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Baby Bath Time

Baby Bath Time

Bathing your new baby can feel like a daunting task until you've done it a time or two. Holding a wet and slippery...
Tricks to Invite Labor

Tricks to Invite Labor

If you've made it to week 40 and want to speed things along, check with your doctor and give a few home remedies a...
You Made it!

You Made it!

Because every woman is different, it is hard to determine an exact due date given that it is hard to say when you...
Being Born

Being Born

During week 39 your little one is ready to come any day now with their placenta struggling to keep up with their...
Leaky Boobs

Leaky Boobs

By week 39, your body is ready for baby to arrive and your breasts might start producing milk before your little one...
Full Term and Ready to Go

Full Term and Ready to Go

At week 39, you may want to hurry your little one along, but there is no need to hurry baby along, she will show up...
Learning and Final Prep

Learning and Final Prep

You have a few weeks left to educate yourself and finish collecting the supplies you'll need when your newborn...
Watching and Monitoring

Watching and Monitoring

At week 38 your little one is strong and thriving but getting ready to vacate their home of the last nine months...
The Waiting Game

The Waiting Game

During week 38, your ankles and feet are likely swollen, however, increased swelling or puffiness around your eyes or...
Early Term Baby

Early Term Baby

At week 37, your little one has a few weeks left to grow, but if they are born this week they will be considered...
Stocking Up on Supplies

Stocking Up on Supplies

Don't miss the opportunity to stock up on supplies you'll need in the first few weeks after your baby is born. Trust...
Early Term Signs of Labor

Early Term Signs of Labor

Week 37 isn't the end, yet, but it is close and some babies come early making this the moment you should be looking...
Newborn Procedures

Newborn Procedures

The moments after your baby's birth are a flurry of activity, even if your little one is born normal and healthy. They...
Final Touches

Final Touches

Week 36 has your baby prepping for their birthday by moving lower in the uterus, losing the lanugo hair and practicing...
Lightening and Oxytocin

Lightening and Oxytocin

Week 36 can have you feeling overstuffed and ready to pop, but you've still got some growing to do and the baby has...
Car Seat Installation

Car Seat Installation

Installing your infant car seat is job one before you head to the hospital on your labor day...
Vaginal Discharge Increase

Vaginal Discharge Increase

At week 35, you might be experiencing an increase in vaginal discharge. While most of us spend our time not thinking...
Monitoring Your Baby

Monitoring Your Baby

Your caregiver may want to have multiple ultrasounds done to keep tabs on your baby's growth or potential...
Amniotic Fluid

Amniotic Fluid

At week 34 several systems are in their final stages of development getting prepped for world they will encounter...
Varicose Veins Concerns

Varicose Veins Concerns

Varicose veins can develop anytime during pregnancy but are more common in the third trimester...
Common Pregnancy Ailments

Common Pregnancy Ailments

As your body stretches to accommodate baby your skin will be stretched tighter than ever before and as a result, you...
Getting Cramped in There

Getting Cramped in There

Week 33 has your little one practicing his skills for the outside and prepping the immune system for life outside the...
Packing up for the Big Day

Packing up for the Big Day

Plan ahead and pack your labor day bag, so on the big day you can focus on your contractions and getting to the...
Choosing Childcare

Choosing Childcare

Finding childcare is a daunting but necessary task every parent will need to consider. Whether you choose to stay home...
Back Pain During Pregnancy

Back Pain During Pregnancy

By week 32 your body has gone through a lot of changing including your belly size and loosening of your joints as they...
Seeing and Sleeping

Seeing and Sleeping

At week 30, your little one may weigh up to 4 pounds! While every baby will be growing at their own rate, most will be...
Finding a Pediatrician

Finding a Pediatrician

Finding a good pediatrician who shares your views is important for your baby's health and continued healthcare
Stroller Skinny

Stroller Skinny

If you think you want to add a stroller to your lineup of cool baby gear, then look no further than our unbiased...
Building Marrow

Building Marrow

Week 30 includes the production of the cute fat layer that makes little ones adorable...
Recognizing Preeclampsia

Recognizing Preeclampsia

Preeclampsia is high blood pressure caused by pregnancy that occurs in 5-8 % of all pregnancies. Uncontrolled blood...
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