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 […]
This is an unabridged version of a column I wrote for GRAND Magazine. Summertime, for many families, means more time together for grandparents and grandchildren. To help grandparents increase the chances that these special times with their grandchildren are comfortable and happy for everyone, I compiled a list of communication showstoppers – that is, things […]
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.
We at Davler Media-Parents (NYMetroParents, Staten Island Parent, Mommybites, and Mitzvah Market)—the New York metro area’s largest parent media company—strongly support the opening of local day, specialty, and overnight camps this summer at the maximum capacity possible while still remaining safe for children and camp staff. We believe… …that all children who want to go to […]
Parents of premature children have a lot on their plates. Support your preemie mom friends with these ten tips.
2020 has been the year of evaluating relationships, new and old. Dr. Gramma Karen gives some inspiration for the year ahead with readers’ comments on how their relationships changed in 2020.