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Pregnancy & Childbirth: Most Popular Articles

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Am I Pregnant? Quiz
Trying to figure out if you're pregnant or not? Run your symptoms through our Am I Pregnant quiz and find out!
Due Date Calculator
Calculate what week of pregnancy you are in with this handy pregnancy due date calculator. It will give you the major milestones of your pregnancy by actual date.
Boy or Girl Quiz
Test your pregnancy symptoms to see if you're having a boy or a girl based on the old wives tales.
10 Reasons Your Period Is Late
If your period is late or delayed, you might wonder what is wrong. While pregnancy is something that is often suspected, it is not the only reason your period may be delayed.
25 Signs You Might Be Pregnant
Here are 25 signs of pregnancy from possible to positive. Do your symptoms mean that you need to take a pregnancy test?
How to Make Sure You Have a Boy
If you would like to get pregnant with a baby boy, here are some tips and tricks.
Ancient Chinese Gender Chart - Girl or boy?
Ancient Chinese Gender Chart Girl or boy? Legend has it that this chart was found in an ancient tomb
Week by Week Pregnancy Calendar
There are a ton of pregnancy calendars out there, but none as comprehensive as this one - using ultrasounds and real life stories, you'll walk week by week through a pregnancy. There are also special sections each week for dads and twins.
6 Reasons to Delay Baby's First Bath
Your baby's first bath is best delayed, here's why...
Is this really labor? Quiz
Test your knowledge of real labor versus false labor with this fun quiz.
Birth Pictures from All Types of Labor and...
Birth pictures are one way to see what labor and delivery will be like when it is your turn. Here are some birth pictures for you to look through and enjoy!
What does a baby girl look like on ultrasound?
What does a baby girl look like on ultrasound? We'll explore the weeks of gestation by viewing ultrasound images from various stages of pregnancy to see what a baby girl ultrasound looks like. Come compare your ultrasound photos!
How to Guarantee You Have a Girl
Here are some of the old wives tales and newer technologic advances that can help you get pregnant with the baby girl of your dreams.
Are You Pregnant? Here's How to Tell
When you're having unknown symptoms, and you want to know if they spell out that there is a new baby on the way, it can drive you crazy. This simple quiz can help you answer the question of Am I Pregnant? By looking at the probability of a pregnancy based on your pregnancy symptoms.
How to Determine Your Baby's Gender
Are you interested in comparing the photos of boy and girl ultrasound photos? These ultrasound picture were taken at various stages in pregnancy.
Ovulation Calculator
Calculate the date you ovulate in order to help you get pregnant.
Fetal Heart Rate in Pregnancy Predicting the...
There is an old wives tale that says that the heart beat of your baby can tell you if you're having a boy or a girl. How accurate is that?
What does a baby boy look like on ultrasound?
Do you want to know what baby boys look like via ultrasound?
Does Your Fetus Have a Normal Heart Rate?
What is a normal fetal heart rate? Does your stage of pregnancy change the baby's heart rate?
Finding Out the Sex of Your Baby
If you're preparing for your own ultrasound to tell if you're having a girl or boy, this quick guide will help you distinguish the girls from the boys.
Are You Having a Boy or a Girl? Fun Ways to...
Are you wondering how soon you can find out if you're pregnant with a boy or girl? Here are various ways to find out depending on how far along you are in your pregnancy.
When Should I Take a Pregnancy Test?
Am I pregnant? It's a legitimate question for many women and one that gets asked frequent. From the first symptom to the pregnancy test - how do you know if you are expecting?
Can't Wait to Find Out the Sex of Your Baby?
There is some research out there trying to determine the sex of your baby as early as six week pregnancy based on the location of the placenta in pregnancy. Would you try it?
The Myth of a Vaginal Exam
What does a vaginal exam really tell you and can it really predict when you will give birth?
1st Trimester Belly Gallery
Have a look at some real pregnant bellies from the first trimester.
How Early Can You Tell if It's a Boy or Girl?
Anxious to find out if you're having a girl or boy? Here's the scoop on how soon you can find out what you're having.
The Top 100 Baby Names for Twins
Are you looking for baby names for your twins? These were the most popular sets of names for twins.
Take this Quiz: Is Your Baby a Girl or a Boy?
Here's a collection of the Old Wives Tales that predict boy or girl in pregnancy based on various tales. Is there power in numbers? Find out what points to a girl and what points to a boy with this fun quiz.
PHOTOS: Ultrasounds From Every Week of Pregnancy
These pregnancy ultrasound photos take you week by week through pregnancy, showing you babies at various stages.
