Real birth story: My wayward birth

Our birth plan consisted of two items: 1. Don’t get stuck in traffic and become a Daily News headline: “Baby Boy Born on Brooklyn Bridge.” 2. Take advantage of the miracles of modern medicine in the form of painkillers and machines with comforting whirrs beeps that let us know the baby …

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The baby mattress: Why it’s your most important purchase

When you’re getting ready for your baby, you’re sure to start thinking of all the nursery gear you’ll need, like a crib, changing table, diaper pail and a rocking chair. The last item you’re going to remember is probably a crib mattress. It’s certainly not the most exciting purchase …

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How Down syndrome changed my perspective on motherhood

Seven months into my pregnancy, my doctor told me “Your amniotic fluid is low, you need to deliver today.” My fiancé’s sister drove me to the hospital and when I got a room in the labor and delivery area, the doctor finally came and I was induced with Pitocin.I was contracting so …

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Maternity fashion tips for all trimesters

It is no secret that shopping for maternity clothes can be challenging and at times overwhelming. Your body is in a constant state of change, your hormones are on a roller coaster ride and not to mention you now have a new appendage that throws everything you thought you knew about dressing your …

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Can you make baby smarter before birth?

Expectant mothers want to get everything right. We try to eat right, and pray that there are no complications. We stay away from caffeine and fruits sprayed with pesticides and pop DHA supplements. We do everything to give our babies a head start—and it’s happening earlier and …

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How to protect your relationship from pregnancy mood swings

Your husband or your hormones? Back in the day, you were able to tolerate coming home to dirty dishes piled sky-high in the sink, even though your husband swore he would do them. You could overlook how he forgot to pick up the dry cleaning – for the umpteenth time this month. Now that you’re …

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How to conquer your fear of being a bad mom

Worried about not being able to care for your baby? Here’s how to bring out your inner mother One frustrating thing about motherhood: Everyone wants to give you advice. But then, when you really want explicit instructions for how to end non-stop crying or get baby to sleep for more than two …

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Parenting 101: Avoid these safety pitfalls

Baby mishaps will happen. Here’s how to keep your cool Mommy worry starts long before you’re a mommy. One moment you’re on the couch sipping chamomile, and the next you realize that you will actually be responsible for keeping a child alive until he reaches adulthood.That’s …

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Everything you ever wanted to know about pregnancy sex

It's no secret that your sex drive is about as wild as a car chase in a summer blockbuster when you're pregnant. One day you can't stand the thought of your partner touching you, while the next you're practically ready to ambush him when he walks through the door. Whether it's the furthest thing …

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5 expert tips to make childbirth easier

Giving birth is like running a marathon: You'll get better results if you prepare. In labor and delivery, your body will get the workout of a lifetime – especially your pelvic floor, the muscles that support your uterus. Prepare for the big day with these tips. When contractions start, you'll be …

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