There's no ironclad rule on when to bathe your newborn for the first time, but your little one might benefit if you wait at least half a day after delivery.
A specialized doula can serve a critical role in the days and weeks after childbirth—an essential period in establishing long-term wellness for mom and baby.
The FDA has approved a new medication specifically for postpartum depression. The catch: It has some tight restrictions.
New moms face a host of changes in a short period of time. It's essential they have resources to navigate the fourth trimester.
Hormones play a formidable role all throughout pregnancy and childbirth. And sometimes it's a delicate balance.
You might feel like you want to sleep all the time during pregnancy. It's essential to know how and when to balance out your sleep life.
The benefits of doulas, hypnotherapy and mindfulness are plain to see—even when you're royalty.
Alongside its central role in the biomechanics of labor and delivery, oxytocin helps strengthen the mother-baby bond.
History tells us that some labor and delivery practices arose from whimsy—which means you should often do what feels natural and comfortable to you.
Stay hydrated and keep protein and carbs top of mind.
Exercise, affirmations and other smart approaches can get you ready—and excited—for baby's delivery day.
Anxiety and depression can afflict pregnant moms and new moms alike. Know what to watch for and when to get help.
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