Let's face it, the holidays, as joyous and celebratory as they are, can be the most stressful time of year. There's the forced family gatherings, budget-breaking gift shopping, and holiday travel to wear us thin. Now that you have a little one on the way, these festivities have gotten a whole lot more stressful, right? Wrong. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we've … [Read more...] about The pregnant woman’s Thanksgiving survival guide
Is eco-friendly baby stuff worth the hype?
When an eco-friendly label really matters Bringing a new son or daughter into the world may inspire you to be a better steward of the earth. After all, our actions today impact the planet our children inherit down the line. And what parent wouldn’t want to leave the world a better place for their little loved ones? Today’s marketplace is brimming with eco-friendly options … [Read more...] about Is eco-friendly baby stuff worth the hype?
Pregnancy overtime: What to expect if you pass your due date
There comes a time in every woman's pregnancy when the phrase, "When's your due date?" is enough to make her cringe. If you're approaching your final weeks and worried you'll go straight past your estimated delivery date, there's no need to panic. We've laid out all the details on what's at risk when you go into overtime and what happens next. How accurate are due dates … [Read more...] about Pregnancy overtime: What to expect if you pass your due date
The pregnant woman’s summer survival guide
For many moms-to-be, pregnancy is no walk in the park. Add summer heat, sun and humidity, and that same task of growing human life is made even harder. If you're expecting during the sunniest time of year, read on for our smartest tips for surviving the summer season when you have a baby on the way. Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate Blame it on the blazing sun or long afternoons … [Read more...] about The pregnant woman’s summer survival guide
The great pregnancy detox
Pollution, pesticides, and a host of chemicals—let's count these among the items to ditch during pregnancy. Throughout our daily lives, we come into contact with a world of toxins that may have adverse effects on our health—not to mention that of our unborn children. Take your pregnancy as the perfect opportunity to clean up your act with simple and sustainable moves even the … [Read more...] about The great pregnancy detox