Babies

Flying With an Infant? Here’s How to Hack the Experience

Flying With an Infant? Here’s How to Hack the Experience

TweetFlying with an infant doesn’t have to be hard. We rounded up the experts to hack the experience. A big part of my job over the last several years has been frequent travel to all corners of the world. I generally don’t far and wide for the first few month’s of my children’s lives, but by the time they’re three to four months old they’re generally tagging alo... »

Hind Milk: What Nursing Mothers Need to Know

Hind Milk: What Nursing Mothers Need to Know

TweetFind out more about this type of breast milk… When you hear the terms “foremilk” and “hind milk”, you may be thinking, “Does the breast produce two kinds of milk?” The answer to that question is “absolutely not!” The breasts produce one type of milk: breast milk. The terms foremilk and hind milk simply describe two of the different stages of bre... »

Foremilk: What Nursing Mothers Need to Know (same format)

Foremilk: What Nursing Mothers Need to Know (same format)

TweetEverything you wanted to know about this milk… The human body is a truly amazing machine! It’s designed to produce not only the energy you need to stay alive, but it actually produces the food your baby needs. Breast milk is a wonderful source of nutrients, fats, calories, and antibodies. You’ll find that breast milk contains everything your child needs to survive and grow. Breast... »

Why Breastmilk Antibodies Are So Important

Why Breastmilk Antibodies Are So Important

TweetThey’re the source of your baby’s immunity! Did you know that babies are born with NO immune system at all? If your child were to come in contact with even a weak germ or pathogen, they would fall ill because their bodies haven’t yet developed a resistance to disease. But that’s where the breastmilk antibodies come in! The antibodies and immune cells in your breast mil... »

Baby Acupuncture May Stop Colic

Baby Acupuncture May Stop Colic

TweetA radical new treatment to try! Colic can be a nightmare for any parent. A colicky baby doesn’t sleep, spends all day crying, and can be nearly impossible to care for. There are all sorts of tricks intended to calm down a colicky baby, but few of them work in the heat of the moment. But, according to new research in the British Medical Journal, there is a new solution to help: acupunctu... »

Micronutrients During Pregnancy Makes for Smarter Children

Micronutrients During Pregnancy Makes for Smarter Children

TweetEat better, be smarter! The term “micronutrients” describes the vitamins, minerals, fiber, enzymes, and antioxidants we get through the food we eat. It includes everything from Vitamin C to Vitamin K to folic acid to iron. These micronutrients are vital for a healthy body, as they play a role in all internal process: immune, digestive, endocrine, reproductive, and all other functi... »

12 Gifts for New Parents They’ll Actually Use

12 Gifts for New Parents They’ll Actually Use

TweetWe rounded up 12 of the best gifts for new parents they’ll actually use so you know you’re not just throwing your money away. (Slideshow) If you have a new mom or dad in your life there’s a good chance they need a ton of stuff. Sure, they probably already scored the big items like a crib and carseat, but there are about a million other things they’ll need to raise... »

Things to Know About CPAP Ventilation for Infants

Things to Know About CPAP Ventilation for Infants

TweetIt’s a way to help your child breathe! When you think of CPAP machines, your mind immediately flashes to that friend, family member, or spouse you has a hard time breathing when they sleep. They use the sleep apnea machine to help them breathe easy so they sleep better at night. CPAP machines are most commonly used for sleep apnea, but did you know that they can be used for newborns? CP... »

What is Embryo Donation?

What is Embryo Donation?

TweetWhat is embryo donation, you ask? It’s a fertility method you should know more about. For those who are having a hard time getting pregnant, there are many fertility treatment options to consider. But what do you do after all of your efforts have failed and still not child? There is always the route of IVF (in-vitro fertilization), sperm donation, or egg donation, but when all these fai... »

The Best Baby Strollers for Your Lifestyle

The Best Baby Strollers for Your Lifestyle

TweetThere’s a vast sea of baby strollers on the market, so how do you choose the right one within your lifestyle? Here’s what to keep in mind before shopping. I think I’ve been around the block a few times with this baby stroller shopping thing — I’m currently on pregnancy number 4 and because I’ve been having babies over an 8 year period, I’ve gotten to ... »

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