Pregnancy & Childbirth Sitemap - Page 11 2015-08-04

Herbs & Pregnancy
What you need to know about herbal use in pregnancy.

Nonstress Testing
This test can be done in the later stages of pregnancy. It is more frequently used in cases where the mother is going past her assigned due date to ensure fetal well-being. In some cases it is done as a precaution after problems in a previous pregnancy or because of high risk factors such as diabetes, intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR), etc.

Stress Test - Oxytocin Challenge Test (OCT)
The Oxytocin Challenge Test (OCT) or stress test is done at near full term pregnancy to determine how your baby deals with the stress of contractions. Sometimes this is done to determine the health of your baby and others to determine if your baby can handle labor.

Alphafetoprotein Testing
The alphafetoprotein (AFP) test is a screening test drawn from maternal blood usually between 15-17 weeks gestation to help find babies who suffer from neural tube defects (NTD) or Down Syndrome. Will you take this test? What are your options?

Birth Centers
Learn more about the option of a birth center for your labor and birth.

Due Date Commuities - Meet Other Moms-to-be
Join a group of women due at the same time you are to discussion the daily life of being pregnant and common questions that arise. I learned more from these types of groups than almost anywhere in my pregnancies. Find a group for you!

Online Childbirth Classes
A look at the free, online childbirth class offered that covers pregnancy nutrition, exercise, preparing for labor and childbirth, relaxation, pain relief in labor, epidural anesthesia, other medications and hospital procedures, cesarean section, breastfeeding and baby care.

Leg Cramps
Your resource for leg cramps in pregnancy, prevention, and dealing with it.

S - T - U - V
Pregnancy related words beginning with S - T - U - V.

W - X - Y - Z
Pregnancy related words beginning with W - X - Y - Z.

Attachment Parenting
The basics of attachment parenting, including philosophy and practicalities. From bed sharing and breastfeeding to gentle discipline.

Single Parenting
Single parenting is a fact of life for many families. Whether you are a single parent by choice or circumstance, these articles of information will help you.

D - E - F - G
Pregnancy related words beginning with D - E - F - G.

A - B - C
Pregnancy related words beginning with A, B or C.

Pregnancy Costumes
Pregnancy costumes can be for Halloween, dress up, parties or other fun events.

Breastfeeding Problems
What to do if you have a breast feeding problem.

Baby Carriers - Slings, Mei Tai, Baby Bjorn, Baby Pouch
Baby carriers are great ways to help you maintain contact with your baby and yet to have an arm or two free to go about your daily life. Though a baby carrier choice is as personal as you and your baby. Here are some of our favorites.

Car Seats for Baby
Every baby needs a car seat. The choices are amazing in sheer number. How do you sort through and find the right car seat for your baby? We'll help you.

Labor and Delivery Dictionary - Glosasary of Labor Terms
Labor and delivery have some terms that are unique to them. So here you'll find even the toughest words defined from cervix to station and everything in between.

Second Stage of Labor - Pushing Your Baby Out
The second stage of labor is more commonly known as the pushing phase of labor. When the mother is completely dilated, she may begin to push when she feels the urge to push. The second stage is complete when the baby is born. The average second stage for a first time mother is about two to three hours. Positions for the second stage can help make the baby be born more quickly.

Forceps and Vacuum Extraction in Labor and Birth
Forceps and vacuum extraction are tools used in abnormal labors to assist in the delivery of your baby. Learn about why forceps or vacuum extraction would be used and what you can do to prevent the need for them in your labor. Using labor positon can help you avoid them, rotate a posterior baby and reduce the cesarean rate.

Pregnancy Test Reviews - Reviews of Pregnancy Tests
Read pregnancy test reviews on ease of use, how late your period has to be, how much hCG is measured in your urine and more.

Is it safe in pregnancy?
There are so many rules about what is safe in pregnancy and what isn't safe in pregnancy. So what makes the safe list and what doesn't?

Breech Babies
About 4% of babies are breech, learn what you need to know to give birth safely, vaginally or by cesarean.

Cord Blood
Information about cord blood banking.

Episiotomy
Often called the unkindest cut of all, this surgical incision of the perineum is mostly unnecessary. Learn how to prevent it and what happens when it's necessary.

Pregnancy and Birth Dictionary and Glossary
Your pregnancy terms defined - from zygote and beyond.

Choosing a Doctor or Midwife
How to find the right doctor or midwife for you and your pregnancy. From high risk specialists to practitioners for normal pregnancy, learn to ask the questions that get you the answers that will help you pick the right practitioner.

Choosing a Place of Birth
Where should you give birth? A hospital? A birth center? Your home? Look at the practical and medical reasons to make a choice that is right for you and your baby, including insurance questions.

Swings, Play Centers and other Large Baby Toys
If you're in the market for a baby swing, a play center, bouncy chair or other large baby toy look no further! Here are our favorites.

Pregnancy Fears
Pregnancy is supposed to be a time of joy and wonder, but for many women and their families it is stressful and full of concern. Worry is something that many women complain about, though many are hesitant to talk about it during their prenatal visits because they think that their concerns are unfounded. Here are some of the more common worries that pregnant women have during their pregnancy.

Baby Bath Products
Baby bathtubs are adorable! I also love all the other fun stuff that goes with bathing a baby from the cute toys to the fuzzy towels. Here are some of my favorites!

Baby High Chairs
A high chair is a handy tool to have for feeding your baby or toddler, whether it is in your kitchen or dining room. It's also a personal choices with so many options. Which are right for you?

Baby Strollers
Baby strollers are a big part of your life with baby. Do you need an umbrella stroller or a double stroller? Which ones work best for what you need? Here's the scoop.

Blighted Ovum
Information about blighted ovum.

Baby Bottles and Breast Pumps
Here is the scoop on the latest breast pumps and breastfeeding products. From baby bottles to breast pumps and beyond.

Domestic Violence in Pregnancy
Domestic violence is prevalent in pregnancy, with homicide as the leading cause of death for pregnant women. Prenatal screening and well newborn visits provide screening opportunities for family violence as well as routine physical care.

Medication in Pregnancy
Everything you need to know about medications in pregnancy, what is safe and what's not.

Prenatal Vitamins
The scoop on prenatal vitamins, their use and their benefit.

Breastfeeding Information
The basics of breastfeeding, including getting off to a good start, handling common and not so common issues. Also includes information on how to pump, when to pump, which breast pump and more!

Ectopic Pregnancy
Everything you never wanted to know about the leading cause of maternal death in the first trimester, ectopic pregnancy.

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Information on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) from personal stories to the latest information on protecting your baby.

Infant Formula (Artificial Breast Milk)
Infant formula is used when breast milk is not available for your baby. Here are ways to ensure that you are mixing your formula correctly from powdered formula to the concentrate. Also information on baby bottle choices and loving bottle feeding.

Baby Cribs and Places to Sleep
Buying a baby crib can be fun, but there are a lot of choices available. Do you know what to look for that makes a crib safe? What to do expect out of a crib? Maybe you're looking for a bassinet or Moses basket?

