A First-Time Mom’s Guide To Contractions: Here’s How True Labor Contractions Feel Different From Early Labor Contractions, False Labor, And Braxton Hicks Contractions

Is this your first pregnancy? Wondering what different types of contractions feel like and when they should start? Here’s how to tell true labor contractions apart from other types of contractions — including false labor and Braxton Hicks contractions.

There are tons of baby cell phone apps available now for new parents. Photo by PatCastaldo on Flickr

All The Best Baby Cell Phone Apps For Parents With iPhones… Most Are FREE!

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!

There are tons of baby cell phone apps available now for new parents. Photo by PatCastaldo on Flickr

I Was Worrying About Placenta Previa At 20 Weeks – 4 Questions To Ask Your Doctor

After some contractions and cramping at 19 weeks, my ultrasound showed placenta previa, a serious pregnancy complication in which the placenta covers the cervix. Here are some online resources that explain what placenta previa means to expectant moms and placenta previa questions to ask your doctor.