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How soon can you get pregnant after giving birth?
It's not an old wives tale. Some people do get pregnant shortly after giving birth. Find out how.

Can I Get Pregnant if I Had Sex During My Period?
Yes, you can potentially get pregnant if you have sex during your period (menstrual cycle). Sperm can survive for days inside your reproductive tract.

Top 5 Maternity Underwear Styles
Many women overlook maternity underwear. Here are five styles to choose from while searching for the right underwear for you during your pregnancy.

Can my medicine effect my pregnancy test results?
If you are taking any kind of medication you may wonder if the medication will mess up the results of a pregnancy test - positive or negative.

Early Pregnancy Test
How early is too early for a pregnancy test? When can you be confident in the results? The answers might surprise you.

What Is a Baby Moon?
A baby moon has become known as a prebaby vacation but is there more?

Can I get pregnant if I missed a pill?
Maybe you missed a pill or took one late. Do you know what the risks are of getting pregnant?

Is Microwave Usage Safe During Pregnancy?
Microwave use in pregnancy is worrisome to many pregnant women. So is it safe for use during pregnancy?

What Is Safe to Take for Hemorrhoids in Pregnancy?
Hemorrhoids are a common condition in pregnancy. But what medications are safe to use in pregnancy to treat hemorrhoids?

How to Clean House While Pregnant
Sorry, there isn't a fairy godmother who takes care of pregnant women - you still have to clean your house. But here are some pregnant tips!

washPOD Baby Bath Tub by Prince Lionheart - Review
This is a review of the washPOD Baby Bath Tub by Prince Lionheart - a new take on bathing baby.

Before You Buy Baby Clothes
Before you buy clothes for your baby or a newborn layette, here is what you need to know about all those cute little baby outfits to keep a newborn safe.

BeBe Sounds Prenatal Listener Review
The BeBe Sounds Prenatal Listener is designed to allow you to listen to your baby during pregnancy.

Pump in Style Advanced by Medela
Pump in Style Advanced by Medela is a breast pump for single users. It is designed to double or single pump while your express your breast milk.

Snuggle Nest for Co-sleeping
The Snuggle Nest is a product designed to help families co-sleep safely with their babies.

Medela Freestyle Breast Pump
Medela Freestyle Breast Pump - a review of Medela's newest breast pump for pumping and returning to work or every day breast pumping.

Can they tell how big the baby is by ultrasound?
Wonder how accurate an ultrasound is at predicting the weight of your baby? Here is a look at what goes into the measurement and why you might not trust it.

Pregnancy Week 4
Your baby is really small at week four of pregnancy, but you are sure feeling the effects already in pregnancy symptoms.

Pregnancy Week 40 - Mother and Baby
Congrats on reaching your due date! This is the average length of pregnancy, but if you're still pregnant, the baby is finishing getting ready.

Pregnancy Loss
Pregnancy loss is not talked about despite the fact it happens.

What to Expect During Pregnancy Week 29
As you move into the end of pregnancy, there are things that you can do to stay more comfortable. Your baby is also busy preparing for the big day.

Pregnancy Week 32 - Tips for Mom, Dad and Baby
In pregnancy week 32, there is a lot going on. You are growing, baby is too, your appointments are close, and the end of pregnancy is barreling at you.

What to Expect During Pregnancy Week 19
Through ultrasound photos and pictures of pregnant women, see how the second trimester will change your life and continue through your pregnancy.

Pregnancy Week 2
At two weeks pregnant see how your baby starts from the earliest time in pregnancy. Most moms are not aware of it and simply go about their business.

Bacterial Vaginosis (BV or Vaginitis) in Pregnancy
A quick look at bacterial vaginosis and the risks in pregnancy.

Choosing an Epidural for Labor - What Are the Risks?
The epidural is a popular form of pain relief for labor and for cesarean sections. Is it right for your birth?

Can Being Hit in Your Stomach Cause a Miscarriage?
Do you worry that being hit in the stomach can cause a miscarriage? There is good news and bad news.

Breast Changes in Pregnancy
One of the first signs of pregnancy can be changes in the breasts. What exactly does it mean and how does it feel?

Benefits of Cloth Diapers
Cloth diapers on a baby are cute! Do they really help the environment? What about cost less? Here's what you need to know about cloth diapers and your baby.

Nine Months of Pregnancy - An Overview
An overview of the entire 40 weeks of pregnancy from conception and the first pregnancy symptom to the birth of your baby...

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Third Trimester - Pregnancy Guides and Pictures
As you get closer to the end of pregnancy you may wonder about the signs of labor and when you will have your baby.

How Your Baby Grows in Pregnancy
A quick guide to watching you and your baby grow month by month, a weekly pregnancy calendar, as well as a trimester guide.

Week by Week Fetal Development Pregnancy Calendar
There are a ton of pregnancy calendars out there, but none as comprehensive as this one. We'll walk week by week through a pregnancy.

Can you request a c-section?
Are you allowed to request an elective c-section without a medical reason?

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Does an Abnormal Period Mean Pregnancy?
If you have an abnormal period, you might be confused and wonder what's going on. Certainly it could be a number of things, including pregnancy.

Hospital Bag for a C-Section
Here are some thing that you might want to consider packing for a c-section hospital bag!

Lamaze Breathing
Breathing for labor is something that used to be taught in many childbirth classes as a type of distraction from the pain. Here is a look at the techniques you may learn.

Things to Ask Your Doctor or Midwife if You're Pregnant
We all need information from our doctor or midwife. Here are 10 questions that you should ask your doctor or midwife about your pregnancy.

8 Good Reasons to Call Your Doctor During Pregnancy
The question of when to call your doctor or midwife in pregnancy is a tough onHere is a quick list of when to call and how to talk to them once they answer the phone.

Common Prenatal Tests in Pregnancy
There are so many prenatal tests available from the pregnancy test to the ultrasound, the amniocentesis and the biophysical profile - what does it all mean?

Debunking Myths: Prenatal Vitamins, Prescription or Not
Over the counter and Prescription Prenatal vitamins are essential to prevent birth defects—We debunk some of the common myths about these supplements.

Are DHA Supplements Beneficial for Pregnant Women?
Many pregnant women have questions about DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) supplements in pregnancy. Learn more about their risks, and potential benefits.

What You Need to Know About Taking Prenatal Vitamins
What do prenatal vitamins do, how do they work and what happens if you don't take them? Are there prenatal vitamin side effects?