Postpartum Fitness
Getting your body back after you have a baby is a great concern for many women. Here is the low down on the types of exercises that you can do, what works well and how to fit it all in!

Pregnancy Skin Care
Your skin in pregnancy is very different. Here are products designed to help you glow and enjoy your pregnancy and new skin.

Preparing for Postpartum
When it comes to preparing for postpartum, a little planning can go a long way towards helping you plan for meals, your physical care, care of siblings. Sometimes this is enlisting friends and families or even the help of a postpartum doula.

19 Weeks Pregnant
Jen is 19 weeks pregnant with her first baby in this photo.

8 Weeks Pregnant with First Baby
I'm very excited I'm 37 and I though I'd never get pregnant as I only got married last year. . Page 12.

Nursing 1 Year Old in Pumpkin Patch
Nursing 1 Year Old in Pumpkin Patch. Page 2.

Nursing 2 Year Old in Pumpkin Patch
Nursing 2 Year Old in Pumpkin Patch. Page 3.

Nursing Six Month Old Twins in the Football Hold
Nursing Six Month Old Twins in the Football Hold

Where can I go for breastfeeding help?
When you are breastfeeding you need to know where you can turn for help, whether it be La Leche League or a lactation consultant from your hospital, you need a plan.

Baby Showers Decorations
Cute ways to decorate for the baby shower of your dreams. Do it your self crafts too!

Baby Shower Food
How to throw the perfect baby shower, including gifts, and shower games. Punches and more, add your recipes for baby showers!

Baby Shower Themes
How to throw the perfect baby shower, including gifts, and shower games.

A spiritual alternative to the traditional Baby Shower.
A spiritual alternative to the traditional Baby Shower.

Fetal Development
Watch your baby grow through pregnancy with an amazing collection of pictures, video, sound clips, ultrasounds and more. Step by step see your baby develop to birth.

Pregnancy with Multiples
Maybe you think you're pregnant with twins or more, perhaps because you've gotten so big so fast. Maybe you've just had an ultrasound or blood work that says it might be more than one. Here is the scoop on being pregnant with more than one baby!

Employment & Pregnancy
A guide to working and your rights and obligations while pregnant.

Myths in Pregnancy
Myths abound in pregnancy. Find out some of the more common myths and enjoy a good laugh!

Baby Safety
How to keep baby safe from car travel to air travel and baby proofing your home.

Laughter is the best medicine so they say! Here are some cute things about pregnancy, breastfeeding and parenting.
Laughter is the best medicine so they say! Here are some cute things about pregnancy, breastfeeding and parenting.

Parenting After Pregnancy
Parenting is what comes after pregnancy. Are you ready for a new baby and all that this entails? If not, here are some ways to get ready and prepare not only your home but your life for your new baby.

The Nursery
The nursery should be a fun and safe place for baby, whether it's a room just for the baby or a part of a shared room. Here are some tips on decorating, designing and safety issues in the nursery.

Pregnancy Glossary for Words and Phrases Commonly Used in Pregnancy
A look at some of the common phrases, words and medical jargon used in pregnancy and childbirth.

Birth Ball for Ocho's Labor
Birth Ball for Ocho's Labor. Pregnancy & Childbirth. Page 13.

Birth Pictures - Photos from Labor and Delivery
Birth pictures are one way to see what labor and delivery will be like when it is your turn. Here are some birth pictures for you to look through and enjoy! Page 10.

Kevin helps Robin in Labor.
Kevin helps comfort Robin in labor. Page 17.

New Baby - Birth Pictures - Photos from Labor and Delivery
Birth pictures are one way to see what labor and delivery will be like when it is your turn. Here are some birth pictures for you to look through and enjoy! Page 19.

Newborn baby at birth - labor photos
37 weeks gestation, 6 lbs 5 oz Newborn baby at birth. Page 5.

Relaxing in labor.
Robin relaxes inbetween contractions. Page 14.

Cesarean Birth Picture - Suctioning
This birth picture if from a c-section. Page 22.

Birth Pictures - Photos from Labor and Delivery
Birth pictures are one way to see what labor and delivery will be like when it is your turn. Here are some birth pictures for you to look through and enjoy! Page 16.

Birth Pictures - Photos from Labor and Delivery
Using an upright position to take away labor pain. Page 15.

Birth Pictures
Birth pictures are one way to see what labor and delivery will be like when it is your turn. Here are some birth pictures for you to look through and enjoy!

Birth Pictures
Birth pictures are one way to see what labor and delivery will be like when it is your turn. Here are some birth pictures for you to look through and enjoy!

Birth Photo - Newborn Baby
This is a birth photo of a baby boy who weighed 7 pounds 3 ounces and 19 inches long. Page 28.

Newborn Baby Photo - Birth Pictures
Seconds after birth newborn baby. Page 6.

Pushing Twins - Birth Pictures - Photos from Labor and Delivery
Giving birth to twins - pushing. Page 12.

Cesarean Birth Photo - Baby's Head is Out
Cesarean Birth Photo - Baby's Head is Out. Page 26.

Resting in early labor - Birth Photo
Resting in early labor. Pregnancy & Childbirth. Page 11.

Cesarean Incision - Birth Pictures
This is the beginning of a c-section. Page 25.

C-section Birth Photo
Part of a c-section is to cut through the muscle layer. Page 24.

New Baby, Water Birth, 10 lbs 2 oz
This baby was born after a water birth. She weighed 10 pounds 2 ounces. Page 18.

New baby just minutes after birth!
New baby just minutes after birth! Page 8.

New Baby Born After Water Birth
Happy mom and baby after water birth. Page 29.

Birth - Brand New Baby Photo - Newborn Photo Gallery
This baby is just seconds old. This is right after birth, you can see the umbilical cord is still attached. She was born at 38 weeks gestation and weighed 6 pounds 15 ounces. Page 7.

Newborn Baby Girl just after a Water Birth
Newborn Baby Girl just after a Water Birth. Page 2.

Newborn baby at birth - labor photos
37 weeks gestation, 6 lbs 5 oz Newborn baby at birth.

Brand New Twin Girls at Birth
Brand New Twin Girls at Birth! Pregnancy & Childbirth. Page 21.

Cesarean Birth Photos
This is part of a cesarean birth picture series. Page 23.

Baby's head molded after vacuum extraction.
Baby's head molded after vacuum extraction. Page 20.

Vaginal Birth Newborn Baby Photo
This is a baby just born! Pregnancy & Childbirth. Page 4.

Water Birth Pictures
This baby is shown just after a water birth.

Birth Pictures
Birth pictures are one way to see what labor and delivery will be like when it is your turn. Here are some birth pictures for you to look through and enjoy!

40 Weeks Pregnant 1st Baby in Labor
40 Weeks Pregnant 1st Baby in Labor. Page 27.

40 Weeks Pregnant 1st Baby in Labor
40 Weeks Pregnant 1st Baby in Labor. Page 3.

42 Weeks Pregnant in Labor
42 Weeks Pregnant in Labor. Pregnancy & Childbirth. Page 9.

Exercise & Pregnancy
Looks for some quick tips on getting started with exercise in pregnancy? Here are the fast track answers.

