Stephanie Liden

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Lotus Birth: Does Not Cutting The Umbilical Cord Benefit Baby?

Is there a new trend sweeping the all-natural birthing community?<p>It's called a "lotus birth," and it involves leaving the umbilical cord attached to your baby -- rather than separating it at birth -- and letting it fall off naturally, on its own schedule, if you will. That schedule can range from …

More birth control pills recalled

Apotex is recalling 11 more lots of birth control pills as a precautionary measure, Health Canada announced Friday.<p>"The company will be recalling …

Birth-control recall expanded in Canada

Health Canada says Apotex Inc. will be recalling 11 additional lots of Alysena-28 birth control pills as a precautionary measure.<p>Apotex is making the additional recall while it investigates why one lot — LF01899A — of the product contained packages with extra placebo pills in place of active …

When exactly should the cord be cut during birth?

Most expecting parents anticipate having to decide who – whether it's a birthing partner or health-care professional – will cut the umbilical cord when their babies are born. But few consider the question of when to cut it.<p>The decision of how long to wait before clamping and severing the umbilical …

Super Ideas for Sleepovers

Celebrate family with a fun-filled cousin sleepover party!<p>Gather the youngest generation for a sleepover packed with fun stuff that celebrates family, including a giggle-inducing game, a home-baked treat, and cute DIY keepsakes.

Dental Health Guide for Children's Teeth

Parents often have questions about how to take care of their children's teeth. When should you start brushing? What kind of toothpaste is best? When …

14 Creative Craft Projects for Boys

01 of 14<p>Is there a lizard-lover in your house? This craft is a fantastic way to add some flair to a backpack or keychain. Your boy can pick his …

Made with love: 6 easy DIY food gifts for Mother's Day

Food gifts for Mother’s Day can be absolutely amazing, especially when they’re handmade with love. Add a heartfelt note, and a scribbly piece of art, …

Baby Mugging: The Latest Instagram Craze

Last week, I took a photo of my 5 month old baby inside a mug. Well, not inside a mug exactly. I just put Harlow on the floor, held a mug in front of the camera so that it completely blocked the lower half of her body and snapped a shot.<p>The result was what looked like a miniaturized baby actually …

Best Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Said On Twitter This Week

Sometimes being around kids is great for your self-esteem, and sometimes... not so much. On Twitter, moms and dads reminded us of what it's like to be on either end of the spectrum as well as all of the other grand emotions parenting involves. Enjoy the roundup below of our favorite funny tweets …

Terrible Twos: Easy Like Sunday Morning

A few days ago, a buddy of mine asked me for advice on becoming a new parent. I told him that I was no expert and I only do what works for me. But I didn't want to leave him hanging, so I gave him a few of my "bread 'n butters." I told him to get a REAL nice coffee maker and a case of stain sticks. …

100 Great Ideas for Inexpensive Homemade Gifts

01 of 100<p>You'd be hard-fought to find someone today who doesn't use their phone or tablet to refer to recipes. The problem with that, is you often …

The Best Perk Of Being Pregnant (PHOTO)

Pregnancy isn't always a walk in the park. By the third trimester, it's more like a waddle and then a rest on the bench while you catch your breath. By that point you've already been through morning sickness, backaches and a few hundred mood swings.<p>So, for all the moms-to-be who are longing for a …

Dinners Under $10

Slash your supermarket spending with meals so good your family will fight over the leftovers.<p>Pasta is famously easy on the budget, and this Greek-inspired dish gives a standard pasta salad a fresh, flavorful twist. If everyone in the family likes olives, add in a handful of pitted Kalamata olives …

AAP Weighs In On Home Birth

The safety of home birth is hotly debated, and now another major medical group has waded into the fray. The American Academy of Pediatrics on Monday issued its first guidelines for the care of newborns in planned home births.<p>The policy says the academy agrees with the American Congress of …