Month: January 2017

6 First Trimester Pregnancy Hacks

6 First Trimester Pregnancy Hacks

If you have recently discovered you are pregnant, then prepare for a roller coaster ride of emotional ups and downs, random persistent nausea and strangers offering unsolicited advice. The first trimester can be a confusing time, especially if you’ve never been pregnant before. Here are the top hacks for getting […]

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Tips for Having Great Sex During All Three Trimesters of Pregnancy

Tips for Having Great Sex During All Three Trimesters of Pregnancy

Just because you are pregnant doesn’t mean you should stop having sex. According to Kecia Gaither, M.D., maternal fetal medicine specialist at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, sex has benefits for both parents. “Sex is known to release endorphins and oxytocin—otherwise known as the ‘love hormone’—allowing […]

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Considering Getting Pregnant? These Vitamins Are Essential for Women and Men

Considering Getting Pregnant? These Vitamins Are Essential for Women and Men

Considering having a baby? From the best times to have sex to the best time to give birth, there is so much to figure out when you’re trying to conceive. You can boost your chances of getting pregnant and prepare your body for a healthy pregnancy by taking prenatal vitamins […]

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Why is the Baby Crying? Handling Newborn Crying, Colic and Fussing

Why is the Baby Crying? Handling Newborn Crying, Colic and Fussing

If you’re a first-time parent of a newborn, then you are dealing with one of the most confounding parts of early parenthood: “why is my baby crying?” The feeling of helplessness when a baby cries is one of the biggest reasons new parents can feel so overwhelmed. Parents are given […]

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8 Trips for Traveling by Air With Your Baby

8 Trips for Traveling by Air With Your Baby

The busiest travel days are the day before Thanksgiving, Fridays in summer and Christmas through January 1. If you’ll be traveling with a baby this holiday season, here are some suggestions for making it through the busy car, airport and airline routine. 1. Choose Schedule Rather Than Price Normally we […]

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Adding a Pet into your Family

Adding a Pet into your Family

Are your kids begging you for a household pet with their own set of big puppy dog eyes? Having a household pet is a wonderful way to teach your kids about the value of responsibility involving another life. Whatever pet you intend on getting, whether it be something as small […]

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