Category: Pregnancy

This just in: Your height may play a role in determining when you go into labor. A recent study published in the journal PLOS Medicine linked a mother’s height to her chances for preterm birth. The study, out of the Center for Prevention of Preterm Birth at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital,...

There’s no sight quite as sweet as a newborn baby bundled in a swaddling blanket. This practice of tightly wrapping an infant from the neck down is touted by many as a cure-all for fussiness in babies. Swaddling mimics the warmth and comfort of the womb, offering enough calm to...

By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns Adding a second child to the family changes everything. The postpartum time produces a whirl of emotions that envelops everyone in those first tender months after bringing your second-born into your family. In our instinctive drive to keep newborns...