Health + Safety

The Case for Healthier Tableware

It's time to ditch the plastic.

There are endless reasons why mankind needs to cut down on plastic use (you know, the whole future of the planet sort of depends on it thing) but let’s keep Read more.
What’s Happening While I Wait For My Mammogram Results?

Guest written by Heather Frimmer, M.D., radiologist and author, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

You are sitting in the waiting room for your annual mammogram, praying your name will be the next one called. You are certainly not looking forward to the pain, but Read more.
Tending To Tiny Teeth

An age-and-stage guide for brushing your babe's chops

There’s not much about tiny teeth that is at all pleasing–the teething pain, the nipple biting, the chewing on expensive, pre-baby furniture, and, of course, the brushing.  Every parent has Read more.
These Aren’t Your Mom’s Nursing Bras

There's no law that says nursing bras need to be frumpy. We checked.

Nursing bras have come a long way in recent years. Gone are the days of less-than-attractive, too much fabric, starchy-feeling, beige nursing bras. Today’s options offer all-day comfort, style, and Read more.
Don’t Mind If I Do

Six high performing, ultra-hydrating bath products for baby you'll borrow on the reg.

Self care can look a little different when you’re neck deep in the mom game.   Veteran hack to at-home pampering: borrow from the babe.  Here are our picks for Read more.
Chiropractic Care & Motherhood: It’s A Match

How a chiropractor can alleviate your pain—and set you up for an easier delivery and postpartum.

Girls’ Night Out, Pre-Babies: Did you see last night’s RHONY? I am loving this book. How’s that new workout?  Girls’ Night Out, Post-Babies: When I turn my neck, it sounds Read more.
A Prescription For Play

Pediatricians may actually start writing them. Here's why.

No pressure here, but a whopping 80% of a child’s brain development occurs in the first 3 years of life (are we the only ones sweating?).  And in the world Read more.
How Well Do You Know Your Baby’s Mattress?

The new rules of safe sleep.

Safe sleep Isn’t just about what babies are sleeping with—it’s also what they’re sleeping on.  Made Safe, a non-profit that uses independent testing to certify everyday products as non-toxic, released Read more.
Roundup: Allergy-Friendly Snacks

Safe and delicious bites for at home and on-the-go.

To Stash Everywhere Bobo’s Bites (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegan.  Some product do contain nuts.  Bobo’s has an allergen program to prevent cross-contamination.) Bite-sized options for an on-the-go snack that Read more.
Beyoncé: Queen Of The Fourth Trimester

It's time to redesign postpartum care.

Guest written by Judith Nowlin, Chief Growth Officer for Babyscripts There is a reason they call her the Queen. In an age where females are taking a stand for their Read more.
Milk-Making 101: Getting Started With Breastfeeding

What you need and what you need to know.

Sponsored by Milkmakers While expecting my first child, a friend (name withheld to protect her well-intentioned soul) told me that breastfeeding would be an amazing experience. Her take on it Read more.
The What, Why, And How Of Music Therapy

Bottom line: the benefits just keep on coming.

Stop what you are doing and tell us what you hear. It’s probably safe to guess that some sort of music is within earshot. Whether it’s your current playlist providing Read more.