Do it right: Telling your child about baby number two

You are going to have another baby – but when and how do you break the news to your older child?It seems that both experts and moms have different opinions about the best time to share your pregnancy news with older children. Gina Bangert, of Martinez, California, chose to tell her …

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6 simple secrets for upping your chances of a natural birth

When I was pregnant with my first child, I wanted to go natural. No interventions for me! Women have birthed for eons without assistance—so I certainly didn’t need to pay attention in my labor class or hire a doula. My nutrition and exercise regimen? Digging organic cheese crackers out of my …

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How to stay active during a winter pregnancy

During the chilliest days of the year, mustering up the energy to get a good workout going can be tricky, especially when all you want to do after a long day at work is curl up on the couch with a blanket and hot cup of tea!For women who are pregnant, it can be even tougher to overcome those …

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Is pregnancy acne killing your complexion?

Many women head into a pregnancy expecting their skin to start clearing up, their hair to begin looking shinier and their nails to grow stronger and longer. But sometimes, that "pregnancy glow" isn't all it's cracked up to be. Sure, your hair may get thicker and shinier, but so can the hair on your …

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Study up: Pregnancy vocab you need to know

Some words just aren’t taught in grammar school. If you think “Braxton Hicks” sounds more like Ashton Kutcher’s Hollywood rival than the “practice” labor pains you’ll experience in the third trimester, here’s a vocabulary lesson to help you better understand the key terms you’ll …

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How to co-parent with an ex

It may not be your ideal parenting situation, co-parenting with a partner you don't co-habitate with, but it can be done - and peacefully, too. No matter your circumstances, whether you're separated, divorced, or never intended to be together, you can ensure you share parenting duties without …

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How to find the perfect prenatal vitamin

When it comes to finding the right prenatal vitamin, try, try, and try again is our best advice. This is one thing worth getting right. At my first pregnancy checkup, I realized that I’d traded one daily pill for another—only this one didn’t come with the promise of an exciting sex …

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Don’t break the bank for baby

Preparing for baby's arrival can put a dent in your credit card if you're not careful. There's the basics to buy - car seat, crib, and diapers - and then all the frivolous items - adorable clothes, toys, and sweet blankets. Before pulling out your wallet next, ask yourself why you’re doing it. …

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A birth plan for dad

OK, dad-to-be, with a baby on the way, there's something you need to know: What you do and don’t say during labor can save your life.  Here's how to support your partner the best you can come delivery day. Do's and don'ts for labor Don't mention your partner’s bowel movement. Lie if you have …

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Your no-cost babymoon

She wants a weekend away before the baby comes. You’d rather put the cash toward that growing credit-card bill. Show her you can take care of it all with a super-deluxe, whatever-her-heart-desires babymoon—all from the comfort of your own home. If you’re not familiar with this word yet, you …

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