Get the basics on feeding a newborn breastmilk or formula.

Feeding from Newborn to Three Years

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New parents are consumed with concerns for their children: which are the best diapers, what kind of schooling will be necessary, what is the best choices for feeding baby?

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Childbirth Checklist: What to Pack in Your Hospital Bag

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When it’s time to deliver your baby, be prepared for the hospital with this handy checklist. You’ll want to have all of the comforts of home to ensure you’re not worried about anything and you’re completely able to focus on the safe arrival of your new baby. That said, gather the items on the below […]

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8 Things Every Newly Pregnant Woman Should Know

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Whether you’ve been trying to get pregnant or were shocked to see the two lines show up on the pregnancy test, one thing remains: You’re about to embark on an amazing and wild ride! Buckle up and enjoy every last second of your pregnancy. And if it’s your first go-around, here are eight things every […]

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5 Things to Do When You’re Over Being Pregnant

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Pregnancy is not for the faint of heart. It’s definitely a marathon versus a sprint, and by the end, you’re just plain tired. Whether you’re approaching the finish line or you’re days overdue, here are five easy ways to treat yourself when you’re over being pregnant. 5 Things to Do When You’re Over Being Pregnant […]

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12 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 12 Weeks Pregnant You begin to have a “pregnant glow” by the time you are 12 weeks pregnant. Increased blood volume and pregnancy hormones work together to give you that glow. The greater blood volume brings more blood to the blood vessels and hormones increase oil gland secretion, resulting in a […]

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9 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 9 Weeks Pregnant At 9 weeks pregnant, you may find yourself with a persistent stuffy nose. Nasal congestion and nose bleeds are fairly common during pregnancy. Try using a vaporizer or humidifier to help lessen the symptoms of pregnancy. You continue to feel tired, nauseated, and possibly dizzy. You also may […]

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8 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 8 Weeks Pregnant When you are 8 weeks pregnant, your uterus is now the size of an orange. You may have early pregnancy symptoms such as acne, tender, swollen breasts, nausea, and extreme fatigue. Indigestion and bloating are common complaints of pregnancy. A slowed digestive process causes these symptoms and allows […]

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4 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 4 Weeks Pregnant Congratulations! Now that you’re 4 weeks pregnant, your focus from now on is to be healthy. Rest, eat right, get regular exercise, and establish a steady schedule of prenatal visits with your care provider. You’re doing everything for two now, which means taking care of two people the […]

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5 weeks pregnant

5 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 5 Weeks Pregnant Your body is creating a new life, and at 5 weeks pregnant you may be feeling exhausted and unusually irritable or emotional. Your increased metabolism and growing uterus may be causing more frequent urination. Your breasts may be particularly tender now and you may find that sleeping in […]

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6 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 6 Weeks Pregnant At 6 weeks pregnant, morning sickness may be rearing its ugly head. Nausea affects one third to one half of all pregnant women and usually subsides or even disappears by the start of the second trimester. It may be caused by a higher level of estrogen, as well […]

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10 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 10 Weeks Pregnant At 10 weeks pregnant, changes in your body that may start to appear include complexion changes (blotchiness, acne), mood swings, and weight gain. Tiredness and nausea are very common still. Your waist is starting to disappear. Hormonal changes occur during pregnancy that can affect the gums. The gums […]

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7 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 7 Weeks Pregnant More symptoms of pregnancy may appear in when you are 7 weeks pregnant. Nausea and morning sickness, constipation, vaginal discharge and excess saliva are some. Rapid acceleration of hormones can cause your face to break out. Wash your face twice a day with a gentle cleaner and drink […]

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11 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 11 Weeks Pregnant By 11 weeks pregnant, most women have gained very little weight. It is important to stick to (or start) eating a healthy diet. You will only need about 300-500 calories extra a day while you are pregnant. Make those calories premium, they help your baby grow. Avoid junk […]

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Chinese Birth Chart - How to use it to predict whether you are having a baby boy or girl (also known as the Chinese Birth Calendar or the Chinese Pregnancy Calendar)

Chinese Gender Predictor

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Ever heard or thought of a way to determine the gender of your baby? Are you now pregnant and want to know the sex of your baby? After all, once you know the gender, you can starting thinking about naming your baby girl or baby boy for the next several months! Chinese Birth Chart If […]

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The Chinese Pregnancy Calendar Chart will tell you if you're having a boy or a girl!

Chinese Pregnancy Calendar

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The Chinese Pregnancy Calendar is based on legend, and has been used to predict whether an unborn child will be a boy or a girl. According to legend, the Chinese pregnancy calendar was buried in a royal tomb almost 900 years ago and was just recently discovered. The Chinese Pregnancy Calendar is also known as: […]

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Pregnancy Cravings & Pregnancy Food Aversions

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When it comes to pregnancy food cravings, the old wives tale of pickles and ice cream is one that people look out for right away. Pickles and ice cream may never be one of your food cravings in pregnancy, but many pregnant women do report craving certain foods more often during their pregnancies. Some women […]

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Pregnancy Information Guide Get all the knowledge you'll need about pregnancy basics, what you should and shouldn't do once you find out you're pregnant, what vitamins to take, what foods to avoid, how much sleep to get and more with our basic pregnancy information list

Pregnancy Information Guide

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For all the basics of what you should and shouldn’t do once you find out you’re pregnant, this is the list for you!

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Follow your pregnancy week by week with our complete weekly pregnancy guide! Our weekly pregnancy calendar will help you to find out what to expect weekly during your pregnancy. From the first trimester to delivery, you'll learn about what's happening each week, and you can take a peek into your weeks ahead to see what changes are in store for your pregnancy and your baby.

Pregnancy

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Pregnancy Week By Week Follow your pregnancy week by week with the pages below! Throughout your pregnancy, so much happens to your body and the new person growing inside you. It’s exciting to find out what is going on each week of your pregnancy and to be prepared for the early signs, prenatal tests, maternal […]

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You can get relief from the many uncomfortable symptoms of pregnancy like morning sickness, pregnancy fatigue, moodiness and more. There really is a lot that can be done to lessen the discomforts of pregnancy, making life much more manageable until baby arrives.

Pregnancy Symptoms Relief

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A lot can be done to lessen the discomforts of pregnancy, making life much more manageable while you are pregnant.

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Pregnant with Multiples Get the information you need for having a healthy pregnancy with twins, triplets or more.

Pregnant with Multiples

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Being pregnant with multiples differs dramatically from being pregnant with one child.

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After Your Baby is Born post birth advice on how to make the transition to being a new parent easier

Life After Babys Birth

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Baby’s arrival is just around the corner, and the stage is all set. All that remains is labor, delivery and post birth recovery then….Then what?  Having a baby only changes or rearranges everything right down to furniture placement and showering habits.

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For the most effective use of your changing table follow these tips and baby room ideas.

Nursery Ideas: Changing Table Basics

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The changing table has become a completely essential piece of furniture. To make the most effective use of your changing table follow these tips and nursery ideas.

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What to expect with fetal movements, when the kicks and movements start during pregnancy and how to count movements.

Interpreting Fetal Movements

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It doesn’t matter if this is your first pregnancy or your fourth those first fetal movements are one of the highlights of the nine month gestational period. It is thrilling to feel the baby as her feet and hands kick, flap and turn cartwheels inside the womb.

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Breastfeeding for the Working Mom covers the basics of breastfeeding and how to make it work when you go back to work.

Breastfeeding for the Working Mom

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If you are having a baby one of the many things weighing on your mind may be the prospect of breastfeeding. Should you do it? Will it hurt? Will your breasts ever be the same? How exactly does a breast pump work?

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