My brother and his wife are expecting their first baby any day now. Every time the phone rings I hold my breath and hope that it's my brother calling to tell me that his wife, Julie, is in labor and that my new little niece, Skylar, will soon be born. I can hardly wait to hold her and to watch my brother step into the role of being a daddy.
As if we weren't already in love with Jenna Dewan-Tatum, the actress has captured our hearts even more with her sweet and sensitive outlook on motherhood.
Remember those bulky, unsightly diaper bags our moms used to carry? Well, designers have heard your prayers and answered them with a new wave of bags that have all the function of a traditional bag without sacrificing the fashion.
The latest trend is the “disguised” diaper bag, which blends in to look like a normal handbag or purse.
Organizing a diaper bag can sound easy.... until the day you realize that you are out and about around town, your baby has a very nasty diaper and rash and you're stuck in a restaurant with some relatives.
It is this moment, when you will wish you had more supplies in your diaper bag. Now, I'm not suggesting that you carry everything with you, just the essentials. Try to imagine the basic sticky and messy situations and stock your diaper bag accordingly. .
Here are nine things new moms shouldn't leave home without:
1. An extra clean outfit
Poopy news for parents: an explosion at a Japanese chemical plant over the weekend could lead to a global diaper shortage.
The plant, which is operated by Nippon Shokubai Co., is one of the world's largest producers of acrylic acid. Acrylic acid is a key component of super absorbent polymers or SAP, which absorb large amounts of liquid and make disposable diapers absorbent.
Reuters reports that the plant makes a whopping 20 per cent of the world's SAP.
Picking a baby bottle seems like such an easy buying decision. You go to the store, select a pack of bottles, and go on your merry way.
Yeah, maybe back in 1970 before the Internet was invented and expectant moms (and dads!) could spend hours researching which bottle is best for their upcoming arrival.
Rosie Pope is one busy mama.
Not only is she the star of the hit Bravo show "Pregnant in Heels," the owner of a couture maternity clothing boutique and founder of MomPrep, a training course for expectant mothers - but she just gave birth to her third little girl!
I survived an over-the-top baby shower... thanks to a Hollywood stylist.
In preparing for the birth of a new baby, moms-to-be want to know what they need to ensure that they are ready to welcome the baby home. Parents want to be prepared with the essential items to help ensure a safe and comfortable environment when they come from the hospital, such as a sturdy crib, stroller and car seat, soft bedding and enough blankets.