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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>Entering motherhood is a rite of passage for most women. For many new moms, however, the first months and years can be a lonely place. A new study finds that several types of social …

Postpartum

7 Must-Have Prenatal Pantry Staples

7 Healthy Pumpkin Recipes to Try This Fall

The Stroller Workout

National Yoga Month in NYC

Lovers of the healthy life, rejoice! Or at least fold your hands thoughtfully in prayer pose and say "namaste"—National Yoga Month is upon us once …

50 reasons why NYC is the greatest city in the world

Narrowing down to 50 the reasons we love New York City was a difficult task—inevitably, some of the things that make Gotham great were left out. But …

The best First Friday and free late hours at NYC museums

If you’re on a budget and looking to culturally spice up your weekends, consider the free extended hours—including, but not limited to, the First …

Museums

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 …

New York City

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> …

10 Great Baby Health Apps

Get a better idea of what's going on with your baby – no doctor required. We've rounded up our favorite health apps to help you track Baby's milestones, figure out why she has a fever, and get her on a sleeping schedule.<p>You'll most likely spend the first few months of your baby's life worrying …

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 …

Parenting

Considering Antidepressants During Pregnancy? Read This

<i>By Sarah Gonser, a contributor to the Seleni Institute, a nonprofit mental health and wellness center for women and mothers in New York City.</i><p>When Jennifer B. became pregnant with her first child, she faced a difficult decision. She had been taking antidepressants for five years to treat depression. …

Pregnancy

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

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the five toughest things every father needs to talk to his daughter about?</i><p><i>Answer by Sanjay Sabnani, Asian Dad</i><p>As a father of three daughters, I think about them and their future constantly; especially now that my eldest daughter is headed off to …

Self-improvement

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

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 having a newborn in the house that I think people just don't tell first-time moms because it's not nice to pile on a …

Pregnancy

Pregnancy Pampering: 10 Ways to Treat Yourself

Your pregnant body is working hard (hey, it's not easy growing a person!), so make time for me-time when you're expecting.<p>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 …

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

Build a Better Breakfast: 12 Easy Oatmeal Add-ins

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 …