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Early Signs of Labor

Do You Know the Signs of Labor?

As countless movies, television shows, friends and family members have shown us, the signs of labor should be obvious. Between your water dropping and some excruciating contraction pain, your baby's journey from tiny fetus to  Read Full Article...

Tour Labor and Delivery Room

Labor and Delivery Room Tour: What to Look For

An exciting chapter in your pregnancy story is childbirth classes, which typically include a tour of your birth hospital. If the labor and delivery room is not on the hospital tour, ask to see it.  Read Full Article...

Fetal development and music

Fetal Development: Does Music Matter?

Can music help improve my baby’s intelligence? The belief that music could improve a person’s intelligence became popular during the 1950’s, after French researcher Dr. Alfred Tomatis began studying the effects of classical music on  Read Full Article...

Preparing for maternity leave

Taking Maternity Leave: How to Prepare

Preparing to leave work for a one-week vacation may seem daunting enough, but how about preparing for maternity leave? Feeling confident that you've gotten colleagues ready for your absence and that you've asked all the  Read Full Article...

Pregnancy is a Pain in the Breast: Coping Tips

Breast tenderness is one of the first signs of pregnancy and is caused by the increase in estrogen and progesterone. As these hormones increase, blood rushes to your breasts, making them extra-sensitive to touch. This  Read Full Article...

Nursing Necklace from Mommy Necklaces

Nursing Bling: Necklaces to Keep Baby Entertained

During the first few months of breastfeeding, most moms spend time learning how to latch their baby on correctly, but once you gain confidence in this, you may be presented with a new problem. As  Read Full Article...

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Implantation Bleeding or Period?

"Implantation bleeding or period?" is a confusing and often stress-causing question women face because most are uneducated about bleeding associated with pregnancy. Though it occurs in a minority of women, it is normal, and no,  Read Full Article...

Baby eating finger foods

Baby’s First Finger Foods

We've all been scolded at some point during our childhood for playing with our food, a manners no-no. But for your tiny tot, fun with finger foods can be an important part of development. Finger  Read Full Article...

A Pregnant and Stress-Free Holiday: 5 Last-Minute Tips

The “to-do” list never ends, the cooking is never done and the gifts are never finished being bought and wrapped. The holidays are notoriously stressful even when you're not pregnant, and now that we are  Read Full Article...