How to Choose the Perfect Music Playlist for Your Labor
There are so many options for birthing music, but how do you choose the right playlist for you? A doula gives advice on what types of songs are best.

Basic Relaxation for Pregnancy, Labor and Childbirth
Relaxation is a basic strong hold for pain relief and stress reduction in pregnancy, labor and childbirth. Everyone can use relaxation, no matter what type of birth they desire. Learn how to incorporate this easy set of skills to make your life more comfortable.

When should I start taking prenatal vitamins?
So taking prenatal vitamins is on your list of things to do, but when should you start taking them?

Feeling Dizzy or Passing Out in Pregnancy
Sometimes in pregnancy you may have a tendency to feel light headed or dizzy, you might even pass out. Find out why this may be normal.

When Can I Feel the Baby Move?
Wondering when you can feel your baby move in pregnancy? The answer might surprise you.

Planning for Baby: Prepregnancy Checklist
Ready to start trying to get pregnant? Interested in planning your next pregnancy? Here's how to start out on a healthy path.

Episiotomy (Perineum) Post-Labor Care
After your baby is born, you might wind up with some stitches in your perineum. Here are some tips on taking care of your bottom after baby even if you didn't have stitches!

When to Make Your Pregnancy Announcement
When will you announce your pregnancy? Do you tell early and often or are you more guarded? Here are some answers to figuring out which type of pregnancy announcement is right for you.

Tips for Exercising After Having a Baby
Many moms want to know when they can start exercising after giving birth. Here are the rules of postpartum fitness.

Postpartum Recovery
Having a baby is hard work! Here's some advice on getting all of the parts of your life - physical, mental and emotion - back together postpartum.

First Period Postpartum
So you've just had a baby, when can you expect your period to return?

Cord Around the Baby's Neck at Birth
What does it mean to say that the cord is around the baby's neck? Does it mean that your baby will have problems?

Chemical Pregnancy Loss (Early Miscarriage)
One woman's story of a chemical pregnancy from start to finish.

Airplane Travel With a Baby - Planning Successfully
How to travel safely and sanely with a new baby on an airplane.

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Choosing a Pediatrician for Your Baby
A pediatrician should be your best friend when it comes to caring for your baby. So how do you pick a pediatrician?

Coping With Fatigue During Pregnancy
Fatigue is almost inevitable during pregnancy. Learn why you're so tired, and what to do about it.

5 Ways Pitocin Is Different Than Oxytocin
Learn about the differences between spontaneous labor and induced labor, and the artificial hormone Pitocin and how it differs from oxytocin.

Sex as a Way to Induce Labor
For a long time women have been instructed that sex at the end of pregnancy would help them go into labor. New studies say that isn't true.

5 Natural Labor Induction Techniques
There are plenty of old wives tales and family stories passed along about natural ways to start labor. But do any of them really work?

Nesting in Pregnancy
A sudden burst of energy or nesting is a commonly talked about sign of labor. Does it happen to everyone? What does it mean and how does it happen?

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.

How Much Does Having a Baby Cost?
Even with maternity insurance you can spend a lot of money on having a baby. Here are ways to cut costs without compromising care.

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What is a Birth Injury?
Birth injury or birth trauma can happen after a complicated cesarean or vaginal delivery. It can be the result of forceps or a vacuum extraction.

Yeast Infections in Pregnancy
Yeast infections can be more common in pregnancy. Learning how to deal with yeast infections as well as how to prevent them can be key to your comfort.

7 Tips for Announcing Pregnancy at Work
Trying to figure out how to tell your boss that you're pregnant? Here are some tips to ease your mind and make the task easier.

Working Up Until Delivery or Leaving Sooner
Here are some tips for deciding when it's appropriate to leave work and begin your maternity leave when you're pregnant.

Getting Dads Involved in Pregnancy
Pregnancy can be an exciting time for a couple, but sometimes it's hard to get dads involved.

Fertile Focus Saliva Based Ovulation Detection
The Fertile Focus is a saliva-based​ ovulation detection monitor that is used to help you get pregnant and it's small enough to carry in your purse.

How do labor choices and paths affect breastfeeding?
How do labor choices and paths affect breastfeeding? The answer may surprise you from epidurals to early separation...

Childbirth Class Options
Choosing a childbirth class can be very difficult. There are so many classes out there. Here is the scoop on many of the childbirth education organizations.

Game Ideas for Baby Shower Parties
Baby shower games are what add spark to the baby shower. Here are a lot of baby shower games to find what says exactly what you want your shower to say.

7 Money Saving Ideas for a Baby Shower on a Budget
Baby showers don't have to cost lots of money. Here are some great money saving tips for throwing a great baby shower, including baby shower gift ideas.

Breastfeeding Plan for Baby X
A breastfeeding plan is an extension of a birth plan to help you get breastfeeding off on the right foot.

Birth Stories with Epidurals
These are birth stories that feature the use of epidural anesthesia.

External Cephalic Version (ECV) of a Breech Baby
A woman shares her story of an external cephalic version (ECV) to turn her breech baby, enabling her to have a vaginal birth.

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.

How to Turn a Breech Baby
Don't panic over a breech baby - there are a lot of techniques that you can use to turn a baby who is breech.

Tips for an Easier Diaper-Changing Experience
Changing your baby's diaper can be a big hassle. Here are some tips on making diaper changing times much easier.

Childbirth Class the Second Time Around
Many people decide to take childbirth classes with their first baby, but what about a subsequent baby? The answer might surprise you.

Careers in Birth: Doula, Doctor, Midwife, and More
There are many birth related careers, here are the highlights to some of the more common careers in birth like midwife, doula and childbirth educator.

Signing Up for Online Childbirth Classes
Don't shuffle your childbirth class to the side, try this free online childbirth class.

10 Baby Names That Won't Make a Comeback
There are some names that really cycle around. They are popular, then not so popular, and then return to their popularity status. Here are some baby names I doubt will ever comeback to any great success.

What Baby Names for Twins Will You Pick?
Baby Names for Twins? Coming up with one baby name is hard enough! Have you ever wondered what you would name twins? Here are baby name tips for twins, triplets and more as well as the top 100 names for twins.

Names for Your Christmas Baby
If your baby is due near Christmas you may be considering a baby name that helps you remember this special time of year.

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

How to Choose the Perfect Middle Name for Your New Baby
Wondering how you can pick the perfect middle name for your new baby? You may find these 5 tips helpful in choosing the right name to fit your child.

Patriotic Baby Names
If you are looking for an patriotic baby name or you simply have a 4th of July baby, here are some great choices for naming your baby.

