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Making Sense of Prenatal Vitamins: The Essential Nutrients You Need

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Making Sense of Prenatal Vitamins: The Essential Nutrients You Need

Growing a life inside of you is a lot harder than it looks, and nutrients play a significant role in the process. Eating healthy is key, but sometimes your body needs an extra boost to get all the minerals essential to your baby's development. This is where prenatal vitamins come in.

But, how do you figure out which prenatal vitamins are best? With so many on the market, it can be overwhelming. We're here to break it all down so you know what minerals and daily doses to look for when checking your bottle's label...

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Innovative Baby Gear That'll Make Parents' Lives Easier

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Innovative Baby Gear That'll Make Parents' Lives Easier

Whether you're expecting your first child or your fourth, parenting is one of the most challenging and important jobs out there. So, we can use all the help we can get! Luckily, more and more innovative products have hit the market to help make parents' lives just a little bit easier. Many new, groundbreaking options are available, from self-pushing strollers to smart changing tables.

But if you've been baby shopping or putting together your registry, you know how overwhelming it can be to figure out what you really need. To help, we've put together this list of the most innovative baby products out there, focusing on essential gear like car seats and strollers...

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Wondering What Your Baby Will Look Like? Genetics & Other Factors That Provide Clues

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Wondering What Your Baby Will Look Like? Genetics & Other Factors That Provide Clues

Every parent wonders at one point or another what their baby will look like. 4D ultrasounds give you the best possible look at your baby, but even those scans won’t tell you the whole story.

Genetics plays a significant role in providing clues to these common questions, but did you know other factors can also impact what your baby will look like? We’re breaking down the most important factors that affect your baby’s appearance, along with the traits that are easiest to predict...

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The Most Interesting Stories of the Year About Moms & Babies

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The Most Interesting Stories of the Year About Moms & Babies

Our baby bellies and kids make each day’s growth so apparent that we constantly think about the future. But sometimes, it’s important to pause and reflect on the past. This last year had plenty of challenges, but with them came new advances, fascinating discoveries, and parenting tips we never thought of ourselves.

We’ve read through tons of articles and blogs to compile this list with ten of our favorite 2021 stories relating to moms and babies. Whether you are pregnant for the first time or already a parent, there’s something new to learn from each of these listed. It’s far from a complete compilation but covers important family topics that are sure to be on moms’ minds this year...

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Top 20 Books to Read to Your Baby in Their First Year

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Top 20 Books to Read to Your Baby in Their First Year

If you’ve ever watched an infant’s eyes light up when a book is placed in front of them, you know that reading can stimulate the mind even at an early age. Even though words mean little to them, verbal cues are picked up on and help develop language skills. Bedtime reading is also a great time to bond with your baby and introduce them to the world beyond their home.

There are so many colorful and creative books to choose from, and it can sometimes be overwhelming. To help you set up your baby’s first library or know which ones to add to your registry, here’s a guide with our top 20 books to read to them as infants up until their first birthday. A growing library is a wonderful thing, so use this as a starting point and add your favorites to the shelves whenever you’d like...

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