Preemie basics: Everything you need to know

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, 12 percent of babies are born prematurely. If you’re a new parent to a preemie, take heart. Below are preemie-specific tips for caring for your extra-little one once you’ve left the confines of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. They will …

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5 tips for soon-to-be dads during delivery

For soon-to-be dads, navigating the life-altering and memorable experiences of labor and delivery can feel almost as tough at times as giving birth to a baby themselves. (Just don't say that too loudly around your special lady!)From trying to figure out how to comfort a woman during this …

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New mom dances to avoid a c-section (video)

Watch as this laboring mom-to-be dances to avoid a c-section. When labor stalled, she flipped on Watch Me (Whip/Nae-Nae) and unknowingly created an inspiring video demonstrating how music and movement can help ease labor pain.As reported by the New York Daily News, the East Point, Georgia …

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Woman gives birth at 30,000 feet with help of airline crew

A woman gave birth two months early while on an international flight from Indonesia to Los Angeles. The “very, very pregnant woman” went into labor about halfway through the flight, passenger Amira Rajput told INSIDE EDITION. “We didn’t really know that the woman was giving birth,” …

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3 perfect tips for beating pregnancy mood swings

There are plenty of reasons to be moody when you're about to become a first time mother. First, you're probably incredibly excited about getting to have a baby, but you're also likely concerned about a lot of things. Between finances, your changing body, and the impending day in the delivery room, …

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Is it possible to maintain good oral health while expecting?

Now that you're pregnant, you may be wondering if routine dental procedures such as X-rays and cleanings are safe. You can set your anxieties aside because you should continue to visit your dentist every six months for a regular exam - maintaining your oral health is good for both you and your …

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Are used breast pumps actually dangerous?

When it comes to getting ready for baby, most first time mothers are preoccupied with trying to get everything they might need to care for a little guy or girl successfully after returning from the hospital.For those who have decided to breastfeed their babies, this can mean investing in a …

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How will I feel after a C-section?

The number of mothers who undergo Cesarean sections is on the rise - accounting for nearly 37 percent of U.S. births in 2013, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. While a C-section should never be taken lightly - it is major abdominal surgery after all - there are instances …

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Can pregnancy affect your memory?

Do you find yourself forgetting where you've parked your car? Can't remember what you had for breakfast, or where you left your keys? If so, you may have momnesia - or pregnancy brain. Can you relate? Here's the science behind this phenomenon and what you can do to stop it from affecting your …

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What’s so bad about eating soft cheeses during pregnancy?

Whether you're a first time mother or you've been through pregnancy before, chances are you've done your reading when it comes to ensuring a healthy, happy pregnancy. While you were perusing through pregnancy magazines and flipping through pregnancy books, you might've come across diet …

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