7 Gender-Neutral Alternatives to a Gender Reveal Party

7 Gender-Neutral Alternatives to a Gender Reveal Party

While gender reveal parties are a staple of many pregnancy journeys, you may be looking for a new alternative to an old tradition. Though these parties only recently sprung up in popularity, they tend to uphold outdated gender roles. Pink and blue are lovely shades — but many people become wrapped up in assigning traits, personalities, and even colors to babies based on their sex. Gender is more about personal expression, making the name ironically inaccurate from the start.

This Is How to Find Local Birthing Classes in the NYC Area

This Is How to Find Local Birthing Classes in the NYC Area

as the months went by and I grew larger and larger, I had to come to terms with the fact that a baby was indeed coming out (it’s easy to skip that part and go straight to the bouncing bundle of joy, am I right?). I began researching birthing classes and found that, once again, living in New York City has its advantages — there were plenty to choose from!

Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

If you’re pregnant, you’re probably busy furnishing a nursery, creating a birth plan, choosing a name, and picking out baby clothing. However, pregnancy is also a very sensitive time for your health. After all, your health now affects your child’s health!

5 Differences Between a Singleton And a Twin Pregnancy

5 Differences Between a Singleton And a Twin Pregnancy

When you find out that you’re pregnant with twins, you may start thinking and worrying about how your pregnancy will progress and how your twins are developing. Many women pregnant with twins have straightforward and uncomplicated pregnancies. Nevertheless, there are a few areas where your twin pregnancy may be different from a singleton pregnancy.

Fun Things to Do While Pregnant in NYC

Fun Things to Do While Pregnant in NYC

Going on a vacation while pregnant can feel boring. There’s so much you can’t eat, drink, or try out because it’s bad for the baby. Despite all this, a trip to New York City can end up being the perfect vacation for expecting mothers. Whether it’s your first time visiting or your first time living in NYC while pregnant, there’s a lot to do- even after you exclude all the things you can’t do during these nine months.

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Postpartum Depression | Beating the Baby Blues

Postpartum Depression | Beating the Baby Blues

For many women, it’s the happiest time in their lives. Yet for others, it’s an overwhelming time filled with emotions of loneliness and sadness. About 13 percent of women who give birth develop postpartum depression, and another 80 percent report general sadness. For most women who suffer from this disease, the peak of the condition […]