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Women's Health

It takes a village… but who should be in yours?

When it comes to building your postpartum care team, it’s hard to know where to start. Here’s a good roster.

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Pediatrician shares water safety tips for parents amid new CDC data on drowning

Swim lessons aren't just fun—they can save a child's life.

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Child Shopping Guide

Experts say these will be the must-have toys for summer

While an old-fashioned sprinkler is hard to beat, these must-have toys will keep your children entertained all summer long.

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Ms. Rachel says she was bullied after participating in a fundraiser for kids caught in global conflict

"I love every neighbor. Any child suffering is on my heart."

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Scientists calculate the energy it takes to carry a baby—and it’s WAY more than they thought

Even scientists admit they’ve underestimated the energy it takes to carry a baby.

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New mom’s PowerPoint of ground rules for meeting her newborn goes viral on TikTok

“Do what feels right for you and your family.”

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5 ways pregnancy can boost your confidence—tips from a motherhood coach

You’ll be prepared to stride into motherhood with an increased appreciation for who you are and the belief that you can do anything.

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New York is officially the first state to mandate PTO for prenatal care

Employees will receive 20 hours of paid prenatal healthcare leave beginning in 2025.

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Pediatrician shares water safety tips for parents amid new CDC data on drowning

Swim lessons aren't just fun—they can save a child's life.

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Toddler Learn & Play

5 ways to raise little readers

My kids see me read. They know that reading is something I do like cooking and showering and exercising.

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5 myths about disability mothering

Understanding and empathizing with the realities of the disability mothering experience is the first step toward building a society that supports, includes and celebrates the diverse abilities of all its members.

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Mental Health

Embracing my ADHD in motherhood led me to deeper self-compassion

"We somehow believe if we just beat ourselves up enough, we can compartmentalize our mental health and become the moms we want to be. But we can’t bully ourselves out of mental health struggles," writes Momwell founder Erica Djossa in this excerpt from her new book, "The Mother Load".

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Pregnant? Bookmark these 13 articles now

A guide for every stage in your incredible journey.

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6 ways to celebrate Women’s History Month with your kids

Make memories while building lasting knowledge with these fun and easy ideas.

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Children's Health

Is it norovirus or Shigella? How to tell the difference

Though symptoms can be similar among the stomach illnesses, there are a few ways to tell the virus and bacterial infection apart.

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Women's Health

Feeling dismissed by your doctor? Medical gaslighting can be common in women’s health

And it happened to me. Here are the red flags to look out for.

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Home Shopping Guides

35 eco-friendly & sustainable swaps for products you use every day

Every little change makes a huge difference over time.

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Mother's Day

Cat’s cradle: Life lessons from the family game closet 

She made a nest in that closet among the broken jump ropes, deflated basketballs, unstrung tennis rackets, and 20-year-old coats.

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10 summer-ready jeans that aren’t too baggy, too balloon-like or too hot (except in the good way)

No matter your warm weather jam, these summer jeans styles fuse laidback wearability with a healthy dose of freshness.

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Motherly Stories

Spring’s yellow: A wistful season of beginnings and endings

As color blooms back into the city and the cold wanes, I feel a familiar sadness take hold. Every year, the same deep heartache.

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Motherly Stories

Sometimes Mother’s Day is complicated—just like motherhood

Mother’s Day is just that—a day. It is not motherhood. 

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