Lifestyle. Daily Living and Work

Eat Foods That Improve Fertility Now!

There are plenty of foods that can help you become more fertile if you are trying to conceive. ... read more »

How to Financially Prepare for a Baby

The financial landscape of a family's budget is dramatically altered when a baby arrives. ... read more »

Fireworks: Festive, Fascinating, and For Use With Caution

Whether the fireworks display you watch this 4th of July is public or private, it is extremely important to remember fireworks are not toys, they are explosives. ... read more »

Are Water Skiing or Boarding Safe During Pregnancy?

Can I water ski while trying to conceive (TTC) and during pregnancy? ... read more »

How to Enjoy Your Pregnancy During the Holidays

The holiday rush can be difficult when you are pregnant. With all the holiday shopping, parties and cooking, treating your body right can take a back seat to holiday activities. Here are helpful tips to remember if you’re pregnant during the holidays: ... read more »

How to Trim the Holiday Tree While Pregnant

How can I decorate a beautiful Christmas tree with this growing belly? ... read more »

Ease Holiday Stress During Pregnancy

Why is stress so harmful and how can I stress less during the holidays? ... read more »

Help or Be a Helper: Which Word Choice Motivates Kids?

A team of psychologists says choosing the right word when asking for help from a child makes a difference. ... read more »

Many Parents Not Savvy to Kids' Sun Safety

Protection from the full force of the sun today can save a child from wrinkles in middle age, cataracts, and skin cancer, a form of cancer that is on the rise in children 19 and younger. ... read more »

Household Cleaning Products and Pregnancy

There are so many cleaning products out there, it is difficult to make a specific statement about them or on their pregnancy impact. ... read more »

New Year’s Fertility Resolutions: Leave Behind Bad Vices

It is common knowledge that drinking alcoholic beverages or those that are high in caffeine, smoking, and taking herbal remedies are frowned upon while pregnant or nursing. These substances can have a negative impact on your baby's growth and development. ... read more »

SAHM: Time for a New Label?

The term "stay-at-home mom" is outdated according to Ester Bloom, a contributor to the Slate magazine. She's not enthusiastic about housewife, either, preferring instead the word homemaker. ... read more »

See a Dentist During Pregnancy

Seeing a dentist while pregnant and having dental care during pregnancy is not only normal, but important for the health of mom and baby alike. ... read more »

Parents: Put Down Your Devices

A pediatrician and a psychologist fear our children may pay the ultimate price of tech-savvy parents. ... read more »

How to Celebrate Labor Day When TTC

Trying to conceive (TTC) can seem like a life-consuming goal that you and your partner are working together towards. For many couples, holidays are difficult for a number of reasons. ... read more »

Is Valentine’s Day Chocolate Good For Your Baby?

Valentine's Day is the holiday of chocolate and according to two studies, chocolate may be more than a tasty sweet treat, for pregnant women. ... read more »

Tips For Valentine’s Day Babymoon Romance

Romantic couples-only escapes called babymoons are becoming an important part of pregnancy but they often involve travel. ... read more »

Baby Gender and Exposure to Flame Retardants

Polybrominated biphenyl (PBB), a brominated flame retardant, was accidently mixed into animal feed in Michigan (1973-1974) resulting in human exposure through consumption of contaminated meat, milk ... read more »

9 Ways To Maintain Your Fertility Diet on Thanksgiving

Let's face it, while Thanksgiving is a great holiday to spend time with your loved ones, it can be hazardous to your diet. If you are trying to get pregnant, this is an especially important time to maintain your healthy fertility eating plan. ... read more »

5 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Your Hubby

If you want to move beyond the same old, same old Valentine's Day gifts this year, it pays to be creative in your approach to give your husband a memorable gift that will touch his heart. ... read more »

When to Return to Work After Giving Birth

Many women fight with the idea of when to work after giving birth. They’ve spent the majority of the last 40 weeks thinking about the baby, preparing for baby, and eventually leaving work to give birth and recover from delivery. ... read more »

How Female Entrepreneurs Manage Business and Baby

Pregnancy affects every aspect of a woman's life, including her job. When the expectant mother is also the boss, pregnancy can impact her performance, her clientele, and her bottom line. ... read more »

Job Interviews During Pregnancy: To Tell or Not To Tell?

