Category: The First Year

Cord-Blood-Banking | American Pregnancy Association
Cord Blood

Cord Blood Banking

Your baby’s umbilical cord is made of tissue that protects and insulates the veins responsible for carrying blood to and from mom and baby during

postpartum mom and baby | American Pregnancy Association
The First Year

A Faster Postpartum Recovery

Birthing a baby is one of the most amazing, miraculous experiences you will ever have. While you’re focused on your new bundle of joy, don’t

Work at home with new baby | American Pregnancy Association
The First Year

Work at Home with a New Baby

So you’ve welcomed your bundle of joy home. Congratulations! But now maternity leave is over, and you’re diving back into the world of work —

postpartum recovery | American Pregnancy Association
Pregnancy Health and Wellness

Postpartum Recovery

The first six weeks after the delivery of your baby are considered your “recovery” period, eight weeks if you had a cesarean section. But some

WIC | American Pregnancy Association
Planning and Preparing

WIC Eligibility

The Women, Infants and Children’s program, frequently referred to as WIC, is a supplemental food and nutrition program for pregnant women, new moms, and children

Parenting checklist | American Pregnancy Association
The First Year

Baby Checklist

First-time parents often struggle with the challenge of preparing for the responsibilities that come with parenthood. Talking with other parents can help. They can help