Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Yoga and Pregnancy

Yoga works great for pregnancy. That’s wonderful and TRUE. But do you know how?

Yoga has 5 vital tools for pregnancy. When followed together, they work wonders on your health and your capability to have a smooth pregnancy.

Smooth pregnancy and a natural childbirth are just some of the benefits of yoga. But more importantly, yoga does wonders on the physical and mental development of the foetus.

Ensuring a healthy baby is every woman’s dream and yoga helps you do just that. So what are these 5 tools?

Click here to find out.

Sunday, July 27, 2008

5 Health Problems the Doctor Might Miss

It's unfortunate that it can sometimes take so much time (and so many doctors) to get to the bottom of a child's health problem. The good news? There are things that you, as a mom, can do to speed up the process.

This article discusses 5 common conditions, and how you can help the pediatrician catch them.

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Baby-Care Basics: Essential Skills for Every Brand New Parent

It used to be a new mom spent several days in the hospital after giving birth learning how to take care of her baby. But today, many mothers go home exhausted 48 hours after delivery. “The teaching that used to take place during those longer hospital stays isn’t getting done, and mothers are too tired to read the discharge instructions the hospital gives them,” says Suzanne Corrigan, M.D., clinical associate professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. “If it’s just you, your husband and the baby at home, you need all the help you can get.”

As a new mom, you can circumvent this trend by asking for help, both at the hospital and at home, and by reading up before you are discharged, starting with this baby-care primer. But don’t get so anxious and bogged down in the practical details of caring for your newborn that you don’t savor the special moments that happen every day. Relax and enjoy your time together.

Read the full article.

Monday, July 21, 2008

Knocked-up Knockout Laila Ali

It's hard to keep up with Laila Ali. The boxing champ and daughter of the legendary Muhammad Ali is all over the small screen these days: as a co-host for American Gladiators, a correspondent for The Early Show, and host of The N's Student Body, a new show about changing teens' lives. In a rare slow moment (she was trapped in a makeup chair and surrounded by curling irons), Laila took time to dish about her latest role: mom-to-be.

Read the full article.

Friday, July 18, 2008

14 Festive Baby Shower Games

Throwing a baby shower can be stressful – there are so many details to take care of and you want it to be just right for the mom to be and the guests.

A great way to liven up a baby shower is to play a few games, and have prizes for the winners. consulted shower-planning gurus (and got creative) to find the best games and activities that will wow your guests.
See the list now!

Monday, July 14, 2008

The Best Babies in Hollywood: The Top 9

The Summer of the Baby is in full swing. This week alone welcomed two new arrivals from Nicole Kidman and Matthew McConaughey (not together, silly, that'd be weird). Plus, Angelina's just given birth to twins.

With so many awesome moppets, it's hard to decide which ones to love the most. So e.Online is here to help! They have boiled the A-list baby pool down to nine that sport a certain spritely magic—and not just the biggest paydays for magazine covers. We left No. 10 open for you to decide.

So which hot tots made the cut? Click here to find out.

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Taming your toddler

For those times when your kid goes from zero to possessed in 60 seconds—and you feel like you're yelling at 160 decibels—top psychologist Alan Kazdin, Ph.D., a professor of psychology and child psychiatry at Yale and director of the Yale Parenting Center and Child Conduct Clinic, offers some soothing (and surprising) advice, gleaned from his work with thousands of patients.

Click here to read the full article.

Sunday, July 06, 2008

Baby Summer Safety Guide

There you two are at the park, coated in sunblock, fully hydrated, enjoying the clouds and the birds and the swings when a bee sticks his behind in your sweetie's chubby thigh and ruins it all. So how do you keep your baby safe on the beach, at the park, and in your own backyard?

This guide provides tips so you can sidestep the season's safety traps, and find out what to do if any bees (or jellyfish or sand throwers) try to cross your path.

Thursday, July 03, 2008

Baby crazy: How did a nation become obsessed with Shiloh, Suri?

Celebrity babies are hot.

With bidding for exclusive photos of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's unborn twins reaching a reported $15 million, gossip magazines running the latest news on their daughter Shiloh's potty training and temper tantrums (Nanny tells all!), People granting cover-story status to new moms ranging from the famously thin (Nicole Richie) to the downright obscure ("Full House's" Jodie Sweetin), we're a nation on a first-name basis with the offspring of the rich and famous.

All of which raises an obvious question: Why? Why do we suddenly care so much about the blankets-and-binkies set?

Full article...