What are the most popular baby names for 2018? Moms-to-be from Ovia Pregnancy (available for iOS and Android) have shared the names they'll be giving their little ones once they arrive - check out our list of top baby names!
Toddlers can exhaust even the most creative and energetic caretakers. And when the seasons turn, it can be extra-difficult to keep toddlers entertained (or out of trouble!). We’re here to help with some favorite games that keep little ones busy and keep adults from wondering: “What are we going to do today!?”
We recently hosted a webinar with Dr. Danna Greenberg, Professor at Babson College, to dig into the results of our Motherhood in America report, a survey asking women what they value as working mothers. Read on to learn what we covered and download the webinar recording.
Toddlers are creative, curious, and sometimes even cunning, which means at this age, supervision during playtime is still key. As many caretakers have learned, sometimes you just don’t know your little one can do something new - and potentially dangerous - until he or she is climbing out of a crib or leaping off a dining table for the first time. Here are some ideas about how to keep your kids safe while helping them continue to explore.
Bringing a baby into the world takes a lot of hard work -- it’s no accident that they call it labor! In some ways, the hardest part of labor, which ultimately leads to delivery, is waiting for it to finally begin. Although there’s no single indicator that your baby is completely ready to (finally!) make his or her debut, there are several symptoms that can indicate your labor is officially underway.
After a lost pregnancy, women and families have dozens of questions. One of the most difficult to answer is: should I try to conceive again? Because there's no “right” path to choose after a lost pregnancy, here is a framework to think through trying again after a loss.
We were thrilled to be a part of the ABC Kids Expo this year -- especially because it gave us a sneak peek at some amazing new gear that’s coming to the market for babies and families. Read here for our recap of the event!
Losing a pregnancy is an emotionally intense experience that feels different to every woman. Because each loss is unique, each healing process is also unique -- and this level of individuality can be isolating. Here are some “big picture” coping strategies that can be tailored to each woman’s journey through loss and its aftermath.
The more you know, the more you can do to support the breastfeeding moms in your life (even if that means giving pep talks to yourself in the mirror). Keep talking about how important breastfeeding is, how difficult it can be, and what can be done to help moms everywhere nurse successfully. Giving these articles a read is a great way to start!
Newborns have a reputation for doing little more than eating and sleeping, but most new parents--and especially new breastfeeding mothers--are unprepared for just how much feeding the tiniest member of their family will do during their first few weeks of life. Since so many women learn as they go when it comes to nursing, we sought out the advice of an expert to help our newest breastfeeding moms prepare for the most common hurdles they’ll face in the first few weeks.