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Contributed Post: When you become a parent, it’s a given that you will be a tad sleep deprived. Sadly, for some, things can start to tip you over the edge. A good night’s sleep for your baby means a good night’s sleep for you, and even though it can feel impossible, you won’t want to […]

Contributed Post: Becoming a mother is one of the most wonderful experiences in life. Bringing a new life into this world to love, cherish, and guide through life is a feeling like no other. However, with all of this comes the responsibility of becoming the sole carer of a brand new life, and that can […]

The definition of circumcision, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), “is the surgical removal of the foreskin, exposing the tip of the penis.” Successful Black Parenting magazine conducted a poll on Twitter last month to see how many of our parents were pro-circumcision and how many were not. This is what we found: Circumcising […]

As a soon-to-be mom, you are making a lot of decisions about how you want to care for your baby, including choosing if you want to breastfeed. How you decide to feed your baby is a personal choice. Breastfeeding can be extremely rewarding and special. It can also seem overwhelming. Whether you’ve already made the […]

by Janice Robinson-Celeste Remember this viral photo of Black goddesses feeding their cherubs in nature, the natural way? These women are the Chocolate Milk Mommies from Alabama. I give them five slow claps for giving breastfeeding the positive attention it deserves. (Photo: Lakisha Cohill, owner of H&C INC) Breastmilk is one of the wonders of the […]

One of the things first-time parents find crucial immediately after returning from delivering their baby at the hospital, is sleep, both for the parents and the baby. If you are wondering about how to promote better sleep for your newborn, rest assured, you are in the right place! Here are the Top 9 Baby Sleep […]

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