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29 Beautiful Name Ideas for Summer Babies

Ah, sweet summertime. Once upon a time, the season brought the scent of tanning oil and feel of the hot sand under your feet. Now it brings always-hungry kids and a line around the block to get an iced coffee. For some of us, it also brings summer babies. Precious little bundles wrapped in muslin […]

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What Is a Doula and Should You Hire One?

During my first pregnancy, I was nervous about what would happen to my body and how painful labor would actually be. You could say that I had some first-time jitters about the whole experience and so my mother suggested that I hire a doula. I had no idea what a doula was at the time […]

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Amy Schumer Is Keeping It Real With Her Mesh Undies

The female comedian extraordinaire, Amy Schumer, known for keeping all things real and relatable, especially when it comes to being a woman — is making us laugh yet again with her take on postpartum care. Just five weeks after giving birth to her son, Gene, Schumer is sharing her wisdom and pics on Instagram of […]

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40 Fabulous Unisex Baby Middle Name Ideas

You and your partner finally settled on a baby name after months of negotiating. But have you chosen a middle name yet? Sometimes choosing the right middle name for a baby is even harder than deciding on a first name. It has to blend nicely with the first name, plus your want it to meaningful, […]

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Adorable Short Baby Middle Names from A to Z

If you picked a long first name for your baby or you have a long surname, a short middle name works best to break up the cadence. But if you want to look beyond the more traditional middle names like Ann, Lynn, Lee and James, you’ll find that there are plenty of more unique options. […]

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Prince Harry and Megan Markel Name Boy, Archie

If you’re like me, then you’ve been straight up glued to the internet this week as the world waited like an old school, sweaty-palmed, nervous, new dad in a waiting room, to hear the news of the royal birth. Moms and dads everywhere swooned when a pink-cheeked and obviously giddy Prince Harry gushed to the […]

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What You Need to Know About Having a C-Section

I was in another country when I gave birth 11 years ago to my first child. To be honest, we were unprepared for my delivery. I was overconfident and I really thought that I would have no trouble giving birth. It turned out to be anything but easy. After hours of complications I was told […]

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What You Need to Know About Dental Hygiene And Pregnancy

As if pregnancy wasn’t difficult enough, along with the baby you can be carrying a host of dental issues. That’s because pregnancy hormones and morning sickness can result in unique challenges to maintaining proper dental hygiene. Dr. Tsolair Hovsepian, a dentist based in the Los Angeles area and a mom herself, says that despite the difficulties that […]

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How to Manage Your First Trimester of Pregnancy At Work

The first trimester of pregnancy can be marked by several unpleasant physical changes: nausea, vomiting, and fatigue to name a few. Sure, some women experience little to no symptoms during this time, but many others struggle. Navigating the first trimester at work can be a challenge. When you feel perpetually ill and exhausted, it can […]