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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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.
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 →
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 →
Chicco’s Activ3 Jogging Stroller is perfect for active families who spend a lot of time outdoors. It can grow with your child from infancy to age 5! We loved using the Activ3 to walk with our newborn son in his … 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 →
I have been debating whether or not I wanted to share Adelaide’s birth story. It’s private and intimate. It’s a love story. It’s a story between a husband, a wife and their perfect daughter. It’s ours. Ultimately I decided to … Continue reading →
The first time I put my son in the Beco Soleil carrier, he smiled. And so did I, for more reasons than just that. In fact, I don’t think there are enough superlatives in the English dictionary to properly convey … Continue reading →
We recently welcomed our second child (and first son) into our family, and although we’re so glad he’s here, my husband and I have found he’s made our household quite busy. Our oldest is 3 and still requires quite a … 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 →
When my husband and I set out to find the perfect highchair, our primary concern was finding something modern and sturdy that would survive many years of food-flinging abuse—and for me, I didn’t want something that would simply survive, I … Continue reading →
I spent the last 10 weeks of my pregnancy on bed rest due to preterm contractions, and was growing increasingly restless. I was ready to meet my son, yet knew that it would be best if he cooked a little … Continue reading →
As a first-time mom, I wasn’t quite sure where to begin when it came to choosing a stroller, and as a result, I have ended up with multiple. After reviewing the Summer Infant 3D Lite Convenience Stroller, however, I can … 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 →
When I began feeding my daughter solid food, she was roughly four and a half months old. At that time, I really enjoyed using a Bumbo seat for her mealtimes, as opposed to putting her in a highchair. I felt … Continue reading →
The birth of my daughter, Eleanor, was nothing like I expected or planned. With my first labor I had the standard fears and anxieties about how my labor would progress and the pain I would experience. For my second, the … Continue reading →
A baby carrier. I never in a million years thought I’d be the lady in the store wearing my baby–that’s exactly why I have the best stroller and a great carseat and a cute shopping cart cover. But lo and … 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 →
I went into preterm labor at 32 weeks and had been on bed rest for almost 6 weeks. Toward the end, I was so tired of being stuck at home that I was ready to try anything to get the … Continue reading →
Having a newborn is one of the most exciting experiences imaginable. Getting to know your baby and finding out what products and tools work best for your family truly makes such a difference in daily activities. My husband and I … 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 →
A look at why you truly are your baby’s land of milk and honey.
Every new mom wants to give her babe the best possible start in life. And it turns out, all babe really needs to score a boost is you. Breastfeeding your newborn exclusively offers her numerous benefits, including natural protection against … Continue reading →
Before Prior to pregnancy, you probably used an exercise ball at the gym or in Pilates class to tone your core. Exercises incorporate these balls because they really engage your abdominal muscles, resulting in a firmer midsection and better posture. … Continue reading →
Baby’s here, your body’s healed, and your partner has been oh-so-patient. Are you ready to get back in the sack?
It may seem like forever, but the usual doctor’s recommendation is a six-week sexual hiatus after childbirth. This gives you time to heal from a tear or episiotomy, quit bleeding and distance yourself from the physical trauma of delivery. While … Continue reading →
Many expectant women long for their babies to be a certain sex— and that’s OK.
“Are you hoping for a boy or a girl?” It’s a common question asked of moms-to-be, and we all know the standard response: “It doesn’t matter to me, as long as it’s healthy!” I said it myself a zillion times … Continue reading →
Feeling achy postpartum? Ask your acupuncturist or massage therapist to focus on these pressure points during your next session. Bai Hui (top of head) Postpartum headaches are a common problem, often due to hormonal changes and a lack of sleep. … Continue reading →
If you’re a nursing mom who’s short on milk, galactagogues (substances that increase milk production) are a natural solution to upping your output. Before you begin a milk-boosting regimen, Diana West, IBCLC, co-author of The Breastfeeding Mother’s Guide to Making … Continue reading →
If you’ve gone so far as to leave the hospital with your baby, you’ve already gotten the message (hopefully loud and clear): You are your baby’s favorite thing. Still, there’s such excitement around growing this little bundle into the happy, … Continue reading →
During pregnancy, it’s common for your tresses to feel fuller than they did before you were with child. That’s because increased estrogen levels lengthen the growth stage of hair, reducing the amount of strands you shed and leaving you with … Continue reading →
Junk food is tempting, but maintaining a healthy prenatal diet is essential for baby’s brain development.
Looking to raise a little genius? Put down that cookie, and pick up some walnuts. It turns out, what you eat throughout pregnancy influences baby’s brain development, an amazing process that begins at just five weeks gestation and continues into … Continue reading →