Child Care Costs Have Risen More Than 40 Percent During the Pandemic, Report Finds
Child care prices have skyrocketed amid the pandemic leaving many parents struggling more than ever before.
The COVID Vaccine and Breastfeeding: What Nursing Moms Need to Know
Experts recommend that nursing women receive the COVID-19 vaccine, even though they’ve been excluded from clinical trials. Here’s what you need to know about the benefits, side effects, and other safety data.
Fewer Babies Are Expected to Be Born in 2021 Because of the Pandemic
Jokes swirled that couples forced to stay home during the pandemic would lead to a baby boom. The reality? There will likely be hundreds of thousands of fewer births this year, according to people's Googling trends as well as a recent report. Here's what that means.
Yes, You Should Get the COVID Vaccine Even If You're Trying to Get Pregnant, Here's Why
While you should always check with your doctor if you have concerns about getting vaccinated, health officials have ensured the safety of the coronavirus vaccine. Still have questions about the vaccine and your fertility? Here are the answers.
Hey Parents: You Might Not Feel Motivated for a Fresh Start in 2021—and That's More Than OK
It's 2021 and, well, things sort of feel the same. If anything, they actually feel a little sadder post-holidays. But we're still living amid a pandemic, so don't feel bad for not making any big goals this year. Honestly, just getting through the day is more than enough.
How to Explain Vaccines in Terms Simple Enough for a Child
What is a vaccine? A mom and molecular biologist offers up simple tips for explaining to kids how vaccines work and what it means to get vaccinated for everything from COVID-19 to measles.