Baby names: Do you let friends, family sway you?

For some reason, my husband thinks it’s his “turn” to name the next baby.First of all, I’m not pregnant—so, Mom, if you’re reading this, remain calm. Second of all, I can assure you, I never agreed to this arrangement and was unaware that we were alternating the naming of our …

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Worst mom ever?

I have to laugh when I think back at the blunders I committed in my sleep-deprived stupor during our oldest son Mason’s first few months. And I often marvel at the fact that my kids are each still in one piece.I’ve never shared these stories with anyone. But I know you won’t judge me, …

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Dear new mom, don’t multi-task

Amid Tuesday’s tornado of getting the kids out the door, I got to thinking about the amazing multitasking skills that all mothers posses—or inevitably learn on the job. I was dressing Mason, helping Rex get off the toilet, eating my breakfast, checking email, and brainstorming story ideas …

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Can you drink alcohol while you’re breastfeeding?

If you're a first time mother and you've been researching information on breastfeeding as part of your newborn preparation, chances are you already have an idea of what this process entails and the kinds of things you'll need to do to make sure that your baby has all of the nutrition that he or …

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How important are vaccines during pregnancy?

If you're a first time mother, chances are you're still unsure about the importance of vaccines during pregnancy.While it's always important to consult with your healthcare provider about questions you have throughout each trimester, recent reports from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and …

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Top 10 last-minute pregnancy costume ideas for Halloween

If you just found out that you have a Halloween costume party to attend and you have no idea how you're going to dress up your baby bump, don't worry. There are plenty of funny, cute and spooky ideas that are perfect for moms-to-be. Here are 10 to get your creative juices flowing.1. Bun in the …

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3 things you need to know about sex during pregnancy

It doesn't matter if you're a first time mother or you're veteran at this babymaking game - as each trimester passes, there's one thing you've probably been asking yourself each step of the way: Is it still OK to have sex?Maintaining an active and fulfilling sex life is a major consideration …

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3 things that could make your breast milk taste bad

Deciding to breastfeed your child can be a wonderful option if you're looking to deepen the bond that you share with him or her and you're eager to provide your baby with helpful nutrients that will work to keep harmful viruses at bay.However, breastfeeding can be a lot of work sometimes, and …

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Pregnancy week 34 – Pop goes your belly button! (And other pregnancy quirks)

YOUR CHANGING LIFEFrom innie to outie and everything in betweenWelcome to week 34 of your pregnancy. You're one week closer to meeting the little guy or gal who's been giving you so much to think about over the last few trimesters, and while you may feel like you know your baby pretty well …

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What are the best days to get pregnant?

Becoming a first-time mother is one of the most rewarding experiences that a woman can have, and creating a family with that special someone is a prospect that can fill ladies with plenty of excitement!But when it comes to getting pregnant, some women can be unsure how to proceed. While it's …

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