Best Of The Web
01.27.12 The online buzz for moms-to-be
- Nurse-in organizers are planning a massive "Million-Boob March" in Washington, D.C., this summer. Whether you nurse in public or cover up, breastfeeding is one of the best and most natural things you can do for your baby.
- Speaking of nursing, apparently the comedy website Funny or Die can't deal with a breastfeeding mom and her funny skit. Looks like the site is joining the ranks of Facebook, another site that in the past has deemed photos on the topic "obscene."
- While most moms-to-be make it to the delivery room in plenty of time, there seems to be a recent surge in babies being born in the weirdest places. (For example, the dad who this week posted video of his wife giving birth in their car while he was driving her to the hospital.) Our Ask the Labor Nurse blogger shares her experiences with women who simply can't get there in time!
- Are you a working mom or a mom-to-be who's planning on going back to work after baby is born? Then you might be interested in our new Work & Mom blog by Fit Pregnancy senior editor Jennifer Carofano, who shares her ups and downs of being a working mom.
- We're on celebrity baby watch as actress Jennifer Garner approaches her due date. Check out who else in Hollywood is expecting right now by clicking over to our Star Moms section.
- Wet nursing is a growing industry, "but a mostly invisible one," according to experts. Some moms are just not able to breastfeed—so, fortunately, these women and milk banks can help.
- Did you know that children can get as many as six to 10 colds per year? Head over to our Avoiding Colds page for expert tips on the best ways to protect your baby from illness.
- Interesting poll from our friends at LilSugar: Would you have a post-baby boob job? In our The Mom Job page, our writer explores the rising popularity of these "mommy makeover" surgeries.
- Mom and baby retailer Giggle has unveiled its new baby registry app. Check out our Registry Checklist page, which highlights the must-haves from the extra gear that you might like as a mom-to-be.
Maria Vega is Fit Pregnancy magazine's copy editor.