What does it feel like when you have a baby...
Quickening is the age-old name for feeling fetal movement when you're pregnant. Find out how and when will you feel your baby move.
Every Single Way to Estimate Your Due Date
Your pregnancy due date is a big deal. The idea of knowing the basic time of when your baby is supposed to arrive is fun and exciting. But how do you calculate a due date? Here is a calculator and more information on when your baby will be born.
5 Strange Pregnancy Symptoms
You probably expected certain bodily changes in pregnancy. Here are the ones that catch most people by surprise!
Did my water break?
Trying to figure out if your bag of water is broken can be tricky, but these simple steps will help you determine if it's your amniotic fluid leaking or something else.
When it's Time to Stop Breastfeeding
No matter why you want to stop producing milk or at what point after the baby's birth, there is a right way and a way that might be more painful. Here are the basics of stopping the supply of breastmilk.
50 Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy
50 things you can do to help ensure a healthy pregnancy.
8 Things That Hurt Worse Than Childbirth
You've heard that labor hurts, right? Here's what some moms say hurts more than giving birth. Do you agree?
6 Ways to Tell You're in Labor
There are some common signs of labor that might indicate that your baby is about to be born. Do you know what to look for when it's time?
8 Ways to Tell if You're Having a Girl or a Boy
Will you find out if you're having a girl or boy this pregnancy? How will you find out?
How Many Months Pregnant?
Months over weeks - how many months pregnant are you?
Could I Be Pregnant?
If you're wondering whether or not you're pregnant, here are some signs and symptoms to watch for in your body.
Your Pregnant Body: Month 7
The first month of pregnancy is always a little bit crazy. Congratulations may be in order but sometimes your brain doesn't follow.
Is it twins? Quiz
Is it twins? Quiz < Back to Last Page Basics of Twins The miracle of pregnancy times two! From finding
Pregnancy Week by Week in Photos
This gallery is a fetal development gallery to see how your baby grows in pregnancy.
How You Get Pregnant With Twins
The miracle of pregnancy times two! From finding out you're having twins to other common questions about being pregnant with one or more baby - we've got answers.
How to Induce Labor with Castor Oil
Castor oil is often used as a natural induction technique. Have you heard about this?
What You Need to Know About Sex During Pregnancy
Learn about sexual relations during pregnancy as each trimester brings different physical and emotional changes.
What You Can Expect During Week 5 of Pregnancy
In week five you've probably figured out that you're pregnant. Come see how fast your baby is already growing.
When Can You Have Sex After a C-Section?
Lots of women want to know if they can have sex after a cesarean sooner than a mom who has had a vaginal birth, the short answer is no.
What Changes Can You Expect During Week 6 of...
Week 6 of pregnancy probably has you feeling the weight of pregnancy, or at least some of the nastier symptoms. Here's a look at how to feel better and enjoy your pregnancy.
Test Your Ultrasound Knowledge: Is the Baby a...
Test your skill at reading ultrasound photos. Are these babies girls or boys? Will your baby be a girl or a boy? Compare your photos here.
10 of the Most Common Early Pregnancy Symptoms
What are the most common pregnancy symptoms? When you think you're pregnant you want to know now, but how can you do that?
Girl or Boy: The Ring Test
The ring test uses your wedding ring to predict if you're having a baby girl or boy based on this old wives tale.
You're Pregnant! Now What?
You're pregnant. The instructions on the pregnancy test don't go much further. Here's some advice on getting through the next few weeks and developing a healthy pregnancy from the start.
The Essential Guide to Cramping in Early...
Pain in early pregnancy can cause you to worry. When is cramping a problem and when should you call your doctor or midwife?
Can You Really Change Your Odds of Having a Boy...
Girl or boy? How do you use gender selection to choose the sex of your baby? Here are tips to consider before pregnancy when it comes to sex selection using amazing technologies like Microsort, preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), Shettles Method and more...
What to Expect During Week Four of Pregnancy
Your baby is really small at week four of pregnancy, but you are sure feeling the effects already in pregnancy symptoms.
What You Can Expect During Week 7 of Pregnancy
Pregnancy Calendar Week 7 sees your baby growing a lot. How are you feeling in early pregnancy?
6 Must-Know Signs of Premature Labor
Premature labor can lead a lot of problems for you and your baby. Knowing the signs and symptoms can help you prevent preterm labor.
14 Week Girl Ultrasound
What does a baby girl look like on ultrasound? In the Girl Ultrasound Gallery, we'll explore the weeks of gestation by viewing ultrasound images from various stages of pregnancy to see what a baby girl ultrasound looks like. Come compare your ultrasound photos!
