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From what's happening in maternity fashion to what's happening in the world of motherhood. Here's where you can get updates info and insights - all straight from Rosie!

Do's & Don'ts of Maternity Fashion

I am a firm believer in the “look good, feel good” philosophy, especially during pregnancy & motherhood - happy mom = happy baby! That being said, shopping for maternity wear can be very overwhelming (and emotional!), so I’ve outlined my general guidelines in a do’s and don’t list.

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Pregnancy Proof Beauty

There are some things we know for sure about things we quiet simply should avoid during pregnancy.  Cigarettes, drugs, alcohol, caffeine in excess all fall onto that list. But what about our beauty regimes?  Anything that has the potential to be absorbed into the blood stream may be able to cross the placenta and reach your baby.  Thus, if it’s absorbed into your blood stream you need to know more about it and make a choice whether you think it’s still a good idea to use it.  Here is my guide to non-toxic, pregnancy proof beauty.


Rosie to the Rescue: Keeping Autism News in Perspective

In case you missed it, here is a recent post from “Rosie to the Rescue”, my blog for Parents Magazine.  Here I navigate emotion and fact, giving you a mother's perspective on the potential tie between inducing/augmenting labor and autism. Don’t miss the rest of the “Rosie to the Rescue” posts, available here.


Paging Village OBs: What is the Truth About Lotus Births?

Placenta Week continues with the low down on Lotus Birth from the doctors at Village Obstetrics.

Lotus Births

Paging Dr. Grunebaum: Should You Eat Your Placenta?

The debate continues.  Today, we're hearing from Dr. Amos Grunebaum of on why he doesn't recommend placenta-eating.

Should You Eat Your Placenta? Top OB-GYN Dr. Amos Grunebaum Shares His Thoughts

Paging the Northeast Doulas: Should You Eat Your Placenta?

Should you eat your placenta?  Today, we're hearing from Northeast Doulas about why you should think about it.

Should You Eat Your Placenta?

Mommy Maven Bentley Waters Takes the Perfect Newborn Photo

Since most of us aren't professional photographers, taking the perfect photo can be the first challenge to creating a cute birth announcement.  I've asked my favorite photographer, Bentley Waters, to share her tips on taking the perfect newborn photograph.

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Paging Dr. Cheryl Wu, MD: Should I Space Out My Child's Vaccines?

I asked Dr. Cheryl Wu, MD, of LaGuardia Place Pediatrics in the West Village to answer the question: should I space out my child's vaccines?  Her answer will surprise you.

Should I Stagger My Child's Vaccinations?