Fourth Trimester

Do I Calculate My Baby’s Age by Weeks or Months?

Unlike adults whose age is measured in years, babies are first measured in days, weeks and months. So at what point should you start counting in months instead of weeks? Here’s a general guide based on the standard used by most parents…

30 Alternative Uses For Breast Milk

Breast milk is, without a doubt, the perfect infant nutrition. But its usefulness is not limited to babies, or nursing mothers. Whether you realize it or not, people of all ages can benefit from the incredible healing properties of this…

10 Ways to Naturally Relieve Epidural Back Pain after Birth

If you recently gave birth and had an epidural, you may be one of the many women who experience short or long term back pain. Although some studies have claimed the two are not related, anecdotal evidence strongly indicates otherwise.…

What is Cooled Boiled Water?

Believe it or not, there is much confusion surrounding this topic. Many parents believe that cooled boiled water means water that has been brought to the boiling point and then refrigerated. In actual fact, cooled boiled water refers to boiled…

2 Ways to Save Money on Circumcision

You’ve had a little boy and of course you’ve been asked by someone (friends, family or doctor) if you plan to circumcise. The only problem is, you may live in a state where it’s not covered by Insurance or Medicaid…

Why Can’t You Drive After Having a Baby?

After having a baby, there are a range of medical reasons you are advised not to drive. The amount of time varies based on your type of birth, doctor and country, but the recommendation varies from 2 to 6 weeks.…