Pregnancy

“They’re Not Toys”

You’ve likely read at least some of the tragic news: A 2-year-old finds a gun in the backseat and accidentally shoots his grandmother. A 21-month-old finds a gun in his grandmother’s house and shoots himself. Indeed, toddlers have found guns, fired them accidentally and hurt (or killed) themselves or other people every week this year, […]

Pregnancy

Safe Grocery Shopping

Experts have said that when it comes to buying groceries during the COVID-19 pandemic, the best way to avoid transmission of the virus is to have your food delivered. But grocery delivery simply isn’t always possible for every family, such as those who live in parts of the country with fewer delivery options, families on federal […]

Pregnancy

Score 50% off Baby Gear

Buy Buy Baby is having its biggest event of the year right now. And whether you need some of the bigger items on your registry (think strollers and car seats) or just a few smaller essentials (baby onesies and sleep sacks), this sale has it all. The Big Deal Baby Sale kicked off today (January 8) and […]

Pregnancy

Sha-Asia Washington’s Story

Pregnancy and childbirth are supposed to be happy moments filled with promise and excitement. But sadly, joy and hope turned to tragedy for Sha-Asia Washington, a 26-year-old Black woman who died during an emergency C-section earlier this month. Eager to meet her new daughter Khloe, Washington went to Woodhull Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, […]

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Should Babies Wear a Mask?

In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that all people 2 years old and up wear face masks in public settings and when around those who don’t live in their household. Face masks should be worn in addition […]

Pregnancy

Guide to Flying as a Family

When it comes to air travel with children, every parent has heard – or lived – some nightmarish stories. Most of us have a mid-flight diaper blowout or a tear-filled gate delay under our belts. But the recent high profile stories of real nightmares – including one California couple’s disagreement with airline staff that resulted […]

Pregnancy

Flu Season Safety Tips

Flu season is starting to ramp up, and that raises an important question: How can you keep yourself and your baby safe from this year’s flu? The flu can be serious for everyone, but the elderly, pregnant women and babies are at a greater risk of developing serious complications from the flu, says infectious disease […]