While most babies develop without any problems, some infants experience stress prior to birth. Situations that compromise your baby's blood and oxygen supply can occur during pregnancy and childbirth. Certain symptoms, such as a decrease in fetal movements, may alert you to the possibility that your baby is in distress. Notify your doctor if you have any concerns regarding the … [Read more...] about Signs of a Stressed Baby in the Womb
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Are stressed out babies more vulnerable to disease later in life? A new book contends that when babies experience “trauma” -- like being born prematurely, having a depressed mother and being neglected - they will be at risk for all kinds of bad things as they get older. “Children raised in traumatic environments are more prone to cancer, chronic pain and even … [Read more...] about Are “Stressed Out” Babies More Likely to Get Sick?
How often do you find yourself simultaneously tending to your child and work? According to a newly published study in the American Sociological Review the answer to the above question would be, quite often. Most moms are spending more hours multitasking and it’s making us grumpy! The Los Angeles Times reports that U.S. dads are now contributing more to household chores, … [Read more...] about Why Do Moms Feel More Stressed? Multitasking!
NBC’s "Up All Night" is the latest comedy to tackle how one’s life is upended after you become a parent. And while it treads on the same ground addressed by other shows, including one of my favorites from the Stone Ages, "thirtysomething," it does so in a thoroughly fresh way, circa 2011. The most recent episode of Christina Applegate and Will Arnett’s "Up All Night" focused … [Read more...] about 25 Years Later: New Parents Are Still Sleep-Deprived & Stressed
Yesterday was the first day of school for the children. They were all awake VERY early, eager with anticipation. My two oldest are a freshman and sophomore in high school. Loughlin had the excitement that comes with not being the baby in the school and knowing her way around, her sister Aidan was a bundle of nerves about going. They were up at 5:30 am … [Read more...] about Mom Confession: I Got Stressed And Snapped At My Ex