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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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Tips for Dealing with Soaring Childcare Costs

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Tips for Dealing with Soaring Childcare Costs

Being a mom is hard enough, but when you add the soaring costs of childcare, it can feel downright impossible these days. Childcare costs are now the largest monthly expense throughout the country, surpassing even the cost of housing. 

As daycare expenses continue to rise, it's important for moms to know about available resources that could make things a bit easier for you and your family. To help, we've put together this guide highlighting the most widely accessible programs and resources...

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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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Redefining Summer Maternity Style: Take Cues from Mamas like Rihanna

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Redefining Summer Maternity Style: Take Cues from Mamas like Rihanna

With beaches and community pools recently opening, now is a great time to prep your summer maternity wear and turn it up a notch. We're not talking about your typical dowdy maternity dresses or swimwear so covered up it looks like something out of a different era. Maternity fashion is evolving, and we are so here for it!

To help, we've put together some of our favorite summer-style ideas inspired by trailblazing Mamas like Rihanna. From new takes on maternity swimwear to ideas for upgrading your pregnancy streetwear, we've got you covered...

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