You're looking at your adorable newborn, welcoming them to the world, and then somebody's asking you about giving them some kind of a shot?! What IS Vitamin K, anyway?
It's Harry Potter's birthday today! In honor of this special occasion, please enjoy this review of fetal development written especially for Muggles by Emily Martin.
You've probably heard about measuring progression in labor through dilation ("6 centimeters now!", or "Ugh, I was 1 centimeter at my last appointmet" – that kind of thing). But did you know that there are five other important steps that we expect to see happen during labor? Here's a handy breakdown of the six main ways people progress in labor.
If you've ever wondered what's up with singing to pregnant bellies or how much language newborns understand, here are six questions and answers about fetal hearing that you might find interesting.
Love it? Hate it? No idea what it is?
Read this post to learn about placenta consumption.
Answering the questions that matter to lactating parents.
Did you know that research indicates that there are important benefits for nonprofits who offer paid maternity leave to employees?
Did you know that research indicates that paid maternity leave is really good for women's and newborns' health?
What proportion of babies are males, when society is stressed out? Read this post to find out.
At least, usually? Read this post to find out.