Explore + Discover has partnered with Mothers' Milk Bank (MMBNE) as Manhattan's only pickup/drop-off location for breast milk donations. To become a certified donor, contact a MMBNE Donor Intake Coordinator at 212.993.1…
Speech Buddies Connect wants to help you find the right speech therapist to fit your little one’s specifics — from speech sound or fluency disorders, to special needs or bilingual speech. Head to the website to search b…
If you’re looking for a nanny, the new NYC Nanny Concierge service, founded by Tammy Gold, family therapist and author of “Secrets of The Nanny Whisperer”, and Lindsay Bell, owner of NY Nanny Center, is impressively tho…
Parenting Unlimited founder Kimberly Walker has become known for her in-home sleep training services and is ready to tackle another common parenting struggle—potty training. Prior to booking, Walker will conference with…
The folks at NY-based LED company Lighting Science know how tough it is to get a full night of shut-eye when there’s a new baby in the house. Developed with a team of ex-NASA scientists, their newly launched Sleepy Baby…
The idea behind Moms Pump Here is pretty genius: a website and GPS-driven app that points new moms in the direction of clean, safe places to nurse or pump in the city. Click on "Nearby Nursing Room" to find one within a…
New Yorker Alexis Spadaro Thalhauser knows that cutting teeth isn’t pleasant. But at least it can be really cute with her new line of Lexypexy teethers. They’re made from non-toxic, naturally antibiotic, hand-finished a…
Blueleo launches a nanny referral service
Local online marketplace Blueleo has launched a no-fee referral service designed to help families find a new gig for their nanny, baby nurse, or housekeeper. On the flip side, it gives families looking to hire domestic …
New support group helps moms deal with toddlerhood
Toddlers can be a real pain in the you-know-what. Commiserating over power struggles and bedtime tantrums helps. That's the idea behind the new Toddler Parenting Support Group from You Plus 2 Parenting. Led by founder a…
Local resources for breastfeeding moms
In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, we've scoured the City for the best gear, gurus, and guidance for moms who nurse. Gear: You can rent the Medela Symphony, Ameda Elite, or Ameda Platinum pump at Yummy Mummy (1201 Le…
Uber’s new family-friendly service
Uber has done an amazing job of easing taxi-shortage rage in New York with their genius (if pricey) on-demand car service. And now they’re trying to make schlepping around the city with a little one easier, too–and safe…
It's just a **lot** to keep track of
From those last weeks of pregnancy through the first years of childhood, there are lots of medical appointments to schedule. And lots of milestones to record. And lots of developments to share. Baby Bundle organizes all…
Learn CPR the fun way
Seeing a child choke is scary. Seeing a child choke and realizing you have no idea what to do is terrifying. For a first-time CPR lesson (or a refresher course), we like the idea of organizing a private group session. ……
Two new ways for moms to boost nutrients
Juicing may be having a moment, but it's not necessarily safe for expecting or nursing moms. That probably explains the proliferation of beverage companies targeting the pre- and post-natal crowd. The latest? Bundle Org…
Cindy Barshop opens up about infertility
Motherhood can feel lonely at times. Especially if you're struggling with heartbreaking issues like miscarriage, PPD, or infertility. It can be incredibly healing—liberating, even—to share these experiences with others …