What to Do if Your Baby is Breech
Your baby is heads up, that's called breech Now what happens?
This Calculator Knows When You Got Pregnant
Do you need to figure out when you got pregnant? Use your due date to calculate your conception window.
How Many Weeks Pregnant Are You?
Ever wonder how that magic due date number turns into a set number of weeks?
Watching Your Baby Boy Develop Through Ultrasound
Ultrasound can be used to determine if your baby is a boy or a girl in pregnancy. Here are the photos of a 23 week old baby boy.
How to Tell if Your Contractions are the Real...
Braxton Hicks contractions are regular contractions most women notice in pregnancy. How can you tell if you're having these and how do you know when it's really labor?
4 Ways Your Breasts Change During Pregnancy
One of the first signs of pregnancy can be changes in the breasts. What exactly does it mean and how does it feel?
Everything You Want to Know About Pregnant Sex
Don't be embarrassed to ask questions about pregnant sex - it's a good thing.
The 5 Most Common Belly Concerns During Pregnancy
Carrying low can be a real pain, perhaps it's a sign of a second pregnancy or impending labor. Page 5.
What to Expect During Week 8 of Pregnancy
There is a lot going on with your baby in week 8, including your first prenatal visit.
Top 9 Electric Breast Pumps
A guide to buying a breast pump to help you effectively pump breast milk for your baby.
12 Late Pregnancy Discomforts and What to do...
The end of pregnancy can be physically demanding. Here are some of the more common complaints.
5 Signs You're Ovulating
When you're trying to conceive you want to do anything you can to increase the chances of getting pregnant. Here are some quick and easy ways to help you achieve pregnancy.
Second Trimester Belly Gallery
Come view pregnancy photos from the second trimester. This is the belly gallery for the second trimester.
Step by Step Photo Guide to Your Pregnancy
Whether you're looking to see pregnancy pictures, ultrasounds or photos of newborn babies, there is a gallery of pictures just for you. Here is your handy guide to being able to view these photos quickly and easily.
Be Prepared for Your First Trimester of Pregnancy
The first trimester is the beginning of pregnancy. You will learn about pregnancy tests, pregnancy symptoms, signs of pregnancy, morning sickness and prenatal care as your start your pregnancy off with a healthy beginning.
Track Your Pregnancy by Month
Here is a quick tour of pregnancy month by month, looking at fetal development as your baby grows through ultrasound pictures and text describing the details. Watch your baby grow from conception to birth.
Calculate When Your Baby Will Be Born
How to help you figure out your due date and what that really means in terms of your baby being born and picking their birthday.
5 Ways to Hear Your Baby's Heartbeat During...
Hearing your baby's heart beat for the first time is an amazing feeling. Here are the different ways that your midwife or doctor might listen to your baby's heart beat in your prenatal care visits.
5 Ways to Turn a Breech Baby
About 3% of babies are still heads up at the end of pregnancy. Here's what to do rather than panic about it.
How Pregnancy Impacts Your Sex Life
Everything you need to know about pregnant sex.
What to Expect During Week 9 of Pregnancy
Pregnancy Calendar Week 9: Your baby has developed testes or ovaries. Have you fainted? You might.
13 Week Boy Ultrasound
What does a baby boy look like on ultrasound? In the Boy Ultrasound Gallery, we'll explore the weeks of gestation by viewing ultrasound images from various stages of pregnancy to see what a baby boy ultrasound looks like. Come compare your ultrasound photos! Page 2.
Ultrasound Photos from the Early Weeks of...
The early weeks of pregnancy can produce some early ultrasound photos, usually using transvaginal ultrasound.
16 Week Girl Ultrasound
What does a baby girl look like on ultrasound? In the Girl Ultrasound Gallery, we'll explore the weeks of gestation by viewing ultrasound images from various stages of pregnancy to see what a baby girl ultrasound looks like. Come compare your ultrasound photos! Page 2.
When Will I Start to Show my Pregnancy?
Wondering when your pregnant belly will show? That depends...
Hear a Heart Beat in Pregnancy
A baby's heart beat as heard by doppler.: pregnancy week by week week by week fetal development fetal heart beats bpm
These Small Bumps May be a Sign of Pregnancy
Montgomery's Tubercules are a possible sign of pregnancy. This is common pregnancy symptom and sign of pregnancy.
What to Expect in Your 1st Week of Pregnancy
While you're not technically pregnant yet, here's what you need to know about this week before it's too late.
