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What is a Gender Reveal Party?

February 21st, 2020

Have you recently seen viral videos of couples exploding pink and blue smoke bombs or of a large monster truck revving full throttle with colored exhaust coming out of its tailpipe? If so, you may have witnessed the newest and flashiest pregnancy trend—the gender reveal. But what is a gender reveal party?  At a gender…

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How to Plan a Gender Reveal Party

February 14th, 2020

Pregnancy is a cause for celebration! And what better way to celebrate than with a baby gender reveal party where you can share the joyful news with family and friends? This article will take you through all the ins and outs of how to memorialize this significant milestone in your pregnancy.  Get ready to gather…

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Pregnancy Checklist: A Complete Timeline

January 21st, 2020

The pregnancy journey is one filled with delightful developments, memorable moments, and of course, unforeseen obstacles and uncertainties. However, since we’re in the Information Age, the next nine months don’t have to come as a complete shock. That’s why we created this pregnancy to-do list—a trimester-by-trimester pregnancy checklist that includes everything from what to do…

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Tips for Getting Ready for a Baby

January 20th, 2020

Congratulations! You’re expecting! But just what should you be expecting in the next nine months? You’re probably feeling shocked and elated as well as a little terrified. And despite everyone telling you that you’ll know what to do when the time comes and that motherhood will be the most rewarding experience, you might still have…

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Things to Do Before a Baby Arrives

January 14th, 2020

The day will come when you enter your home for the first time as a family who just became a tiny bit larger. Soon—not too soon, we promise—your home will morph into a playground, an art studio, an afterschool study hall, and more. But let’s stick to the immediate future. Let’s prepare for that very…

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Pregnancy Tips for First-Time Moms

January 10th, 2020

It’s happening. The pregnancy test has shown positive and just like that, this is your first pregnancy. Are you ready to be a mom? What are you going to name her? Wait, is she going to be a she… or he? Being pregnant for the first time comes with a lot of questions. People will…

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Prenatal Yoga: Is Yoga Good for Pregnant Women?

December 24th, 2019

Yoga can be highly beneficial for pregnant women. If you were doing yoga before you got pregnant, you can keep it up, and there are some classes just for you. If you’ve never done yoga, you can consider starting with your doctor’s permission. Those First Few Crucial Months You’re overjoyed to have found out your…

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The Best Ways to Sleep When You’re Pregnant

December 23rd, 2019

During the first trimester of pregnancy, schedule changes, physical changes, and anxiety can all affect sleep. Now that you’re pregnant, what’s the best position to sleep in? Choosing Your Sleep Position Pre-empting insomnia can be a matter of getting some healthy exercise each day, such as going for a walk or doing some prenatal yoga….

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Working Moms: Pros and Cons of Being a Stay-at-Home Mom

December 22nd, 2019

Congratulations! You’ve found a modicum of certainty. You’re pregnant, you’re going to have a baby, and you know for certain what the baby’s gender is. Now you’re starting to think about what to do after you have the baby. It can be extremely tough to decide whether to stay at home with your child or…

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Paid Maternity Leave in the US

December 20th, 2019

When you first find out you’re pregnant, you may be certain about some things, such as your baby’s gender, but you may be worried or unsure about taking time off once you have the baby. The U.S. is one of the only countries in the world that hasn’t passed laws requiring companies to provide paid…

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