How to Choose the Best At-Home Fetal Doppler (Baby Heart Monitor) For You

(Originally published July 16th, 2018, this article has been revised to reflect the most up-to-date information) For many women, the joy of feeling their baby moving inside them comes from both the excitement and relief of knowing their baby is alive and healthy. This movement begins as early as 13-16 weeks into pregnancy, and from […]

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The 5 Best Maternity Clothing Stores for the Stylish Mom

When you’re newly pregnant, figuring out where to purchase maternity clothes can be frustrating on top of the emotional and physical changes you’re experiencing. Dressing trendy but comfortably while pregnant can keep you in a positive mindset through your beautiful 9-month journey. We did the research to help you gain insight on where to shop […]

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Top 5 Must-Have Pregnancy Apps For Expecting Mothers

For both seasoned and new mothers alike, finding out about a pregnancy is often an incredibly beautiful, emotional time. Often, the initial stages of this discovery are filled with joy, excitement and happiness — coupled with many warranted questions, concerns and curiosities — surrounding the pregnancy process and the arrival of their own little one. […]

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Pregnancy By Trimester: What To Expect & How They’re Different

Each trimester of pregnancy comes with its own joys and challenges. And while there are certain hallmarks of each one, every woman’s experience is different and unique — in fact every pregnancy can be different even for the same woman. It’s an invitation to tune into your body and heart on a daily basis and […]

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Five Surprising Things That Change During Pregnancy

We’ve all heard about the weird that happen when you’re pregnant, including the cravings, the fatigue, and nausea. But as anyone who’s been through pregnancy can tell you, there are a lot of other little (and big) changes that you might never have guessed beforehand. Here’s our top five that you’ll be happy you heard […]

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The First 5 Things You Should Do When You Find Out You’re Pregnant.

You just took a pregnancy test and it’s…positive!!! First of all, congratulations! Take a deep breath. Grab your partner. Let it sink in before you begin to check off what to do when you’re pregnant. When you manage to come down from cloud 9 for a bit (and the million other little feelings that are […]

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Natural cures for first-trimester tummy troubles

According to Mama Natural’s, as much as 80% of moms will experience some kind of tummy upset in their first trimester of pregnancy. If those odds sound a little unsettling, don’t worry. There are plenty of ways to settle your stomach (and your nerves, for that matter) naturally. Pre-Pregnancy Prep Let’s start by saying that […]

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How to Build the Perfect Pregnancy Playlist for your Baby

The first sound that’s music to your baby’s ears: your voice (and Daddy’s of course.) But after mama’s hums and coos, what’s the best type of music for baby? And does it really make a difference? We dug into the research to find out the benefits of listening to music during pregnancy. According to MomJunction, […]

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5 Unconventional Ways to Uncover the Perfect Baby Name

For most new parents, picking the perfect name is one of the most exciting (and slightly stressful) parts of expecting. And unless you’re into the androgynous name trend, it’ll be much easier to narrow down your options once you know your baby’s gender. If you are interested in testing for gender, here’s some good news: […]

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Three Baby Shower Alternatives That Just Might Save Your Sanity

  The traditional baby shower certainly has its perks: gifts galore, a spirit of joy and celebration, and love and affection all around. Yet many moms-to-be are finding that despite its upsides, a baby shower can be overwhelming during a time when you may be craving extra R&R and quiet time. For many, the idea […]

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