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You remove your baby's diaper and see redness everywhere- perhaps even bumps and open sores! What's causing your baby's diaper rash? Could it be the diaper or some other form of allergy or irritation? How should you clean the area to reduce any discomfort for your baby? And how can you treat the rash and (hopefully) prevent it from happening again?…
 
Type 2 Diabetes is on the rise in young children. So, how do you prevent this condition commonly referred to as the "silent killer"? What are the common risk factors associated with it and what are some subtle symptoms to look for in your children? We've got some great tips to help keep the whole family safe. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
 
Cribs, Co-sleepers, Bassinets, and Bunkbeds. With twins, there’s a lot of equipment and transitions ahead. Should you put newborns together? Keep them in your room or put them in the nursery? And when they’re older, when should you separate them? Do they need their own rooms? Our twin parents are here to talk about sleeping arrangements for twins. …
 
When you're pregnant, your body is working overtime and you may feel more sleepy or tired than usual. However, the larger your belly gets, the more uncomfortable you may be when you lay down to rest? What are the best positions for sleeping while pregnant? What modifications can you make to your environment so you can get the sleep you need? Learn …
 
When your baby is born, you examine every inch of its tiny, little body. And you may find some things you didn't expect such as a birthmark or stork bite. What do these marks actually mean and what causes them to appear on your baby? Plus, learn how to properly care for your baby's umbilical cord and belly button after birth. Learn more about your …
 
You love your children. And because we want them to happy, new parents might be tempted to overindulge. But how do you actually know if you're spoiling your children? In what ways do parents typically spoil their children and how can it impact them long-term? And if you are spoiling your children, what are some simple ways to correct the issue so i…
 
Carrying more than one baby creates a higher demand on an expecting mother’s body during pregnancy. This often includes tapping into her iron supply which can result in iron-poor blood for mama and babies. If you’re pregnant with twins, should you be concerned? What can you do to prevent this condition? Can it be treated effectively? Learn more abo…
 
Dilating to a full 10 centimeters is important if you're hoping for a vaginal birth. And having cervical scar tissue from procedures such as an IUD or LEEP procedure can prevent that from happening. So, what exactly is cervical scar tissue and how do you know if you have it? Plus, key questions to ask your medical care provider to make sure they kn…
 
Traveling with a baby can definitely have its challenges, and sleep could quite possibly be at the top of that list. So, how do you get your baby adjusted while you're traveling through time zones, or driving long hours in the car? And then once you get to your destination, how do you create the best sleep environment possible... even when you don'…
 
If your baby is sleeping through the night at six months old, consider yourself very lucky. Most parents at this age are still trying to reduce the number of wakings and perhaps even using sleep training to get results. What does a "normal" sleep pattern look like for a 6-12-month-old? What do babies typically need to help them sleep better? Plus, …
 
Finding good childcare can be tough for any parent. But finding childcare for your twins that fits your lifestyle and budget can sometimes feel impossible. What are the most popular childcare options for twins? Today our parents share their specific experience when working with nannies, daycares, au pairs and babysitters. How practical are these op…
 
Your body experiences many changes during pregnancy- all focused on growing a healthy baby. The placenta is a fascinating organ created specifically for your baby. It's basically his apartment for the next nine months. How is the placenta formed within the body? What nutrients are transferred from mom to baby? And how and when does the placenta lea…
 
If your baby seems irritable or she's having a hard time sleeping, you may want to consider swaddling. After all, it just makes sense that your child would feel most comfortable in an environment similar to she felt while being cradled in the womb, right? How do you successfully swaddle your baby? What type of swaddles typically work best? And do a…
 
A new baby changes everything. Your "crazy night on the town" now means you've got the kids in tow. How do you break away from the isolation and loneliness that we sometimes feel once the baby comes home? How do we fall into this trap? And what are some practical ways we can reintroduce ourselves to society? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit …
 
Going out in public with your twins in tow can be quite a challenge. Not to mention all the unsolicited comments from well-meaning strangers. What are some of the common questions asked? What's the best way to respond to them? And when it comes to really personal topics, such as IVF or other fertility options, how do you handle the situation gracef…
 
