Articles by Christina van Starkenburg


Surprising Reasons Why Women Don’t Nurse Longer

Breastfeeding is one of those terms that can spark some pretty interesting conversations. The phrase “breast is best” is loudly touted wherever moms gather in order to overcome the past belief that b...


10 Easy Ways to Speed Up Labor

Labor is the painful eternity between feeling your first real contraction and the time you actually get to hold your new child. Understandably you’ll want it to go by as quickly as possible, and here ...


9 Outrageous Myths Associated with Vaccinations

I like to consider myself an informed woman; I like to know everything that I can about something before making a decision. So when I found out I was pregnant with my son, I started asking lots of qu...


7 Strollers So Cool, Even Dads Want to Push Them

When it comes to carting your children around, chances are you have thrown them in a stroller. With so many different kinds of strollers out there, it might be difficult to find one that suits your s...


The Top 7 Benefits of Infant Massage

After a long day of changing diapers, feeding the baby, deciphering different cries, entertaining the baby, getting food ready for yourself, maybe picking up an older sibling from school or the bus s...


Celebrity Inspired Names

Naming your child is probably one of the hardest tasks you’ll encounter, and there are a lot of reasons why. For one thing, there are so many names to choose from and there’s always the option of mak...


How Hormones Influence Fetal Development

Once a woman becomes pregnant her body goes through many changes: her hormone levels increase, her feet swell, and her belly grows to name a few. Over the course of her pregnancy she will have an inc...

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