4 Reasons You Should Take That Pregnancy Test
A look at why you might consider taking a pregnancy test, even if you aren't trying to get pregnant.
10 Ultrasound Photos to Help Determine the Sex...
At week 17 you can see this baby is clearly a girl.
16 Week - Boy Ultrasound
16 Week - Boy Ultrasound. Pregnancy & Childbirth.
How is Pitocin Used to Induce Labor?
If you need to have your labor started before it starts on its own, many doctors will use Pitocin.
Ultrasound Photos from the First Trimester
This is an ultrasound gallery of first trimester photos.
Ultrasound Photos from the 8th Week of Pregnancy
The 8th week of pregnancy can produce some early ultrasound photos.
What to Expect During Week 3 of Pregnancy
Pregnancy Week 3 - it's almost time! You've ovulated and hopefully you've conceived.
What to Do When You're 10 Weeks Pregnant
Pregnancy Calendar Week 10: You're tired but baby is growing, that makes it worth it. These tips might help you feel better.
Pushing with Twins
Giving birth to twins - pushing. Page 12.
Ultrasound Photos from Week Seven of Pregnancy
Come enjoy the view from week 7 of pregnancy in the first trimester.
PHOTOS: What Each Week of Pregnancy Looks Like
Pregnancy photos are one of the best ways to capture the special moments of each trimester.
Umbilical Cord - Newborn Photo
This baby is just seconds old. This is right after birth, you can see the umbilical cord is still attached. She was born at 38 weeks gestation and weighed 6 pounds 15 ounces. Page 7.
Belly Gallery - Pictures from Pregnancy
This gallery is of the various weeks of pregnancy. Each pregnant belly represents a different week of pregnancy.
19 Week Girl Ultrasound
What does a baby girl look like on ultrasound? In the Girl Ultrasound Gallery, we'll explore the weeks of gestation by viewing ultrasound images from various stages of pregnancy to see what a baby girl ultrasound looks like. Come compare your ultrasound photos! Page 9.
Week 12 of Pregnancy Means You're Almost Done...
Here at the end of the first trimester you tend to start feeling better. Your baby has grown so much in just a few weeks.
101 Things to Do to Stress Less When Your Baby...
Most people look at the last days of pregnancy as something to suffer through - here's a way to celebrate these last days of pregnancy! Which ideas will you chose?
Here's When You Can Hear Your Baby's Heartbeat...
You are probably looking forward to hearing your baby's heart beat in your prenatal appointments. How long will you have to wait?
Your Guide to the 13th Week of Pregnancy
The second trimester is a great thing, particularly if you had a rough first trimester. Week 13 brings a lot of relief for moms in many ways.
Pushing in Labor
Learn key factors to the second stage, or pushing phase of labor.
When Should You Start? 7 Common Questions on...
Prenatal vitamins are something that nearly everyone has heard about. But what do prenatal vitamins do, how do they work and what happens if you don't take them?
Baby Boy at 18 Weeks
18 Week Boy Ultrasound - 4th Baby: Mom's first baby boy after three girls! Page 7.
The 5 Funniest Reactions to Baby Kicks
What do your baby's kicks tell you about your baby's personality?
Boy or Girl Ultrasound Quiz!
This is the first question in the boy or girl ultrasound quiz. Do you know the boys from the girls?
20 Week Girl Ultrasound
What does a baby girl look like on ultrasound? In the Girl Ultrasound Gallery, we'll explore the weeks of gestation by viewing ultrasound images from various stages of pregnancy to see what a baby girl ultrasound looks like. Come compare your ultrasound photos! Page 11.
How to Tell When You're Really in Labor
How will you know if it's really labor? Learn to tell the difference between true labor and false labor contractions.
Postpartum Depression Quiz
See if you are experiencing normal symptoms of postpartum or if you are at risj for postpartum depression (PPD) or the baby blues.
9 Creative Ways to Reveal the Sex of Your Baby
Looking for a fun way to announce whether you're having a boy or girl? Here are a few ways to keep the suspense going with a big thrill at the end.
No Longer Alone:Support for Pregnant Teens
A teen pregnancy has it's own special challenges. Here are some basic facts and figures.
17 Week Girl Ultrasound
What does a baby girl look like on ultrasound? In the Girl Ultrasound Gallery, we'll explore the weeks of gestation by viewing ultrasound images from various stages of pregnancy to see what a baby girl ultrasound looks like. Come compare your ultrasound photos! Page 6.
19 Week Boy Ultrasound
At 19 weeks into pregnancy, this ultrasound clearly shows a baby boy. Page 12.
