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  • Best Pregnancy & Baby Products for 2020

    The year is 2020 (said in a Barbara Walters voice) and there are some really cool new pregnancy and baby products coming out. I checked out the Kind + Jugend show in Germany in September …

  • What Happens After Giving Birth – 10 Things to Expect

    After giving birth, you may experience all of these things, or if you're lucky, only one or two. Here are 10 things to expect newly postpartum. 1. You will have a really heavy period. No matter how …

  • Porn for Pregnant Ladies

      Every so often I notice that someone has found this site by searching "Pregnant Woman Porn" and I have no doubt that I am not what they are looking for. But it got me to …

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  • Your Pregnant Body – 20 Things They Don’t Tell You

    Ah yes, you’ve told people you’re pregnant and so the questions begin, “how do you feel?”, “are you tired?”, “do you have morning sickness?” , “are you hungry?”, etc. Symptoms like fatigue, nausea, back and joint …

  • 60 Cool Ways to Announce Your Pregnancy

    One day I thought, “I should look up some examples of cool pregnancy announcements!” Yeah, that’s a damn rabbit hole. There are some incredibly talented people out there. I tried to group them in categories but then …

  • Baby Shower Games That Don’t Suck

    I have a confession to make. I hate baby shower games. #SorryNotSorry What I have come to realize over the last decade of babypalooza (I’m just at that age, I suppose) is that most of you hate …

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  • Breastfeeding for Beginners (weeks 1-6)

    When it comes to the first few weeks of breastfeeding, everyone is a beginner that first time around! Many women will have set a breastfeeding goal: three months, six months, one year - whatever feels …

  • A handy guide to the most common types of baby rashes you might see in an infant under a year old including infections, allergies, and lifestyle.

    Types of Baby Rashes

    I remember the first time my baby had a rash—angry red splotches appeared across her perfect porcelain cheeks and I FREAKED OUT. When I hauled us to the pediatrician, I was quickly greeted with a …

  • Sex After Childbirth – 7 Unsexy Sins

    Let's cut to the chase – sex after childbirth can suck.  It's not just that you still look pregnant, your nipples are leaking and you're freakin' tired, it's that sex can actually hurt.  No one will …

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  • Baby Gift Ideas: 100 Great Gifts for Babies Under One!

    Coming up with baby gift ideas – even gifts for infants – is hard! I think we all understand that babies don’t want or really need anything, but I totally get that people really want …

  • Ultimate List of Names for Grandparents

    Coming up with grandparent names can be surprisingly difficult. After I told my mom I was pregnant with my older son she cautiously asked, “What do the kids call Helen?” Crap. My mother-in-law already had three grandchildren under …

  • Great Gifts for a New Dad (or Dad-To-Be)

    Whether it's his first Father's day or a gift to say 'congratulations on fatherhood", here are some of the most unique and thoughtful gifts for a guy becoming a dad. Great Gifts for New Dads (or …

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