Breastfeeding and Working – How to Make it Work

There are so many new things that parents are thrust into when a child comes into their lives.  Some of these things you can prepare for and others catch you awestruck.  Breastfeeding is one of those things that one would think might come naturally, but this is not always the case.  Outside of the many [...]

Healthy Eating While Pregnant

Through the life season of pregnancy, a large number of foundational developments occur. If at no other time in her life, it would be wise of the mom to be mindful of what she consumes before and during her pregnancy as it provides a healthy home for growth. Certain nutrients in particular should be consumed [...]

The Benefits of Pregnancy Massage

Mom’s exposure to Air Pollution effects babies IQ

A recent study published by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) showed that exposure to air pollution while mom is pregnant can adversely affect the unborn child's IQ. The pollution particles that appear to be to blame are polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs).  PAHs are found in high levels in urban areas because they are released [...]