Children love repeated, shared family experiences. Learn why, and how to create more.
On February 15, the Child-Parent Security Act (CPSA) went into effect in New York. The new law makes paid gestational surrogacy legal in the state. New York mom Felicia Lebow shares her experience with gestational surrogacy before the law was passed, as well as her tips and reaction to the CPSA.
Editor’s Note: Mommybites talked with pediatrician and mom Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson about her reaction to the recent report on baby food and how to best feed babies to keep them healthy. Mommybites: A congressional report this month shared that four leading baby food companies were aware that their products included dangerous levels of toxic […]
Being a new mom is extremely exciting and rewarding, but it also comes with it’s challenges. It can be confusing figuring out how to add the responsibility of caring for your child into your life, and you’re going to ask a million times over, am I doing this right? Here are some postpartum tips for helping new moms ease into the whirlwind of motherhood.
If you’re preparing to have a baby, congratulations! It’s an exciting time of life. However, it can certainly be a stressful one, as well. It can be a lot of hard work to introduce a newborn into the world and nurture a child through their early years.
Parents of premature children have a lot on their plates. Support your preemie mom friends with these ten tips.
Elevated levels of toxic heavy metals have been found in popular baby food products. These heavy metals—including lead, arsenic, cadmium and mercury—are chemical elements. They are found in soil that is used to grow food. Some areas have higher amounts of the toxins than others as a result of pesticide use and pollution. Exposure to […]
I once did an interview with a mother of twins, who baffled me. She had given birth to twins naturally, without pain relief, and was hesitant about using the term “painful” when talking about the process. She was in labor for less than three hours, and she walked out of the delivery room with her babies.