Erica Jackson Curran

You want to create a cozy sleeping environment for your baby, but certain products increase their risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Read about seven products to keep out of the crib, including blankets, pillows, bumpers, sleep positioners, and more.
The intrauterine device (IUD) is one of the most effective forms of reversible birth control available today. Here's how copper IUDs and hormonal IUDs impact your future chances of conception.
Swaddling can help newborns sleep longer and more deeply. But there's a limit to how long swaddling can be done safely, and it may come sooner than you think.
Fight the post-dinner lull with one of these kid-friendly Thanksgiving movies. They're perfect for the entire family!
Research has shown that when parents watch TV with their children, kids get more from the experience overall. Here are seven entertaining programs to view as a family.
There are plenty of wholesome food options for infants that you can buy at the store and serve in seconds—no prep required. Here are the baby food brands experts recommend, and why.
Learn the benefits of a homemade oatmeal bath for eczema, rashes, and other baby skin conditions, plus the right way to make an oatmeal bath at home that is both safe and soothing.
Bathing infants in breastmilk is actually an age-old therapeutic remedy for soothing common skin issues. Learn all about the benefits of milk baths and how DIY your own at home with the right milk bath recipe.
Pumping colostrum can be a tempting idea, but whether or not you should express milk in pregnancy or postpartum is pretty circumstantial. Here's what experts have to say about it.
Tubal ligation, or getting your tubes tied, is an effective permanent form of birth control. But it's not the only option out there. Here's everything parents should know, including how the procedure works, what it costs, and side effects.
Milk and cookies has always been a magical combination. But for breastfeeding moms, these easy homemade lactation cookies and their effect on milk production is even more magical.
Baby food pouches are an easy, convenient way to feed your little one on the go—but the disposable version is terrible for the environment. Enter these eco-friendly alternatives that are just as easy to use.
Baby food feeders are a great tool for helping babies six months and older get the hang of solids—offering a safe, easy way for them to nosh on new foods.
There are more ways to enjoy a festive winter beyond just celebrating the traditional holidays. Here are ideas on how to start new winter traditions with your family.