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Mama Knows

Mama Knows

When Andi Silverman was a new mom and had questions about breastfeeding, she couldn’t find a ‘user-friendly’ book. The reference manuals she consulted didn’t offer her the tips and information she wanted to have right at hand. So, as a journalist, she set about finding the answers. The result is the new book, Mama Knows Breast: A Beginner's Guide to Breastfeeding (

Honoring Young Women in Westchester

Honoring Young Women in Westchester

Judith Sheindlin is best known for her daytime television series, Judge Judy, where she presides over cases both outlandish and mundane. But when she isn’t dispensing words of wisdom to those who appear before her, Judge Judy focuses on helping others in the Westchester County community.

Things That Go Bump in the Closet: A Maternity Boutique

Things That Go Bump in the Closet: A Maternity Boutique

The two Park Slope moms who have created a stylish maternity boutique, Bump Brooklyn, embrace the motto: “Give up wine, coffee and sushi — not fashion.”

Christopher's Mom

Christopher's Mom

After seven years of intensive treatment for unexplained infertility, and after seven years of ignoring the problem while dealing with a live-in mother-in-law with Alzheimer's disease, I was sure infertility would leave me emotionally hobbled forever.

I Want My Pre-Pregnancy Body Back!

I Want My Pre-Pregnancy Body Back!

It’s never easy to lose weight after a pregnancy, and the more children you have, the harder it can seem.

Back from the Brink

Back from the Brink

A not-very-funny thing happened to me on the way to having three children. I had become quite chubby. Not just plump but soft, jiggly, mushy

Mom’s not happy!

Mom’s not happy!

A new survey of 1,062 moms reveals that most mothers today view themselves as the least happy family member.

Shy Kid? Stressed Mom?

Shy Kid? Stressed Mom?

A new study contends that shyness in kids could be related to being raised by stressed-out parents.

Balanced Moms: make it happen!

Balanced Moms: make it happen!

It’s a pretty well known fact: Moms are pulled in many directions and their to-do lists almost never get completely crossed off.

Keeping up with Pregnancy

Keeping up with Pregnancy

There are many petty annoyances of pregnancy — odd cramps, strange cravings, grossly distended body parts. For Claudia Weber, one of the indignities was the inability to keep her pants up.

Get Real, Mom!

Get Real, Mom!

It’s OK to feel ambivalent about motherhood.

Becoming a Mother—Making Sense of It All

Becoming a Mother—Making Sense of It All

The transition to motherhood is a profound step in a woman's life. One day she is "just a woman", and then literally overnight, whether she gives birth or adopts, she becomes someone's mother.

4 Great Skin Savers

4 Great Skin Savers

Moms can get a jump on summer beauty routines with tips from a New York mom and founder of Mommy Makeup.

Motherhood on Stage

Motherhood on Stage

The trials of motherhood have been turned into novels, poetry, and war stories for friends. But if you are an actress, it is natural to write yourself a play. That is just what Amy Wilson has done, in her one-woman show, Mother Load.

Engage Your Endorphins!

Engage Your Endorphins!

Our bodies are equipped with naturally occurring wonder drugs, little wonder molecules that, when properly ignited, are capable of lifting your spirits in ways you never thought imaginable.

Vitamins Before Pregnancy Now Urged

Vitamins Before Pregnancy Now Urged

Women who take multivitamins early in pregnancy may reduce the risk that their child will develop some types of brain tumors.

Aunt Flo? Meet Mother Nature…

Aunt Flo? Meet Mother Nature…

Buckle up, ladies, for a trip through the wacky and wonderful eco-options for dealing with our periods. And I’m not talking punctuation.

Please don't hurt me— I'm your mother!

Please don't hurt me— I'm your mother!

"Watch out for Mommy's tummy!" I'd yell in vain as my son came flying at me, preparing to execute a swan dive onto my prone and vulnerable pregnant belly as I dared to rest my feet on the couch.

Can We Talk?

Can We Talk?

Weekly meetings in Hastings connect new moms/

Clean Up!

Clean Up!

The 'What to Expect' series has covered pregnancy, the baby’s first year, toddlers, and more. Now author Heidi Murkoff addresses germs.

The Playgroup Matchmakers

The Playgroup Matchmakers

“Being a new mother and meeting other new moms can feel similar to dating or being back in high school and trying to make new friends,” say the two NYC moms behind Tots 'n Talk.

Spina Bifida

Spina Bifida

Prevention is key.

When Religion Interferes with Conception

When Religion Interferes with Conception

Working through infertility can be a challenge. But for Orthodox Jewish couples, those challenges get complicated when you factor in religious restrictions.

When A Parent Has Cancer

When A Parent Has Cancer

When you're diagnosed with cancer, how do you tell your children?

Finding Friends, when cancer strikes

Finding Friends, when cancer strikes

“Having cancer gave me membership in an elite club that I’d rather not belong to,” said comedienne Gilda Radner.




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NYMetroParents is the parenting division of Davler Media Group and encompasses 9 regional print magazines within the greater NY metro region as well as the website (nymetroparents.com). Following the success of the first NYC parenting resource book, "Big Apple Baby," BIG APPLE PARENT was launched in 1985; it is now the largest publisher of regional parenting content in the United States.

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