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Due Date Club of September 2014

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Round Ligament Pain in Pregnancy

Ouch! What was that? You feel a sharp, shooting pain in your abdomen. You may wonder if this is the start of labor or perhaps your baby kicked you real hard. Whatever it was, you hope it goes away. This sharp shooting pain is most likely the result of round ligament pain. Round ligament pain is a common complaint in pregnancy often starting in the second trimester. » Read more

Fetal Movements: How often and when should my baby move?

Are you anxiously awaiting your baby's first kick? Or are you concerned that baby should be moving by now? Or do you have a leaping leprechaun in your belly and wondering if that is normal? Fetal movement varies from pregnancy to pregnancy. However, there are certain expectations given for all babies regarding fetal movement. » Read more

Age & Pregnancy: Why It Matters

By Alicia Purdy

There are a lot of perks to growing older. Your car insurance costs will go down. You'll probably be able to afford more of life's luxuries. You'll have spent some time getting to know yourself, so your self-confidence is probably much higher than it was in your 20s. Most women view growing older with a healthy measure of respect for how far they've come in life. » Read more

Cloth Diaper Baby Shower Ideas!

Diaper showers are a wonderful blessing whether the diapers are disposable or cloth. However, if you or your friend knows they will be using cloth diapers, there's something amazing in opening package after package of colorful, cloth diaper fluff and patterns, knowing they will never run out. Throwing a cloth diaper baby shower can be laundry-loads of fun. » Read more

Planning a Baby Sprinkle

If you are looking for a fun way to celebrate having your second or later child, but understand that throwing another shower may be inappropriate, opting for a trendy "Baby Sprinkle" may be just the middle ground you're searching for. » Read more

The Truth About the Estimated Due Date

"I am here, ready to have my baby," an expectant mother stated, as a matter of fact, upon arrival at the hospital one morning. "How far apart are your contractions?" the staff asked, retrieving paperwork to start admitting her. "I haven't had any contractions," she replied. » 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!

When Is Your Pregnancy Full-Term?

By Laura Carlson

When the first baby of the new year arrived-that is, the first baby born in 2014 in the San Fernando Valley of Southern California-she arrived nearly three weeks before her expected due date. But, was her early arrival really too early? Not according to previous definitions. However, according to new definitions of "full-term" gestation, she did arrive early. » Read more

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.

PPROM: Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes

If you’re expecting, you may wonder when your water will break, where you’ll be, and if it will happen unexpectedly or too early. Premature Rupture of Membranes (PROM) is a condition that happens during pregnancy when the membranes of the amniotic sac break at least an hour before labor starts. » Read more