Results tagged with 'pregnancy'
Published Feb. 22, 2013
Many women know that alcohol can be harmful to an unborn baby and they plan to abstain once they're pregnant. Sometimes, however, a woman drinks alcohol before she knows she's pregnant and then is afraid of the ramifications.
Published Dec. 22, 2012
There's been much debate in the parenting world as to whether or not it's appropriate to have a baby shower for any child after the firstborn. A growing trend is to have a "sprinkle," a silly but aptly-chosen word that means a gathering that's lighter, smaller and less fussy than the traditional shower.
Published Oct. 13, 2012
Dead babies aren't sexy. It's a harsh observation from a mother who endured the often insensitive responses of friends and family members after the loss of a child via stillbirth and was stunned by the lack of medical and charitable efforts to prevent late-term infant deaths. "People don't want to talk about it. Nobody wants to talk about it at all," said Mindy Mueller, who delivered Abigail, at 37 weeks of pregnancy. "Not talking about it is exactly why it keeps happening."
Published April 9, 2012
Rachael Jurek walked into the room holding the long, white cylinder. She had a confused expression playing on her lovely features. She scrunched up her nose and squinted her dark eyes. "Take a look at this," she said. "I don't know what it means."
Published March 1, 2011
Particularly after the baby is born, many moms and dads appreciate visual documentation of the months prior to the birth, and those families who took maternity photos cherish them forever.
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