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.
Women who take multivitamins early in pregnancy may reduce the risk that their child will develop some types of brain tumors.
Buckle up, ladies, for a trip through the wacky and wonderful eco-options for dealing with our periods. And I’m not talking punctuation.
"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.
Weekly meetings in Hastings connect new moms/
The 'What to Expect' series has covered pregnancy, the baby’s first year, toddlers, and more. Now author Heidi Murkoff addresses germs.
“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.
Prevention is key.
Working through infertility can be a challenge. But for Orthodox Jewish couples, those challenges get complicated when you factor in religious restrictions.
When you're diagnosed with cancer, how do you tell your children?
“Having cancer gave me membership in an elite club that I’d rather not belong to,” said comedienne Gilda Radner.
New procedure offers relief.
If you have a strong lock on your bathroom door, buy a copy of 'Peeing in Peace' and settle in for one of the funniest mirrors on the dilemmas faced by modern moms.
“As my due date approached, I wanted to be as prepared as possible for this once-in-a-lifetime live news special event.”
The most challenging aspect of getting back into shape after pregnancy is not lack of desire, sleep deprivation, or bone-numbing fatigue — it’s time.
If you’re thinking about getting pregnant, no amount of alcohol is safe.
The world’s first ‘test tube baby’ is all grown up, and about to become a Mum
Starting a family is an exciting time — filled with emotions ranging from joy and excitement, to apprehension.
We talk with local specialists for an update on the procedure of EGG DONATION.
Pregnancy is a time of exciting change. Your body is changing, and soon your family life will be joyously altered forever. Getting ready for a new baby is a busy time, but because there are so many things to prepare for, it’s easy to lose sight of some of the bigger issues you need to think about . . .
Ok, so who are we going to believe? Women cheat as much as men do, and it’s actually harder for a woman to stay in a monogamous relationship, says Michelle Langley, author of the new book, Women’s Infidelity: Living in Limbo: What Women Really Mean When They Say, “I’m Not Happy”.
Healthy women often rely on dietary supplements to fill in the gaps when diet and exercise run out of control. Pregnancy warps the picture though, making some natural remedies look as risky as an episode of Extreme Makeover. Even dietitians, physicians and naturopaths can’t seem to agree. And when prominent herbalists disagree over the effects an herb has — which happens even with common ones like garlic — it proves that supplementing safely is a hard concept to pin down.
Just as your plate arrives, you discreetly raise your T-shirt and put your baby to your breast. Your baby is happy, you’re happy. Until the manager approaches you and asks you to take your baby and nurse your child in the restroom. Sound outrageous? You wouldn’t eat your meal in the restroom — why should your child have to eat in the restroom?
Fried brain no longer has to be the plat du jour for modern moms, according to the empowering new book by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Katherine Ellison. In The Mommy Brain: How Motherhood Makes us Smarter, Ellison tosses out the traditional notion that parents are more susceptible to brain drain than brain gain.
If you’ve decided to breastfeed your baby, you’re about to give him or her a gift more valuable than braces or even a college education. Breastfeeding strengthens the immune system and maybe even mental development, and reduces ear infections and allergies. It has been associated with lower incidence of SIDS, and even shores up the bonding process. As an added bonus, you reap the rewards of hormones that can reduce the risk of developing ovarian and breast cancer. It’s no surprise that the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) supports nursing for at least 12 months — longer if you can swing it.