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10 foods to avoid while breastfeeding (and some good, nutritious ones that help prevent colic)

If you're wondering which foods to avoid while breastfeeding, we've done the homework to bring you this list. Plus, we have ideas to prevent colic.
Drinking wine while pregnant

Real talk: How much wine can you safely drink while pregnant? (We’re surprised)

Cake for a baby shower

9 inexpensive baby shower favors people will actually like

Getting a manicure

Can you get your nails done while pregnant? These are the factors to consider

Pregnant woman on couch experiencing cramps

Having pregnancy cramping at 19 weeks? We can help you deal with it

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Glass vs. plastic baby bottles: Here’s what doctors have to say

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5 best books for expecting dads every first-time father should read

Baby boy

You won’t believe what the most popular nicknames for baby boys are

Pregnant woman using heating pad hot water bottle

Is it safe to use a heating pad while pregnant?

Ovulation testing strip kit

5 ways to detect ovulation at home naturally

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Baby shower icebreakers for every type of party

Mom breastfeeding baby

Can you take cold medicine while nursing? What you need to know about what to avoid

Happy pregnant mom wearing a maternity witch costume for Halloween

7 best pregnant Halloween costumes that won’t break the bank

These best pregnant Halloween costumes are under $40 and will show off your adorable baby bump.
A pregnant woman blowing her nose with a cold.

7 incredible home remedies for colds during pregnancy that actually work

7 incredible home remedies for colds during pregnancy that actually work

Feeling sick while pregnant and don't want to take medicine? These seven home remedies for a cold are effective during pregnancy.
Pregnant woman making eggs

7 super-easy healthy breakfasts for pregnant women you can make in 15 minutes

Here are seven healthy breakfast ideas for pregnant women that moms-to-be will enjoy. Try these simple, 15-minute recipes for a nutritious start.
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The ultimate nursery checklist of everything you need (and nothing you don’t)

This nursery checklist will spell out exactly what you need before baby arrives and what's OK to skip.
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How to tell if extreme thirst during pregnancy is normal or cause for concern

Here's what you need to know about excessive thirst during pregnancy.
Pregnant woman In a bathtub

Are you feeling your baby’s movement in your lower abdomen? Here’s what might be happening

Throughout your pregnancy, you might wonder, “Why do I feel my baby's movement in my lower abdomen?” We explain why and what exactly is going on.
fever during pregnancy pregnant mom on couch thermometer

Do these 5 things immediately when you have a fever during pregnancy

Do you have a fever during pregnancy? What medicine can pregnant women take for fevers? All of your questions answered.
Pregnant woman not feeling well

What are some COVID-19 symptoms during the second trimester of pregnancy?

If you get COVID in your second trimester, watch for these symptoms.
Pregnant woman feeling her baby kick

What the location of your baby’s kick means and how it changes with each trimester

Is your baby kicking your bladder or turning flips? Here's when you should worry - and when you should relax.
A sleeping baby with a video monitor

Our picks: Great 2-camera baby monitor systems to buy right now

A good video baby monitor is a must-have for new parents. We'll show you three of the best 2-camera baby monitor options out there.
Standing pregnant woman in belly band

The pros and cons of wearing a postpartum belly wrap

Pregnancy changes you, both mentally and physically. A postpartum belly wrap can help get your body back in shape. Here are the pros and cons of wearing one.
Pregnant woman not feeling well

8 natural remedies for nausea to ease morning sickness during pregnancy

Is morning sickness getting you down? Try these eight natural remedies for nausea for relief during pregnancy.
Pregnant woman timing contractions

These are the best contraction timers to track the stages of labor

Learn how contraction timers can help you during labor and check out these best timers.
A baby laying on a chalk drawing of outer space

One of these cool science baby names options will be perfect for your future scientist

Looking to find a unique baby name with a science twist? We have the science baby name options for your future experimenter.
Name tag on pregnant belly

These cute nicknames for your unborn baby will help you bond during pregnancy

These nicknames for your unborn baby will help you bond during pregnancy.
Beige postpartum wrap

Are postpartum belly wraps really worth wearing or are they useless?

