Mamas experiencing this condition are not alone
Many mamas-to-be hear the term “postpartum depression” and become concerned that they may soon face this condition. How common is it, should moms be worried, and what can they do? We chatted with Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Br…
Wait no more – start babies on allergenic foods early
It’s Food Allergy Awareness Week, and most moms know that food allergies are being diagnosed more and more frequently. In the past, most advice given about avoiding these allergies ran along these lines: Let the baby ma…
Amazing Medical Advances for Babies
It’s true: modern parenthood is filled with plenty of challenges (we’re looking at you, screen time) but thanks to advances in medical research and technology, parents are able protect and monitor their baby's health li…
Design a nursery that operates as good as it looks
There’s no better way to pass the time while pregnant than designing a nursery fit for an editorial spread. But as parents quickly learn once baby is earth side, things like the humidifier are as important as the color …
Understanding your newborn's cries – and how to help
The early days of a baby’s life are full of wonder and excitement, but let’s face it – they can also be filled with bouts of crying and fussiness, and newborns aren't exactly known for their ability to clearly communica…
How to choose the best gear for baby’s ride
Nothing says “I’m a new mom” like struggling to install a car seat in the space that was once reserved for yoga gear and the latest goodies from the winery up the road. While car seats are necessary, we know … Continued…
Just when you thought you had the whole feeding thing down. . .
For the lucky few, raising a good eater is easy breezy from day one. For the rest of us, it's an ongoing series of ups and (pretty darn frustrating) downs. To find out more about why early eating is such … Continued
No meds required—really
If you pay attention to parenting news, you're clued in to the FDA's recent (and not-so-recent) recommendations to nix those homeopathic teething tablets. Uncertain levels of toxic belladonna (commonly known as deadly n…
Many parents start to look for childcare as soon as they know they’re expecting. They often consider cost and location first, since they are easy to determine and help to whittle down the possibilities to an acceptable …
Pregnancy is such an exciting, and busy time. While it's always fun to consider baby names and nursery colors, there are some important decisions to make before your baby arrives that will have an impact in the minutes/…
Here's how to stock the house
January is in full swing—if the cold or flu hasn't already entered your household, congrats. And be prepared, it's likely on its way. Save yourself a trip to the drugstore with a sick baby in tow, and proactively stock …
Deciphering the latest environmental concerns for our kids
"I’ve been watching study after study roll out detailing new information regarding the environmental health risks facing kids," Christopher Gavigan (our eco expert and the co-founder of The Honest Co.) says. "It’s not l…
Here's the 411
With cold and flu season just around the bend, we’ll do everything we can to keep the littles from catching a sniffle (or, worse). Adding a humidifier to the nursery can have substantial benefits. We caught up with Cran…
It's never too soon to start
Mindfulness has become a bit of a buzzword as of late, and for good reason. Learning the skill from an early age can have lasting benefits throughout a child's life (adulthood included). "Mindfulness is paying attention…
Choose the formula that's best for your baby
It's generally accepted that breast milk is best when it comes to infant nutrition, but why, exactly? We turned to registered dietitian Dana L. Kearney, MS, RD, LDN, CHC, to learn how to ensure that your choice in formu…