One mama got a massive surprise earlier this week when she headed to a Massachusetts hospital for stomach and back pain and discovered that she was in active labor with a full term baby. Katherine Kropas had no idea she was even pregnant. Less than an hour
California governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill that will require the state’s major airports to provide a breastfeeding room for mothers by 2016. The bill details that the rooms must be private and include a chair and electrical outlet for pumps–while those in newly built terminals will
A new study confirms that breastfeeding significantly reduces the risk that new mothers will experience postpartum depression. But the Maternal and Child Health Journal report, which looked at information from more than 14,000 mothers, also produced some surprisingly results.
A new study presented at the 248th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society reveals serious concerns about the safety of antibacterial and antimicrobial products for pregnant women. The study shows that mothers and fetuses could "face potential health risks" from two
After decades of decline the number of stay-at-home moms is on the rise in the US, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of government data. From 2010 to 2012, the share of stay-at-home mothers (29%) was three percentage points higher than in