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In Defense of the 'Brelfie'

In Defense of the 'Brelfie'

Jennifer Brenan  05.29.2015
We are not taking brelfies for attention. We are taking them to establish breastfeeding as a normal part of taking care of a baby.
These Illustrations Celebrate The Beauty Of Parenthood

These Illustrations Celebrate The Beauty Of Parenthood

Stacey Steinberg  05.29.2015
As new mothers, we are knee-deep in the pursuit of that elusive "life balance." There are so many tiny details that made up our day. Moment...
A Letter to Myself Before I Became a Mom

A Letter to Myself Before I Became a Mom

Bethany Neumeyer  05.28.2015
First of all, having kids is going to be hard. Really, really hard. You are going to be tired. Scratch that. You are going to be exhausted....
A Bittersweet Goodbye To Pregnancy

A Bittersweet Goodbye To Pregnancy

Courtney Reynolds  05.27.2015
It was over, and I had to deal with it. I had to realize that the expectant chapter of motherhood had ended for me, and it was time to...
How Do I Estimate the Cost of Having a Baby?

How Do I Estimate the Cost of Having a Baby?

Christina LaMontagne  05.27.2015
In addition to asking about your deductible and coinsurance amounts, ask whether you'll need pre-authorization for any of your care, how...
It's Time to Legalize Abortion in Chile and Everywhere Else

It's Time to Legalize Abortion in Chile and Everywhere Else

Steve Siebold  05.27.2015
A shocking new ad campaign in Chile is telling women if they want to have an abortion, they should consider falling from the top of a staircase....
Should I Let My Baby Cry to Sleep? Insights From Developmental Psychology for This Age-old Question

Should I Let My Baby Cry to Sleep? Insights From Developmental Psychology for This Age-old Question

Avidan Milevsky  05.27.2015
What is a parent to do? In order to answer this question you have to ask yourself, what is your parenting goal? Is your goal just to end...
It Was Not Love at First Sight

It Was Not Love at First Sight

Katrina Viyar  05.26.2015
I held her close to me, skin to skin, and waited. I waited for the rush of emotion, that all-consuming love at first sight people always...
The Pain I Didn't Think I'd Survive

The Pain I Didn't Think I'd Survive

Ayesha Vardag  05.26.2015
I tried to get on with normal life, but I'd find myself at a party in London and just be seized with the need to get away, to get to Roger's...
To Promote Breastfeeding, Fewer Hospitals Hand Out Formula

To Promote Breastfeeding, Fewer Hospitals Hand Out Formula

Reuters  05.25.2015
By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Fewer U.S. hospitals are giving away free infant formula, a new study finds, a shift...
An Open Letter to the Dog

An Open Letter to the Dog

Stacy Pelander  05.23.2015
Your tenderness both surprised me and melted my heart; you were so concerned that you might make a wrong move that you stayed absolutely...
I See You, Momma

I See You, Momma

Lexi Behrndt  05.22.2015
I know this is all so fresh. It's all new. It's a world you hoped for and when it came, it unlocked a part of you that you didn't know...
Why I'm Not Rushing to Have a Baby (Even Though I Really Want One)

Why I'm Not Rushing to Have a Baby (Even Though I Really Want One)

Akirah Robinson  05.22.2015
My life is far from perfect and I haven't yet accomplished all that I hope to. Even so, I'm starting to realize that I don't have to be...
6 Places Dads Can't Go With Babies

6 Places Dads Can't Go With Babies

Hasna El Maroudi  05.22.2015
The baby had filled up her diaper and there was no place to change her nappie. Well, there were facilities, but there was no place for...