There’s no question about it. The love between kids and their pets can be remarkable. Take a look at five of my favorite YouTube videos showing the friendship of babies and their dogs.
One of the toughest and most nerve-racking things for new parent is figuring out when to call the doctor. As a general rule of thumb, trust your instincts. If you suspect something is not right, you should always call the doctor. Even small changes in eating, sleeping, and crying can be signs of serious problems for newborns.
Congratulations, you're pregnant! During the excitement of the coming months, you'll have a lot of questions: What should I eat? How much should I exercise? How do I plan for the birth? What will labor and delivery be like? As a perinatal nurse and childbirth educator, Tori Kropp has the answers. In The Joy of Pregnancy, she tells you everything you need to know to have a happy, healthy pregnancy without overwhelming you.
"The Joy of Pregnancy is a must-read for all pregnant women. Tori Kropp explains the joy and wonder of being pregnant and offers the practical advice and information women need to make the most of their pregnancies. I strongly recommend this book."—Will Hammett, M.D., Central Ohio OB/GYN
"This is definitely not just another book about pregnancy. Tori Kropp should be applauded for adopting a fresh, positive, and enjoyable attitude toward pregnancy issues. Once you have this friendly 'companion' in hand, you'll find it difficult to part with."—Michael Katz, M.D., San Francisco Perinatal Associates