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Motherhood is lonely — and new moms have it the worst

Research finds feelings of post-partum depression fall on a continuum, and 90 percent of mothers are on the scale<p>Esther Hsieh<p>August 26, 2015 8:15am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Entering motherhood is a rite of passage for most women. For many new moms, however, …

7 Must-Have Prenatal Pantry Staples

7 Healthy Pumpkin Recipes to Try This Fall

Healthy Recipes

The Stroller Workout

National Yoga Month in NYC

Things to do<p>namasDAY at Exhale<p>In celebration of National Yoga Month, high-end yoga studio and spa Exhale opens its doors at three of its New York …


50 reasons why NYC is the greatest city in the world right now

50 reasons why NYC is the greatest<p>1<p>Photograph: Clint McKoy/Unsplash<p>Everyone wants to tap this.<p>Once again, New York City’s tap water received …

East Village

All the late museum hours in NYC you should know about

Late museum hours<p>1<p>Photograph: Olya Vysotskaya<p>Museums, Art and design<p>American Folk Art Museum<p>Upper West Side<p>AFAM’s late hours are perfect for taking …


New York City museum itineraries: Beyond Museum Mile

Forget Fifth Avenue—head to one of these neighborhoods, where you can hit several New York City museums (and grab a bite to eat) in one fell …

How To Fake Eight Hours' Sleep

Been up all night juggling feeds and fending off toddler nightmares? Look and feel like you’ve had your full eight hours (when you totally haven’t) …

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Fighting Fatigue During Pregnancy

You're rocking the pregnancy glow and counting down the days for baby to arrive, but there's just one problem. You are tired. All. The. Time. Yes, it …

You Can Teach Baby Nursery Rhymes Before Birth (Cool, Huh?)

Twinkle, twinkle little baby? A new study, conducted by researchers at the University of Florida, shows that <b>babies can</b> <b>learn nursery rhymes before</b> …

Parents Home

• Pinterest<p>You'll most likely spend the first few months of your baby's life worrying (just a bit!) over her health. Was that hiccup normal? Should she be eating this much? How much sleep does she <i>really</i> need? Luckily, keeping detailed notes of our kids' health has never been easier -- it's as simple …

When will my baby start to walk?

Q: When will my baby start to walk?<p>A: Most babies start taking their first steps between 11 and 15 months, but this milestone is hugely variable, and anywhere from 9 to 18 months is really considered normal.<p>Babies are actually born with an innate knowledge of the movements needed to walk; they just …

Considering Antidepressants During Pregnancy? Read This

Healthcare professionals must balance the possible risks of a medication against the possible benefit. In a pregnant woman, that requires considering the effect of an untreated mood or psychiatric disorder on a fetus or developing child against the risk of medication-related birth defects or other …

Birth Defects

5 of the Toughest Things Every Father Needs to Talk to His Daughter About

Do not let the labels mother, daughter, sister, wife, or girlfriend limit or define you. You were born in the presence of those who love you most and if you live a good life, may you die surrounded by those who you love the most.<p>As a father of three daughters, I think about them and their future …

15 Things About New Motherhood That People Are Too Nice to Tell You When You're Pregnant

From my point of view, there's a little too much sweet myth to what new moms are supposed to feel and do with newborns.<p>I have some good friends who are due to have their first babies in the next few months, and I'm so excited for them. I'm also holding my tongue because there are some truths about …


Parents Home

Being pregnant is hard work. Growing a baby can mean morning sickness, swelling, mood swings, backaches, and a host of other discomforts -- which means you're more than deserving of a little splurge here and there. Here are 10 wonderful ways to pamper your pregnant body while you're expecting!<p><b>1.</b> …

Prenatal Development

Music Festival Season: Fashion & Safety Tips for the Pregnant but Still Rocking

If you haven’t let a little thing like the fact that you’re a little pregnant get in the way of your plans to head to a music festival this Spring …

The Pregnant Woman's Guide to the Gym

4 Pregnancy-Safe Retinol Alternatives

Three Tips to Make Your Return From Maternity Leave Easier

10 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Pregnancy Diet

5 Prenatal Meditation Techniques

20 Breastfeeding Benefits for Mom and Baby

Breast Feeding

Build a Better Breakfast: 12 Easy Oatmeal Add-ins


Because BumpWatch is So much FUN!

Trend Alert: Pretty Pastels for under $40!

Spring is here and although the weather isn’t necessarily cooperating in all parts of the country, it’s still peak time to start pulling together …