Category: Mommy

Mother’s Day: How to cope after a loss

Mother’s Day: How to cope after a loss

It is impossible to put into words the pain a mom experiences after having a loss. Mother’s Day can be a joyful time to celebrate motherhood, but ...
Developmental milestones and adjusted age for premature babies

Developmental milestones and adjusted age for premature babies

During the first year of life, a baby grows and learns very quickly. Although babies develop at their own rate, most babies reach developmental milest ...
Postpartum care: What you need to know about the new guidelines

Postpartum care: What you need to know about the new guidelines

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recently released new guidelines calling for changes to improve the postpartum care ...
Mental health matters for moms

Mental health matters for moms

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority He ...
Do you know what CMV is?

Do you know what CMV is?

June is National Congenital Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Awareness Month. If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, it’s important to know about CM ...
Preeclampsia can also happen after you’ve given birth

Preeclampsia can also happen after you’ve given birth

Preeclampsia is a blood pressure condition that only happens during pregnancy and during the postpartum period. Women who have preeclampsia develo ...
Taking care of yourself while your baby is in the NICU

Taking care of yourself while your baby is in the NICU

Having a baby in the newborn intensive care unit (also called NICU) can be very stressful for you and your family. There’s so much you need to lea ...
Warning signs to look for after having a baby

Warning signs to look for after having a baby

Your body worked hard during pregnancy, helping to keep your baby healthy and safe. But your body also changes after having a baby. While some cha ...
Is it postpartum depression?

Is it postpartum depression?

Welcoming a new baby into your life is an exciting moment. But for some moms, feelings of happiness after giving birth mix with intense feelings of sa ...
Emotional changes after having a baby

Emotional changes after having a baby

It is common to have emotional changes after your baby is born. You may feel excited, exhausted, overwhelmed, and even sad at times. Taking care ...