Childbirth – What You Need to Know About Cesarean Section

An Interview with Dr. Carol Sakala of Childbirth Connection Carol Sakala, PhD, MSPH, is director of programs for Childbirth Connection (formerly Maternity Center Association), a national nonprofit organization based in New York City. Dr. Sakala recently led an analysis of over 300 studies comparing cesarean section and vaginal birth outcomes, which was used to develop … Read more

What Is Babywearing: Benefits, Safety Tips, and How-To

If you’ve recently become a parent, you are probably overwhelmed by all the baby products on the market — some of the most popular ones being baby carriers. Are they that convenient, though? How do you use them, and most importantly — are they safe? Read on to find out. Brief History of Babywearing As … Read more

The First 1,000 Days of Baby’s Life: Why Does It Matter

As parents already know, children are at their most vulnerable in the first two years of their life. The organization 1,000 Days is dedicated to this very issue. Researchers have identified the first 1,000 days of a child’s life – from conception to the child’s second birthday – as the most pressing time for the … Read more

Pregnancy Essentials: What You Need To Know

Pregnancy Essentials

We can all agree that bringing a baby into this world is not just a blessing — it is one of the most important stages of life a woman will go through. However, some may struggle a bit. Pregnancy can take a toll on them, both physically and psychologically. Nevertheless, our guide to pregnancy essentials, … Read more