Birthing Without a Doula: Advocating For Yourself

More and more, conversations have shifted to spotlighting how essential a doula’s support can be during a woman’s pregnancy and subsequent birth. Whether they are advocating for a woman or a couple during pregnancy, labor or the fourth trimester, their work is rooted in being a guide for new parents. “As a doula, I work … Read more

Emma Heming Willis on Self-Care Routines as a Busy Mom

Emma Heming Willis has walked the runways for the fashion greats—Chanel, Valentino, Armani—and was the face of a Dior campaign. But when she became pregnant for the first time, she found a new calling. Willis was in search of effective products with safe ingredients to rub on her growing belly and came up empty handed. … Read more

What to Know About Hiring a Baby Sleep Consultant

It’s no secret that adjusting to life with a newborn on little to no sleep is one of the most difficult parts of becoming a parent. All babies have different sleep patterns, and figuring out what techniques and routines works for your itty-bitty nap-fighter is no easy feat. Whether you’re looking for tips on how … Read more

Create A Montessori-Inspired Nursery

With its emphasis on kids being independent, more parents are turning into Montessori-style learning and playing at home. The goal is to raise kids who want to explore, discover, do things on their own, and not rely on technology to be entertained. And one of the first ways that parents can incorporate the Montessori teachings … Read more

Tubal Litigation Facts

If you’re done having children or are confident you don’t want any (at least biologically), then tubal litigation may seem like an attractive form of birth control. But while female sterilization has many advantages for women in this position, it also comes with drawbacks that it’s important to be aware of. If you’re considering whether … Read more

Increase Chances For Successful IUI

When the natural way of getting pregnant proves to be challenging, IUI may be a good option for couples who want to have a baby. This is because not only can fertility drugs be used to help facilitate getting pregnant, the procedure can be used in conjunction with women’s menstrual cycles as well. And while … Read more

Easy Toddler Crafts Using Household Items

Nowadays, many DIY projects require a ton of preparation as well as a generous budget. But you likely don’t want to spend a fortune putting together a fun craft for your toddler that’ll likely end up in storage (or the garbage) once they finish the project. But don’t fret! There are tons of fun crafts … Read more