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“Dispelling the myths that can interfere with successful breastfeeding”   Breastfeeding your baby is one of the most important things that you can do to give her a good start in life. It not only provides your baby with the best possible nutrition (no formula can quite match it, breastmilk is perfectly designed for human babies) but it also provides essential protection aginst infection and illness. A breastfed baby enjoys the comfort of that very special closeness with her mother, and the skin on skin contact that she loves. Breastfeeding...

So you are taking home your new baby, do you know what you are in for? Sure you have prepared for this moment for a long time. You have bought all the right stuff and read everything you could get your hands on. But actually living with a baby 24/7 is a whole new experience. There is a steep learning curve when it comes to parenting. There will be many, many new experiences that you will have to learn to handle and work through. But how exactly do you cope with a new baby? What will be some of the most challenging things you will have...

Whether  you began your pregnancy knowing that you would be a single mom  or whether something went wrong along the way, being on your own and expecting your first baby can be daunting. There’s a bewildering array of baby goods in the stores, online and advertised in magazines. Moms’ forums are packed with people raving about the latest products for babies…and if you ‘re on a tight budget you might well be really worrying about how much you’re going to have to spend. Some moms seem to spend a fortune, but...