Can I get pregnant if...
There are a ton of myths and rumors floating around about how you get pregnant. Much of my mail box is filled with questions on if certain things help or hinder pregnancy. Here are some of the answers to those questions.

Strange Places to Take a Pregnancy Test
Pregnancy tests are easy to find and easy to take. Here are some stories of strange locations to take a pregnancy test.

Ever Taken a Pregnancy Test in a Store Bathroom?
Believe it or not, many moms can't wait until they get home to take a pregnancy test. Page 2.

Walk-a-Thon Pregnancy Test
Pregnancy tests are easy to find and easy to take. Here are some stories of strange locations to take a pregnancy test. Page 5.

Sneaking Urine for a Pregnancy Test
This mom had to resort to hidden maneuvers to take her pregnancy test due to relatives. Page 3.

College Pregnancy Test
There are plenty of pregnancy tests that happen in college dorm rooms. Page 4.

Class Six Breastfeeding, Postpartum, Baby Care
Welcome to the sixth class in the series of online childbirth education classes. This class focuses on life with baby, postpartum adjustment, breast feeding, newborn behaviors, sleeping and physical changes in your postpartum body.

Your Six Week Postpartum Check Up
Wondering what goes on at your six week check up? Page 10.

Bathing Your Newborn
Bathing your new baby is something lots of new parents have questions about. Here's what childbirth class can teach you to be prepared. Page 2.

Calming Your Crying Baby
Calming your crying baby is a skill all new parents need. Page 3.

Postpartum Physical Changes
Wondering what happens to your body after birth? Here are some of the physical changes that you can expect. Page 4.

Postpartum Bleeding
After you have a baby, you will bleed. How much you bleed will depend on many factors. Page 5.

Perineal Care After Birth
How to take care of your bottom after having a baby is an important thing to know. Page 6.

Postpartum Emotions Childbirth Class Online
Having a baby can really change your emotions. There are some normal variation and some that aren't so normal. Page 7.

Baby Feeding
Interested in learning about infant feeding methods? Page 8.

Postpartum Sex
Yes, there is sex after baby. Pregnancy & Childbirth. Page 9.

Finding a Baby Shower Theme
Deciding on the theme for your baby shower does not have to be a difficult process. Here are some places you can find quick answers to the right baby shower theme for you!

Stages of Labor
There are three stages of labor used to help you figure out where you are on your journey to giving birth.

Dads and Labor - Information about Dads and Labor
Every dad has concerns about labor. But knowledge is the key. Here you'll find great info on childbirth classes, books for dads, doulas and dads and more.

Breastfeeding Support
Information on finding support for breastfeeding.

Hospital Stay & Procedures
Everything you need to do to be prepared for your hospital stay.

Pregnancy Calculators & Tools
Due date calculators, ovulation calculators and more. From figuring out your due date to calculating the number of weeks you have left of your pregnancy, these simple tools will be helpful to you and your family.

Sexuality in Pregnancy
Yes, there is sex and sexuality after pregnancy is achieved. You simply have to be creative!

Is VBAC Good Idea?
Why a vaginal birth after cesarean may or may not be the right choice for you.

Health during Pregnancy
Health concerns during pregnancy and staying healthy!

Midlife Pregnancy
Information on pregnancy during mid-life and the special needs you may have.

Nutrition in Pregnancy
What to eat, what not to eat and how to eat while you're pregnant

Plus Size Pregnancy
Information on being overweight during pregnancy.

Weight Gain in Pregnancy
Pregnancy is one time in your life when you're supposed to gain weight. However how and when you add that weight and how to avoid extra weight can be an issue many mothers-to-be face.

Pregnancy and the Bible
Are you looking for Biblical references, Bible verses and baby names?

Beauty in Pregnancy - Make Up, Fashion, Hair Care, Skin Care
Who says that beauty and fashion have to go out the window just because you're pregnant? Here are the latest fashion trends and beauty tips for pregnancy and postpartum.

Belly Casting - Permanent Memories of your Pregnancy
Making a permanent memory of your belly with plaster casting is a great way to celebrate.

Staying Healthy & Fit
There is more to taking care of your pregnant body than taking your prenatal vitamins. Learn about nutrition, physical fitness apporpriate for pregnancy and how prenatal vitamins really work!

Symptoms of Pregnancy
When we think of the symptoms of pregnancy we usually think of morning sickness. However there are many symptoms that accompany pregnancy like nasal stuffiness, insomnia, swelling, weight gain and more.

Teen Pregnancy
Teen pregnancy is an issue. On one hand most teens are not trying to become pregnant. On the other once they are pregnant they may not get the prenatal care that they need.

Elective Cesarean - Cesarean Delivery Maternal Request (CDMR)
Is it possible to ask for a cesarean birth to avoid a vaginal birth? What about if it isn't medically necessary? The debate rages on about elective cesarean, here is what we do know about cesareans and maternal request.

Scheduled Cesarean
What are the reasons a cesarean might be scheduled? How would a scheduled cesarean differ from an unplanned or emergency cesarean? When does it happen?

Unplanned Cesarean Section
Why might you need to give birth by c-section? What does it mean for you and your baby? What about future pregnancies? How will your cesarean be done and more...

Questions About Pregnancy Tests
Do you have a question about how the pregnancy test works? If the results you got are real - positive or negative? Or if some medication messes the pregnancy test results up? Look here for answers.

Pregnancy Tests
What to know if you're pregnant? Here are the basics on pregnancy tests, how they work and when they can be taken.

Which diaper should you use for baby?
A diaper - the new parent's nightmare. Diapering a baby may seem like a very simple task. But it is a new parents nightmare for some. This task is not for the light at heart, here are the basics steps to diapering a new baby, safely and without a huge mess.

Gather Your Diapering Supplies
Preparing your area before you begin diapering is very important. Here's what you'll need... Page 2.

Lay the Baby Down
Safety is also an issue when it comes to chaning diapers. Page 3.

How to Diaper a Baby
Babies can be slippery, be sure to hold on tight and clean baby's skin well. Page 4.

Finishing a Diaper Change
Extra tips for the end of the diaper changing, including what to do with the umbilical cord. Page 5.

Cleaning Up the Diaper Changing Area
Don't forget to clean up after changing baby, including washing your hands. Page 6.

Top Baby Names by Year
Every year the Social Security Administration (SSA) compiles lists of the top baby names based on birth certificate data. Here are the top lists from various years.

Feeling Your Baby Move in Your Second Pregnancy
In your second pregnancy, you notice a lot of things are different. This can also include when you start feeling your baby move.

Relaxation and Breathing for Labor and Birth
Relaxation and attention your natural breathing can be very helpful in any labor or birth setting. Even when using medications like epidural anesthesia in childbirth, forms of relaxation and breathing can help reduce stress and relieve pain. Here are some simple techniques to make your labor and birth more comfortable.

Water Birth
Information on water birth as an option for pain relief in labor and gentle birth.

Birth Videos | Childbirth Caught on Film
Birth videos are one way to watch a birth before your labor and childbirth. Some women enjoy this immensely, while others aren't so sure. Here are some of the best birth videos around.

