Pregnancy Articles

The 8 Principles of Pilates and Pregnancy
Should you do Pilates during pregnancy? Here are the 8 core principles of Pilates, each of which can  benefit pregnant women. Learn more from Pilates expert Tasha Lawton.

Eating Strategically to Save the Planet
"By eating strategically, we can reclaim our streams, our food, and our future. Here’s my take on the top five organic food choices a pregnant woman can make for the sake of her baby and the health of the planet."by Dr. Alan Greene, author of Raising Baby Green.

How to Childproof Your Home
Advice from One Step Ahead.

How to Save Money on Baby: Finding Discounted and Free Baby Stuff
Links to baby freebies, free baby magazines, savings on diapers and formula, discount baby furniture and gear and baby-related coupon codes. 

Ten Ways to Save Big on Baby Gear
A typical middle-income family with one child in the U.S. will spend an average of $13,590 on baby’s first year alone. But you get better value, and still buy high-quality, safe products without spending a bundle. Here's what you need to know, from Sandra Gordon, author of Consumer Reports Best Baby Products.

Invasive In-laws
Dear Mr. Dad: My fiancée and I recently had a baby. I'm thrilled with everything, but I can't help but feel like I'm taking a backseat to her parents. It's almost as if their opinions matter more than mine. Is there anything I can do or say? Read the response from author Armin Brott (aka Mr. Dad).  

BPA-Free Baby Bottles: What You Need to Know
As a parent of young children, it seems as though every time I turn on the news or pick up a paper, there's something new to worry about. Now it seems researchers are linking BPA to everything from ADHD to cancer. Meanwhile, more than 95 percent of the bottles currently on the market contain the chemical, which can leech into the contents of the bottle and into a child's digestive system. Do you need to be concerned about BPA - and what can you do to protect your baby's health?

Postpartum Depression: Three Simple Questions to Ask Yourself
A simple new 3-question test has proven very reliable at detecting postpartum depression. Dr. Alan Greene shares the test here.