• Second Trimester Skin Changes

    A healthy glow, increased oils, lines, dark places, skin tags...these can all be normal skin changes you'll notice during your second trimester. Read on to see just what you can expect.

  • Skin Care in the First Trimester

    And you thought you were done with teen-age acne? Ha! Welcome to the hormone changes of the first trimester. Acne breakout and greasy skin can be among your body's reactions. Some acne products can be harmful to your developing baby. Learn how to safely and effectively combat skin problems during pregnancy.

  • Can a Positive Pregnancy Test Lie?

    I had three positive home pregnancy tests, all different brands. But when I went for my blood test, it was negative. Why? Causes for false positives include...

  • The Pitfalls and Dangers of Common Vaccines

    In the 1980s, the U.S. government decided to change the Mandatory Childhood Vaccine Schedule by intensely increasing the number of vaccines an infant and toddler should receive before the age of three. Back then, no one fully understood the implications of this until autism cases began springing up in large numbers.

  • FDA Warns Birth Defects with Paxil

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising that birth defect warnings should to be added to the prescription-only antidepressant, Paxil (Paroxetine).

  • Before Hiring a Midwife

    Before you hire a midwife, be sure to interview several carefully. Take your time reviewing their history, call up their references, have a list of questions handy, research the legal issues in your state and ask the midwife for proof of her certification.

  • The Fine Art of Disciplining Other People's Kids

    These days parent are much more cautious about discipline kids who are not their -- probably because our society has become so litigious. So how do you navigate those tricky issues of discipline the "other kids" when the child is in your care and you are in charge?

  • The 3D/4D Ultrasound Experience

    "Incredible," "awesome," "truly indescribable," are just some of the descriptions parents have used after seeing their babies for the first time in an ultrasound.