A mother who gives birth vaginally and breastfeeds her baby is passing on essential microbes to her child, part of a continual chain of maternal heritage that stretches through generations of ancestry if all have done the same. This means that trillions of microorganisms that live on in the baby resemble those of the mother, her mother, and previous generations.
You spent months waiting for your baby, were likely struggling to contain your excitement as the birth date drew near. And then the baby comes. You honestly can’t remember the last time you washed your hair (and may not even really remember your last shower). Your teeth probably never get brushed before noon. And you may even find yourself feeling envious of all the single people who get to sleep through the night.
Jennifer Garner was seen spotted at a marathon run with her three kids and dog on her Sunday morning in her Brentwood community. Ben was also registered but wasn’t spotted with his family.
Statistics suggest that around 1 in 7 women experience postpartum depression after giving birth. Characterized by long-lasting symptoms (generally longer than a couple of weeks), those suffering from the condition may experience symptoms like fatigue, anxiety, mood swings, insomnia, and trouble bonding with baby. It affects women of all ages, income levels, and ethnicities. There are some commonalities, however. For example, women depression are more likely to experience PPD. Now a new study suggests that gestational diabetes may also be an independent risk factor.
Most moms are used to receiving unsolicited advice, but what happens when that advice turns into inappropriate and unwanted action? A North Carolina mom might have the answer.
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner were photographed enjoying a busy Sunday out with their kids Violet, Seraphina and Sam.
Christie Rea, a mother of four, recently spoke out about her breastfeeding experience at the National Gallery of Australia. Unfortunately, it wasn’t a pleasant one. In her own words, the Newcastle woman said “it was absolutely humiliating” to be pressured into leaving the gallery area for feeding her daughter.
Kim Kardashian and best friend Jonathan Cheban were photographed arriving for lunch at Cipriani with North and Saint West on Wednesday, February 1, 2016.