Being pregnant is a time to take care of yourself. Everyone will tell you things to avoid and things to do. You will hear old wives tales, advice from your doctor, and what other mothers have experienced. One of the most important things is just to use common sense.
Slow rising hCG levels may indicate an ectopic pregnancy. Normal pregnancies should demonstrate a hormone doubling time of 48-72 hours.
After you've delivered a beautiful baby, you will be exhausted. You would think your sweet baby would be too, but often times that's not the case. We're going to go over a few things you can do to help get your baby to sleep through the night!
Chemical pregnancies (the term given to a very early miscarriage) are much more common than anyone realizes, yet much confusion surrounds the subject. Read on for clear answers to common questions.
When a child says "I hate my dad", something is wrong. If you have trouble at home and would like to talk about it, this site is a safe place. There are lots of reasons why kids hate their dads.
Music education is highly important for young children, increasing math skills, fine motor coordination, and helping children learn the benefits of perseverance and delayed gratification. Think your child is ready for music lessons? Consider the age of the child, developmental readiness, and time commitment before staring formal instrument lessons!
When will I go into labor? How can I make it start or progress faster? Learn about going into labor and how someone can help you with the progression of labor.
Having a baby can be an extremely overwhelming experience. Sometimes the last thing we want is for visitors to show up unannounced. Here are some helpful ways you can help keep visitors in check after your new sweet baby arrives!
So you want to take your kid on a road trip but they always end up car sick? Here are five fun games to play in the car with your family that encourage queasy passengers to keep their eyes ahead.
Whether you call it a miscarriage or pre-term labor, it is still the loss of a child. It's hard to quantify a mother's pain. The loss of a child, whether an unborn baby, newborn, infant, toddler or older, signifies the loss of a dream and the loss of plans and a future with this individual.
A natural playground contains elements from nature, such as trees, grass, rocks, sand, and water. It's a great place for both active play and creative play.
Getting ready for baby's arrival is a joyous time. It's so easy to get lost in the decorating and organizing, but it's also important to pack your labor and delivery bag with all the essentials that you, your new baby, and your partner will need during your stay at the hospital.
Beginning home-schooling is a huge decision and can engender terror in the hearts of parents brave enough to undertake such a commitment. Fear not, it's not so scary after all. First comes 'deschooling'...
Creating your birth plan is a great way to help you prepare for and feel in control of your birthing experience. With a little planning, research, and flexibility you are sure to have a better labor and delivery experience.