Here’s what some career consultants and pregnant job applicants have to say about if, when, and how to disclose your pregnancy during the job interview process. ... read more »

Your Fitness During and After Pregnancy

You will have a lot on your plate with the newborn, your recovery, and trying to get back to that pre-pregnancy body, so what sort of post-partum fitness routine should you look to? ... read more »

Saving for Your Child's College Education

The first step towards saving for your child's future education isdeciding to do it. No matter when you begin, remember to think longterm. ... read more »

Mothers and Fathers Just Not In Sync With “Home” Time

If men and women now work the same number of hours, isn't it safe to expect they spend the same number of hours at home? ... read more »

Health Insurance

Health insurance is a term for third-party protection against the cost of medical care for prevention, illness, or injury. Pregnancy-related expenses are usually covered according to plan and location ... read more »

How Changes in Altitude and Temperature Affect Pregnancy

The winter holidays are upon us. 'Tis the season for travel. Many women find that travel during pregnancy brings new challenges even when traveling to familiar places. ... read more »

Safety Tips For 4th of July Fireworks

The 4th of July is a time of fireworks, family fun, and cookouts. When you’re pregnant or you have a small child, you need to follow some safety precautions. ... read more »

Dogs Dining on Diapers Can Be Disastrous

One Colorado family recently discovered their dog’s taste for baby diapers but by the time they discovered this new doggie delicacy, it was too late. ... read more »

4th of July Beach Safety for Pregnant Women and New Moms

You may think having a new baby or being pregnant will put a hiccup in your beach vacation, but it doesn't have to. ... read more »

10 Ways to Show Your Partner You Are Thankful on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving and the holiday season mark the time of year when we try to focus our appreciation for the special people in our lives. Here are some tips to show your partner you are thankful for her/him! ... read more »

Pregnancy and Halloween: Fun Costume Ideas

Being pregnant at Halloween can be a lot of fun. There are so many costumes available for today's mother-to-be that were not available just a few years ago. Yesterday's maternity costumes were like oversized trash bags that hid your precious baby bump. ... read more »

Do You Need Life Insurance?

As soon as you learn that you pregnant, you should begin thinking about obtaining life insurance. Life insurance will ensure that you, your partner, and your children are financially taken care of in the event of death. ... read more »

How To Celebrate The Dads In Your Life

Father's Day is one of those holidays that has very few set rules but the day is all about giving dad that feeling of appreciation that may be lacking the rest of the year. ... read more »

Spice Up the Bedroom on Father’s Day

Instead of focusing all your energy on celebrating Father's Day from a kid's perspective, celebrate how he became a dad in the first place. Spice up the bedroom with a little love-based rest and relaxation this Father's Day. ... read more »

Passover and Your Child

Matzoh? Absolutely. Maror? Fughettaboutit! Charoses? The bitter herb? Let's find out. ... read more »

How to Reduce Stress at Work While Pregnant

Stress is part of work and home life. There is no way to avoid stress altogether, but there are ways of minimizing stress and the effect of stress on pregnancy, especially in a work setting. ... read more »

How to Make Your Pregnant Wife Feel Sexy

While some women maintain a healthy, sleek body throughout pregnancy, not all women will look like a supermodel with a basketball under their shirt and she might need help feeling sexy. ... read more »

Dental Work During Pregnancy - How Safe Is It?

Whether you are trying to get pregnant or you are already pregnant, good dental care and hygiene are very important. Regular cleaning and check-ups are essential for dental health. ... read more »

Budgeting for a Child: Common Mistakes New Parents Make

Having a child is an exciting and life-changing experience, but the hectic nature of the preparations can leave some parents in the dark about the actual costs of raising a baby. ... read more »

Amazing Free Gifts for Your Husband or Father

When it comes to celebrating Father's Day, you don't have to spend an arm and a leg to make him happy. ... read more »

High and low body weight (BMI) affect miscarriage

Both high and low BMI increase the risk of miscarriage after IVF/ICSI and FET. ... read more »

Parenting Styles: Authoritarian Parenting

The authoritative parent tends to be highly demanding, but offers little love and nurturing; this can lead to prolonged social implications. ... read more »

Breast Exam Lying Down

The lying down breast examination involves an exam of the breasts while lying down. ... read more »

Give Mom a Bouquet With Meaning on Mother’s Day

Many of the flowers available at your local florist have meaning - you simply have to choose the flowers that say what you have been meaning to say to mom for years. ... read more »

Parenting Styles: Authoritative Parenting

Authoritative parenting, as described by developmental psychologist Diana Baumrind, is considered a democratic approach to parenting children. ... read more »

Valentine’s Day Activities That Are Safe for Pregnancy

Despite the long list of unsafe activities during pregnancy, you canstill have tons of fun on Valentine's Day if you're pregnant. ... read more »

Impact Of Obesity On Fertility And Pregnancy

Obesity increases pregnancy complications. The prevalence of obesity is currently rising in developed countries, making pregravid overweight one of the most common high-risk obstetric situations. ... read more »

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