Here’s how and why I consumed my placenta (in the form of capsules, like supplements) after the birth of my son. Most of the benefits of eating placenta have to do with bonding with the infant and shrinking the uterus back to normal size. But I was mostly interested in the direct benefits in the recovery after birth.
When you have a summer pregnancy like I did, you have to find some creative ways to beat the heat. When you’re pregnant, you feel hotter than other people — and your baby feels even hotter than you do! Here are more than 30 fun ways to stay cool during the hot summer months when you’re expecting.
A huge list of free baby stuff that new parents can receive (at no charge) just for asking! I do my best to keep this list of free stuff for moms updated.
Tired of taking the same ordinary gifts to baby showers? You’ll LOVE these clever baby shower gift ideas! A helpful list of unique baby gifts. These are the best gifts for new parents and first-time moms.
If the idea of having lots of free baby stuff when your newborn arrives gets you as excited as it does me, then you’re in the right place! Check out this list of websites where you can get completely free baby stuff.
Post partum is called the 4th stage of labor. Here are 4 postpartum recovery issues (which can last from 6 weeks to 6 months) that they don’t tell you about
We usually hear about the sweet & rosy things associated with pregnancy. Here are some of the lesser known facts about pregnancy & what happens to your body
You’re a busy mom. Caring for a baby leaves little time for yourself – and exercise. Struggling with losing weight after pregnancy? Here are 5 things to try.
My best advice for finding cheap maternity clothes in stores… and online. Here’s how to make each dollar count by shopping frugally for pregnancy clothes.
Pregnancy clothes are expensive! Here are 2 simple ideas for hacking your current wardrobe during pregnancy so you won’t have to buy as many maternity items
Super advice from a mom to help you when you’re preparing for labor. The top 4 things she recommends doing early + tips to help you do them quickly & easily
They’re called pew babies, church dolls, angel babies, prayer dolls, handkerchief dolls, and hanky dolls. Here’s a simple handkerchief doll tutorial for you
Exercising while pregnant with twins is highly recommended. Here are all of the safe ways you can exercise, as well as the risky moves that you should avoid
Baby sign language is good for you AND your baby! It’s a simple and easy to learn. Here’s how and why baby sign language works…
Wondering about buying baby registry gifts vs unique & creative gifts? Here are 3 things I learned that have changed the way I buy baby shower gifts: 1) Registry gifts are better than unique gifts, 2) Don’t give baby clothes as gifts, and 3) Think beyond the newborn. See why…
Have you tried compression hosiery, tights, and power panties made just for the pregnant woman yet? They work wonders at helping to control the sudden jiggling and lumpiness that pregnant women often experience.You may be wondering if it’s safe to wear compression body shapers during your pregnancy.The answer is yes, it is completely safe. Here’s what you need to know.
Most of us have heard about the thousands of cell phone apps available these days, but do you know about all of the baby cell phone apps that exist for new moms and dads? Here are all the best iPhone apps for parents — to make both your pregnancy and life with your new baby a little easier… and fun!
A woman’s very first Mother’s Day is like no other Mother’s Day that she will ever enjoy. It symbolizes her entry into motherhood and the start of her new family. So what do you get a first-time mom on Mother’s Day? Here are the best first Mothers Day gift ideas…
If you’re plus size and pregnant, you’re probably wondering where to find plus size maternity clothes and how to wear them so you’ll look your best. These plus size maternity stores, tips and tricks will help you!
Are you overwhelmed with all the decisions you have to make now that you’re pregnant? If so, then a baby planner may be for you!
Sponsor a military mom-to-be by helping her share highlights of her pregnancy with her partner, a military dad-to-be overseas. The Digi Time Capsule a fun way that we can all help new military parents-to-be.
Here are a couple of lists that highlight several ways that you, as a dad-to-be, can help your pregnant wife get through all 9 months of pregnancy.
In this video, see how to put together a maternity clothes survival kit with just a few basic items
Here are the essential baby items that every new mom REALLY needs to buy and have on hand for the day your baby is born.
Following are some tips for making your own diaper cakes, plus some places to order diaper cakes online. That way, you can have it delivered to the new parents — at the hospital or at home. Or have the diaper cake delivered to you, and you can take it to the baby shower!