September is Baby Safety Month, an event sponsored by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) to increase parents' and caregivers' awareness of baby products safety. The 2017 theme is "Strap Safety," which highlights the many critical and proper uses of safety straps in baby items lik
Taking a pregnancy yoga or fitness class is one of the best things you can do for your body, mind, and spirit. A pregnancy-specific class focuses on preparing both your body and mind for birth. Lamaze teaches that birth is normal and healthy event in a person's life
I’ve been enthusiastic about fitness for more than 10 years and have continued my interest in exercising while I’m now in the third trimester of my second pregnancy. I realized how many benefits I gained by staying active during my first pregnancy and chose to continue the habit.
Birth plans catch a lot of flack. And sometimes, it's for good reason. Like, when a parent hands over a two-pager (front and back) to the hospital nurse, or when a birth plan is intended as an impossible play-by-play script for the big day. Birth plans also can be immensely helpful when they are use
Being mindful -- or mindfulness -- is more than just a trendy buzzword. In fact, mindful practices have been around for thousands of years. Now, seemingly all of a sudden, you're hearing all the time about how being more mindful can positively impact your mind, body, emotions, and health. And it's t