Being a new mom creates a sense of awe, wonder, joy, and fulfillment that is unparalleled. It also creates a beautiful and unusual attachment. During pregnancy, I thought that I would happily leave my infant for a girl’s night out or a meeting with a friend at a coffee shop. Then, my little one arrived […]
Slings and carriers are hip, trendy, cute, – and practical. Putting baby in a sling, wrap, pouch, or other carrier allows you to have your hands-free for other tasks. Plus, babies absolutely love the closeness and comfort. As if that weren’t enough benefits, babies also are stimulated mentally as they watch you performing your daily […]
Easy Labor: Every Woman’s Guide to Choosing Less Pain and More Joy During Childbirth by William Camann and Kathryn Alexander (Ballantine Books, 2006) Written by an anesthesiologist, this objective and comprehensive guide outlines the pros and cons of pain relief options in childbirth. From acupuncture to hydrotherapy to hypnosis to the Bradley method to the […]
Below you’ll find my review of the top four registry options in the USA. Please post your comments if you know of other great places to register – or if you’d like to add a “pro” or “con”. I’d love to hear from other metropolitan mamas. babycenter store (http://store.babycenter.com)PROS: Online: Visitors can log in, buy, […]
Question: Where’s the best place for a new mom to shop?Answer: Anywhere with clean, spacious bathrooms with the following amenities: a changing table and a private place with a comfortable chair or sofa for nursing moms. Kudos to Babies-R-Us for developing the “mother’s room” concept to better meet the needs of customers! Hopefully more companies […]
Check out these 3 free magazine subscriptions designed especially for expectant and new parents: 1. American Baby Magazine (www.americanbaby.com) 2. BabyCenter Magazine (www.babycenter.com/magazine) 3. BabyTalk Magazine*(www.parenting.com/parenting/babytalk/channel) *I haven’t received this one yet.
This blog is for all 20- and 30-something mamas. Stylish, Healthy, Happy, and On-the-Go Moms. Here you will find book reviews, informational articles, web links, and the latest buzz on new products for you and your baby. Spread the word – this is the place for metropolitan moms to connect.