Book Themed Baby Shower
Having a book themed baby shower is a great idea for a first or second time mother-to-be. And it's a great way to quickly build a library for the baby.

Life with Multiples
Breastfeeding, diapers, and double strollers! Oh my! How will you ever handle it all? Here are some tips from parents who have been there with multiple birth children.

Bradley Classes from the American Academy of Husband Coached Childbirth (AAHCC)
American Academy of Husband Coached Childbirth (AAHCC) or Bradley Method is one of the leading childbirth education organizations. They train childbirth educators.

Labor and Birth
Labor and birth are important things to learn about before the big day. Giving birth to your baby is a day you'll never forget, no matter how your baby is born. There is so much to learn about giving birth and caring for your new baby and your postpartum body.

Sex Selection - How to choose a girl or boy for your next baby.
Information on sex selection techniques for choosing a girl or boy for your next baby prior to conception like MicroSort®, Shettles Method, Ericsson Method, preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) and more.

Informed Consent in Pregnancy
How to get the information that you need to know about tests and procedures in pregnancy.

A Baby Shower Etiquette Guide
A simple guide for baby shower etiquette when dealing with friends and family who have experienced pregnancy loss or infertility. How to be polite and provide them with what they need in a potentially uncomfortable position.

Fun Due Date Facts - Birthstones, Flowers, Zodiac and More
When your baby is born there will be several things assigned to them including a birthstone, flowers associated with their birth month and a sign under the Zodiac, commonly known as a way to read a horoscope.

Preventing Anemia in Pregnancy
Iron is an important mineral in your diet and many women need iron supplements in pregnancy. This is what is missing when you're anemic.

What is a labor complication or intervention?
This online childbirth class is meant to give you a good idea of labor and birth from the comfort of your own computer. This class focuses on complications in labor, interventions in labor like fetal monitoring, induction, cesarean section and medications including epidural anesthesia.

Emotional Relaxation in Labor
Emotional relaxation has many benefits for labor. Page 10.

IV, Enema, Catheter for Labor
A look at some common interventions in labor, the IV, a urinary catheter, and enema. Page 2.

Fetal Monitoring for Labor
Fetal Monitoring is commonly used in labor. Did you know that there are multiple ways to do it? Page 3.

Amniotomy and Episiotomy in Labor
Amniotomy or breaking your water, is a common practice in many hospitals. Learn when this is needed as well as about episiotomy. Page 4.

Hospital Policy, Interventions and Medications for Birth
A look at how hospital policy plays a part in your birth. Page 5.

IV Medication in Labor
IV medications can be the right choice in labor. Page 6.

Forceps and Vacuum Extraction in Labor
Forceps and Vacuum Extraction have a place in modern labors b. Page 7.

Epidural Anesthesia and The Walking Epidural
Many women choose some form of epidural anesthesia for labor. Page 8.

Cesarean Section Class
Sometimes a cesarean birth is required in labor. Page 9.

A Man's Story of Miscarriage
A dad shares his thoughts about miscarriage and recovery. Page 2.

A Woman's Story of Miscarriage
One mom talks about her experience of miscarriage. Page 3.

A Personal Story of Miscarriage
A husband and wife share their personal stories of a miscarriage.

Miscarriage
1 in 5 pregnancies will end in miscarriage. Here are the facts, how to tell if you're miscarrying, what to do and how to heal.

Baby Eight - The Ocho
Baby Eight - The Ocho. Pregnancy & Childbirth. Page 6.

Baby Eight - The Ocho
Baby Eight - The Ocho. Pregnancy & Childbirth. Page 2.

Baby Eight - The Ocho
Baby Eight - The Ocho. Pregnancy & Childbirth.

Baby Eight - The Ocho
Baby Eight - The Ocho. Pregnancy & Childbirth. Page 8.

Baby Eight - The Ocho
Baby Eight - The Ocho. Pregnancy & Childbirth. Page 9.

Baby Eight - The Ocho
Baby Eight - The Ocho. Pregnancy & Childbirth. Page 3.

Baby Eight - The Ocho
Baby Eight - The Ocho. Pregnancy & Childbirth. Page 7.

Baby Eight - The Ocho
Baby Eight - The Ocho. Pregnancy & Childbirth. Page 4.

Baby Eight - The Ocho
Baby Eight - The Ocho. Pregnancy & Childbirth. Page 5.

Ocho's Belly Painting
Here is a photo gallery of belly painting for Baby Eight - The Ocho. Here the siblings enjoy welcoming a new baby by celebrating pregnancy and painting their mom's belly.

Boy or Girl Quiz
Test your pregnancy symptoms to see if you're having a boy or a girl based on the old wives tales.

Bed Rest in Pregnancy
What you can do when on pregnancy bed rest to keep from going insane.

Pregnancy from the Shadows
What to do when you're on bedrest. Page 2.

Questions about Home Birth
Here are the answers to some of the common questions about home birth, like isn't it messy and what happens to the placenta...

Antibodies & Blood Related Illness
The details of antibodies and what they do to pregnancy.

Asthma & Pregnancy
Will asthma effect your pregnancy or baby's health?

DES & Pregnancy
Information on how exposure to DES can aeffect your pregnancy.

Diabetes & Pregnancy
Managing and living with gestational diabetes, and diabetes in pregnancy.

HIV/AIDS and Pregnancy
A look at pregnancy planning, testing and treatment including breastfeeding for HIV and AIDS.

Amniotic Fluid
Amniotic fluid cushions your baby in the uterus and teaches him or her lessons of breathing and life. Learn amazing facts about this fluid.

Birth Defects in Pregnancy
Birth defects are something that everyone worries about in one way or another. These can be genetic or environmental issues. Your doctor or midwife can talk to your about screening and diagnostic tests related to birth defects during your preconceptional health check up or at your prenatal visits.

Eating Disorders in Pregnancy
Pregnancy can be a very difficult time for those suffering from eating disorders. The need for weight gain is apparent and yet so very difficult for these individuals. Here you'll find information to help you.

Group B Strep
Group B Strep is potentially very dangerous, learning about screening and treatment to protect your baby.

Celiac Disease and Pregnancy
Celiac disease can be found in up to 1 in 200 people, though many do not know that they have this disease. Infertility and some pregnancy complications are associated with undiagnosed celiac disease. Learn about celiac disease, diagnosis, treatment, a gluten-free diet and more.

Surgery in Pregnancy
Having to have surgery while pregnant is something that can make you very nervous. But sometimes the surgery is necessary for emergent reasons and other times to help the pregnancy continue. Here are some of the more common surgeries that happen in pregnancy.

Pregnancy After Weight Loss Surgery
As more and more women undergo weight loss or bariatric surgery prior to pregnancy, there is an increased need for information concerning the proper care in pregnancy of a woman who has had this type of surgery.

Pregnancy and Epilepsy
Pregnancy and epilepsy? Here is information on dealing with this seizure disorder in pregnancy including information on medications.

Baby Complications
Complications can occur with the baby that are found during pregnancy either through blood work or ultrasounds and genetics testing.

