How Many People Is Too Many In The Delivery Room?

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You're invited! The latest delivery room trend: crowdbirthing, where labor becomes a spectator sport. Sure, plenty of moms-to-be are still gingerly trying to tell their in-laws to stay far away from that hospital room. But the UK vlog Channel Mum found that today, young moms (women in their teens and twenties) are averaging... Read more

Peek Under The Big Top With This Circus Nursery (Photos)

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This big top tent has a new little addition. Photographer Janet Howard is sharing her inside look at a circus-themed nursery. With playful prints, bright colors and plenty of animal friends, this space is jam-packed with fun. Clown car jam-packed, that is. Whether you prefer Barnum and Bailey or Big Apple, you know... Read more

Hilarious Real Pregnancy Stories: 'I Threw Up Because...'

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Whoever came up with the term "morning sickness" seriously underestimated the gross-out factor that many pregnant women face. If you're finding yourself suddenly super-sensitive to certain smells and tastes (or to practically everything), you can seek out relief or blame your hormone changes, but the best remedy is commiserating with others in the same boat.... Read more

Pregnancy Ultrasounds: How Many You Get vs. How Many You Need

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Frequent ultrasounds may seem like a good idea, especially since you probably can't get enough of peeking at baby, but medical experts are warning against getting more than one or two scans. In a joint statement backed by major medical societies like the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), experts concluded... Read more

6 Ways The 'Shut Up And Dance With Me' Pregnancy Announcement Nails It

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By now, you may have already seen the high-energy, family-friendly baby announcement from the Murray family. Set to the tune of "Shup Up and Dance" by Walk the Moon, the music video is this couple's way of saying, "Yes, we're having a fourth baby, and we're still excited about it." (Sound familiar? The Miley Cyrus Read more

This Drone Pregnancy Announcement: The Next Big Thing?

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This pregnancy announcement is a level above everyone else's. With the help of a drone, the Dallas family shot an aerial video, using letter balloons to spell out "BABY" from a blanket below. Creator and dad-to-be Dirk Dallas is no stranger to baby announcements. Already the parent of two daughters, he's created elaborate... Read more

8 Ways We're Celebrating The Fourth Of July

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BBQs, bathing suits, beach trips -- some Fourth of July traditions are sacred. But what changes when you're pregnant, or when a baby's part of the picture? Red white and blue just gets a whole lot more adorable. Here's what we're up to this long weekend. We'll be getting decked out. https://instagram.com/p/4R_JrAlYMV/   Read more

Pregnant Mom and 6-Year-Old Daughter Have Epic Dance Party

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That's one way to stay active while pregnant. Nikki Taylor, who is eight months pregnant, danced her heart out to Silento's "Watch Me" along with her scene-stealing daughter Jaylyn. The soon-to-be mom of two originally meant the video to be for her fiance, but once she uploaded the video to Facebook to share... Read more

Mouthwatering Summer Mocktail Recipes

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Suffering through a summer pregnancy? These festive drinks are refreshing to any time alcohol is off the table, like at your baby shower. Just substitute alcohol with coconut water and voilà — a pregnancy-friendly mocktail all your guests can enjoy. Packed with potassium (to help with pregnancy swelling) and far fewer calories than liquor, it’s... Read more

Why Dental Health During Pregnancy Matters

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You've heard you should stay on top of your dentist appointments while pregnant. But with all your other prenatal checkups, is it really necessary? Definitely. A new study form Delta Dental found that 42.5 percent of pregnant women are skipping out on their dentist appointments, missing opportunities to identify and correct oral problems that occur... Read more