Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport has introduced nursing rooms, which is great news for the many families who are well-acquainted with the experience of getting trapped there!
Mere moments ago, I would have describe myself as a savvy, meanspirited person who lives her life bragging on the internet about many things, chief among them being my ability to spot marketing gimmicks from miles away. And look at me now—once again turned into a puddle by a cute little baby shill who’s trying to…
People joke that parenthood should come via license, like driving, and that you shouldn’t be allowed to have children unless you pass a test. Lisa Miller’s New York magazine story about one mother in Massachusetts makes that idea—and the parental and disability rights controversies that accompany it—real.
In Spain, an 11-month-old baby was diagnosed with scurvy after receiving a diet of only almond milk. Idea: do not feed your baby only almond milk.
An increasing number of women are having children over 40, according to a CDC report; a second report shows that the average age of new mothers is steadily climbing in general.
Potatoes are reportedly the latest addition to a long list of what expectant mothers aren’t advised to eat, because too much of a starchy good thing can cause gestational diabetes.
Antonio Cromartie and his wife Terricka are expecting twins, in spite of the New York Jets player’s 2011 vasectomy. Terricka now says that a fear of being judged by her husband’s past relationships—he has eight children with a number of different women and two with her—kept her from immediately sending out an excited…
A 54-year-old woman in Plano, Texas gave birth to her own granddaughter by acting as the surrogate for her daughter. After several infertility treatments resulted in multiple miscarriages for 28-year-old Kelley McKissack, her mother, Tracey Thompson, offered to be her surrogate — even though she went through menopause…
Over the years, studies have shown music listened to during pregnancy may have a positive effect on babies after they are born. Some believe that auditory fetal learning can later help with a child’s memory skills and brain development. A recent study from Barcelona gynecology clinic Institut Marquès has found that…
On Monday afternoon, I was minding my own business when I was punched in the face by a tweet from Good Morning America. The top baby names of 2015 had been announced, I read, and they were just the dumbest.
On Monday, Chelsea Clinton announced on Twitter that she is expecting her second child next summer. Hillary Clinton responded to the announcement with her own well wishes, which she may or may not have learned about on social media.
Anne Geddes, acclaimed baby photographer of the aughts, is still at it, warming up newborns for their close-ups dressed as inanimate objects and winged birds. This time she rounded up cute babies and dressed them as zodiac signs for a new 2017 calendar.
In her new video for her new single, “BB Talk,” part of her album Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz, Miley has reached peak Miley. A short career spent trying to shock the world into forgetting about Hannah Montana has led to Miley to this point: dressed like a baby, crawling on the floor, and sucking her toes.
Attend a wedding expo, and you’ll likely walk away astounded at the sheer volume of highly specific crap people seem to think brides need. It seems like peak unnecessary hard sell—that is, until you start shopping for babies.
Accidental pregnancies are often a terrible burden. For some women, however—myself included—they’re not entirely unwelcome, as it’s the only way babies are going to happen.
Please enjoy this very relaxing video of an experienced pediatrician chilling out a series of crying babies.
Babies and small children, unfortunately, are ill-equipped to fully appreciate Christmas. Their little hands can’t hold things, nor can they grasp the concept of gifts. They’re built that way, and it’s no one’s fault. While their lack of comprehension doesn’t render them completely useless, it does make it hard to…
“Are you having an ultrasound?” the midwife asked, at my first appointment. I thought there had been a miscommunication: nobody had told me whether I would have one. “Well, it’s up to you,” she said. She could explain the pros and cons, but the decision was mine. Welcome to the midwifery model of care.