Bleeding in Pregnancy
A look at the different causes and meanings of bleeding in pregnancy.

Chorionic Villus Sampling
Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) is done earlier in pregnancy to determine genetic problems. The results are also back more quickly, but just as accurately as other genetic testing.

High-Risk Pregnancy
Is your pregnancy at a greater risk than other women? Here you'll find information on complications and chronic conditions that can increase tehe risk for you and your baby.

Incompetent Cervix & Cerlcage
Information on diagnosis and treatment of incompetent cervix, including cerclage and bedrest.

Placenta Previa
Placenta previa, or a low lying placenta, is often found early in pregnancy. Many cases normally resolve, for others the complications can be great.

Preterm Labor
Preterm Labor resources, including prevention, treatment, and outcomes for moms and babies.

Sexually Transmitted Disease and Pregnancy
Information on Sexually Transmitted Diseases during pregnancy.

Allergies and Pregnancy
Allergies are something that bother many people. Pregnancy can directly impact not only your allergies but your allergy medications. How can you have a safe, comfortable pregnancy with allergies?

Anemia in Pregnancy (Low Iron)
Low iron can be a common problem in pregnancy. Learn ways to combat it.

Cancer in Pregnancy
Unfortunately some women will have to face cancer while pregnant. Here are some information pages about the types of cancer seen during pregnancy and how it is treated, including molar pregnancy.

Disease in Pregnancy
Try as one might to stay healthy, disease in pregnancy does occur. Here is what you need to know about diseases in pregnancy like rubella, chicken pox, fifth disease, the flu and more.

Heart Health & Pregnancy
What you need to know about your heart and common heart related problems during pregnancy.

Rh Factor
What does the Rh factor have to do with pregnancy, and how can it harm you and baby. A simple blood test can help you protect yourself and your baby.

Thyroid Disease and Pregnancy
Explore the effects of thyroid disease on fertility, and how to ensure a healthy pregnancy for a mother-to-be with thyroid disease.

Pitocin
Pitocin is a commonly used medication in labor and delivery for induction or labor as well as control of postpartum hemorrhage.

Urinary Catheter
A urinary catheter can be a normal part of labor and delivery, particularly if you have a cesarean section or epidural.

Viability of a Baby
Viability. Pregnancy & Childbirth.

Grand Multip
Definition of the term Grand Multip as it relates to pregnancy and birth.

Linea Negra
Many pregnant women get a dark line on their belly or a linea negra. But what is it?

Blighted Ovum
Blighted ovum is a form of pregnancy loss in the first trimester.

Vasa Previa
Vasa previa is a complication of pregnancy.

Intrauterine Pressure Catheter
What is a Intrauterine Pressure Catheter (IUPC) and why is it used in labor?

Uterine Rupture
The many definitions of uterine rupture.

Kegels
This exercise can help you give birth more easily and help you get your body back after giving birth.

Pregnancy Induced Hypertension (PIH)
The definition of Pregnancy Induced Hypertension (PIH).

Labor Delivery Recovery and Postpartum Room
An Labor, Delivery, Recovery and Postpartum Room (LDRP) is one where you enter and use your entire stay at the hospital or birth center.

Quickening
The definition of the word quickening.

L - M - N - O
Pregnancy related words beginning with L - M - N - O.

Small for Gestational Age
Small for Gestational Age (SGA) is a defined.

Stretch Mark Removal
A look at Stretch Mark Removal. Pregnancy & Childbirth.

Compression Boots to Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
How do compression boots help prevent deep vein thrombosis after a c-section?

Circumcision
The definition of circumcision in a newborn baby.

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
What is deep vein thrombosis and how can it hurt you postpartum?

Labor, Delivery and Recovery Room
A description of the vast majority of hospital birthing rooms.

O+12 Method of Conceiving a Girl
O+12 Method as a method of conceiving a girl is defined.

Lanugo
A definition of the word Lanugo.

APGAR Score
The APGAR Score is a numeric value given to each newborn at the time of birth to indicate how well they are adapting to life.

Umbilical Cord Prolapse
A look at what an umbilical cord prolapse is and how it effects your pregnancy and birth.

Oxytocin
Oxytocin is the love hormone, but it also plays a part in labor.

Bloody Show
A look at what bloody show is and what it means for labor.

Cesarean Scar Ectopic Pregnancy
What is a cesarean scar ectopic pregnancy?

General Anesthesia in Labor and Delivery
While general anesthesia is rarely used it can be an important tool in labor and delivery's pain relief arsenal.

Should I Worry About a Spinal Headache from an Epidural
Spinal headache is one of the risks of spinal or epidural anesthesia.

Preeclampsia
Do you know what preeclampsia is and how it effects your pregnancy and birth?

Dealing with stress in pregnancy
What you need to know about stress and how to deal with it during pregnancy.

Folic Acid and Pregnancy
Folic acid is an important B vitamin in your diet and many women take folic acid supplements in pregnancy.

Fears and Concerns About Labor
Let's face it, the thought of labor can be frightening. We don't do any one favors with the horror stories that get told to pregnant women. The good news is that most of our fears are unfounded. Here are some of the most common fears and when you should let worry leave and when you should ask for help!

Boy Ultrasound Gallery
Do you want to know what baby boys look like via ultrasound?

Boy Ultrasound Gallery
Do you want to know what baby boys look like via ultrasound?

Diaper Cake for a Baby Shower
The Diaper Cake is a great baby shower decoration as well as a gift of useful items. Here is how to make one for yourself or for someone else. With a few supplies like diapers and baby toys, you can make a nice present or decoration.

Decorate Your Diaper Cake with Gifts
Top your diaper cake off with sweet toys or treats. Page 10.

Rolling Up Diapers for a Diaper Cake
To make a diaper cake, this step is the first, but easy enough for kids who are helping you. Page 2.

Building the Base of Your Diaper Cake
You use a bottle of apple cider, wine or bubbly as the base of the diaper cake. Page 3.

Cover the Base of the Diaper Cake
Covering the base of the diaper cake is pretty easy. Page 4.

Secure the Tissue Paper on the Diaper Cake
You may need some hands to help you secure the tissue paper around the diaper cake. Page 5.

Additional Levels to Your Diaper Cake
You can build additional levels or tiers to your diaper cake. Page 6.

Finish the Additional Diaper Cake Layers
Finish up the additional layers of your diaper cake before moving on. Page 7.

Place the Wide Ribbon on Your Diaper Cake
The wide ribbon placement helps to hide the rubber bands on the diaper cake. Page 8.

Use Small or Medium Ribbon
The small or medium sized ribbon will compliment the wide ribbon on your diaper cake. Page 9.

Ultrasounds
Ultrasound photos, sites and lessons. Learn about this test and why and how it is used in pregnancy.

Home Birth
Many women have their babies born at home every year. Learn about homebirth statistics and practical advice from other families who've had children at home.

Mother Goose's Day of the Week Birthdays
Mother Goose assigns your attributes based on the day of the week that you were born. Fact or fiction?

Should you avoid peanut butter while pregnant?
Does consuming peanut butter in pregnancy increase the likelihood that your baby will develop a peanut allergy?

