The total cost of having a baby in the first 2 years falls somewhere between $12,462 and $26,612. You can break this down to something like $500 to $1000 a month. Here’s a breakdown of the actual numbers… the cost to have a baby, plus the cost to raise a baby for the first 2 years.
Fun ways to disguise your pregnant belly and enjoy Halloween with everyone else. Lots of pregnant Halloween costumes – some you can make, some you can buy!
There’s a lot about how the expectant dad can help the mom-to-be through the pregnancy, but finding help for the dad himself isn’t quite as simple. Just like mothers-to-be, expectant fathers also need information, reassurance, and advice during the various stages of pregnancy. Following are some of the best online resources and books just for fathers-to-be.
With so many baby bottles on the market, does it really matter which one you choose?
What’s the difference between all these baby bottles? Which are the best …and why? What do the experts say? Here are the best baby bottles, according to mothers and other experts.
Following are some thoughts about mommy brain — that feeling of forgetfulness commonly experienced during pregnancy. You’ll see opinions from both sides of the fence — the naysayers who say pregnancy brain doesn’t exist, as well as some mothers who have experienced it firsthand themselves.
Following are 7 fun things you can do to help your pregnant wife. As long as your heart is in it, these are guaranteed to be just as fun for you as they are for her!
Are you pregnant, and don’t want everyone in the world touching your belly? I know it bothered me to no end when my pregnant belly became public domain. I found some creative ways to get the message across. And you’re not alone… LOTS of expectant mothers don’t want their belly rubs!
If you’re expecting a baby, then you’ll probably want to track your pregnancy with free baby tickers & pregnancy widgets. There’s lots of fun and a great way to keep everyone posted on the baby’s growth.
Following are some of the most important, fact-based things that you should NOT do when pregnant, as well as some of the questionable things that you CAN, in fact, do while pregnant. Plus foods you should and should not eat during pregnancy.
Parents are using fetal heartbeat monitors and fetal dopplers so they can monitor their newborn at will. While you may have peace of mind that your baby is doing well, this new trend cannot be without its drawbacks. Following are the pros & cons of using a heartbeat monitors and fetal dopplers to monitor your baby at home.
One major issue that must be decided upon prior to the birth of the child is whether or not to preserve the baby’s cord blood. Ever since a child was successfully treated with cord blood stem cells to cure his Fanconi anemia in 1988, the popularity of cord blood banking has increased. Here are the pros & cons of cord blood preservation.
Things you can do to save money during your pregnancy — everything from food cravings to maternity clothes, baby equipment, and other discounts & freebies for pregnant mothers.
How do you really know for sure that you’re pregnant? Is it possible that you won’t know for sure until very late in the pregnancy? Here’s what to watch for and how to react if you don’t know that you’re pregnant, but you’re feeling different.