Valentine's Day-Inspired Baby Names
Find the perfect name for your Valentine's Day baby. Here's a list of Valentine​'s related names for both girls and boys.

Holiday Names for Your Baby
If you are looking for some holiday inspired baby names, look no further, from Valentine's Day to Christmas and beyond...

Baby's Body Born: Cesarean Section Photos
Here's what happens once your baby is born via c-section.

Drinking in Early Pregnancy
Sometimes life gets the best of us and after a wild celebration involving lots of things known to be avoided in pregnancy - you get a positive pregnancy test. Just what damage have you caused?

Cystic Fibrosis: Testing and 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?

Girl or Boy: Do You Have a Preference?
We all want healthy babies, but when it comes down to it, many people also have a preference for the sex of a baby. Learn about gender preferences.

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Fun Ways of Finding Out the Sex of Your Baby Together
Looking for a personal way to find out if your baby is a girl or boy together? Here is a fun way of finding out the sex with the ultrasound.

Epidural Birth Videos
Here is a collection of birth videos where the mom's choose to use epidurals during their labor.

A Guide to Easter Baby Showers
A guide to throwing a great Easter Baby Shower complete with information on baby shower games, decorations and menus.

Laid Back Breastfeeding
A look at the laid back breastfeeding position for babies.

Stocking Stuffers for Pregnant Women
Are you looking for the perfect little gift for the stocking of the mom-to-be in your life? Here are our favorites!

Great Lip Balms for Pregnancy and Birth
Every list for things to pack in your labor bag for the hospital includes lip balm. Here are some great things to ta

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

What to Do If You're Having a Miscarriage
If you are having a miscarriage or other form of pregnancy loss, you might be frightened and not know what to expect. Here are some of the basics.

Late Term Pregnancy Loss and Beyond
While the risk of losing your baby drops drastically after the first trimester, there are still pregnancy losses that can occur later in pregnancy.

First Trimester Sex in Pregnancy
Fertility Flower recently did some research about first trimester sex in pregnancy. Their poll found that more than 1 in 5 couples were foregoing having

Dad Knows Best: A Baby Shower Question Game
Here's a spin on the newlywed game - for dads and baby showers. You ask the question and hilarity ensues.

Baby Shower Decorations with Decoupage
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!

Signs and Symptoms, Pregnancy After Miscarriage
Do you know what to do if you think you're having a miscarriage? Here are some signs and symptoms you need to act on.

5 Concerns About Your Pregnant Belly - Is My Belly Too Big?
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5 Concerns About Your Pregnant Belly - Am I Carrying Too High?
Carrying your baby high isn't the sign your baby is a girl, but what does it mean?

5 Concerns About Your Pregnant Belly - Am I Carrying Too Low?
Carrying low can be a real pain, perhaps it's a sign of a second pregnancy or impending labor.

Five Concerns About Your Pregnant Belly
Worried that there might be more than one baby? Or perhaps that you're eating too much?

5 Concerns About Your Pregnant Belly
At some point in pregnancy, you are likely to worry about your pregnant belly and how it looks. Is it too big? Too low? Too wide? Here is why you have no need for concern.

5 Concerns About Your Pregnant Belly - Is My Belly Too Small?
Perhaps someone said that your belly is too small. What do they know? Here's what to look for...

Videos About Labor and Childbirth
Childbirth videos are fun to watch. Here is a collection of childbirth videos that I enjoy.

Act Quickly For Preterm Labor Concerns
Preterm labor is serious business. Here's what you need to know to act quickly if you think you're in premature labor.

Candy Platter Baby Shower Game
If you love good clean fun, lots of laughs, and candy - this is the perfect game for your next baby shower!

Awesome Pregnancy Symptoms
We spend a lot of time complaining and griping about what pregnancy does to our bodies. Here's a positive spin on the pregnancy symptom.

Baby Shower Games for the Best Baby Shower
Looking for a great baby shower game to really make your baby shower fun? Try some of these baby shower games on for size!

Baby Shower Firsts Game
Who goes first? This baby shower game tells all!

Baby Shower Games for the Best Party
Looking for a great baby shower game to really make your baby shower fun? Here are some suggestions for games to play.

Baby Clothes Pin Baby Shower Game
Can you avoid saying the word baby at a baby shower?

What's in the bag? Baby Shower Game
Can you guess what the baby stuff is in the bag?

The Perfect Recipe Baby Shower Game
This recipe makes for a great baby shower game.

Pass the Diaper Bag Baby Shower Game
Need a cook baby shower game? Try this with a diaper bag.

Baby Shower Bingo Game
If you love bingo, this baby version will certainly liven up your next shower.

Baby Shower Intruder Game
This is an unexpected stealth game for a wild baby shower.

Baby Food Fiasco Shower Game
Test your guests' palates with this baby food bonanza.

The Baby Gong Show Baby Shower Game
The Gong Show makes for a perfect baby shower game.

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.

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.

Announcing Your Pregnancy Collection #3 Sharing Stories of Telling People You're Pregnant
A great collection of personal stories of how other people choose to tell their family and friends that they were pregnant. Share these special moments while gathering ideas of your own.

8 Common Breastfeeding Questions
You may have some questions about breastfeeding, most mothers do. Here are eight of the most frequently asked breastfeeding questions with their answers.

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Honor Cesarean Awareness Month
A look at some ways that everyone can celebrate Cesarean Awareness Month.

Compilation of Inspirational Pregnancy Quotes
Quotes can be a good way to eloquently state how you are feeling. May you find wise words here to inspire you.

7 Mistakes to Avoid As a Guest in the Delivery Room
Here's a list of things you should not do if you're a guest in the delivery room. You don't want to mess up this amazing experience for the mother.

Throwing a Thanksgiving Baby Shower
A Thanksgiving baby shower might be just what you need to get your long distance friends and family together to celebrate your impending birth and new baby.

Can you measure hCG levels in your urine?
A look at how pregnancy tests work, particularly when it comes to telling you how much hCG is in your urine.

Chewbeads Teething Necklace Review
A review Chewbeads Teething Necklace for teething jewelry for moms and babies and a look at the different options available.

Milkscreen Review
A look at the Milkscreen product that screens your breastmilk for alcohol after you've been drinking.

Why Take an Early Pregnancy Class
An early pregnancy class is designed to help you get the basics of pregnancy down, sometimes before the start of your prenatal care, so that you know what's going on with baby.

16 Choices That Affect Breastfeeding
Does what you do during birth affect your breastfeeding? Here are 16 obstetric interventions that can directly or indirectly influence breastfeeding.

