Posts tagged: Pregnancy

  • Pregnancy Checklist: Third Trimester To-Dos

    Pregnancy Checklist: Third Trimester To-Dos
    Baby is on the way and you’re in the home stretch! We know you have a lot on your mind, so we pulled together some items to help you think through your to-do list before it's go time. 

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  • Baby On The Way? Here's What You Need to Know as it Relates to The Pandemic

    Baby On The Way? Here's What You Need to Know as it Relates to The Pandemic
    Expecting or have a newborn at home? You’re not alone. Thousands of expecting and new parents throughout the country are figuring out how to navigate a new world with the presence of COVID-19 in it. And, we all have a lot of questions.We sat down with New York City-based OB-GYN, Dr. Jaqueline Worth, author of The New Rules of Pregnancy and Jada Shapiro, founder of boober and Birth Day Presence to discuss how our lives have changed in the wake of COVID-19 and what to expect if you’re pregnant or...

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  • Expecting? Here’s what you need to know as it relates to COVID-19

    Expecting? Here’s what you need to know as it relates to COVID-19
    Expecting or have a newborn at home? You’re not alone. Thousands of expecting and new parents throughout the country are figuring out how to navigate a new world with the presence of COVID-19 in it. And, we all have a lot of questions. We sat down with New York City-based OB-GYN, Dr. Jaqueline Worth, author of The New Rules of Pregnancy and Jada Shapiro, founder of boober and Birth Day Presence to discuss how our lives have changed in the wake of COVID-19 and what to expect if you’re pregnant...

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  • COVID-19: Updates for Expecting Parents

    COVID-19: Updates for Expecting Parents
    As we continue to learn more about Coronavirus each day, we’ll keep our community of expecting parents updated with the latest pregnancy and delivery related news. Check back here regularly to discover up-to-date answers to your most pressing questions. Updates and news provided by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World Health Organization and NYC-based Dr. Jaqueline Worth, OBGYN and co-author of The New Rules of Pregnancy.Plus, Dr. Worth is on hand to answer your questions LIVE. Review the M+A Classes + Events Calendar for details on how to tune...

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  • In Real Life: NYC Mom Liz Teich on Delivering in the Age of COVID-19

    In Real Life: NYC Mom Liz Teich on Delivering in the Age of COVID-19
    As if delivering a baby doesn’t already come with an endless list of unknowns, thousands of women across the country are preparing to give birth in a world with COVID-19. Liz Teich (@thenewyorkstylist), an NYC based fashion stylist, on-air style expert and the lifestyle blogger behind The New York Stylist is one of them. Liz, along with her husband Josh and three-year-old son Asher, are anxiously awaiting the arrival of a new baby girl due April 19. On top of the usual nerves that tend to sometimes set in the...

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  • Dr. Payal Adhikari On Delivery Rooms, Takeout Food & More Coronavirus Concerns

    Dr. Payal Adhikari On Delivery Rooms, Takeout Food & More Coronavirus Concerns
    Chicago-based pediatrician and mom Dr. Payal Adhikari (@mommypmd) addresses more of your coronavirus (COVID-19) questions and concerns. Below she addresses questions on multiple topics, from pregnancy and deliveries to ordering takeout.As things continue to evolve daily, Dr. Payal’s favorite websites for accurate information are the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). Read on to discover her helpful tips and be sure to tune into Monica + Andy’s Instagram live story every Monday and Thursday at 12on...

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  • M+A Virtual Baby Showers

    M+A Virtual Baby Showers
    Is social distancing raining on your baby shower? Hello, virtual baby shower. From thoughtfully designed digital invites to care packages of decor and interactive virtual games, we’ve created a step-by-step guide to throwing a special celebration that’s all about the expecting mom—and totally compatible with Google Hangouts, zoom or Skype. Want our help planning your shower? Email Storks@monicaandandy.com and let us get you started.Step 1: The Invite and 'Venue'We love sites like Minted and Paperless Post for designing custom invitations. Simply create a video conference on Zoom or Google Hangouts...

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  • Coping With Infertility: 5 Things a Reproductive Psychiatrist Wants You to Know

    Coping With Infertility: 5 Things a Reproductive Psychiatrist Wants You to Know
    By reproductive psychiatrist Carly Snyder, MD, Director of Women's Health, Family Health Associates in NYC, as told to Kristen Dold. Yes, you’re surrounded by babies. But a lot of them took work. When you’re waiting for a baby, it’s hard to walk down the street without noticing every single mom and tot that strolls by. And while the assumption is often ‘she’s so lucky, it was probably so easy’ the truth is this: it probably wasn’t. Conception truly is a miracle. It may have taken her five minutes to get...

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  • The 10 Most Important Questions to Ask on Your Daycare Tour

    The 10 Most Important Questions to Ask on Your Daycare Tour
    As a new or expecting parent, lining up amazing childcare can be the toughest nut to crack. You can’t call your pediatrician for the answer, Google it, or buy it on Amazon Prime (at least, for now). It takes legwork—and if you’re considering daycare, a fair amount of touring. Just like those college visits, you’ll get a gut feeling the minute you walk in the door, but it’s essential to come armed with the right questions. “Treat your tour like an interview—don’t be scared to ask the tough questions. Make...

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  • Styling the Bump with Grace Hanson, Founder of Events by Grace

    Styling the Bump with Grace Hanson, Founder of Events by Grace
    37-weeks pregnant with her first baby (a boy!), Chicago-based wedding planner Grace Hanson, Founder of Events by Grace, has navigated the fine art of surviving on your feet with a serious bump. (Hint: it's all in the cute flats, swim breaks, and warm baths.) She's got one final wedding this month before the arrival of her May baby, but made time to share a few of her best tips for dressing a bump on the go first. It's wedding day for one of my amazing brides! This cooperative oversized furry...

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