If you're having a hard time conceiving a child, then you may want to consider fertility treatments. You have several options, including both invasive and non-invasive procedures. But, how do you know if you really need treatment? What are the common fertility issues and recommended ways to overcome them? We'll also answer your questions about in v…
 
Both mom and dad need a break sometimes, and that's the perfect opportunity for a playdate. But, how do you find a group that's right for you and your child? Is there some sort of playdate etiquette you should know about? What do you do when conflict occurs? And how do you go about starting a new playgroup in your area? Learn more about your ad cho…
 
Keeping track of one baby is tough enough. But if you're trying to watch two or more babies, you may want to seriously consider getting a second pair of eyes and ears- also known as a baby monitor. Should you go for an audio or video monitor, or perhaps both? What should you know about reception and security? And what can you expect to pay? Learn m…
 
Prenatal Massage is a natural way to help relieve common pregnancy discomforts you may be experiencing during the next nine months. So, what is the difference between a prenatal massage and a regular massage? Can you have a prenatal massage at any point during your pregnancy? And what can you expect to take place during a typical prenatal massage s…
 
You recently had a baby and your transition into motherhood may leave you a little puzzled. Who are you, now that you're a mom? How do you shift between caring for yourself, your partner and this new little being that just came into the world? How do you discover your new identity? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Like it or not, technology is part of our everyday lives, which means our kids are exposed to it too. Is this really a bad thing? If done in moderation, can these electronic games, toys and tablets actually make our kids smarter? Today we'll break down common fears many parents face and we'll look at new research that suggests this type of learning…
 
Breastfeeding twins is possible, but there are definitely some challenges including how to feed two babies throughout the night. What happens when your babies both wake up crying at the same time? Should you tandem feed or try feeding just one baby at a time? And how can your partner help simplify the process and make it more enjoyable for you? Lea…
 
There are many decisions to make when it comes to the birth of your baby, including whether to cut the umbilical cord right away or to delay cord clamping. What are the benefits as well as concerns of delaying the clamping and cutting of your baby's umbilical cord? Is it an option for childbirth options such as waterbirths? And why are we hearing s…
 
How you diaper your baby will impact both you and baby every day. Cloth diapers has many benefits, but the whole process can often seem more complicated than it actually needs to be. So, what are the most common mistakes new moms make when cloth diapering their babies? Will "one size fits all" actually fit your baby? How often should you change you…
 
Theme parks can be a great treat for any family. But with the large crowds, comes some safety concerns. What should your child do if he becomes lost? Should you consider a "tether" or "leash"? Plus, what should you as a parent know if your kids are old enough to go on rides. We polled our facebook fans to find out their top safety theme park safety…
 
Traveling during pregnancy is cause for concern for many soon-to-be parents. So what are the facts? Can you travel throughout your pregnancy? Can seatbelts and airbags harm your baby? And are the screening tests at the airport really safe? We've got some great tips whether you're traveling by air, land or sea. Learn more about your ad choices. Visi…
 
Your baby seems to cry, a lot. She also spends a lot of her time moving, grunting, and cooing. Maybe she is trying to communicate what is going on in her tiny little body, but you don’t understand. Is there a way to decode what your baby’s body language is saying? Does this baby come with a user manual? Help! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
 
Drowning is the second highest cause of death amongst children four and younger. Teaching your young child to swim can prevent you from being one of these statistics. What skills are desperately needed for survival? How do you teach these skills to your child? And, when can you start? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
The social and emotional development of twins is a bit different when compared to singletons. Their innate ability to communicate with one another may appear more advanced, but what happens when you look at each twin individually? As a parent, how do you encourage proper development for each child? And what type of advantages and disadvantages do t…
 
As you begin putting together your team of birth professionals, you may be considering a midwife as an alternative to an obstetrician. How are their roles different? What type of pregnancy is ideal for midwifery care? Are they typically covered by insurance? Plus, the best places to find a midwife that's best for you and your family! Learn more abo…
 
Being a parent inevitably involves sacrifice. There's less money, less sleep, and less time for yourself. As a mother, finding time to care for yourself is essential but can seem like an impossible task. Not only may it seem impractical, but it may even feel selfish. How can you find the time and energy to help yourself so you can care for your chi…
 
