Meet Mompreneur Nilong Vyas of Sleepless in NOLA!

Nilong Vyas of Sleepless in NOLA helps parents get their babies to sleep better Nilong Vyas, Sleepless in NOLA As a pediatrician, Nilong Vyas heard countless stories from frustrated parents about kids who we...

When You’re a Young Mom with Breast Cancer

They gave her something to live for.    At 4 a.m. Elise Angelette (pictured above with her children; photo by Candra George, My Creative Reality) would offer up a bargain with God. She would be sick. She would...

5 Things You Should Know About the Zika Virus

Sponsored article While the New Orleans Mosquito and Termite Control Board wages an impressive war against the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which can carry the Zika virus, it’s still seriously scary—and a growing c...
article placeholder

Water Birthing

  Written by Maria Barrios   Water babies   Why moms are turning to the tub to labor and deliver   By Maria Barrios Raina Zelinski-Wahnsiedler wasn’t committed to labor...
article placeholder

The Rising Popularity Of C Sections

Written by Tara McLellan  We see the statistics continue to rise. Moms in the United States are having more births by cesarean section than ever before. In fact, preliminary reports from the National Cente...
article placeholder

The Latest Pregnancy Party Trends

So, you already have a baby. Sweet. And you’ve already had the accompanying throw down.  Well, that’s no reason not to have a little sumpin’ sumpin’. Baby Sprinkle  A growing trend for the ‘not new’ moms who...
article placeholder

Study Guide: Prenatal Tests

Prenatal doctor visits come with lots of screenings and tests, some of which are designed to determine the health of your baby. The mere thought can make parents-to-be anxious. “Some women just don’t want to...
article placeholder

Prenatal Yoga

By Nicole Huskey Prenatal yoga helps women prepare for childbirth both physically and emotionally. One by one expecting mothers walk into the large, open room at Swan River Yoga Studio in Mid-City.  Ingrid ...