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24 Fabulous Maternity Dresses for Fall and Winter

If you’ll be sporting a baby bump this fall and winter, you’re probably on the hunt for the best fall and winter maternity dresses. After all, you shouldn’t have to sacrifice style just because the temps are dropping! We’ve curated a list of maternity dresses that incorporate some of the hottest cold-weather colors and fabrics. Whether you pair these looks with sweaters for the fall or coats for the winter, you’ll be ready to go regardless of what Mother Nature throws at you. Cute Maternity Dresses for […]

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Beverage Guidelines for Babies and Kids

Once you become a parent, encountering conflicting advice is about as common (and maddening) as the ol’ 2am double dump. Even within the few short years between when your infant becomes a toddler, recommendations on everything from car seats to sleeping arrangements can change on a dime. One big source of conflicting information has been in the baby beverage department, specifically what to feed to whom, and when. Early beverage choice is critical to developing healthy choices later on in life. Healthy nutrition choices at an early […]

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We Are Definitely ‘One And Done’

Courtesy of Jillian Stackhouse-Frechette There are a few things that I remember about my wedding day. There are the obvious ones, such as the dress, the cake, dancing with my husband, etc. But one that especially sticks out is a guest pulling me aside as we were leaving the church and asking me when exactly we were planning on having a family. My husband and I had been married all of five minutes. What this relative did not know, was that I had polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). […]

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Business magazine puts first ‘visibly pregnant CEO’ on its cover, and it’s about time! – USA TODAY

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Business magazine puts first ‘visibly pregnant CEO’ on its cover, and it’s about time! The cover shows The Wing CEO Audrey Gelman standing against a yellow backdrop, wearing a black dress and cradling her pregnant belly. Post to Facebook Sent! A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. CLOSE C.E.O. of The Wing, Audrey Gelman says it’s important to see […]

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Mom Gets Shouted at and Called ‘Disgusting’ for Nursing in Public

When Australian mom Ashley Rogers needed to nurse her son at a shopping mall, she carefully chose a secluded spot away from the crowds where she, her baby and her seven-year-old daughter could have some semblance of privacy. Still, she found herself at the center of one man’s bewildering anger. When she heard a man yelling, she didn’t realize it had anything to do with her until she turned to face him, and that’s when the abuse began. “You’re disgusting, cover up, I can see your t*ts,” […]

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What to (Really) Expect When You’re 1 Month Pregnant

Zave Smith/ Getty Images There Aren’t a Lot of Changes On the Surface At one month pregnant, there aren’t many visible or noticeable changes to your body but things are definitely cooking on the inside. In fact, you may not even know you’re pregnant, especially if you have irregular periods.  Nevertheless, there’s a lot going on beneath the surface. Once a pregnancy test comes back positive, make an appointment with your OB-GYN and begin preparing for pregnancy and childbirth by taking a multivitamin supplement. Your doctor may […]

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Here’s what you should never say to your pregnant coworker – Business Insider

Pregnancy, while exciting, can be a stressful time for many women. Aside from the physical changes, expectant mothers have a host of hurdles to overcome at work, like figuring out a plan for parental leave and keeping the news under wraps. The US outlaws pregnancy discrimination at work outright, but many pregnant women say there are subtle ways even the most well-intentioned coworkers can make them feel ostracized. Read more: 7 things you should avoid saying to a fasting coworker during Ramadan Career experts who work with […]

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43 Toddler Halloween Costumes That Are Total Treats

Halloween has a way of sneaking up on us. (Boo!) Whether you’re a DIY queen with a big crafts closet or someone who just wants to take your pick of outfits at the store (or better, online!) and be done with it, we’ve got dozens of toddler Halloween costume ideas for you, from super-cute toddler costumes to slightly scary toddler costumes. Rest assured that when October 31 rolls around, you’ll be trick-or-treat ready. Toddler Boy Halloween Costumes Here, shop the best toddler Halloween costumes for 1-year-old, 2-year-old […]

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I Can’t Throw Away My Last Positive Pregnancy Test — And It’s 5 Years Old

Sarah Pflug/Burst I don’t keep anything. It’s sort of a joke in my house and also not funny at all to my kids or husband. There are constant cries of, “Why is my toy in the garbage?” or “Do you know what happened to the screws I left on the counter?” I will admit, I am very quick to toss. But that’s only because there are five people living in our house. And if I didn’t do a constant inventory, we’d be drowning in stuff. My kids […]

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Pregnant Women’s Risk Of Preeclampsia Drops With Daily Baby Aspirin : Shots – Health News – NPR

Bridget Desmukes (center) and her husband, Jeffrey, love having a big, active family. “The kids are always climbing on things, flipping all the time — it’s not dull,” she says, laughing. Because Desmukes had developed preeclampsia in a previous pregnancy, her OB-GYN recommended low-dose aspirin at her first prenatal appointment this past spring. Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption toggle caption Ryan Kellman/NPR Bridget Desmukes was surprised when her OB-GYN recommended low-dose aspirin at her first prenatal appointment this past spring. She knew about daily low-dose aspirin being prescribed […]

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