Latest Mother Stories

Most Medications Can Be Used Safely By Breastfeeding Moms
2013-08-26 14:51:34

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is claiming that most medications are safe  for mothers who are breastfeeding to take. It is widely assumed that women should either stop taking medications or discontinue nursing due to the potential harm the drugs could cause to the infant. However, the latest study provides an outline for physicians to follow when advising which medications mothers can still take, and the safe list far...

2013-08-16 23:03:00

National Wildlife Federation partners with The Motherhood to crowd-source an eBook on the best ways to get kids outside. Reston, VA (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 National Wildlife Federation and The Motherhood announced today the publication of Be Out There: Cool Ideas for Hot Summer Days, an e-book written by 15 mom bloggers and their online communities to help families get their kids outside more. “Kids spend, on average, fewer than thirty minutes outside playing, and a whopping seven hours...

2013-08-12 10:35:05

Although working mothers and fathers are almost as likely to think about family matters throughout the day, only for mothers is this type of mental labor associated with increased stress and negative emotions, according to new research to be presented at the 108th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. "I assume that because mothers bear the major responsibility for childcare and family life, when they think about family matters, they tend to think about the less pleasant...

2013-05-28 23:20:24

Crazy for Milk, Kathryn Michaels´ book unveils the unspoken story of a wife confronted with breastfeeding, a new baby and motherhood. (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Author Kathryn Michaels reveals the confessions of a new mother obsessed with lactation, as she struggles to maintain the perfect balance between the needs of her newborn, her husband and herself in “Crazy for Milk”. It is the memoir of a millennium mom who has to juggle her career ambitions, her duties as a wife and her...

2013-05-10 23:03:12

Women owe their mothers so much, so it's time to give her the credit she deserves. Enter this WomenSpeak Facebook contest before midnight May 10 by uploading her photo and a lesson she taught. Springfield, MO (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 A person's mother is her first mentor and sponsor, her first and most important role model. What women learn as children has everything to do with how resilient they are when traumatic events take them by surprise, and so much of that comes from Mom. Clinical...

US Ranks Poorly For Best Places To Give Birth
2013-05-07 14:22:11

[ Watch the Video: US Ranked 30th Best Place To Be A Mother ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Despite being home to world-class medical facilities, the United States is ranked behind 68 other countries in a new report on the best places in the world to give birth. Based on metrics surrounding the care of newborn children and their mothers, the Save the Children's“¯State of the World's Mothers report found that the three countries of the Scandinavian...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.