100 Color Names for Your Baby
There are lots of places to find inspiration for baby names, why not look at colors? Here are just some of the many names available that are color based.

Definition of VBAC and TOLAC
A definition of TOLAC, trial of labor after cesarean, as it refers to labor and delivery.

Pregnancy Euphemisms
Pregnancy euphemisms are words that we use to describe the state of being pregnant. But what are we hiding behind the pregnancy euphemisms?

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.

Could I Be Pregnant? Signs and Symptoms of Pregnancy
If you're wondering whether or not you're pregnant, here are some signs and symptoms to watch for in your body.

Picture of a Mucus Plug
This blood-tinged mucus is a normal part of the mucus plug seen before labor.

Contractions During Childbirth
A guide to childbirth using pictures - contractions during childbirth.

Is a Decrease in Libido Common During Pregnancy?
Everyone talks about their increased sex drive in pregnancy, but this isn't always the case. Some women experience a decreased libido during pregnancy.

Things to Get Done on the First Trimester Checklist
If you just got the news that you're expecting a baby, you'll want to know what you can do to get your pregnancy off on the right foot. Use our helpful pregnancy checklist to get started.

Benefits of Rooming In with Your Baby
Rooming in after birth is when your baby stays in your room with you, as opposed to spending the majority of the time in the hospital's nursery.

Munchkin Arm & Hammer Diaper Pail - Review
A review of the Munchkin Arm & Hammer Diaper Pail for your baby's nursery and how to use it.

Am I Having Twins?
Did you ever wonder if you were having twins? Lots of moms wonder if there might be more than one baby in there...

5 Things You Shouldn't Pack for Labor
When you're packing your bag for the hospital, here are some things you shouldn't pack.

APGAR Score for Newborn Babies
The APGAR Score is your newborn baby's first test. Find out what it means and understand how it is done?

Popular Baby Names in 1910
The 1910s are known for world war I and child labor issues, but what about popular baby names? Hint: There are a lot of religious names.

What You Need to Know about Sex During Pregnancy
Learn about sex during pregnancy as each trimester brings different physical and emotional changes. What do you need to know?

Anemia in Pregnancy
How to get the iron you need, so that you can have a safe and healthy pregnancy and prevent anemia in pregnancy.

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How to Take Care of Your New Baby
Baby care is everything from how to diaper a baby to bathing your new baby and everything in between! You can easily learn how to do baby care basics.

Ways to Support a New Mom Recovering From a Cesarean
A quick guide to things that can help a new mom after she's had a cesarean birth and support her in the early postpartum period.

Dilated in Late Pregnancy
You're getting towards the end of your pregnancy and you have a vaginal exam that finds you've dilated a bit. What does that mean in terms of when your baby will be born?

Discussions on Becoming a Mother and Motherhood
Does becoming a mother happen the moment you get a positive pregnancy test? Or perhaps when they hand you the baby? Several mothers discuss motherhood.

Disorders of the Amniotic Fluid
A look at amniotic fluid volumes, including polyhydramnios and oligohydramnios. Page 2.

Cephalhematoma
A look at this unlikely bruise for newborns, particularly those born by forceps.

How Dad Help When Pushing Your Baby Out
Pushing is the last part of labor and ends when your baby is born. How can dads help while pushing?

Planning to Participate in the Birth
Here are some things every dad should do to prepare for labor and childbirth, including what to bring to make himself comfortable.

How Dads and Childbirth Class Work Together
Dads and childbirth class. It's an important way to help prepare you for what labor will bring and how you can help mom during the birth and after.

What dads can do to help with pain relief in labor.
Dads can really help when it comes to pain relief options. This is true for a natural childbirth or a medicated birth using an epidural.

A Dad's Guide to a C-Section Birth
A look at how dads can help during a c-section birth.

Pregnancy Myth: Bad Weather Causes Labor
Does bad weather cause women to go into labor?

Pregnancy Myth - Sex in Pregnancy Will Hurt the Baby
Pregnancy Myth: Sex in pregnancy will hurt the baby?

Pregnancy Myth - You Can't Birth a Big Baby
Pregnancy Myth: You can't give birth to a baby over 8 lbs vaginally.

Pregnancy Myth - Pregnant Women Can't Take a Bath
Pregnancy Myth: Pregnant women can't take a bath in pregnancy.

Cesarean Section and Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) Books
Books to help you learn about a cesarean birth or a vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). From the decision on how to give birth to recovery and beyond.

Ultrasound Photo Galleries
If you're looking for neat ultrasound photos from pregnancy, here you'll find all three trimesters. Boys, girls, twins, and more!

First Baby - 19 Weeks Pregnant
This mom is 19 weeks pregnant with her first baby. Page 25.

7 Weeks Pregnant
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First Baby - 38 Weeks of Pregnancy
This mom is 38 weeks pregnant with her first baby. Page 30.

First Baby - 38 Weeks Pregnant
This mom is 38 weeks pregnant with her first baby. Page 31.

First Pregnancy - 27 Weeks Pregnant
This mom is 27 weeks pregnant. This is her first pregnancy. Page 32.

Pregnancy Belly Gallery - 25 Weeks Pregnant - 3rd Pregnancy
This mom is 25 weeks pregnant with her third baby. Page 38.

First Baby - 19 Weeks Pregnant
This mom is 19 weeks pregnant with her first baby. Page 27.

19 Weeks Pregnant - First Baby
This mom is 19 weeks pregnant with her first baby. Page 26.

First Baby - 18 Weeks Pregnant
This mom is 18 weeks pregnant with her first pregnancy. Page 37.

18 Weeks Pregnant - First Pregnancy
This mother is eighteen weeks pregnant in this photo. This is her first pregnancy. Page 34.

Second Trimester Belly Gallery - Pregnancy Photos
This is the belly gallery for the second trimester.

15 Weeks Pregnant - First Baby
This mom is 15 weeks pregnant with her first baby. Page 29.

5 Weeks Pregnant - 2nd Pregnancy
This mom is five weeks pregnant with her second pregnancy. She has a belly button ring. Page 35.

28 Weeks Pregnant - First Baby
This mom is 28 weeks pregnant with her first baby. Page 28.

40 Weeks - First Baby
This mother was 40 weeks pregnant in the photo. She gave birth three days later (March 14, 2006) to baby boy: 7lbs. 12.2ozs. 21 inches long. Page 33.

