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The Dos and Don'ts of Pregnancy

The Dos and Don'ts of Pregnancy

06.24.2014
Do sleep on your left side. This is best for air-flow to the baby. Don't touch me. Can't you get into bed without touching me?
10 Subjects to Avoid When Talking to Pregnant Women

10 Subjects to Avoid When Talking to Pregnant Women

06.23.2014
Yes, I am sure there is only one baby in there, but if you'd like to accompany me to my next check-up, maybe you'd feel better asking the...
We'll Always Have Paris

We'll Always Have Paris

06.23.2014
It isn't Hermes scarves or miniature Eiffel Towers that call out, "Take me home" when we're wandering around Paris. That's too bad as...
Lancet Series On Midwifery: Women Should Be In The Heart Of Decision-Making

Lancet Series On Midwifery: Women Should Be In The Heart Of Decision-Making

06.23.2014
I know from my experience as a midwife and an academic that midwifery is the best value option for delivering high-quality maternal and...
This Talented Dog Gives Baby An Adorable Crawling Lesson

This Talented Dog Gives Baby An Adorable Crawling Lesson

Avery Stone  06.23.2014
Pets teach kids all sorts of lessons -- how to care for others, how to snuggle, and even how to crawl. In this adorable video posted...
What <i>The New York Times</i> Got Right and Wrong About Maternal Mental Health

What The New York Times Got Right and Wrong About Maternal Mental Health

06.23.2014
We are glad the Times is sparking a conversation about perinatal mood disorders and postpartum psychosis. We hope the conversation will...
Want To Watch Your Entire Life Pass By In An Instant? Just Do This

Want To Watch Your Entire Life Pass By In An Instant? Just Do This

06.21.2014
They say that when you are dying your entire life passes before your eyes in just an instant. There is another way to experience that sensation,...
From My First Pregnancy to My Fourth

From My First Pregnancy to My Fourth

06.20.2014
Going from two to three naturally added to the circus. However, in some respects, we had become experts at managing madness.
The Perils of Naming Your Kid

The Perils of Naming Your Kid

06.19.2014
You're in charge of what this person will be called for the rest of his/her life. And you have literally thousands of choices in hundreds...
Parenting News From The Future

Parenting News From The Future

06.19.2014
This generation of flawless people are blamed for the death of the website Awkward Family Photos, which suffered a lack of content in recent...
Are You Lonely, Mama?

Are You Lonely, Mama?

06.13.2014
Sometimes I just want to have a long conversation with someone other than my husband. Someone with female anatomy. Someone in the same...
Traveling Mom: The Ultimate Hypocrite

Traveling Mom: The Ultimate Hypocrite

06.12.2014
Who goes to Paris and isn't head-over-heels, can't-stop-smiling excited about it? A Mom, that's who.
7 Things I Know After My Paternity Leave

7 Things I Know After My Paternity Leave

06.12.2014
The experience was, not surprisingly, as much -- or more -- about my older kids as it was about the baby.
Dads Suffer Too: Helping Bereaved Fathers Cope With Loss

Dads Suffer Too: Helping Bereaved Fathers Cope With Loss

06.12.2014
With Father's Day upon us, it is time to speak to the unacknowledged grief of men who suffer baby loss.