You’re expecting another child and, understandably, you’re concerned with how your older child will adjust to the new baby. It’s never too early to start preparing them for what’s to come. An easy place to start is with books!.. read more
Since Daily Mom’s launch, we’ve had quite the baby boom and recently, the 8th Daily Mom baby was born! Writer Ariel gave birth to her third child, Roman Michael, on June 30, 2014 at at 8:50pm. Roman was 6 lbs 13 oz and 19 inches long. He was welcomed into the world by his loving family: dad Andy, and older siblings Leila and Landon.
It’s on every baby registry checklist. Everyone tells you to get one. So you do. You sit in your new plush glider, the smell of freshly painted walls engulfing you, turning the blank, crisp pages of the most beautiful baby book you spent five hours researching. You have every intention to fill up that book until it’s bursting at the seams. One month later, you’re sitting in that same glider, with puffy, sleep-deprived eyes, spit up stains on a shirt that hasn’t been changed in three days, holding a screaming newborn, with the treasured baby book shoved in the back of a closet, all good intentions long forgotten. There’s hope Mom! We’re here to help make your dream of having a full, up-to-date baby book a reality.
Should you toss the lube while trying to conceive? It may be a lingering question for many couples on the road to creating life. While some may think that lubricant will only help create a more fluid environment for the sperm’s journey to the egg, it is not necessarily the case. Explore reasons why conventional lubricants can actually deter you from getting pregnant and some ways to promote pregnancy with the use of non-conventional lubricants. Welcome to the world of “sperm-friendly” lubricants!
Your 20 week scan is coming up and you have decided to find out the sex of your baby! The idea of sharing this surprise with your loved ones has become a very popular one. Here are 10 fun ways to reveal your baby’s gender, some of which, are sure to set you apart from the crowd!
The Daily Mom baby boom continues with the recent birth of beautiful baby girl Ava! Writer Rockie, her husband Arash, and 23 month old big sister Avene welcomed Ava into the world on May 24, 2014. Ava was born at 6:02am weighing 7.8 pounds and measuring 20 inches long.
Growing up, sex education classes lead us to believe that we will get pregnant the first time we have unprotected sex. While this certainly can happen, oftentimes it can take a few months, or even years, to conceive. If you are ready to start trying to conceive or even just considering it in the near future, here are some things to consider to maximize your chances of getting pregnant as soon as possible.
Finding out you are expecting that new addition to your family can be an amazing surprise. You will probably feel extreme excitement and joy. Along with these emotions, you may feel scared, anxious, and uncertain. (It’s ok, we all do!)
Are you hoping and dreaming for a little time away before the baby comes? A Babymoon, of sorts, to reconnect with your partner and celebrate your love and connection as a couple, before becoming a family? If you’re in the market for a posh location in the Southwest, where tradition meets luxury, look no further than the Four Seasons Rancho Encantado.
When it comes to bras you’ve got it down pat! After all, you’ve been wearing one for practically most of your life. But what about a nursing bra, or a maternity bra? Not sure where to start? We’ll give you the 411 on the difference, size and options to help you choose the best one for you. Read on to learn more.
You’re pregnant, excited and in love with your little baby bump, but alas, your growing bump, plus the bloat and excess weight gain, has you feeling less than thrilled with your current wardrobe options. You want nothing more than to emphasize that bump, have the rest of you look flawless and give you amazing support for your bump! Here are some shapewear and essentials to get you through the whole 9 months.
Studies reveal that anywhere from 10-25% of all clinically recognized pregnancies will end in miscarriage. Odds are you have experienced pregnancy loss or know someone who has. There are many resources devoted to dealing with overcoming the pain and heartbreak of a miscarriage. But what happens when you get pregnant again? Instead of the exuberance of knowing that you are creating and sustaining a life, many women experience fear, stress and anxiety. Every trip to the bathroom is met with worry that something is wrong. Stomach cramps or twinges are met with anxiety that the baby is in trouble. If your thoughts are overcome with stress over miscarrying again, please read on for tips on pregnancy after miscarriage.
Our sixth Daily Mom baby arrived to writer Danielle, her husband Stephen and son Graeme. They welcomed their baby girl Marley Layne February 9, 2014, and unlike her brother, she came very fast and quick; just over 5 minutes!
There is nothing more soothing and comforting than sitting down after a long day with a hot cup of tea, or a warm cup of tea on a cold winter’s day. That is, unless your pregnant. With all the information out there, you don’t know what teas are safe, and all you’re craving is a good cup of tea! The good news is, there are safe teas to drink while your pregnant, and we have five herbal teas that are safe for pregnancy. Some are even recommended by professionals to aid in pregnancy and birth.
You’re expecting another child and, understandably, you’re concerned with how your older child will adjust to the new baby. It’s never too early to start preparing them for what’s to come. An easy place to start is with books! Here are ten amazing, easy to understand children’s books with beautiful illustrations that will help prepare your child for becoming an older sibling.
It’s 3am and you’re wide awake! Pregnancy insomnia has hit and you’re haunted by the words of every parent out there that wants to give you advice, “get some sleep before the baby arrives.” It’s as if you don’t WANT to sleep? Of course you do, but pregnancy and all its glorious symptoms are causing you to stay awake! We have 7 sleeping aids to help you alleviate some of the symptoms and causes of your lack of sleep so that you just might get some zzz’s before the baby arrives!