Using an At-Home Fetal Doppler

November 22nd, 2019

The ability to hear the joyous sound of your baby’s heartbeat anytime you choose is truly a technological miracle. While medical professionals in obstetrics have long used fetal dopplers, only recently have these become available for independent, at-home use. Known as “commercial baby heart monitors,” at-home fetal dopplers are becoming increasingly popular because they are…

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7 Old Wives’ Tales To Predict Baby’s Gender

November 19th, 2019

Becoming a new parent comes with a host of exciting things to decide: the name of your baby, the color of their nursery, and what advice you’ll give them before their first date. Thinking too far ahead? Maybe so. Before all these comes one particularly special piece of information, something that will influence all those…

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

October 3rd, 2019

(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

July 3rd, 2019

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

April 10th, 2019

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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What to Expect in Each Trimester of Your Pregnancy

March 15th, 2019

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

February 13th, 2019

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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5 Things to do When you First Find Out You’re Pregnant

January 14th, 2019

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

November 1st, 2018

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

September 7th, 2018

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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