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New Health & Safety Innovations for Babies & Toddlers

Check out the latest air purifiers, sterilizers, bottle warmers, ear thermometers, car seats and baby monitors around.

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Breast Milk Boosters: Tips & Products to Increase Your Milk Supply

Oatmeal cookies can boost milk supply?! Find out what other goodies do the trick.

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Breastfeeding Must-Haves All Nursing Moms Need

If you choose to breastfeed, you need these tips and awesome tools to make nursing more comfortable for you and baby.

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Help Is on the Way: Online & App Resources for Expectant & New Parents

Get answers to your pregnancy and baby questions without having to leave your home.

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Reach Out: NYC’s Top Parenting & Support Groups

Now more than ever it’s important to connect. Find your online tribe here!

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The Ultimate Hospital Bag Checklist for New Moms

From your own PJs and pillow to a special swaddling blanket and champagne, here’s what you really need to pack in your hospital bag.

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Our Favorite Nursing Pillows for Breastfeeding Your Babe

Snuggle time! Find the best nursing pillow for your body shape and baby’s favorite latching position with this list of the top nursing pillows.

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Black-Owned Businesses New Moms Should Know About

Shop for new moms, babies, toddlers and moms-to-be at these Black-owned businesses.

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These Baby Products Are 100% Mom Invented & 100% Awesome

Perfect products for owning the baby stage.

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These Are the Questions to Ask Your Pediatrician on Your Newborn’s First Visit

Not sure what to ask the doctor at your newborn’s first visit? With this list, now you do!

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6 Things I Wish I Had Known about Breastfeeding before Giving Birth

“Had I known these things about breastfeeding, I think we could have better prepared mentally for what was coming and avoided so much stress and pain.”

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Newborn Tips from a Delivery Nurse

“Every new parent runs into one hiccup or another when it comes to how they envisioned their first few days with their baby. Do your best to try and go with the flow—you’ll be much happier if you give yourself some slack right from the beginning!”

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The Reasons I Wanted to STOP Breastfeeding

I remember my breaking point vividly—I was cradling my son, desperately trying to get him to latch as tears pour down my cheek—I looked over to my husband and told him I didn’t think I could do this anymore. I felt like I had failed.

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What’s Up, Doc: Choosing a Pediatrician for Your Child

On your pregnancy to do list – find an amazing pediatrician before Baby arrives. Be sure to consider these tips in your search.

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These Prenatal Massage Spots Will Make You Melt

Yes, you can! Safety precautions are in place to keep everyone healthy—and relaxed!

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Online Parenting Classes: Birthing, Breastfeeding & More

Pregnant? Just welcomed a newborn? Congrats! Now head to these virtual destinations (from local providers) to up your infant IQ, stat!

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Pumping Essentials for Moms Returning to Work

Pump it up at work with these tips on the best breast pump tools, accessories and information you need.

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5 Potential Challenges New Moms May Experience 

Being pregnant and giving birth are experiences like none other. So it’s no surprise that they come with unique challenges. Here are five that many expecting and new moms face, with resources to turn to for help.

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8 Things to Never Say to a Pregnant Woman & 1 Thing You Should

Avoid putting your foot in your mouth when speaking to a woman with a baby in her belly. Here’s what not to say and one thing you should. Mamas, how many have you heard?

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14 Essential Tips for Moms Pumping at Work

Many of our staff pumped when returning to the office and we’re dishing insider know-how from moms who have been there, done that. You got this, mama!

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When Skies Are Gray: Under the Cloud of Postpartum Depression

We had prayed for this. For three years we struggled to conceive a child. Now she was here—but where was I? We had asked for this, spent money and energy to have this. I should be happy, I thought. The guilt of this overwhelmed me.

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Staying Organized as a Mom Is a Labor of Love, Chaos & Joy

Photo: Alana Zavett Green
On Nov. 26, I gave birth to a pink-skinned, black-haired, 8-pound beautiful baby boy. My husband, Steven, and I were so grateful to welcome our second son after a swift delivery and agonizing, yet blissful natural labor.…

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San Diego’s Best Family-Friendly Movie Theaters

These family-friendly movie theaters get two thumbs-up!

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Three Minutes in the NICU

No parent ever expects their baby will come early. And yet, here we are.

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One Cool Thing: Tinyhood App & Website for Baby Advice

Momming 101: Get expert answers to all your questions about self care, baby sleep, breastfeeding and more with the Tinyhood app and website.

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Every Mama Bear Can Breastfeed Like at Champ at This Stadium

The Chicago Bears just scored a huge touchdown for Mama Bears everywhere.

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What New NYC Moms Need To Know

A little stressed? Don’t be! Learn from the experience of others and read this story!

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How to Survive 7 Postpartum Challenges They Didn’t Tell You About

You’re expecting a baby and have your due date boldly circled on your calendar. You’ve most likely read all the different labor and delivery stories online or heard them from friends. You researched all of the latest baby gear and…

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6 Health Apps All New Moms and Moms-to-Be Should Know About

Pregnancy and babies bring up lots of questions. We found 6 apps that deliver the answers you need, when you need them.

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How To Bottle Feed A Breastfed Baby Who Doesn’t Like Bottles (ANY Bottles)

It doesn’t happen overnight. Consistency is key. Be patient with yourself. Don’t give up. These are all things I tell my clients in regards to getting organized, and they are true. Cliché but true, and so far I have found…

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When You Have a Rocky Start to Breastfeeding

This post was written by Lynzy from Lynzy & Co. in partnership with Happy Family Brands
As we approach the birth of our third baby, I am frequently brought back to the early weeks of feeding our first two and…

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Get Ready for Baby: Your Third Trimester Checklist

From purchasing a car seat to filling the freezer with ready-to-go meals, we’ve got everything you need to ensure you’re prepped and ready to transition from third trimester to new mom with ease and style.

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Newborn Arrival Home Anxiety

You’ve made it home! Congrats, you have birthed your beautiful baby. Such an exciting time but you probably are thinking a few of these thoughts: “What now? Who do I ask to get medical advice? We’re all alone, how am…

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The Hottest New Baby & Pregnancy Apps

A high-tech pregnancy and an app-enabled babyhood can be at your fingertips. Now, we parent with our smartphones and have Dr. Google at the ready to diagnose that mysterious rash or explain the pregnancy aches. Here are five new baby and pregnancy apps you need to know about, from ones that put brain-boosting music education at your fingertips, to a Bluetooth-enabled pregnancy test.

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