Unassisted Birth
Learn more about the movement to give birth without any medical or midwifery care.

Unassisted Birth
Learn more about the movement to give birth without any medical or midwifery care. Page 2.

Relieve Pregnancy Aches and Pains
Sage advice for dealing with the not-so-pleasant symptoms of pregnancy.

Varicosities: Varicose Veins
Information on Varicosities in pregnancy.

Smoking & Pregnancy
How smoking affects pregnancy. Pregnancy & Childbirth.

Smoking & Pregnancy
How smoking affects pregnancy. Pregnancy & Childbirth. Page 2.

Stretch Marks and Natural Solutions
Information on Stretch Marks in pregnancy and how to deal with them using natural methods.

Pregnancy Tests
A new study finds there are more limits to early pregnancy test kits than were previously thought.

Tips for New Moms
The scoop from moms who have been there.

The Pregnant Nude
An interview with photographer/artist Catherine Steinmann.

Using a Birth Ball in Labor
What can a simple plastic ball do to help ease discomforts of pregnancy and birth? Find out!

Epidural Facts
The basics of epidural anesthesia for labor and birth.

Postpartum: Does it have to be a bumpy ride? - A look at postpartum.
What you can do to prepare for postpartum before it happens.

Postpartum Psychosis to blame for murdered Houston children?
Postpartum Psychosis to blame for murdered Houston children?

Am I at risk for Postpartum Depression?
Is there any predictors that can be used to determine who will have postpartum depression? If so, what can you do about it.

Problems Bonding to Baby?
What if you don't feel bonded to baby? Page 2.

The Essential Pregnancy Kit
Advice from moms who have been there on what you really need to be pregnant and happy.

Hypnosis for Labor Uses Mind Over Matter to Relieve Pain
An approach to labor and birth that emphasized mind over matter and education to reduce pain, tension and fear.

The Essential Pregnancy Kit
Advice from moms who have been there on what you really need to be pregnant and happy. Page 2.

Maternity Fashion
Everything you need to know about maternity clothes and fashions.

Pregnancy Journals
What is pregnancy journaling and how do you do it?

Who's who in the delivery room?
When it comes times for you to give birth, you'll want to know who is around you and what your options are for bringing your own personal support.

New Recommendations for Gestational Diabetes Testing
There is not one right way to test for Gestational Diabetes. What ways work best and what does it mean for your pregnancy?

Stress and Pregnancy
Does stress happen during pregnancy?

What is prenatal care?
We hear a lot about prenatal care and that it is good for us, but what really is prenatal care? How do doctor visits in pregnancy help us have a helathy pregnancy?

Bladder Problems
Information on Bladder Problems in pregnancy.

10 Tips for Dads to Make the Most of Pregnancy
Advice for dads who are expecting a baby - from other dads who have been there.

Congenital Heart Defects
Information about congeital heart defects (CHD) during pregnancy and in the newborn period.

10 Reasons to Exercise in Pregnancy
Get a head start on pregnancy fitness by starting out with a few good reasons to exercise for you and baby during pregnancy.

Maternity Leave 101: Making the Most of It
Learn savvy strategies about maximizing your maternity leave.

Pregnancy & The Work Place
Everything you need to know about protecting your job while pregnant, from telling your boss, figuring out maternity leave or to filing a discrimination complaint.

Job Interviews While Pregnant
Everything you need to know about protecting your job while pregnant, from telling your boss, figuring out maternity leave or to filing a discrimination complaint. Page 2.

Pregnancy Discrimination
Everything you need to know about protecting your job while pregnant, from telling your boss, figuring out maternity leave or to filing a discrimination complaint. Page 3.

Pregnancy & The Work Place
Everything you need to know about protecting your job while pregnant, from telling your boss that's you're pregnancy, figuring out maternity leave or to filing a discrimination complaint.

Job Interviews While Pregnant
What is the biggest problem pregnant women face in the workplace? Page 2.

Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace
Did you know that sometimes you need to file a complaint for discrimination in pregnancy? Page 3.

Do Stretch Marks Predict Episiotomy Need?
A new study indicates that there maybe a corelation between the number of stretch marks the pregnant woman has and if she will need an episiotomy or tear.

Breastfeeding and Jaundice
A look at breastfeeding and how it can help your baby recover from jaundice. Page 2.

How Finger Feeding Can Help You Overcome Breastfeeding Problems
If you are having trouble getting your baby to nurse, finger feeding may be a great temporary solution to help you get your breast milk into the baby without using a bottle.

Learning to Finger Feed
Finger feeding is best learned by watching and doing. Page 2.

Domperidone
Domperidone during breastfeeding.

Domperidone
Domperidone during breastfeeding. Page 2.

Fluconazole for Treating Yeast in Breastfeeding
Dr. Jack Newman talks about treating yeast in breastfeeding.

Fluconazole for Treating Yeast in Breastfeeding
Dr. Jack Newman talks about treating yeast in breastfeeding. Page 2.

Breastfeeding and Jaundice
A look at breastfeeding and how it can help your baby recover from jaundice.

Breastfeeding Advice from a Birth Professional
Breastfeeding Advice from a Birth Professional

Breastfeeding and Other Foods
Colic in the Breastfed Baby, inlcuding tips for dealing with colic and how mother's diet may contribute to causes of colic.

Breastfeeding and Other Foods
Colic in the Breastfed Baby, inlcuding tips for dealing with colic and how mother's diet may contribute to causes of colic. Page 2.

More and More Breastfeeding Myths
More and More Breastfeeding Myths

More and More Breastfeeding Myths
More and More Breastfeeding Myths. Page 2.

Quad Pregnancy
A Birth Story. Pregnancy & Childbirth.

Quad Pregnancy
A Birth Story. Pregnancy & Childbirth. Page 2.

Lysa's Twin Birth
A Birth Story. Pregnancy & Childbirth.

Lysa's Twin Birth
A Birth Story. Pregnancy & Childbirth. Page 2.

Diana's Birth - VBAC Birth
A VBAC Birth Story. Pregnancy & Childbirth.

Baby Shower FAQ
Your end all be all source for baby showers and etiquette.

Thank You Notes for Baby Showers
Your end all be all source for baby showers and etiquette. Page 2.

Online Baby Showers
Just because you're far away from friends and family doesn't mean you can't have a great baby shower! Try to have an online baby shower with these hints and tips for invitations, baby shower games, gifts and more!

Bed Rest in Pregnancy
Learn about protecting certain pregnancy conditions of pregnancy with bed rest and the types of bed rest often used in pregnancy and why.

Making Baby Birth Announcements
Start thinking about birth announcements. How can you make them special for you and your family? Would you do homemade cards?

What's your baby naming style? - Baby Naming Style
An interesting look at the typical styles that people fall into when it comes to naming their baby.

Car Seat Buying Guide
Just the facts and basics on car seats for your new baby from forward facing to rear facing, we've got up covered (at least until 80 pounds!).

4 Reasons Your Baby Shouldn't Ride in a Car Seat
Certain medical conditions like prematurity can prevent your baby from being safe in their car seat. Learn about the alternatives to a regular infant seat in the car to keep your special needs baby safe.

