new moms

New Dads’ Brains Are More Like Moms’ Than We Thought

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New moms are able to bond with their newborn from the moment of birth, thanks to a strong activation of amygdala, which regulates emotional reactions. This instant connection in moms, however, doesn't mean that dads aren't able to achieve the same level of emotional attachment to their babies. It just takes a little more work, according a... read more

The Dos and Don’ts of Homemade Baby Food

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Want to start making homemade baby food for your little one, but not sure where to begin? Check out these helpful tips and tricks from other new moms. Before you get started, make sure you know the signs baby is ready to start eating... read more

A Working Mom’s Morning Routine

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I'm still pretty new at this whole mom thing, but one thing that I've learned so far is that mornings will forever be a bit more chaotic. If I thought that getting to work on time was challenging before our baby was born, then this is a whole new hurdle to jump over. I have... read more

New Luvs Ad Normalizes Breastfeeding in Public

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It looks like Luvs supports breastfeeding in public. The diaper company released a new ad which features a mom breastfeeding her baby at a restaurant. The ad is part of a campaign that humorously pokes fun at new mom mistakes, and shows the lessons they learn from them. In the breastfeeding ad, the mother... read more

New Moms Don’t Have to Know All the Answers

Photo: Veer / The Bump
Photo: Veer / The Bump
I can't count how many times I've said, "I don't know" in the last five months. The most were in the first few days my son was born. I said it to the nurse who asked if we wanted the baby to sleep in the nursery or stay in my hospital room. I said it... read more

Quick Weeknight Recipe: Tilapia Fish Tacos (in 15 Minutes!)

Photo: Hector SanchezPhoto: Hector Sanchez
We're always looking for quick, easy recipes, and if it's a meal I can get together in 15 minutes, I'm sold (if it's Mexican, I'm even more sold). So I was super excited when I spotted these Tilapia tacos with tomatillo salsa verde, which you can make in a flash. I'm looking forward to... read more

Sign of Postpartum Depression: Waking Up Baby

Photo: Veer
Photo: Veer
Some people say “never wake a sleeping baby,” but some moms actually do this a lot. And that could be a result of postpartum depression. According to a new study from Penn State University published in Child Development, moms with depression symptoms were worried and anxious about their infants’ sleeping habits at night,... read more