I truly believe that taking time off when your children are born is extremely important to the well being of your child. Newborn children require a lot of love and care. Plus, the bond developed between parents and children is put into place in the first 3 years of a child's life.
For whatever reason, people seem to think that's it's totally cool to walk up to any random pregnant woman and rub her belly. Well, it's not. In fact, it is so not cool that now courts are stepping in to stop you from randomly fondling pregnant ladies.
The warning signs of a potential epidemic in heart disease are becoming more evident, new research showing that moms who are very heavy during pregnancy may be saddling their children with more than just a few extra pounds.
According to a new study from NPR, there's one secret to making your children into either sophisticated food snobs who eat scallops with a white wine reduction . . . or slobs who crave McDonald's and shamrock shakes. It all depends what YOU eat when you're pregnant.
Drinking Maxwell House may mean women won't see any newbies in their house. Research out of the University of Nevada suggests women who drink caffeinated beverages like coffee, tea and soda have a tough time getting pregnant.
Postpartum depression ain't just for the ladies anymore. A study from the University of Michigan found that 7% of new fathers go through a major period of depression after their baby is born. And it gets worse.