You don't have to be a smoker for your child to be exposed to the risks of third-hand smoke. Researchers have discovered that the residue from tobacco clings to furniture, clothes, walls, rugs and floors.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is relatively common among parents whose newborns spent time in the NICU and affect moms and dads differently.
A recent study found that depressed pregnant women are twice as likely to give birth prematurely as pregnant women without any symptoms of depression.
BPA and other endocrine disrupting chemicals are linked to infertility, cancers and malformations. Want to reduce your exposure? These six simple steps will help!
If you have a preemie, you're probably wondering what all this equipment is and what it does. Here is a list for you to checkout and research.
The NICU can be a nerve-racking place for mom, dad and baby, with bright lights, beeping monitors and a busy staff. The staff works hard to provide a comfortable and healthy surrounding for your baby, The lights are often times dimmed and babies' isolates are sometimes covered to decrease the light and noise to help promote that surrounding.
Many moms wonder if they can still breastfeed their premature baby. Yes, you can, but it isn't always a easy road. Your milk is perfect for your baby because colostrum and your breast milk have antibodies, white blood cells, and immune properties that will help in your baby resisting infection.
Working mothers are not all the same. Why then are 16 million working mothers treated as one undifferentiated group?
If your preemie could talk, he might say, "I am so excited to be going home. I am also a little scared. It is okay if you are feeling a little scared too. Even if I have had a big brother or sister, I may be different because I was born so early and so small. I decided to write this list of activities that can help preemies like me learn how to use our bodies and minds as we grow..."