Baby Sock Corsage
How to make your very own baby sock corsages for your baby shower.

Baby Shower Gifts
Giving gifts for a baby shower can be an art! Remember to have fun when giving gifts with these great ideas

APGAR Score - APGAR Score for Newborns
The APGAR Score is your baby's first test. What does it mean and how is it done?

4 Inexpensive Labor Tools You Can Make or Buy for Cheap Before You Give Birth
Looking for some great tools to help make your labor more comfortable? Here are some hints on making your own comfort tools without breaking the bank.

Quick Tips for Losing Postpartum Weight
Losing that pregnancy weight can be really difficult. Here are some really quick and easy tips to preventing the pounds from staying on in your postpartum weight loss attempts.

Taking a Road Trip with Your Baby
Taking your baby on the road can be a thought that drives you bonkers. With some planning you can make your next long car trip a piece of cake to help ease you and baby along the way.

Planning a Road Trip with Your Baby
Taking your baby on the road can be a thought that drives you bonkers. With some planning you can make your next long car trip a piece of cake to help ease you and baby along the way. Page 2.

Maternity Coats for Pregnancy - Winter Coats for Pregnant Moms
Finding a winter coat in pregnancy can be a tough task. Here's how you stay warm while expecting your baby.

Aspirin in Pregnancy
Can you safely take aspirin in pregnancy?

Popular Texas Baby Names
Looking for the most popular baby names from Texas? Look no further, boy names and girl names for the last decade.

Common Hospital Bill Errors in Childbirth
Common hospital bill errors can cost you a lot of money, even if you have health insurance.

5 Ways to Cope with Heartburn in Pregnancy
Heartburn in pregnancy is a very common symptom from the beginning to the very end. How should you cope with it?

Is this labor?
The home birth of our seventh baby, with her siblings present.

The Long Ride Home
The home birth of our seventh baby, with her siblings present. Page 2.

The Hardest Contractions
The home birth of our seventh baby, with her siblings present. Page 3.

The Birth & Postpartum of Lucky Number Seven
The home birth of our seventh baby, with her siblings present. Page 4.

HELLP Syndrome in Pregnancy
HELLP Syndrome is a very serious disease in pregnancy that goes along with, typically, more serious cases of preeclampsia.

Hospital Baby Switching - Are you worried about hospital baby switching?
There seem to be stories of hospital baby switching every year. Many of these cases go unreported because they are easily resolved in the hospital. But many parents are worried, here are some sane solutions to your fears on hospital baby switching.

Fun Birthday Facts - May - Birthstone, Flowers and Famous Birthdays
Looking for some interesting facts about May birthdays? Or maybe you'd like to see what famous people share a birthday?

Turning Off the Epidural for Pushing: Does it help reduce the risk of forceps and vacuum extraction?
One thing many women consider doing to reduce the risks of forceps or vacuum delivery when using an epidural is to have it turned down or off towards the end of labor and pushing. Does it work?

Gestational Diabetes (GD) in Pregnancy
Gestational diabetes happens in about 4% of all pregnancies. Learn about how it is diagnosed and treated in pregnancy to prevent complications like cesarean section and macrosomia.

Rubella and Pregnancy - German Measles
Rubella can have a negative effect on your pregnancy, learn what it is and how to avoid it.

How to Choose the Right Childcare for Your Baby
Trying to make the decision on which childcare is best for your baby? Here are the questions you need answers to before you say yes.

Childbirth Class the Second Time Around
Many people decide to take childbirth classes with their first baby, but do you need to take a class when you're pregnant with a subsequent baby? The answer might surprise you.

10 Grandma Names that are Making a Baby Name Comeback
Looking for a popular name that is a bit more traditional?

Cystic Fibrosis: Testing & Prenatal Diagnosis
Cystic fibrosis effects 70,000 people worldwide. How likely is your baby to have this disease and how can you find out in pregnancy?

Breaking Your Water is Not Beneficial
While the trend towards breaking your water at the beginning of labor is common, studies now show us that this may lead to an increase in cesarean sections and fetal distress.

Pregnant Women Need More Exercise
Studies show that pregnant women are not getting enough exercise to maintain good health in pregnancy. Learn what the requirements are for a healthy lifestyle in pregnancy.

A Guide to A Christmas Baby Shower
If you are planning to have a baby shower near Christmas, you might consider a Christmas Baby Shower.

Twin Miracles - The Home Birth of Twins
Finding out we we pregnant with twins wasn't exactly what I would have expected, but the pregnancy was a roller coaster.

Prelabor with Twins
I spent a lot of time in prelabor with the twins before they were actually born. That wasn't fun. Page 2.

Labor of Twins at Home
Finally, it's labor - the real thing! We're having the twins. Page 3.

Giving Birth to Twins at Home
The story of the decision to give birth at home to twins. Page 4.

The Second Baby is Born
After the first baby, the second baby came out 23 minutes later. Page 5.

A VBAC After 3 Cesareans - Pierce's Birth Story
This is the birth of Pierce a vaginal birth after three cesareans.

VBA3C - Here comes the baby!
This is the birth of Pierce a vaginal birth after three cesareans. Page 2.

Relief for Common Aches and Pains in Pregnancy
Headaches, morning sickness, and all the joys of pregnancy! Here are some ideas to help save you some pain and misery in pregnancy.

How to Use Heat for Comfort in Labor
A look at how to use heat to stay comfortable in labor.

5 Baby Shower Gifts You Shouldn't Buy - 5 Bad Baby Shower Gifts
Everyone loves to get baby shower gifts. But there are some bad baby shower gifts out there...

First-Born Jealousy
If you are expecting another baby, you may be worriedabout how your first born will handle becoming a big brother or sister. Here are some helpful tips to adding a new baby to your family.

First-Born Jealousy
If you are expecting another baby, you may be worriedabout how your first born will handle becoming a big brother or sister. Here are some helpful tips to adding a new baby to your family. Page 2.

Baby Shower Thank You Notes
Baby shower thank you notes are something that aren't often forgotten but do sometimes slip through the cracks. Here is a neat take on how to do these thank yous in a fun and easy manner.

How to Celebrate Mother's Day While Pregnant - A Pregnant Mother's Day
Are you looking for a fun way to celebrate Mother's Day while pregnant?

Reasons you're done having babies! - Done Having Babies
So you think you're done having babies? What reasons are you considering when you make this decision?

Names for Your Halloween Baby
If your baby is born around Halloween you might consider choosing a baby name with some Halloween spirit...

More Breastfeeding Questions
Here are some answers to the most commonly asked breastfeeding questions. Page 2.

Common Breastfeeding Questions - Breastfeeding Questions
Here are some answers to the most commonly asked breastfeeding questions.

Weaning Your Baby
The decision to wean your baby from the breast can be simple or complex, how and when to wean is different for every family. Here are some suggestions to help you make weaning a smooth process.

10 Things to Help Dad Cope in the Delivery Room
Dads can be concerned about how well they will perform when it comes to the delivery room. Here are ten tips to help ease their anxiety and mom's too!

