Category: Mommy

Banking your milk for other babies

Banking your milk for other babies

We’ve all heard that “breast is best” for babies, but not every woman can breastfeed.  Some moms have had surgery or take medications that transfer to ...

What’s WIC?

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children - better known as the WIC Program - serves to safeguard the health of low- ...
Tackling infant mortality through innovative health education

Tackling infant mortality through innovative health education

Today's post is written by Sarah Ingersoll, Text4baby Campaign Director, National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition September marks Nationa ...
Alcohol during pregnancy and FASDs

Alcohol during pregnancy and FASDs

September 9 is International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) Awareness Day. Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can cause FASDs, which include ...
Support MOD while you shop

Support MOD while you shop

This is a great deal for all back to school shoppers, or for just those of us who are looking to buy something fun and new. Seriously, it's a 25% savi ...
La ovulación

La ovulación

Did you know the March of Dimes offers Spanish language pregnancy videos too? ...
Bumbo seats recalled

Bumbo seats recalled

If you’ve been to a baby shower recently or visited a baby registry list, then you’ve probably seen the Bumbo infant seat. These baby seats, made of m ...
Women get help for breastfeeding

Women get help for breastfeeding

The expression “breast is best” is one that we have supported for years. Yesterday’s enactment of the Affordable Care Act provisions will make breastf ...

Getting the Tdap vaccine

My husband and I were watching the news last night and we saw a story about pertussis (whooping cough) and how cases could reach their highest level i ...
Summer treats

Summer treats

This summer my kids and I have been really into popsicles.  It has been so hot that we seem to be craving something that is a little lighter than ice ...