Quick Fixes for Pregnancy Cravings

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Pregnancy cravings are ruthless: they come at you fast and you've gotta have it now. A classic craving? Cookie dough. Because you Bumpies deserve the best, we selflessly took it upon ourselves to try two safe-to-eat brands, but we're leaving it up to you to judge which one's better. Edoughble Read more

Overdue? Natural Methods to Induce Labor

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Now that Duchess Kate’s rumored due date has come and gone, and Prince William is nearly a week into his paternity leave (Kate’s last public appearance before giving birth was March 27), all eyes are on the #GreatKateWait for royal baby no. 2’s birth announcement via Twitter. Several reports say she’ll be induced, which is... Read more

Postbaby Body Love: Stop Comparing

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After being overstretched and overstressed, your postpartum body needs some love. It's tough not to frown when faced with sagging skin and a fuller frame in the mirror, but remember what your body has accomplished! Remember, it took nine months to stretch everything out, so you shouldn't expect it to "bounce back" a week or... Read more

Big Baby? Induction May Be the Way to Go

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For women pregnant with big babies, choosing to induce labor can have big benefits, European researchers discovered in a recent study. The researchers, including Michel Boulvain, MD of Geneva University Hospital in Switzerland, wanted to see if labor induction could lessen the chance of shoulder dystocia in large babies. The condition, in which baby's head delivers but then... Read more

Lesbian Couple Cleverly Instagrams Side-by-Side Maternity Photos

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Melanie and Vanessa Iris Roy just upped the maternity photo game. The North Carolina moms recreated their first seaside pregnancy photo, but this time, with a twist. Melanie is pregnant instead of Vanessa Iris. And baby Jax gets to make an appearance too. https://instagram.com/p/zC1vHnmWPh/ While the Instagram photo is two months old, it's gone viral since... Read more

Maternity Shoot Trend: Floral Crowns

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Happy Earth Day from these beautiful moms-to-be! Donning leafy crowns complete with big blooms, these ladies bring a whole new meaning to Mother Nature. Floral crowns are a maternity shoot trend we love. We've had our eye on the headpieces ever since Alyssa Milano's floral-themed baby shower. Which arrangement do you like best? Let... Read more

'We Can't Stop' Baby Announcement Proves a Point

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They can't stop, and they won't stop. Everyone was excited about their twin girls and baby boy. But when Chad and Andrea Chapman announced they were having a fourth, nobody seemed to care. "I think we went past what everyone's idea for our family was," Andrea told TODAY.com. "For some reason, four is... Read more

Is it Safe to Induce at Full Term?

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Elective inductions might not be so taboo anymore. A new study from Thomas Jefferson University has dissociated full-term, non-medically required inductions from c-sections after performing controlled trials on 844 women. While full term is technically considered 40 weeks, researchers looked at women induced at both 39 and 40 weeks, finding... Read more

5 Ways to Reduce Stress During Pregnancy

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It's easy to get stressed out during pregnancy; you're growing a human being and preparing to raise it to adulthood, after all! But to commemorate National Stress Awareness Month, we're reminding you that too much stress can be especially detrimental during pregnancy, contributing to eczema and asthma in baby. So what's a mom-to-be... Read more

Happy Easter! 5 Spring Baby Announcement Ideas

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The coinciding of Easter and Passover means an abundance of family get-togethers this weekend. And if you're expecting, that's the perfect opportunity to share the big news. We've rounded up the top five most festive, springy, pastel pregnancy announcements. Want to steal one? We won't tell.     https://instagram.com/p/s7aCi_y8g3/?taken-by=ttomasihill        ... Read more