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Locate a wealth of information about pregnancy, giving birth and planning for your first baby. We cover every thing from taking a pregnancy test to the delivery.

Feeling Pressured to Have Another Baby

The question of ‘how many kids you want to have,’ is relative to your age. When you are a child, you probably wanted ten, or none at all. Then as you grow up, you picture the perfect family with...

What To Eat While Pregnant – What Upcoming Moms Need to Know

After you receive the great news that you're expecting a baby, you are going to have a million and one different things running through your mind. You'll be excited about all the times that lie ahead and likely have...

Pregnancy Trivia – What you Might Not Know about Being Pregnant

It is often thought that what you don’t know can’t hurt you. Remaining in the dark to stay one of those truly unenlightened people can be satisfyingly blissful. When it comes to pregnancy and the what's, how's and whys,...

The First Ultrasound – Seeing Your Baby for the First Time

It doesn’t matter if it is your first or 4th first ultrasound; it is a miraculous moment in the life of a parent that is so surreal and moving it is almost difficult to wrap your mind around it....

Pain Relief During Labor – An Epidural can Help Relieve Pain

Many expectant moms are naturally concerned with pain relief during labor. They have heard the horror stories of dry births and excruciating contractions from others and they definitely don’t want to end up in a similar situation. The good...

Ovulation Tests – When is the Best Time for You to get Pregnant?

If you are wondering about ovulation tests, chances are you are trying to or thinking about getting pregnant. While this may seem like one of the simplest things in life, for many women – getting pregnant requires a reiteration...

Prenatal Vitamins – Take them 3 Months before you Plan to Conceive

One of the first things a doctor will do for a pregnant woman is to prescribe prenatal vitamins. However, if you are trying to get pregnant your best bet is to begin the prenatal vitamins on your own. You...

Disposable Diapers – Buying Quality Diapers Is Worth It

There are plenty of moms out there thanking the powers that be for disposable diapers. Raising children, disposable diapers can definitely make things easier; but they can also get expensive. By some statistics a family with one child in...

First Pregnancy

Being pregnant for the first time causes a whirlwind of emotions. They can range from excitement, anticipation, and joy to sheer terror, worry, and despair. And worse, there isn’t a woman alive –whether she has kids or not, that...

I missed my Period – Could I Be Pregnant?

Reactions can range from disgraced expletives to nagging excitement and instantaneously the past, present and future feels changed somehow. “I missed my period” can be the words you have longed to say or can cause anxiety and discomfort like...

Including Grandchildren in Your Will

Many grandparents wish to include their grandchildren in their will. They may set up life insurance policies or specifically bequeath dollar amounts of possessions to the grandchildren in order to see that they are provided for. Some go so far as to set up provisions for how the money...

I Have Three Grandma’s – When Grandparents Remarry

Poor Miss Jenny. She handed each child in her class two sets of cards for her 1st grade class to prepare Grandparent’s Day cards for the upcoming grandparent’s day at school. Suddenly, little Susie throws up her hands and says she needs more because she has three grandmas. Before...

Should You Get Your Baby’s Ears Pierced?

For many parents, having a baby girl ahs them looking forward to all things girly. Big pink bows, pretty dresses, sparkly shoes, princess outfits and of course, pierced ears. In many parts of the world, ear piercing is done directly after birth, often in the hospital. However, in North...

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