Bath time can be fun, but it can also be a scary place if you aren't taking precautions to help protect your child. Today, we'll explore some tips to help keep your kids safe, all while having fun and teaching them valuable lessons to help make them self-sufficient. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
You've successfully delivered your twins, now it's time to give your body a little TLC for all its hard work! What can you expect to experience within the first six weeks after giving birth to your babies? How does the recovery process with twins differ from having just one baby? What typically happens after having a c-section versus having a vagin…
 
You've just completed your second trimester, arguably the most comfortable and relaxing one. So, what should you expect during the third trimester? What developmental changes is your baby experiencing? How will your baby's movements change during this time? When do they stop flipping around and stay in their birthing position? Plus, what to expect …
 
Your baby's head is uniquely made to mold for birth and move to accommodate a growing and developing brain. So, what are those soft spots that most new parents are afraid to touch? Where can you find them? And what changes can you expect within your baby's first year? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
The day you became a parent is the day your schedule changed forever. Suddenly, every minute revolves around your child. Try adding a couple more kids to the mix and your "schedule" can become completely chaotic! So, how do you handle balancing your own personal schedule as well as the family schedule? How do you keep kids entertained while attendi…
 
You’ve heard all the standard comments about twins: “Are they twins? Are they identical? Are they natural? Who was born first?” And you’ve come up with answers to those questions. But what about your kids? How do they respond? Have you talked to your twins about how to address these questions from complete strangers? Learn more about your ad choice…
 
Your water breaks. What do you do now? It's not always as dramatic as the movies make it out to be, but you should still be prepared. What can your amniotic fluid tell you about your baby? Why are babies usually delivered shortly after a mother's water breaks? And what does T.A.C.O. have to do with it? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaph…
 
We all want our children to do what we tell them to do. But even the most obedient children fall short sometimes. So, when is it time to discipline your child? What systems seem to work best? And how do you make this transition when your child is just now learning right from wrong? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Many parents wonder if it's possible to successfully travel with young children while preserving your sanity and the sanity of those around you. How can you get over the fear of traveling with kids? What should you pack to help ease this potentially bumpy ride? And what are some helpful travel tips to help you on your journey? Learn more about your…
 
You're getting ready to send your twins to kindergarten, but are they really ready? How do you know? What if one child is ready and the other isn't, do you still send them both? Do you put them in the same class? Learn how various twin types may react to this new social environment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
You're starting to put together your team of health care providers for your pregnancy. But, it's not all about birth. Some moms need a little extra help after the baby is born, and that's where postpartum doulas can help. Learn more about the advantages of hiring a postpartum doula so you can determine if this is the best fit for you and your newbo…
 
Adoption can happen through many avenues and under a variety of circumstances. Each baby’s adoption story is uniquely beautiful and uniquely challenging. How do you know if adoption is right for your family? What are some of the challenges you may face when adopting a newborn? How do you overcome obstacles that may come your way? In this episode, m…
 
Parenting differences are one of the top reasons for divorce in this country. So, what's the best way to handle these types of situations? How do you avoid fighting in front of your kids? What do you do when the conversation gets too "heated"? And is there any truth to the statement "If mama ain't happy, ain't no one happy"? Learn more about your a…
 
You've heard the phrase "eating for two". So if you're pregnant with twins, should you be "eating for three"? What exactly does your body need nutritionally to help with the growth and development of your babies? What are the daily caloric requirements? Plus, we'll demystify common foods that are often considered "taboo" during pregnancy. Learn mor…
 
Towards the end of your pregnancy, sex may be the last thing on your mind. But resuming your sexual relationship with your partner will eventually sound appealing. What can you do during pregnancy and childbirth to help improve your overall experience? How can trauma during a vaginal delivery impact intercourse? Are there any differences after havi…
 
You birthed your baby, and then you birthed your placenta. So, now what do you do with it? The hospital could whisk it away and discard it as hazardous material, or you could take it home with you... and perhaps eat it. What? It's true and moms all over the world (including some in our studio) are convinced it helped them after childbirth. Learn mo…
 
Whether you're at the neighborhood pool, or enjoying a relaxing day at the beach, water safety is a must. Today we're exploring some tips on how to keep your children safe when around water. Plus, we'll learn more about a great app designed to reduce crime and protect families in your community. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/…
 
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