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JM's Top 100 Made-Up Baby Names

By JustMommies staff

American baby names are more popular than ever. Parents are looking for unique, out-of-the-ordinary names and what better way to guarantee your child's name is unique than to make it up yourself. JustMommies' baby names data base contains a large selection of American names, some are variations of traditional
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Keeping The Romance Alive While Trying To Conceive

By Nancy Da Silva

A growing number of couples are turning to less conventional, holistic methods to conceive children. Forgoing the drugs and invasive, sometimes painful medical testing for spas with fertility programs, couples only vacations, all natural diets, pilgrimages to fertile meccas and so on. Some women even
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Keeping Track of Fetal Movements

By JustMommies staff

Starting around 18 weeks of pregnancy, you will begin to feel fetal movements. These kicks and movements will be easier to distinguish the further along you are. Around 28 weeks of pregnancy is a good time to start keeping track of fetal movements daily by using a kick count chart. Opinions vary from
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Kegel Exercises

By JustMommies staff

Most women have heard about Kegel exercises, but for many, they remain a mystery. What exactly are they, what do they do, and who should do them? Kegel exercises were named after Dr. Arnold Kegel, a physician who developed them in the 1940s to assist women with urinary incontinence. They’re recommended
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Kick Count Chart (PDF format)

By JustMommies staff

http://www.justmommies.com/articles/printable-kick-count-chart.pdf
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Kids in the Delivery Room

By JustMommies staff

Having your older children with you in the delivery room while you give birth is not such a radical idea. Not too many generations ago, babies were born at home with the help of a family doctor or midwife, and childbirth was simply a fact of life for older siblings. In the middle of the last century,
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Labor and Childbirth Myths

By JustMommies staff

You’ve been waiting nine long months, and your big day is almost here. But what should be a joyful time of giving birth has become clouded by myths about labor and delivery. How do you know what to believe when you have so many people telling you different things? Here are some of the most common myths
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Labor Cake - Chocolate Cake to Induce Labor?

By JustMommies staff

Well, we’ve heard of it all but chocolate cake to bring on labor? Sounds yummy so why not? This labor inducing recipe sprouted life somewhere on the internet. Moms are always looking for different things to try and this recipe is a lot more appealing than a castor oil and O.J. shake. How does it
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"Labor Inducing" Cookie Recipe

By JustMommies staff

A lot of moms start hunting for ideas to naturally induce labor when they get to the end of pregnancy. You may have heard that taking a ride on a bumpy road, walking, or sex may help to bring on labor, but what other natural things can you try? Some moms swear that ginger can jump start your labor.
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Labor Inducing Salad

By JustMommies staff

Waiting for labor to start can be nerve wracking. During the last few weeks every twinge, cramp, or trickle can make a woman wonder is this it? It's during these moments that pregnant moms may start thinking about ways to get labor going. They might not desire a medical induction, but they might want
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