AGES & STAGES

Hospital BAG Checklist

BY JAMIE LOBER EVERYTHING TO CONSIDER BEFORE THE BIG DAY Motherhood is one of the most exciting journeys a woman can take, so it should come as no sur…

Smart Adoption

BY LOIS GILMAN AND SUSAN FREIVALDS Thinking about adoption, but not sure which kind is right for you? Here is an overview of options—how they work and…

Doulas

BY ANN GRAUER, President, DONA International   As the popularity of doulas has grown, so have the questions. Here, you’ll find the answers. It’s…

The Top Ten Labor-Related Worries

BY ANN DOUGLAS     Worries of a Moms-to-be. Hit with a bad case of stage fright now that your baby’s due date is fast approaching? You’re certainly in…

8 Great Reads for Great Moms to Be

GFM   JUL 2016 Your Premature Baby: The First Five Years By Nikki Bradford In clear, compassionate language, Bradford decodes medical jargon. She defi…

A Pregnancy Notebook

GFM   JUL 2016 From birthing centers to nursery decor, Georgia Family Magazine’s Pregnancy Notebook is a wonderful resource from moms-to-be. BIRTHING …

Is Your Career Childproof?

BY BONNIE MANNING   JUL 2016 What you should know about maternity leave: a step-by-step guide on how to prepare for your new family. From the moment c…

The Doulas & Midwives

BY JAMIE LOBER   JAN 2012 Two Support Systems During Pregnancy and Birth It is normal to be curious about the changes your body experiences before, du…

The Postpartum Survival Guide

BY ANN DOUGLAS   JUL 2016 Here are seven things you can do to help prevent some of the stress of the postpartum period. Controlling stress has been fo…