Strokes during pregnancy and in the first few weeks after baby's birth are on the rise. What can you do to lower your risk?
"After the baby comes..." How many times have you used that phrase followed by a task you lack energy to complete? Let us clue you in.
I had my first child seven months ago. I have been breastfeeding her all along, and I introduced baby foods about two months ago.
Conflicts skyrocket after birth; 90% of couples report a drop in relationship satisfaction after their first child; perpetual issues appear more frequently post-birth. Learn how you can beat the odds and make your fantasies-of-post-baby-relationship-bliss become reality.
As a midwife I put a lot of thought and effort into my pregnancy and birthing experience. But none of my midwifery knowledge prepared me for the first few weeks after having a baby. These tips helped me prepare for less stressful postpartum period at the end of my second pregnancy.
I should give up much of myself to help nurture and feed the baby while juggling the management of the older kids. I've done it and will willingly do it again. I'm a team player and I do love bonding with my babies. But I'm in a near state of panic about losing my nookie for the foreseeable future.
Is all your hair falling out? There is a myth that women are fully recovered from pregnancy and delivery just six weeks after a baby is born. In fact, hormonal and physiological changes are still occurring many months postpartum.
Bringing a baby home is not about what color is right for the nursery or do the socks I bought match the outfit Aunt Doris sent? There are more important issues to consider before you carry that cuddly sweet bundle across the threshold.