26 Weeks Pregnant - Pregnant Belly Gallery
This mom is 26 weeks pregnant with her third baby. It's a boy! Page 22.

First Baby - 36 Weeks Pregnant
This mom is 36 weeks pregnant with her first pregnancy. Page 21.

Pregnant Belly Gallery - 28 Weeks Pregnant - First Baby
This mom is having her first baby. She is 28 weeks pregnant. Page 23.

Pregnancy Belly Gallery - 39 Weeks Pregnant - In Labor - First Baby
This mom is 39 weeks pregnant with her first baby. She is actually in labor at the hospital, walking around the bathroom in this picture. Page 11.

Pregnant Belly Gallery - 36 Weeks - First Baby
This mom is 36 weeks pregnant with her first baby. Page 18.

Pregnant Belly Gallery - 29 Weeks - It's a boy! - First Pregnancy
This mom is 29 weeks pregnant with her first baby. It's a boy! Page 19.

Pregnant Belly Photos - Twins
This mom is 25 weeks pregnant with identical twins. Page 7.

25 Weeks - First Pregnancy - It's a girl!
This mom is 25 weeks pregnant with her first baby and it's a girl! Page 14.

25 Weeks - It's a Boy - First Pregnancy
This mother is pregnant with her first baby - it's a boy! Page 12.

23 Weeks - 3rd Pregnancy
This mom is 23 weeks pregnant with her 3rd baby. Page 13.

Pregnant Belly Gallery - 22 Weeks Pregnant - It's a boy!
This mom is 22 weeks pregnant with her first baby. It's a boy! Page 24.

Pregnancy Belly Gallery - It's a Boy! - 22 Weeks
This mom is 22 weeks pregnant with her first baby and it's a boy! Notice the belly button ring. Page 9.

21 Weeks Pregnant
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18 Weeks Pregnant - First Baby
This mom is 18 weeks pregnant with her first baby. Page 20.

15 Weeks Pregnant - First Baby
This mom is 15 weeks pregnant, with her first baby. Page 17.

Pregnant Belly Gallery - Second Baby
This mom is 14 weeks pregnant with her second baby. Page 10.

10 Weeks Pregnant - 3rd Baby
This mom is 10 weeks pregnant with her third baby. Page 16.

Pregnant Belly Pictures
This is a first time mom pregnant with her first baby. Page 8.

First Baby - 12 Weeks Pregnant
This mom is 12 weeks pregnant with her first baby. Page 15.

Images of Pregnancy
These are photos from different stages of pregnancy. Enjoy the pregnant belly pictures from around the world.

Images of Pregnancy
These are photos from different stages of pregnancy. Enjoy the pregnant belly pictures from around the world.

Images of Pregnancy
These are photos from different stages of pregnancy. Enjoy the pregnant belly pictures from around the world.

Images of Pregnancy
These are photos from different stages of pregnancy. Enjoy the pregnant belly pictures from around the world.

36 Weeks Pregnant - It's a girl!
This mom is 36 weeks pregnant with her first baby. It's a girl! Page 4.

26 Weeks Pregnancy - It's a girl! - First Baby
This mom is 26 weeks pregnant with her first baby. It's a girl! Page 3.

25 Weeks Pregnant - First Baby
This mom is 25 weeks pregnant with her first baby. Page 5.

Pregnancy Belly Pictures - 18 Weeks Pregnant
This mom is 18 weeks pregnant with baby number 4. Notice the belly button ring. Page 2.

How Long Does It Take a C-Section Scar to Heal?
C-section scar healing takes places at different rates for everyone. What influences how quickly the incision will heal after your c-section? Page 10.

What type of abdominal incision is used in a c-section?
The abdominal incision for a c-section can vary from woman to woman.

What type of uterine incision is used in a c-section?
The incision made on your uterus during a c-section may not match the abdominal incision.

Materials Used to Close a C-Section Incision - Page 4
A gallery of c-section photos accompanied with common questions. In this photo, a woman's scar is closed using staples.

What if I Have Pain at My C-Section Scar? - Page 5
A gallery of c-section photos accompanied with common questions. Here are tips on what you should do if you feel pain at your scar.

Is it normal for my c-section scar to itch?
Itching can be normal as a part of the healing process after a c-section.

What if My C-Section Scar Is Irritated? - Page 7
A gallery of c-section photos accompanied with common questions. If you have an irritated scar, here are tips (and photos) that will help.

Is it normal to have a numb c-section scar?
Do you have numbness near your c-section scar?

How Big Will My C-Section Scar Be? - Page 9
A gallery of c-section photos accompanied with common questions. In this photo, a woman shows off her healed seven-month-old scar.

10 Common Questions on C-Section Scars Answered
If you've had a cesarean, you've got a scar to care for after the birth. Here's the scoop on healing and minimizing the looks.

7 Things to Know Before You See the Fertility Doctor
These seven steps will help you know when it's time to seek help with your fertility and may even help you get pregnant faster.

Is it safe to get a manicure in pregnancy?
Sometimes it seems like everything we do in pregnancy is a no no. Manicures and pedicures are a great treat to so many women, particularly in pregnancy, but are they safe for mom and baby?

Ramzi's Method to Determine Sex of Baby
There is some research out there trying to determine the sex of your baby as early as six-weeks pregnancy based on the location of the placenta in pregnancy.

Is it safe to get a manicure in pregnancy?
Sometimes it seems like everything we do in pregnancy is a no no. Manicures and pedicures are a great treat to so many women, particularly in pregnancy, but are they safe for mom and baby?

Pregnancy Old Wives Tales
A look at a collection of pregnancy old wives tales surrounding choosing the sex of your baby.

Is it Safe to Get a Manicure While Pregnant?
Manicures and pedicures are a great treat for so many women, particularly in pregnancy, but are they safe for mom and baby? Here are five safety tips.

5 Things to Do in Labor to Prevent Boredom
Labor can be quite thrilling, but more often than not, it's downright boring. Here's how to cope.

How to Get an Epidural
Epidural anesthesia is the most common form of pain relief used in labor. Do you know what you need to know in order to get an epidural?

The Best Aden + Anais Baby Products
Aden + Anais baby products are well known for their quality. Here are some of my favorite Aden + Anais products for parents and babies.

Rice Baby Shower Pins Game
The rice baby shower pins game is a traditional game that is fun for all ages. It sounds easy, but it's actually quite difficult!

Preparing the Rice - The Rice Baby Shower Game
Getting the rice ready for the rice baby shower game isn't hard, but it's an important step.

