort. Luckily, the products from Bamboobies really help with some of the common … Continue reading →
Worried about giving birth? Being a good mom? Finishing the nursery? Stress relief expert Lauren E. Miller, author of 5 Minutes to Stress Relief, offers these tips for decompressing your mind, body and spirit. Mind As a mom, it’s easy … Continue reading →