Expert tips on what moms should know about their postpartum bodies.
Being a working parent is hard. One thing that makes it even harder: worrying that your job or savings are at risk when you take time off to care for a loved one. So here’s good news—New York State now offers paid family leave for most people who w...
Once women find out they're pregnant, they do everything in their power to ensure a safe and healthy pregnancy—and some may even stop exercising, thinking is safer for mother and child. But as it turns out, exercising during pregnancy is safe, and ...
New York City Council member Rafael Espinal introduced new legislation stating that both men's and women's public restrooms in NYC should be fitted with changing tables. The bill was recently signed into law by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed a law that requires children younger than 2 to ride in a rear-facing car seat as a safety measure. The law will take effect on Nov. 1, 2019.
Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern has been named a five-star recipient for Vaginal Delivery by Healthgrades.
The importance of preconception counseling for women who are planning on getting pregnant.
Women can now breast-feed at one of five lactation pods set up by the Department of Health around New York City.
Key nutrients moms should eat when breast-feeding
Obstetrician and gynecologist Karyn Wat, M.D., will join Mesbah OB-GYN Women's Health Care & Wellness in July.
The Wholeness Center now offers kids' birthday parties and MommaArts, which provides maternity care and support for parents.
Babies younger than 1 should not be given fruit juice at all, while older kids should drink it only in moderation and focus instead on eating whole fruit, according to new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Insurance premiums for pregnant women could go up considerably per the new GOP health bill, intended to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
The Maternity Center at Nyack Hospital offers classes on Lamaze, breastfeeding, infant care, and more for expectant parents and caregivers.
The Rockland Health Department was awarded a $1.2 million grant to fund the Creating Breastfeeding Friendly Communities project.
Risa Klein is a certified nurse midwife with an office on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. She was the “birth consultant” for the feature films Baby Mama and Laze.
Support groups like Allied Breastfeeding Support offer new and expectant moms all the help they need when it comes to questions or concerns about breastfeeding.
The Nurtured Child now has a permanent location in DUMBO/ Vinegar Hill, in which classes for new and expecting families will be taught.
Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut is launching a new support group at its Stamford location and a secondary infertility webinar.
A study suggests that moms who run during pregnancy produce kids who are more apt to be like them and become runners themselves.
New York State's new budget includes a paid family and medical leave requirement.
CMV, or cytomegalovirus, is an under-the-radar virus that effects babies' hearing and development. Here's how to treat and prevent it.
Johnson's three-step bedtime routine is proven to help babies fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer.
This local mom of six kids riffs on pregnancy cravings and nine months’ worth of unfiltered comments from friends and strangers alike.
Two new studies find that women who breastfeed reduce their risk of breast cancer and Type 2 diabetes in the long run.
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.
Helping Kids Pediatrics, a New City pediatrician team, now offers the Earwell device as help for infants who have deformed ears. The device reshapes infants' ears without pain.
Reproductive Medical Associates of Connecticut recently opened its location in Norwalk. The clinic is staffed by fertility specialists and focuses on reproductive medicine.
Critical congenital heart disease, a heart disease that poses risk of death or disability, can be detected through the newborn screening pulse oximetry. We describe pulse oximetry, why it should be done on your infant, and the warning signs of CCHD.