Pregnancy and babies

 
 

Tips to help make potty training a success for your child

Like many developmental milestones in children, potty training success is based on each individual child. Take a few steps to help prepare them and when they're ready, they'll succeed.  Read...

 
 
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How to get your new baby to sleep, so you can too

The adrenaline from the excitement of having a new baby starts to dwindle after about a month, and that's when sleep depravation quickly gets old and tired.  Read...

 
 
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Docs advice on what to do when daddy time becomes scream fest

Stay calm and pick your moments when it comes to caring for baby. Read...

 

Breastfeeding is a challenge well worth it

New evidence to suggest that, not only are breastfed babies protected from infections early in life, but also from diseases later in life. Plus it is far less expensive, good for the environment and helps parents miss fewer days of work.  Read...

 
 
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Chicago moms dish on the unspoken surprises and realities of childbirth

We all know childbirth is worth every minute of labor and pain--after all, look at the great prize we get when it's over. What moms don't often know are the gritty details of how their body will feel and change during and after childbirth. Read...

 

Fussy Baby Network in Chicago ready to assist new parents

Help is just a phone call away for parents of fussy babies. Read...

 

Surrogacy on rise in Chicago area

Surrogacy is becoming more popular for couples looking for nontraditional ways to raise a family. Read...

 

First trimester genetic screening available with blood test

A new blood test is 99 percent more accurate than most pregnancy genetic test, and is an option that doesn't come with a risk of miscarriage. Read...

 

New book by Chicago mom challenges thoughts on ‘no alcohol while pregnant’

A University of Chicago economist evaluates the risks vs. benefits of the myths all pregnant women encounter, including drinking while pregnant. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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