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30 Things No One Told Me About Being Pregnant

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30 Things No One Told Me About Being Pregnant

There's nothing quite like creating another life, Mama! It is filled with lots of excitement and joy but also plenty of challenges like morning sickness, pregnancy cravings, swollen feet, and body aches. While most women are happy to share pregnancy stories and tips, some things rarely get mentioned. From strange bodily changes to unexpected emotions, here are 30 things no one told us about being pregnant that we want to share with you...

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Post-Partum Workouts for New Moms in Need of Some “Me-Time”

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Post-Partum Workouts for New Moms in Need of Some “Me-Time”

If you just came home with your newborn and haven’t even been able to find time for a shower, you’re not alone. Making time for yourself can seem like a luxury when you’re responsible for taking care of another life. Ask for support from a family member or friend and do something for yourself by scheduling post-partum fitness into your day.

Getting active helps fight post-partum depression and manage stress, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). Take this first step to prioritize your physical, emotional, and mental well-being...

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20 Things To Do Before Your Due Date to Make Life Easier Once Baby is Home

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20 Things To Do Before Your Due Date to Make Life Easier Once Baby is Home

As your due date approaches, no matter how much you’ve prepared, it always seems like there is more to do. Now is a great time to tackle any last to-dos because once that little one is in your arms, you’ll be taking on a ton of new responsibilities caring for them. So, before it gets to those days when even taking a shower feels like a victory, let’s get started. We’ve put together a list of the top 20 “to-dos” to complete before you head to the hospital. Checking these off will make your life much easier when you get home with that little cutie...

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The 2022 Ultimate Guide to Baby Names: From Helpful Apps to Popular Choices

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The 2022 Ultimate Guide to Baby Names: From Helpful Apps to Popular Choices

Getting ready to be a parent comes with many preparations and difficult decisions. One of the most challenging choices is figuring out your baby’s name. Most importantly, remember that a name doesn’t make a person; it’s the other way around. Your baby’s name will sound the sweetest because of the meaning they add to it as they grow.

To help ease the burden of this major decision, we’re here with helpful tips, useful apps, and some of the most popular names and trends of 2022. So read ahead before you fill out that birth certificate!...

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10 Ways to Get your Finances Baby Ready

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10 Ways to Get your Finances Baby Ready

While you are focused on prepping your baby’s nursery or the changes happening to your pregnant body, there’s another major change demanding your attention: what’s going on with your wallet. Having a new baby is an amazing journey, but it’s also one of the most expensive life changes.

Money is more than just mathematical figures; there’s an emotional connection too. Of course, you want to give your child the world, but setting realistic budgets and being diligent about where your funds are going will help you better provide for them in the long run...

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