The Rockland Health Department was awarded a $1.2 million grant to fund the Creating Breastfeeding Friendly Communities project.
Congress recently passed groundbreaking maternal mental health legislation, the Bringing Postpartum Depression Out of the Shadows Act.
Make your fitness routine easier to stick to with these workout-proof wonders.
In a recent study called “The Mom Gig,” Redbook shed some light on the answer to the question we’ve all been wondering for years: What exactly do stay-at-home moms do on a daily basis?
Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut is launching a new support group at its Stamford location and a secondary infertility webinar.
Five easy things moms can do every day to feel healthier and improve well-being.
Smoking during pregnancy may cause alterations to the baby’s DNA, according to a new study.
This local mom of six kids riffs on pregnancy cravings and nine months’ worth of unfiltered comments from friends and strangers alike.
The Zika Virus has reached the United States. Here's what you need to know.
Elisabeth Rohm talks about her IVF journey and how important it is to plan for you future family.
Two new studies find that women who breastfeed reduce their risk of breast cancer and Type 2 diabetes in the long run.
Some women have difficulty conceiving after their first child. This is called secondary infertility. Paul Gindoff, M.D., shares the causes and treatments of secondary infertility.
Mom hack expert Ereka Vetrini shares her five favorite ways to relax.
With women becoming mothers later in life, they commonly go through menopause at the same time their daughter is going through puberty. Here are five ways to deal with the house full of hormones.
New York State has designated pregnancy as a "qualifying life event," creating a special health insurance enrollment period for pregnant women to ensure that all women have access to comprehensive prenatal care throughout pregnancy.
Suffern's Women's Wellness Group, which recently opened in Airmont, offers internal medicine, nutrition counseling, and breast-feeding counseling to women in Rockland County.
In honor of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Healthyroads of American Specialty Health shares some of the warning signs of breast cancer and ways to reduce the risk of getting breast cancer.
Patients who have undiagnosed or misdiagnosed hypothyroidism live with unrelieved symptoms, are prescribed unnecessary medications, and live with uncomfortable or unhealthy physical changes. Steven Hotze, M.D., says bioidentical hormone replacement therapy is an effective treatment.
How to help your girl, whose special needs make the first menstruation experience more challenging, cope with getting her period for the first time and develop healthy habits from the beginning.
When a young girl with disabilities gets her period for the first time, and questions arise about birth control, the HPV vaccine, and other precautions, there's more to consider than whether she plans to be sexually active.
Is your daughter with special needs about to get her period for the first time? Here is a 10-point checklist to help you prepare her for her first menstruation, including how to help her understand and accept the experience and self-care it requires.
When economist Emily Oster got pregnant and wasn’t receiving answers from her doctors that seemed grounded in fact, she took matters into her own hands. Now you can benefit from her findings—and make personal, informed decisions about everything from having sushi for dinner to that much-whispered about glass of wine. Read more about rewritten pregnancy guidelines in this Q-and-A with Emily Oster.
Based on Emily Oster's book on modern pregnancy, "Expecting Better: How To Fight The Pregnancy Establishment With Facts," a quiz to see whether you know fact from fiction when it comes to modern pregnancy guidelines.
Park Avenue Fertility and Reproductive Medicine recently opened a satellite office in Norwalk. The new location offers many services including in vitro fertilization and egg donation. The new office in Norwalk was opened for convenience for patients who live in Southern Fairfield County.
Karma Kids Yoga, located in Chelsea, now offers Mom & Baby Pilates, a one-hour class that gives mothers a chance to exercise and bond with their babies. The class is also an opportunity for babies to learn to socialize with each other and for mothers to meet other mothers in the area and observe the developmental stages babies go through.