Women have more options, for one. But a new poll also shows that financial insecurity is altering a generation’s choices. Source: Americans Are Having Fewer Babies. They Told Us Why. - The New York Times … [Read more...] about Americans are having fewer babies
The gender reveal party is the new way to celebrate each milestone in your pregnancy. Normally a hostess gift only occasion, the party is thrown to celebrate the sex of the new baby. Some parents have figured out some of the coolest ways to reveal if they are have a boy or girl. Here are some of our favorites! Source: 15 Cool Gender Reveals! … [Read more...] about 15 cool gender reveals!
A resolution to encourage breastfeeding was expected to be approved quickly and easily by the hundreds of government delegates who gathered this spring in Geneva for the United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly. Based on decades of research, the resolution says that mother’s milk is healthiest for children and countries should strive to limit the inaccurate or … [Read more...] about U.S. Opposition to Breastfeeding Resolution stuns world health officials
The New York City MTA is extending their program promoting giving up seats to pregnant women, older people and the disabled. They've even giving out "Baby on Board" buttons in hopes of stimulating polite behavior. Response has not been great however. If you use public transit, do people offer you a seat? Let us know in the comments! The friendly woman who noticed Mary … [Read more...] about ‘Please Offer Me a Seat’ buttons given by NY MTA. Subway riders aren’t listening.
The New York Times reports a substantial increase in age of dads with newborns. Researchers at Stanford University reviewed data on 168,867,480 live births from 1972 to 2015, making statistical adjustments for missing paternal records. The average age of the father of a newborn in the United States, the investigators found, has risen to 30.9 from 27.4 in 1972. Source: New … [Read more...] about New dads are older than ever – The New York Times