Category: Babies

It’s always exciting when the time comes to learn the gender of your new baby. Some parents want to know straight away, some want to wait until the big...

I have a visceral reaction to baby talk. Recently, I was helping out at a school party in one of my kids’ classrooms. As my son and I were stringing...

Jennie Warren / Getty Images Every so often it turns out your mother is right. I love my mother to pieces, but it’s been about thirty-ish years since she...

When most of us think of aromatherapy, we tend to imagine MLMs, essential oil fanatics, or Gwyneth Paltrow recommending flavored oxygen. What we don’t think of: newborn babies, (unless it’s possibly...

Everyone says you forget the most difficult parts of early parenting, but I will never forget how awful sleep deprivation was. My babies were very frequent nightwakers, and they...

Marco Maccolini _ EyeEm / Getty Images Soon after my first baby was born, he was quickly whisked off to be bathed and for his newborn tests. I remember...

Got “mummy tummy?” Then you may, or may not, have diastasis recti. Diastasis recti, or DR, is the over-widening and thinning of the mid line tissue during pregnancy and...

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...