Mixing the Safety Pins and Rice (Baby Shower Game)
Mixing the rice and the safety pins needs to be done well or the game doesn't work as well.

Playing the Baby Shower Rice Game
Now it's time to play the game! Pregnancy & Childbirth.

Preparing the Safety Pins - Baby Shower Rice Game
Preparing the safety pins will allow you to enjoy the game without worrying about someone being hurt by open pins.

How Big Is My Baby in Pregnancy By Week?
It can be really difficult to figure out how big your baby is every week of the pregnancy, particularly as it relates to your belly. Look at some pictures here.

How Big Is My Baby in Pregnancy By Week?
It can be really difficult to figure out how big your baby is every week of the pregnancy, particularly as it relates to your belly. Look at some pictures here.

Playing the Baby Shower Diaper Game
Game on! It's finally time to play the Baby Shower Diaper Game.

Baby Shower Diaper Game Supplies
The baby shower diaper game is good for a laugh and is always a hit, particularly at co-ed baby showers. Have you tried this game?

Baby Shower Diaper Game Label Each Diaper
The heart of the baby shower diaper game is in the set up. You'll need to start by labeling each diaper.

Baby Shower Diaper Game - Create an Answer Key
An answer key will help you when it comes time to score the baby shower diaper game.

Baby Shower Diaper - Place the Candy in the Diapers
It's time to get the diapers ready in the baby shower diaper game!

Baby Shower Diaper Game - Microwaving the Diapers
It's time to microwave the diapers!

The Finished Baby Shower Cake Ball
The finished baby shower cake balls are as moist as they are beautiful.

Boy or Girl iPhone Apps for Expecting Parents
A look at some of the apps available for the iPhone that can supposedly predict the sex of your baby during pregnancy.

Functional Baby Shower Gift Wrap
Baby shower gifts are fun to give, but here are some great ideas for neat ways to wrap your baby shower gifts in a fun and functional way.

Maternal Side of a Twin Placenta
This is the maternal side of a twin placenta.

Chorionicity of Twin Membranes
A look at how the fetal membranes are laid out in a twin pregnancy and whether that can tell you if your baby is an identical or fraternal twin.

Healthy Twin Placenta
A placenta is designed to support a single baby, so for a multiple pregnancy you'd expect a larger placenta or multiple placentas to support multiple babies.

Fetal Side of a Twin Placenta
The fetal side of a placenta, looks very different, even with twins.

One Side of the Twin Placenta
A more detailed look at half the space of the twin pregnancy, inside the fetal membranes.

Separating the Amnion and Chorion in a Twin Placenta
A look at separating the fetal membranes that are between twins in pregnancy.

Two Twin Placentas Grown Together
Even when there are two placentas in a twin pregnancy, they can grow together, making it look like one placenta.

Pocket Diapers
Pocket Diapers are another type of cloth diaper that allow you to change the amount of padding inside the diaper.

All-In-One Cloth Diaper
All-In-One cloth diapers provide you with every component of a cloth diaper in a single diaper, much like a disposable diaper.

An Overview of the Twin Placenta and Fetal Membranes
Having twins leads to unique situations with the placenta and fetal membranes. Here is a look at some of the potential combinations.

Cloth Diaper Overview
Cloth diapers are gaining in popularity. The problem is that there are so many choices when it comes to choosing a cloth diaper - which do you buy? Here's a cloth diaper primer to help you sort out your cloth options.

Infant Carriers & Slings - Top 10 Products
Great ideas for hands free carrying of baby, including discrete nursing. Great baby shower gifts!

Prefold Cloth Diapers
Prefolds are a type of cloth diaper, in fact, probably the most recognizable cloth diaper out there. Is a prefold diaper the right cloth diaper for you?

Fitted Cloth Diapers
Fitted Diapers are a step up convenience wise.

Cloth Diaper Covers
Cloth diaper covers are made to cover prefolds and fitted cloth diapers. These are waterproof and keep cloth diapers from leaking.

Hybrid Diapers
Hybrid diapers are gaining in popularity as there are more choices and they are done more easily. It typically consists of one part disposable and another part that is reused.

The Best Breast Milk Storage Bags and Systems For You
There are many different products you can use to store what you pump—Here is our take on the best breast milk storage bags and systems that moms use.

Great Gifts for Pregnant Moms
Looking for that special gift for the mother-to-be in your life? Here are some fun gifts for almost every mother-to-be!

Top Pregnancy and Childbirth Books
Everyone needs a good pregnancy book to read while you're expecting. Here are some of my favorite books, from classic pregnancy books to new ones and even a couple of breastfeeding books to boot too.

6 Best Breast Pump and Bottle Sterilizers for Daily Use
There are dozens of breast pump cleaners out there on the market—We review 6 of the best bottle sterilizers needed for all of your baby feeding needs.

Popular Breastfeeding Pillows
Using a nursing pillow can help with positioning and latch of your baby. This can help prevent problems with nursing and make it a more comfortable experience for you and baby.

What Are the Best Baby Bottles for Newborns?
Baby bottles can be confusing. A guide to helping you pick the right baby bottle for your baby.

5 Ways to Have a Healthy Twin Pregnancy
Being pregnant with twins is exciting and scary. Here's five things you can do in order to have a safe and healthy twin pregnancy.

Pregnancy Week 3 Ultrasound Photos
Here is a collection of ultrasound photos from week 3 of pregnancy.

Pregnancy Dictionary - Pregnancy/Birth
All those pregnancy terms you need to know, from your About.com Guide.

Top 11 Pregnancy Books for Children - New Sibling
Need a good book to help your child deal with the prospect of a new sibling? From pregnancy and birth to sibling rivalry, we've got your books!

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.

Thanksgiving Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy
Thanksgiving is about the food, fellowship, and family. The problem is that the food might cause and your baby more harm than good.

Packing Your Hospital Bag for Labor
Packing for labor is something people put a lot of time and thought into. Don't be a pack rat and yet, don't forget anything. Good luck!

Pregnancy Ultrasound Photos Week-By-Week
These pregnancy ultrasound photos take you week by week through pregnancy, showing you babies at various stages.

Foods to Avoid in Pregnancy
During pregnancy, there are certain food rules to remember. Do you know what foods and practices to avoid?

Finding Out If You're Having a Girl or Boy
Will you find out if you're having a girl or boy this pregnancy? Wondering how to determine boy or girl? Here is the definitive guide.

How Much Do You Know About Labor and Childbirth?
Labor and birth can be a very exciting time in your life. It is definitely one of the most memorable. Learning to work your way through can help you enjoy the experience and relax.

