Photo by Shutterstock Did you know that it takes an astounding 6,570 days to raise a child from birth to college? And you thought 9 months of pregnancy seemed long. 6,570 days equals a whole lot of
One day after Kate, William and new baby George stepped out of the hospital, weekly magazine OK! posted the magazine cover you see above. As you can see, OK! mentions Kate’s post-baby weight in
Pregnant Women Exposed to High Levels of Air Pollution are Twice as Likely to Have a Child with Autism
Image courtesy of Shutterstock Constant exposure to pollution, whether it’s in the air, water, or common household products, has been shown to affect human health negatively in a variety of ways.
Dads-to-be don’t have the benefit of experiencing the joys of pregnancy in a physical sense (or the morning sickness for that matter), but a new pregnancy belt designed by Huggies is giving new dads a
When looking for natural healing alternatives and remedies during pregnancy, it’s hard to determine what is safe and effective for use with regard to a developing fetus. Given the copious variety of
The impressive maternity care box offered by the Finland government to expecting families has been all over the news lately. Offered since 1938, Finnish maternity packages are a time-honored tradition in
Image courtesy of Shutterstock A new study published in a recent issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology notes that “therapeutic” bed rest during pregnancy may be over-recommended, and may
According to Save the Children, a baby’s first day of life is his most dangerous. As data from the 14th annual State of the World’s Mothers report shows, each year, more than 1 million babies
Image courtesy of Shutterstock According to new research presented at the Annual Clinical Meeting of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), labor induction via the hormone
Image Courtesy of Shutterstock Due to a slow rising number of home births in America, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a new policy statement, “Planned Home Birth.” Published this
According to UNICEF, 6.9 million children under the age of five die from causes that have known cures each year. That’s 6.9 million children whose deaths could have been prevented, had someone
Image courtesy of Shutterstock Recently we learned that scientists discovered son’s cells living in their mother’s brains, and now research indicates that having a son may shorten a
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