As a practicing obstetrician, I encourage my patients to consider saving their newborn’s cord blood and placenta blood stem cells for two important reasons. First, cord blood stem cells are used to treat as many as 80 life-threatening blood disorders. Second, important strides are being made in the field of regenerative medicine which is using these stem cells to build different types of tissue. In the future, they could potentially be used for traumatic injuries, diabetes, Parkinson’s ... Continue Reading
Reasons to consider banking your newborn’s cord blood.
The fresh-faced girl’s daily makeup must haves.
Whether you're a mom who leaves the house with minimal makeup, or carefully applies an array of products every morning, your makeup bag is extremely important. Instead of having a drawer full of lipsticks you rarely use, freebies that came with your last purchase, or twenty sticks of eyeliner you don't touch, put your key items together for a quick routine. With these must-have pieces, you can get your makeup on and out the door in no time at all. Makeup Primer is a must for every face. A ... Continue Reading
A primer for moms who yawn at politics – why you should get involved and how to start.
As a mom, you're busy. Entire websites, print publications and support groups evolve to support your noble mission: “Operation Bring-Up Baby.” You dote, you rock, you encourage. No matter your style, you are placing all of your energy into the people you are producing. No doubt, it’s a daunting task. When actively engaged in bringing up Bambino, you have your hands full, and when planning the next step, or challenge, your heart and mind are operating on overdrive. Is there ... Continue Reading
Rising temperatures and summer humidity can do a number on your makeup. With a few changes to your makeup routine, you’ll no longer feel like your face is melting.
Makeup reacts differently in the summer months, so it’s important to know what products will work with you, not against you. You want to look fresh and have a hint of color, not walk around with shiny streaks of makeup running across your face. Follow these top tips for your summer makeup routine and look great even on the hottest of days! Don’t Skip the Primer. Like a wall needs primer before you paint, your face needs primer before you add any makeup - especially in the summer. A good ... Continue Reading