Am I Pregnant?
When you're having unknown symptoms, and you want to know if they spell out that there is a new baby on the way, it can drive you crazy. This simple quiz can help you answer the question of Am I Pregnant? By looking at the probability of a pregnancy based on your pregnancy symptoms.

Quiz: Am I having twins?
With multiple birth rates on the rise, you may wonder if maybe your bundle of joy isn't really bundles plural. This quick and easy quiz can help you sort out fact from fiction in the great scheme of things and help you determine if you're possibly having twins!

Is this real or false labor? Take the quiz...
Trying to figure out if you are in the early stages of labor, or the real thing can be confusing. Some women experience something often called false labor, meaning that it is unlikely that you will be having the baby rapidly. What are the signs of labor? When should I go to the hospital? Here are the most common false labor questions - answered.

Your Pregnancy Due Date Calculator
When is my due date? That's the cry of every mother-to-be! Here's a look at how to tell and what it means.

Think You Might Be in Labor? When to Go to the Hospital
You've been having contractions but not sure if it's just Braxton Hicks? Here are some ways to help know when you should go to the hospital for labor.

How to Prepare Your Breasts for Breastfeeding
Here are some tips to check your breasts during pregnancy before you try to breastfeed to make breastfeeding a more pleasant experience.

5 Things to Do Before Your First Trimester is Over
Don't let your pregnancy fly by and realize that you've wasted time - get your pregnancy kick started with these five tips.

4 Procedures for Newborns in First Hours After Birth
What are the normal tests for newborn babies? Does baby need a PKU test? What happens after birth to a newborn baby?

Pregnancy & Childbirth
Pregnancy & Childbirth. Page 2.

What Happens to Your Body During the First Trimester
The first trimester is just the beginning of pregnancy. Learn about the many changes happening to your body and your baby.

Baby Gender Prediction - Old Wives Tale Quiz
Here's a collection of the Old Wives Tales that supposedly predict boy or girl in pregnancy based on various tales. Is there power in numbers?

Folklore Tests to Determine Girl or Boy in Pregnancy
Ever wonder how the folklore around if you're having a girl or boy holds up in pregnancy? Can your rings tell you what sex the baby is? What about an old calendar?

25 Signs of Pregnancy and Pregnancy Symptoms
Here are 25 signs of pregnancy from possible to positive. Do your symptoms mean that you need to take a pregnancy test?

5 Reasons to Avoid Induction of Labor
There are risks to inducing labor. What you need to know before you agree to an induction of labor.

Pregnancy Fitness and Exercise
Fitness is so important in pregnancy. It can help you feel better and ease your birth. It also helps you get back into shape after the birth.

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!

Pregnancy Due Date Calculator
Read about how to figure out your due date, and what that really means in terms of your baby being born when figuring out their birthday.

Top Maternity and Nursing Bras
A comfortable and supportive bra is important during breastfeeding. Take a look at these top picks to find the right one for you.

Tips for Great Postpartum Sex: How to Do It Better
Don't let postpartum sex scare you, intimacy can be strong after the baby is born. Here are some tips for more time between the sheets post pregnancy.

Things You Think You Know From Baby Kicks
Your baby kicks a lot. What do your baby's kicks tell you about your baby's personality? Learn what all that kicking might mean.

Things to Do Before You're 20 Weeks Pregnant
Don't stress yourself out at the end of pregnancy. Plan ahead and to get these things done so that you can relax at the end of your pregnancy.

Cesarean Section: Giving Birth by C-Section
A c-section, or cesarean section, is an abdominal surgery to deliver a baby. Nearly one-third of all American babies are born this way.

What to Expect During Pregnancy Week 9
Pregnancy Calendar Week 9: Your baby has developed testes or ovaries. Have you fainted? You might.

Pregnancy Freebies
Free coupons and samples for pregnancy, baby, and beyond.

Pregnancy Freebies
Free coupons and samples for pregnancy, baby, and beyond.

What are the signs of miscarriage?
Miscarriage can come with signs that shouldn't be ignored. Do you know what to look for?

Returning to Work and Pumping - Online Breastfeeding Class Overview
If you're heading back to work, you'll want these great breast pump tips and how to feed your baby while you're away, including baby bottles.

Weaning Your Baby - Online Breastfeeding Class Overview
Weaning your baby might be easy, it might be hard, but it's a decision you should think about to ensure it goes smoothly for your baby and you, no matter how old your baby is at the time you wean from the breast.

Free Breastfeeding Class Online
Breastfeeding class can help you get your breastfeeding experience off to a good start. Learn how to prepare.

Why Breastfeed? - Online Breastfeeding Class Overview
The reasons that people choose to breastfeed differ a lot from mom to mom and baby to baby. Here are some of the benefits of breastfeeding in the online breastfeeding class.

The Art of Baby Naming
Have you ever wondered how to use the baby names data from birth certificates to figure out how popular a baby name is for a particular year?

When Should You Cut the Umbilical Cord
When it comes to the umbilical cord, there are many things to consider after your baby's birth. Here's what to know to make the most informed decisions.

Questions to Ask on a Hospital Tour for Birth
When you're trying to decide which hospital to have your baby, here are some important questions to ask!

Free Handouts for Childbirth Educators and Doulas
Looking for free handouts for your childbirth education students or doula clients? Here are some of my favorites.

Diagnosing Placenta Accreta in Pregnancy
As the cesarean section rate has risen, so has this little known, but severe complication of placenta accreta.

Family Centered Cesareans - C-Section
How to plan a c-section that is more birth than surgery.

Questions to Ask About a Cesarean Section
Having surgery isn't any fun, the recovery, the pain, the scar. As the cesarean rates continue to increase many women want to know if their cesarean surgery is necessary. Here are some questions and answers to talk to your practitioners about before you have surgery.

C-Section Recovery and Warning Signs
After having your baby by cesarean section, you need to know the warning signs of a problem to report it to your doctor or midwife.

What Is a Normal Fetal Heart Rate?
The rate of your baby's heartbeat can change in various stages of pregnancy for a variety of reasons. What is normal and what isn't?

What You Need to Know About Bleeding in Pregnancy
A look at some of the things you need to pay attention to about bleeding in pregnancy so that you can talk to your doctor or midwife and get help.

What Is a Pregnancy Test Evaporation Line?
Pregnancy tests are something you really care about the answer on. So when you've got questions about the resulst you need to know now! This is a discussion of something called an evaporation line on pregnancy tests.

