Month: September 2016

Does Your Mood Affect Your Unborn Baby?

According to Dr. Thomas Verny, the guy responsible for founding the Association For Prenatal And Perinatal Psychology And Health, a mother’s emotions can cross into the womb “as surely as alcohol and nicotine.” It’s a pretty strong statement – mums-to-be are bombarded with warnings to lay off anything that could compromise baby’s health, but those cautions […]

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Nesting: Is it an Actual Thing – or a Pregnancy Myth?

Plenty creatures nest. And humans, despite their disconnect from their more primitive origins, are no less subject to the primal instinct. For modern day Homo sapiens, the term ‘ nesting ’ obviously goes beyond the concept of building a literal receptacle for offspring, and is widely documented amongst pregnant women about to give birth. But […]

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The Top Baby Names Inspired by Nobel Prize Winners

Not everyone is itching to get on the hipster baby naming bandwagon; for some, it’s the legacy behind the moniker – not the popculture power, nor the #totes unique (read: totally bonkers), never-been-seen appeal. If you’re looking for a title that has its origins in actual noble – or Nobel – pursuits, the type that […]

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What is Flat Head Syndrome?

Babies are born with soft, malleable heads to help ease the exit from the birth canal; but this clever quirk of physiology is also responsible for a disorder affecting a small percentage of newborns. Find out the warning signs – and how you can help prevent it. […]

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