Often running on empty, new moms may need a bit more flexibility and support to ease back into exercise after giving birth.
There are plenty of helpful experts advising soon-to-be moms about pregnancy - but here are 8 things every brand new mom needs to know.
A study finds that snuggling with a newborn in the NICU doesn't just help the baby, but also eases mom's anxiety.
Having a hard time with postpartum weight loss -- but aren't really sure why those post-baby pounds are so tough to get rid of?
Many women - including several celebrities - are choosing to eat their own placentas. Is there any actual benefit?
Bell's palsy is a form of temporary facial paralysis that affects one side of the face. Find out more about it here.
How can you make the transition into parenthood a little bit easier? With a little time management, a little organizing, and a little bit of zen.
Newborns have different sleep needs than older babies. Here's help to understand your new baby's developing sleep patterns.
Neuroscientists have discovered how oxytocin acts on individual brain cells to teach a mother to respond to her baby's needs, helping with bonding.
The Edinburgh Post Natal Depression Scale (EPDS) is a simple 10-question multiple-choice postpartum depression screening tool.
A new study was the first was the first to explore new parents' attitudes toward newborn genomic testing.
Human research that oxytocin - the 'cuddle hormone' - also influences feelings of well-being and sensitivity to advertising.
Mental health experts in the past three decades have emphasized the dangers of postpartum depression for mothers, but a researcher says expanding awareness of several other mental health conditions is important...
Can newborn gene sequencing provide useful medical information beyond what current newborn screening already provides?
Here's the truth about Jennifer Garner's baby bump - straight from the source!
Women who have breastfeeding problems in the first two weeks after giving birth are more likely to suffer postpartum depression two months later.
Postpartum women are urged to be cautious about returning to work too quickly, after a study found many new moms still tired four months after giving birth.