• 5 reasons you should never ask a woman if she
    Pregnancy
    5 Reasons Why You Should Never Ask a Woman If She's Pregnant
    Somehow, society has made it a norm to comment on, give advice for, and even touch a pregnant person’s body. In 2019, humans are more complex than ever before and that means that our science and reproductive technology has followed suit making ...
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  • couple talking to obgyn about carrier screening tests
    Pregnancy
    5 Reasons to Get Carrier Screening Tests When TTC
    If you have the time to be informed about your body, your expectations, and your options before pregnancy, would you? Well, great news! There are genetic screenings you can request when you decide you are ready to start #ttc. With recent, “at ...
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  • pregnant woman with mother and grandmother
    Pregnancy
    Will My Pregnancy Be Like My Mom's?
    If there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s that pregnancy is pretty unpredictable. However, it doesn’t have to be nine months filled with unanswered questions and wondering what fate has in store for you. It can feel like grasping at st...
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  • pregnant woman browsing online community
    Pregnancy
    Preparing for a Baby in a Digital World
    Preparing for a baby deserves so much attention and dedicated time to planning for your tiny human, but where do you find the time? Between work, paying the bills, walking the dog, and the occasional social call, where do you squeeze in childbirt...
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  • woman practicing mindfulness drinking coffee on balcony
    Family Life
    5 Ways to be a More Mindful Mama
    It’s August. We are eight months into this year. What have you done for yourself this year? If your answer is nothing, we gotta change that, sister. Have you ever heard someone say you can’t pour from an empty cup? Of course you have, but the...
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  • Eight things your newborn will do that might surprise you
    Babies and Toddlers
    8 Things Your Newborn Will Do That Might Surprise You
    Preparing for a newborn usually focuses on ordering baby gear and setting up the nursery. Throw some childbirth education in there with a few baby showers and a dash of meditation and you have yourself the typical birth preparation for the averag...
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  • pregnant mama nesting in house
    Pregnancy
    5 Nesting Projects to Do Before Baby Arrives
    Planning for a baby can feel overwhelming. Between creating a registry, designing the nursery, ordering the newest baby gear, baby-proofing the house, and all the prenatal appointments, where do you find time to pause and think about what life wi...
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  • pregnant woman with manicure
    Pregnancy
    Is it Safe to Get Your Nails Done While Pregnant?
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
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  • mom with freckles with baby
    Pregnancy
    Will My Baby Have Freckles?
    What is a freckle and how do you get them? Ephelides, also known as freckles, are clusters of skin cells that have browned due to high exposure to sun and results in overproduction of melanin. They are appear most commonly on humans with lighter...
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  • Mom and baby at bath time
    Kids
    Is it Okay to be Naked in Front of Your Kids?
    There are so many decisions to make when it comes to having a baby. From getting the necessary baby gear to planning a college fund to having hypothetical questions about disciplining kids, it can get overwhelming...and that's just the beginning....
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  • authoritative parenting method used by mom
    Family Life
    Authoritative Parenting is On The Rise
    Parenting is a skill, an art form of sorts. If you're good at it, you have goods odds at raising children that succeed and go on to impact the world in great ways. If you're not so good at it,  your children are the ones who pay the price. While...
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  • ultrasound of an ama pregnancy
    Pregnancy
    The Manipulations You May Face During an AMA Pregnancy
    Many women have shared stories of birth trauma with me and almost always there’s manipulation of some sort sprinkled throughout. Sometimes, it’s outright and sometimes it’s truly disguised as “caring advice” or a “gentle nudge.”   ...
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  • Parenting Style
    What We Can All Learn From Kris Jenner's Parenting Secrets
    I don't know that many people consider Kris Jenner a parenting role model but as it turns out, she isn't as radical as one might think. It's so easy to get caught up in judging others and some people might argue that as a celebrity she is asking...
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  • geriatric pregnancy
    Pregnancy
    I'm Having a "Geriatric Pregnancy." Am I Really At Risk?
    There are many things that could use a facelift within the birth world, but one of the most disturbing things to me is the language that is used to speak to and of pregnant people. It’s absolutely incredible the level of disrespect and twisted ...
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  • friends at co-ed baby shower
    Baby Shower
    The Ultimate Guide to Planning a Co-Ed Baby Shower
    As our times change to have a more inclusive world, we are seeing this pattern ripple into the birth world, too! Sayonara to the days of separated baby showers where mom disappears for most of the day, most likely whisked away looking fit to see...
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  • alternative baby shower
    Baby Shower
    5 Alternatives to a Traditional Baby Shower
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items fea...
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  • heartbroken by miscarriage
    Miscarriage
    Miscarriage Happens, Here's Why We Need to Talk About It
    Miscarriage. Just the word alone makes some people shutter. It makes the warmest friendships turn ice cold. It makes the coziest love turn into a desert. It leaves the most fulfilled people as brittle shells. In the book, Navigating The Land Of ...
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  • double-barrelled baby names
    Baby Names
    The Top Double-Barrelled Baby Names of 2019
    Growing up down south, double names, also known as double-barreled names, were nothing new. Every 5th person was a John Taylor or a Mary Margaret. My parents both have double names and my sister does, too. Somehow, I grew up as simply "Haley", ...
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  • traits babies can inherit from father
    Pregnancy
    8 Traits Babies Inherit From Their Father
    As a birth professional, I often get asked about traits and my opinion on if babies will come here with this or that! Most people ask about things like eye color and birth weight, but sometimes it’s things like hairline and webbed toes. More: ...
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  • mom teaching daughter diversity lesson at target
    Diversity Awareness
    How I Turned An Awkward Run-In At Target Into A Lesson In Diversity
    Toddlers are so unpredictable. There’s something to be appreciated about the period between birth and the moment your child’s language develops and you begin to hear your own words coming from a much tinier and more innocent mouth. Toddlers a...
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