Pregnancy & Babycare

There seems to be a mobile app for everything nowadays and contraception is no exception. Earlier this year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration permitted the marketing of the first medical mobile app, Natural Cycles, which can be used...
We might be living in modern times where people share almost every aspect of their lives on social media, but it is saddening to know that until a few days ago women were not allowed to breastfeed in public...
Group B Strep infection is a condition caused by the Group B Streptococcus (GBS) bacteria and though the bacteria is considered harmless in adults, it can be critical for babies, especially newborns. The GBS bacteria can be found in...
Believe it or not, food and fertility are intrinsically linked. So, while the American Society for Reproductive Medicine attributes a Western-centric diet to increasing infertility among couples in America, adding certain foods to your daily diet can actually help...
Your baby may be feeding in bits and spurts, but the diaper load is anything but small. Wonder how your baby can poo so much on so little feed, or what’s with those changing colors?
Babies receive much of the immune boost and vital antibodies they need from their mothers during the first week of their life. This is all thanks to the liquid that mothers expel through the mammary glands, called colostrum. What Is...
Remember that each baby reacts differently to the foods his mother consumes. A nutritious diet will keep you and your baby strong and healthy.
The best thing about Z Living’s show Birth Days? It’s the perfect DIY guide to parenting, and an all-too-real look at those challenging first six weeks of life with a newborn baby. So whether you’re a die-hard fan, new to the series, parents, parents-to-be, or even an auntie or uncle to a beloved little one, we’ve put together the best takeaway lessons from the series:
In the process of childbirth, modern medicine has taken a backseat as more women embrace natural methods for delivering their children. In New York City alone over the past decade, over 74% of moms-to-be favored the upward ticking trend supporting midwifery, doulas, at-home births and bathtubs births over modern methods. Many pro-homebirth moms argue that delivering babies in hospitals can turn what should be a life-changing experience into an assembly-line process thanks to items like epidurals, forced C-sections and unnatural birthing positions (like lying down instead of standing or kneeling).
Your body weight has stabilized, the baby has moved into your pelvis, and is not moving as much – the quiet before the storm.

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