Natural Childbirth Stories
Birth stories as told by women with some element of natural childbirth.

More Baby Shower Games
Looking for a great baby shower game to really make your baby shower fun? Try some of these baby shower games on for size! Let's start off with a memory game!

Water Breaking Baby Shower Game
Here's a fun baby shower game that involves the water breaking! (Not for real...)

Baby Shower Game for the Best Baby Shower
If you thought the potatoes were bad, wait until you see what this baby shower game has your do with a cucumber!

The Teddy Bear Baby Shower Game and More
Looking for a great baby shower game to really make your baby shower fun? Try some of these baby shower games on for size!

Baby Shower Game for the Best Baby Shower
What was she wearing? A Baby Shower Game.

Animal Baby Names
Do you know what this baby animal is called?

Baby Shower Game for the Best Baby Shower
Poop'n potatoes isn't for the feint of heart. Will your baby shower tolerate it?

Strings of Baby Things
String up some baby things and watch your guests scramble.

Maternity Outfit for Baby Shower Games
Tag team baby shower games are always fun.

Baby Shower Game for the Best Baby Shower
You can make a baby shower corsage and have fun at the same time.

Pregnancy & Childbirth
Pregnancy & Childbirth. Page 2.

Overview of Molar Pregnancy, Page 1
Molar pregnancy is a type of pregnancy loss that can be cancerous.

At Home Pregnancy Tests: How Accurate Are They Really?
Are at home pregnancy tests really accurate? Learn the basics about how you can find out if you are pregnant or not, and the accuracy of the results.

Signs and Stages of Labor
Ever wanted to know what the process of labor looks like? Here are the stages of labor starting with the signs of labor.

Transition
Transition is what I call TV labor, it's the shortest but hardest part and the part they often show on TV because it can be so dramatic.

Active Labor
Active labor is where the labor contractions really pick up and grab your attention.

Placenta Third Stage
The placenta's birth is often overlooked, but you've got one last job to do.

Early Labor
Early labor is often misunderstood and underappreciated. Do you know how to cope?

Pushing
Pushing is the last bit of labor before your baby arrives.

How Breastfeeding Works - Online Breastfeeding Class Overview
Your body started preparing for breastfeeding long before you probably thought much about it. This class in the online breastfeeding class talks about breast changes in pregnancy, how breastfeeding works and myths about breastfeeding.

Beginning Breastfeeding - Online Breastfeeding Class Overview
Breastfeeding beginning at birth and breastfeeding positions are important steps in getting breastfeeding started right and the focus of this breastfeeding class.

Solutions for Breastfeeding Problems - Online Breastfeeding Class Overview
Knowing how to prevent, diagnose and treat breastfeeding problems can go a long way to helping you breastfeed comfortably.

Starting Solids and Breastfeeding - Online Breastfeeding Class Overview
Here is a basic guide to starting solid foods when breastfeeding and a look at our baby guide.

Breastfeeding an Older Baby - Online Breastfeeding Class Overview
Breastfeeding is not just for newborns, older babies get benefits out of breastfeeding too, this is true for toddlers as well. What do you know about nursing an older child?

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation for Labor
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) is a non-medicinal way to relieve pain in labor. Learn when it might be right for your labor.

Popular and Unusual Baby Names from the Bible
Are you looking for some great Biblical baby names for your new baby? Take a look at some of the popular and more unique names from the Bible.

Getting a Social Security Number for a Home Birth Baby
How do you get a social security number for a home birth baby? Here's the scoop on this straight forward process for home birthed​ babies.

Low or No Cost Prenatal Care - Free Prenatal Care
Need help afford prenatal care for your pregnancy? Here are some helpful resources in your town.

Pregnancy Photos
From barely visible through the third trimester, pregnancy photos are one of the best ways to capture the special moments of each trimester.

Feeling Your Baby Move in Pregnancy
When you're first pregnant, you can't wait to feel your baby move. Do you know what or when to expect it?

Top Pregnancy Tests
Too many pregnancy tests might confuse you, how do you know what's the best for you?

Prenatal Care Visits in the Third Trimester
How often will you schedule your prenatal appointments in the third trimester of pregnancy?

Benefits of Parent-Baby Skin-To-Skin Contact
Here are six good reasons to have skin to skin with baby after birth - you might be surprised at the power of this simple activity!

Tips on How to Gain Weight While Pregnant
If you're actually having trouble gaining weight in pregnancy, here's a guide to gaining weight if you're on the light side.

5 Exercises You Can Do Right After Giving Birth
While most make you wait for six weeks after giving birth, here are five exercises that you can do within hours, even if you had a c section!

Stripping the Membranes to Induce Labor
Does stripping or sweeping the membranes reduce the need for induction of labor?

Is your baby a girl or boy? The Ultrasound Quiz
Test your skill at reading ultrasound photos. Are these babies girls or boys? Will your baby be a girl or a boy? Compare your photos here.

Medications in Pregnancy
What you need to know about medications in pregnancy and how to know if a medication is safe for you to take.

Pregnancy and the Zika Virus
The Zika virus has earned a level 2 travel warning from the CDC for pregnant women to help them avoid potentially disastrous risks to baby.

Will I Look Pregnant if I'm Fat?
Lots of heavy moms or moms with some fluff wonder whether they will ever look pregnant or have their belly show. Here are some tips.

When is the best time to have a baby shower?
Wondering when is the best time to have a baby shower? The answer is, it depends. Here are some common reasons to hold off or party sooner.

How to Tell if You Are Having a Girl or a Boy
Finding out if you're having a girl or boy while pregnant is something most parents decide to do. Here's our overview of how and when.

Preparing to Clean an Umbilical Cord
Getting ready to clean an umbilical cord isn't hard. How to care for your newborn baby's umbilical cord, from cutting the cord to when the cord falls off! Page 3.

The Umbilical Cord Stump
What an umbilical cord looks like after it's fallen off. How to care for your newborn baby's umbilical cord, from cutting the cord to when the cord falls off!

Umbilical Cord Cutting and Care for Newborns
Read about the steps to cutting the umbilical cord. How to care for a newborn's umbilical cord, from cutting the cord to when the cord falls off!

Umbilical Cord Care for Newborns - Cord Clamping
Here is how to clamp the cord. How to care for your newborn baby's umbilical cord, from cutting the cord to when the cord falls off!

Cleaning the Umbilical Cord With a Cotton Swab
Start cleaning the cord with a cotton swab. How to care for your newborn baby's umbilical cord, from cutting the cord to when the cord falls off! Page 4.