We have the facts to help you decide if postpartum belly wraps are right for you. Plus, we have listed the best brands for core support.
A couple holding a gender-reveal balloon

5 alternatives to gender reveal parties that are both safe and fun

These are 5 great alternatives to gender reveal parties.
Pregnant woman walking on a beach

Tanning and pregnancy: Why you need to ditch sunbathing

You shouldn't go tanning when you're pregnant. Here's why.
Couple holding boy or girl card

These funny gender reveal ideas will delight your guests

These funny gender reveal ideas will delight your guests

Bring even more laughter and joy to your gender reveal shindig with these ideas
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The 7 best tried-and-true postpartum pads to use after giving birth

The 7 best tried-and-true postpartum pads to use after giving birth

Check out our list of the 7 best postpartum pads that work when you need them. These brands offer the most comfort and protection after giving birth.
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Nursing pads: Everything you need to know

Nursing pads: Everything you need to know

Everything moms need to know about using nursing pads.
A pregnant woman holding a laptop in her lap while holding her belly.

How do you calculate fetal weight? Try using an estimated fetal weight calculator

How do you calculate fetal weight? Try using an estimated fetal weight calculator

Want to keep an eye on your baby's weight in the womb? Learn how to use an estimated fetal weight calculator to determine what your baby weighs.
Mom breastfeeding baby on bed

5 effective tips for dealing with post-weaning depression

5 effective tips for dealing with post-weaning depression

If you're feeling depressed post weaning, here's what might be going on.
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7 early pregnancy symptoms that aren’t just your imagination

7 early pregnancy symptoms that aren’t just your imagination

These 7 early pregnancy symptoms are possible and not your imagination. Some go unnoticed while others are mistaken for another illness.
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Why compression socks during pregnancy are a great idea (and the best ones to get)

Why compression socks during pregnancy are a great idea (and the best ones to get)

Compression socks for pregnancy provide comfort as long as you choose the right size and wear them correctly. Here are some of our favorites.
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What color will your baby’s eyes be? Find out with a baby eye color predictor

What color will your baby’s eyes be? Find out with a baby eye color predictor

With a baby eye color predictor, you can find out what color eyes your baby might have.
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Roe v. Wade is making women delete period tracking apps: Here’s why

Roe v. Wade is making women delete period tracking apps: Here’s why

Are period tracking apps a danger to your privacy? Here’s what you need to know.
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8 best podcasts for new moms who have dozens of questions

8 best podcasts for new moms who have dozens of questions

These are the 8 best podcasts for new moms to listen to. Check out these great programs that cover all topics from pregnancy to parenting.
mother with newborn

Should you wear a postpartum belt after your c-section?

Should you wear a postpartum belt after your c-section?

When is the right time to wear a postpartum belt after your c-section? We discuss.
Pregnant lady laying sideways with gray body pillow

Get comfy and keep baby safe: This is the best sleep position when pregnant

Get comfy and keep baby safe: This is the best sleep position when pregnant

These five best sleep positions will help you get the rest you need while pregnant.
Cooked salmon on a plate

Can pregnant women eat salmon? It depends on these factors

Can pregnant women eat salmon? It depends on these factors

Can you eat salmon while pregnant? Here's what you need to know.
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Why you should totally treat yourself to prenatal massages while pregnant

Why you should totally treat yourself to prenatal massages while pregnant

Moms-to-be deserve prenatal massage for a multitude of health reasons.
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What it means if you lose weight during pregnancy, and when to worry?

What it means if you lose weight during pregnancy, and when to worry?

Are you losing weight during pregnancy? What it may mean.
Pregnant woman drinking water while on the couch

Super thirsty during pregnancy? How much water should a pregnant woman drink?

Super thirsty during pregnancy? How much water should a pregnant woman drink?

Is there such thing as drinking too much water while pregnant?
A mother holding her baby in the nursery.

10 space-themed nursery ideas that are out of this world

10 space-themed nursery ideas that are out of this world

We are in love with these space-themed nursery ideas for your baby.
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8 early warning signs of postpartum depression you need to look out for

8 early warning signs of postpartum depression you need to look out for

8 early warning signs of postpartum depression you need to look out for
Mother and midwife or doula looking at the newborn baby.

Is a postpartum doula really necessary?

Is a postpartum doula really necessary?

Is a postpartum doula really necessary? Here's what we know
Pregnant person holding an apple.

Trying to get pregnant? Avoid these four foods, say experts

Trying to get pregnant? Avoid these four foods, say experts

If you want to get pregnant, cut these foods out of your diet immediately.