Category: Babies

Jill Lehmann Photography via Getty When my son was diagnosed with hydronephrosis in utero, I panicked. I had never heard of hydronephrosis and didn’t realize that kidneys could have...

You’ve just received the news. The ultrasound is showing two little blobs with two beating hearts. Not one. Two. You are about to become a proud mother to twins....

When I fell pregnant for the first time, one of the most exciting things was getting to choose my baby’s name. Or so I thought. My husband at the...

Frightening Stories of Mothers with Postpartum Psychosis As Mums, we have all heard of the ‘Baby Blues’ – and we know just how incredibly insecure and crappy we feel...

Changing Nappies 101 – Boys vs Girls Ahh the joys of nappy changing. No parent can get out of it and by the end of the first month you...

There I sat in a classroom full of thirteen-year-olds in ninety-eight-degree humid Philadelphia heat breathing through contractions that were too inconsistent to call labor. I was in an un-air-conditioned...

Every year since the 1880s, the Social Security Administration has kept track of what people are naming their bouncing bundles of joy (or tiny poop machines, whatever you want...

I always thought that successful breastfeeding was just a matter of pushing through and having dedication to making it work, no matter what. But after my first was born...

Asawin_Klabma/Getty Images It doesn’t matter how prepared you think you are, motherhood is hard. You just never know when you’ll be reduced to tears over a missing sock. Or...

Westend61 via Getty Images Cesarean births (C-sections) are an increasingly common birth method in the United States. During this major surgery, an incision is made to the abdomen and the...