Author: Pregnancy Contributor

Pregnancy Magazine draws on a wide range of editorial sources including working doctors, midwives and doulas, as well as journalists writing about fertility, pregnancy and new motherhood.

 

Women have immense creative power. This creativity manifests most physically in our natural ability to conceive and deliver a child. As you develop an awareness of another life blossoming inside of you, you’ll begin to experience an expansion of yourself on multiple levels. With the expansion of your womb comes...

This holiday, give little ones a gift that lasts a lifetime—imagination. Here’s how:   Parents instinctively want to provide the best toys for their little ones, but what makes a toy the “best”? Most early-childhood educators agree that when it comes to choosing toys for developing young minds, the simpler...

I was delighted to test out the classic double stroller, the Joovy Scooter X2 ($279). Upon arrival, we immediately put the stroller to the test at a charity walk on the lakefront. It was a windy and rainy day and we were anxious about bringing the kids, but the Scooter...

Easing common concerns of new moms Pregnancy is a time filled with excitement and changes but for many new moms, the journey can be overwhelming. I see many new expecting mothers in my office who, naturally, have many questions about each trimester, including what to expect, what’s considered normal, and...

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 hear throughout pregnancy, labor, and delivery....

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