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Bloom 2018 :: Announcing Our Event for New and Expectant Parents

Pittsburgh Moms Blog is pleased to announce its second annual Bloom, our signature event for new and expectant moms.  Who :: This event is geared towards Pittsburgh area parents who are currently expecting a baby, had a baby within the last year, foster parents of infants, or parents who are planning on growing their family […]

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To Breastfeed or Not to Breastfeed?

Jefferson Hospital Offers Breastfeeding Expertise and Support Through Certified, Trained Nurses, Midwives, and Doctors Preparing for your baby’s arrival involves many important choices: Which obstetrician is the best? Will it be cloth or disposable diapers? But deciding whether to breastfeed or use formula is perhaps the most significant decision you’ll need to make before welcoming […]

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Climbing Anxiety

‘It’s time to gear up for Christmas’, I think to myself the Saturday after Thanksgiving. We had gotten home yesterday after a three day and ten hour round trip visit to my in-laws, and the whole family is exhausted. As I switch off the lights and close the door to the boys’ room, my mind […]

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Ashlyn’s Story: A Dream Realized Because of Care Beyond Compare

Russell Wessel is a miracle baby. That’s what his parents, Ashlyn Wessel and Alex Sinclair, believe. And they credit the doctors and nurses at  Allegheny Health Network’s (AHN) Jefferson Hospital for Russell’s safe arrival. That’s where he was born October 8 — healthy but blissfully unaware that he’d just played a lead role in an amazing family […]

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Mommy Rules, Stop Shaming Yourself

Hey, you… other mom… psssst…. I see you. I see you hiding in your car. The only place you get a few minutes to yourself while your kids are asleep in the backseat. I see you getting drive thru just so you can have two minutes of peace where the kids are snacking in the backseat on […]

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