What type of infant formula do you have?
Preparing concentrated infant formula sounds fairly easy, but there are still a few things you need to know to keep your baby safe.

Concentrated Formula Supplies
Preparing concentrated infant formula sounds fairly easy, but there are still a few things you need to know to keep your baby safe. Page 2.

Measuring the Formula
Preparing concentrated infant formula sounds fairly easy, but there are still a few things you need to know to keep your baby safe. Page 3.

Pouring the Formula Together
Preparing concentrated infant formula sounds fairly easy, but there are still a few things you need to know to keep your baby safe. Page 4.

Finishing Concentrated Formula
Preparing concentrated infant formula sounds fairly easy, but there are still a few things you need to know to keep your baby safe. Page 5.

How to Prepare Ready to Feed Formula
Preparing ready to feed infant formula sounds fairly easy, but there are still a few things you need to know to keep your baby safe.

Check the Instructions for Ready to Feed Formula
Preparing ready to feed infant formula sounds fairly easy, but there are still a few things you need to know to keep your baby safe. Page 2.

Gather Your Supplies for Ready to Feed Formula
Preparing ready to feed infant formula sounds fairly easy, but there are still a few things you need to know to keep your baby safe. Page 3.

Finish Fixing the Ready to Feed Formula
Preparing ready to feed infant formula sounds fairly easy, but there are still a few things you need to know to keep your baby safe. Page 4.

Announcing Your Pregnancy During Thanksgiving or What I'm Thankful For...
Family gatherings like Thanksgiving provide a great opportunity to share the good news of your pregnancy with your family and other relatives.

Announcing Your Pregnancy During Thanksgiving - Bun in the Oven
Family gatherings like Thanksgiving provide a great opportunity to share the good news of your pregnancy with your family and other relatives. Page 2.

Announcing Your Pregnancy During Thanksgiving or Oh did I leave that pregnancy test there...
Family gatherings like Thanksgiving provide a great opportunity to share the good news of your pregnancy with your family and other relatives. Page 3.

Announcing Your Pregnancy During Thanksgiving or Decorating for Baby
Family gatherings like Thanksgiving provide a great opportunity to share the good news of your pregnancy with your family and other relatives. Page 4.

Announcing Your Pregnancy During Thanksgiving or How many will fit at the table?
Family gatherings like Thanksgiving provide a great opportunity to share the good news of your pregnancy with your family and other relatives. Page 5.

Announcing Your Pregnancy During Thanksgiving or Pass the Salt, and I'm Pregnant
Family gatherings like Thanksgiving provide a great opportunity to share the good news of your pregnancy with your family and other relatives. Page 6.

Announcing Your Pregnancy During Thanksgiving or Ultrasound on the Fridge
Family gatherings like Thanksgiving provide a great opportunity to share the good news of your pregnancy with your family and other relatives. Page 7.

Announcing Your Pregnancy During Thanksgiving or Whose name is on the card?
Family gatherings like Thanksgiving provide a great opportunity to share the good news of your pregnancy with your family and other relatives. Page 8.

Announcing Your Pregnancy During Thanksgiving or What's that in the cornucopia?
Family gatherings like Thanksgiving provide a great opportunity to share the good news of your pregnancy with your family and other relatives. Page 9.

Halloween Pregnancy Announcements
Deciding when to share your pregnancy news is a big deal, why not make use of this fun holiday and use it to your benefit for a memorable moment for sure!

Jack-o-Lantern Pregnancy Announcement
This Jack-o-Lantern has a secret - your pregnancy announcement. Page 2.

Announcing Your Pregnancy During Halloween
Do you have some spooky news to share? Family gatherings like Halloween provide a great opportunity to share the good news of your pregnancy with your family and other relatives. Page 3.

Buy a Baby Costume to Announce Your Pregnancy at Halloween
This is a cute idea for a Halloween pregnancy announcement involving a baby costume. Page 4.

Christmas Calendar Pregnancy Announcement
Here are some creative ways to share your big news with the family during Christmas, Thanksgiving or any other holiday. This family used a calendar to share the news...

Thanksgiving Pregnancy Announcement
Thanksgiving and pregnancy announcement - use a bib, of course! Page 10.

What's in a (baby) name? Christmas Pregnancy Announcements
A baby name books and the Christmas holiday help announce this pregnancy. Page 2.

Put it in the Christmas Stocking - Pregnancy Announcements
Sherry used a Christmas stocking to announce her pregnancy. Page 3.

Grandparents Charms for Christmas Pregnancy Announcements
Giving the gift of grandparent charms works well as a way to announce your pregnancy at Christmas. Page 4.

Baby Bibs as a Christmas Pregnancy Announcements
This gift was the perfect way to announce their pregnancy at Christmas. What would you give? Page 5.

A Very Special Present as a Pregnancy Announcement
Michelle had a special gift to give this year at Christmas - a pregnancy announcement. Page 6.

Fortune Baby Booties
Nancy offers this gift as a pregnancy announcement and fortune. Page 7.

Christmas Pregnancy Test
These two lines are the best Christmas present ever! Page 8.

Pregnancy Announcements at Big Family Gatherings
This t-shirt idea is great for sharing your baby news, particularly when you have another kid already! Page 9.

Add Details to the Baby Face
The details are what make this project original - you can make several balloon heads a like or all different. Page 7.

Finish Your Baby Head
These small items are very versatile. You can use them as goodie bags or as baby shower decorations. Page 8.

Baby Shower Decorations - Baby Balloon Heads
This is a simple and inexpensive decoration to make for your baby shower or you can stuff it full of treats and hand out as a treat or goody bag. Start by gathering up your supplies!

Make the Flour and Water and Prepare to Decoupage
Making the liquid glue is a messy but necessary step to making your balloon baby head. Page 2.

Prepare the Balloons
Here is some advice on choosing and preparing the balloons for your baby balloon head. Page 3.

Decoupage the Balloons
This sticky mess is best if you do it all in one step, don't drag out the process for making your baby balloon heads. Page 4.

Modge Podge the Balloons
The Modge Podge isn't neater, but it does start to feel like you're making something that is coming together! Page 5.

Cover the Whole Balloon
Be sure to cover the whole balloon for the best decoration. Page 6.

Baby Shower Cake Pops Recipe
An easy way to impress your baby shower guests with these adorable cake pops for your shower.

Preparing the Cake for Baby Shower Cake Pops
Preparing the cake is a key step in making your baby shower cake pops. Page 2.

Mixing the Cake and the Icing for Baby Shower Cake Pops
Now we're going to mix the frosting into the cake crumbs for our baby shower cake pops. Page 3.

Making the Cake Balls for Baby Shower Cake Pops
Now it's time to form the actual cake balls! Page 4.

Preparing the Cake Balls for Coating for Baby Shower Cake Pops
Chilling the baby shower cake balls helps make coating them easier. Page 5.

Prepare the Candy Coating for Baby Shower Cake Pops
Preparing the candy coating is easy, but needs attention to detail. Page 6.

Add the Stick to Form Cake Pops
Now we'll turn the cake balls into cake pops by adding the sticks! Page 7.