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Gerber announced Tuesday that the new face of their company would be none other than Lucas Warren, an 18-month-old boy with Down syndrome. The beaming 18-month-old from Dalton, Georgia was chosen out of 140,000 photo submissions from across the...
Why does my child need a car seat? Motor vehicle accidents are the No. 1 killer of children in the United States. You can reduce the risk by 70 percent simply by properly installing a child's safety seat (car seat)...
After I deliver a baby and the parents take their little bundle of joy home, they become used to taking care of their newborn and recognizing all their needs. But at some point, that little infant may spike a...
Everyone thinks that the body is able to naturally prepare for breastfeeding. But for infants born prematurely or who are ill at birth, that often isn't the case. Some babies, even healthy ones, just plain struggle with the mechanics of...
If you look carefully at liquor, beer, and wine bottles, you'll find a warning about drinking during pregnancy. But these cautionary labels don't tell the whole story. Alcohol has many effects on a woman's body -- effects that any...
Way back in the dark ages in 2014, when I sent my publisher the manuscript for my survival guide to breastfeeding and working, the chapter on what to wear for pumping at work read something like this: If you...
Whatever form your absent mindedness takes, don't worry: You're not going through early senility, your condition isn't permanent, and you're certainly not alone. Soon into your pregnancy, don't be surprised if you feel foggy-brained and forgetful. You may find yourself...
Look: nobody wants to do this. Talking to your boss, male or female, about anything to do with your body, let alone your breasts, is awkward at best. And unless you know otherwise, you should start by assuming that...
Forty-nine states and DC have laws that allow women to breastfeed a baby in any public or private place (come ON, Idaho!). But when it comes to bringing your breast pump to work, the picture gets much more complex....
You know what’s stressful? Planning to pump breastmilk at work while your baby is in the care of someone else. It’s stressful to think about how you’re going to juggle work and milk-making, and it’s stressful to worry that...