My body failed me and could not produce breastmilk

I became a mother at of 18. I knew nothing about the differences between bottle feeding with formula and breastfeeding. I went online and googled everything I could think of when it came to formula and breastfeeding. Eventually, I made the decision that overall it would be best to try breastfeeding so that is what [...]

Zika Virus – Facts Behind the Fear

Hearing about Zika virus in the news or social media, many pregnant women are immediately overcome with fear. Considering the alarming nature of the reports and the number of pregnant women currently infected, this fear is natural. However, panic over this disease is premature. Being well informed should help reduce the stress.   Most people [...]

How to Find Infant Daycare and Feel Good About Returning to Work

Beginning with the day a woman finds out she is pregnant the worry about infant daycare becomes part of her everyday worries. There are always the concerns about the baby being healthy, being a good parent, and how well the delivery will go. But even with all those concerns knowing where the baby will go [...]

Does getting your child vaccinated really matter?

There has always been debate on whether or not a parent should put their child through the immunization process and have the vaccinations done that are needed. Some parents think it is all a part of a government conspiracy of making children more susceptible to those diseases or start them on chemical based antibiotics which [...]

More Information About Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression is a form of depression that occurs during pregnancy or after childbirth that can affect the health of the mother in many negative ways such as insomnia, loss of appetite, irritability, problems building a relationship with their baby, mood swings, and anxiety.   Postpartum depression usually occurs within the first few days after [...]

Don’t Let Colic Drive You Crazy!

While a new baby in the home can make for an interesting and sometimes demanding period of adjustment for everyone, having a colicky baby can make that time period even more stressful. Colic is caused by your newborn's body adjusting to life outside of the womb, more specifically, by your baby's digestive tract becoming active. [...]

How to Get Rid of Nasty Nail Biting Habits

It may not be the most common or the only bad habit that we see our children pick up as they grow, but nail biting is definitely a problem nonetheless. If it isn't taken care of and stopped, it could lead to your child biting them too far down and even causing minor infections. Of [...]