Best Of The Web
05.04.12 The online buzz for moms-to-be
- One writer takes a look at why first-time parents overspend when it comes to baby. Whether you're a shopaholic or can't stand malls, we have a handy registry list for every mom-to-be style.
- Our friends over at LilSugar are asking: How much did you primp before delivery? Spend less time primping with these multitasking beauty finds on our Two-Minute Face page.
- New estimates show that a mom's work isn't worth what it used to be. This year, experts at Salary.com put the annual dollar amount on the work of stay-at-home mothers at $112,962, down from the 2009 figure of $122,732.
- Former supermodel Christy Turlington Burns wants to start a boycott of Mother's Day—but for a good reason, she says. Known for her work as a maternal health advocate, Turlington Burns was busy promoting her documentary, No Woman, No Cry last year.
- Eighteen musical moms talk about how their work mixes with their new roles as moms. Singer Lisa Loeb recently shared with Fit Pregnancy her favorite children's music picks.
- The business of celebrity pregnancy has been heating up lately. Head over to our Star Moms section for interviews and tidbits from the latest celebrity moms-to-be and new moms.
- Actress Jenna Elfman talks about breastfeeding and buying organic on a budget. Check out our New Organic Options page for a look at four brands of organic baby food now available.
- A new study finds that a baby is born addicted to drugs about once an hour. Our Ask the Labor Nurse blogger talks about what happens when a drug screen is positive while at the hospital giving birth.
- Browse through these helpful tips to help you fight social isolation as a working mom. Our Working Mom blogger recently talked to a new mom who found a way of making the "mom group" idea work for her while on the job.
- A new study finds that two cups of tea daily can help boost your chances of having a baby. Check out our Tea Time page for a guide to drinking tea during your pregnancy, including a list of safe and unsafe varieties.
- Check out this cute video of a little one's response to her first taste of baby food.