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Recurrent Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss

Questions on testing?

I would like to start off saying that I am so incredibly sorry for your loss or losses! If this cy...

Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss

I failed

Hello, I am 2.5 pregnant with a donor embryo. I am not enjoying my pregnancy or anything for that ma...

Baby Names

Cormac?

Ladies, what are your thoughts on Cormac? If we used this name we'd be primarily calling him Mick....

Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss

losing it!!

How do you resist the baby fever urges?! I'm losing my mind :sigh:...

Baby Names

Cortney

I decided to brainstorm names for you! I only got part way through when I had to leave work so I'm p...

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Chinese Gender Chart

Curious about your baby’s gender? According to legend, the Chinese gender calendar was discovered in a tomb hundreds of years ago and is said to be 90 percent accurate. See how accurate it is for you. Just look at your age at conception and the month you conceived. This should tell you what your baby’s gender will be. » Read more

Embarrassing Questions During Pregnancy

There are certain things about pregnancy that women may want to know the answers to but may be afraid or embarrassed to ask their doctors about. Some of the most common topics involve bodily functions and sex.

Ten Old Wives' Tales About Pregnancy

Pregnancy is exciting; it’s hope and fear and the unknown all bundled into one nine-month adventure. It has also been mythologized and romanticized and analyzed over the centuries, with science often taking a backseat to the old wives’ tales surrounding the experience. Here’s a quick list at ten old wives’ tales about pregnancy.

Dealing with Gender Disappointment

Perhaps you wanted a boy but you’re having a girl; or maybe you’ve always dreamed of a girl but you’re having a boy… Either way, if your baby is not what you had expected and you’re feeling a little disappointed, you’re not alone. Gender disappointment is surprisingly common and yet is often considered a taboo topic of conversation. » Read more

Sex During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a wonderful time for you and your partner as you celebrate all of the amazing changes in your growing body. But for many couples, fears and superstitions about sex during pregnancy hold them back from sharing the ultimate physical expression of joy. Is sex during pregnancy really safe, and what can couples do to make sure that there is no harm done to the baby? » Read more

Having a "Sort of" Unplanned Pregnancy

Life is full of surprises. Isn’t that what they say? How about your pregnancy? Was it a total shock?  According to the CDC, about half of all pregnancies are unplanned. A lot of us have to wonder, how exactly do all of these unplanned pregnancies happen? They are called the “oopsy” babies and the “birth control” babies. » Read more

Gender Reveal Party Ideas

So, you have a little bun in your oven. You've recently found out what you're having, but you have yet to tell the world about it. What better way to tell family and friends than to plan a gender reveal party. Here are some great ideas you can do to reveal the big news to everyone!

Top 10 Reasons to Not Find Out Your Baby's Gender

With modern technology most couples can find out their baby's gender long before their baby's arrival. So why would anyone NOT want to find out their baby's gender? Read on for the top 10 reasons to not find out your baby's gender.

Girl or Boy: 9 Fun Ways to Predict Your Baby's Gender

Most women are able to find out their baby’s gender during their 20 week ultrasound, but in the meantime it’s fun to let people guess what you are having based on all the old pregnancy wives’ tales. Here are 9 fun ways that you can predict your baby’s gender.

Ultrasound Wars - Finding Out the Gender of Your Baby

Some couples get very excited about finding out the sex of their baby. Others do not want to find out. Both scenarios have their perks. Finding out your baby’s gender in advance gives you the opportunity to plan a baby nursery and pick out gender specific baby clothes. » Read more