Ultrasound Photos from the 12th Week of Pregnancy
The 12th week of pregnancy can produce some great ultrasound photos.
What’s Happening to Your Body in the...
The first trimester is just the beginning of pregnancy. There are so many changes happening to your body and your baby. Through ultrasound photos and pictures of pregnant women, see how the first trimester will change your life and begin your pregnancy.
Stop Pubic Bone Pain Now
Pubic bone pain in pregnancy can be normal but painful. Here is what causes it, why and how to cope.
The Meaning of the Rh Factor in Pregnancy
The Rh factor in your blood type can cause harm to your baby. What you need to know to prevent problems?
17 Week Boy Ultrasound
Here is a baby boy from week 17 of pregnancy. Page 6.
Helpful Advice for a Healthy Week 11 Pregnancy...
Week 11 in pregnancy is nearing the end of the first trimester, you're probably starting to feel a bit better and your baby is getting so big!
A Baby Girl at 17 Weeks Gestation
17 Weeks Gestation Baby Girl. Pregnancy & Childbirth. Page 4.
Baby Girl at 20 Weeks
This mom is expecting her third baby, first girl, at 40! Page 10.
16 Week Boy Ultrasound
What does a baby boy look like on ultrasound? In the Boy Ultrasound Gallery, we'll explore the weeks of gestation by viewing ultrasound images from various stages of pregnancy to see what a baby boy ultrasound looks like. Come compare your ultrasound photos! Page 3.
18 Week Girl Ultrasound
What does a baby girl look like on ultrasound? In the Girl Ultrasound Gallery, we'll explore the weeks of gestation by viewing ultrasound images from various stages of pregnancy to see what a baby girl ultrasound looks like. Come compare your ultrasound photos! Page 8.
Pregnancy Week 14: Welcome to Your 2nd Trimester!
Welcome to the second trimester of pregnancy. Hopefully you're feeling better and less concerned about some parts of pregnancy.
How to Write a Birth Plan for Any Labor and...
After you have your baby, you will want to have a plan for how your baby is cared for in the hospital. Page 6.
What to Expect at Week 16 of Your Pregnancy
The 16th week of pregnancy can be a lot of fun. You might start to feel your baby move, wear maternity clothes and more.
Ultrasound Photos from Week Six of Pregnancy
Come enjoy the view from week 6 of pregnancy in the first trimester.
When It's OK to Drink While Pregnant
Sometimes life gets the best of us and after a wild celebration involving lots of things known to be avoided in pregnancy - you get a positive pregnancy test. Just what damage have you caused?
125 Unisex Baby Names
A unisex baby name is becoming a very popular style of name for babies. What names do you consider to be unisex?
6 Weeks Pregnant
Here are pregnancy photos from the first trimester, 6 weeks pregnant in this belly gallery.
Am I Having Twins?
Did you ever wonder if you were having twins? Lots of moms wonder if there might be more than one baby in there...
Could Meconium Cause Labor Complications?
Meconium is baby's first stool. When can you see it and why is it an issue?
6 Things You Can Do to Speed Up Delivery When...
Labor can be a slow process. When is it a stalled labor and what can you do about it?
18 Week Boy Ultrasound
What does a baby boy look like on ultrasound? In the Boy Ultrasound Gallery, we'll explore the weeks of gestation by viewing ultrasound images from various stages of pregnancy to see what a baby boy ultrasound looks like. Come compare your ultrasound photos! Page 8.
New Baby - Water Birth Picture
This baby is shown just after a water birth.
What to Do About Frequent Peeing During Pregnancy
Frequent urination can be a sign of early pregnancy. This symptom can start in early pregnancy and continue through the third trimester.
Girl Ultrasound at 18 Weeks
18 Week Ultrasound Baby Girl. Pregnancy & Childbirth. Page 7.
What You Can Expect in Week 2 of Pregnancy
At two weeks pregnant see how your baby starts from the earliest time in pregnancy.
Is This Real or False Labor? This Quick Quiz...
Trying to figure out if you are in the early stages of labor, or the real thing can be confusing. Some women experience something often called false labor, meaning that it is unlikely that you will be having the baby rapidly. What are the signs of labor? When should I go to the hospital? Here are the most common false labor questions - answered.
How to Figure Out if Your Baby is a Boy or Girl
Want to know the gender of your unborn baby? Find out how ultrasound and genetic testing can help you.
When to Worry About Pregnancy Discharge
Some pregnant women have a normal vaginal discharge in pregnancy called leukorrhea. Don't panic.
Take a Guided Tour Through Each Trimester of...
Come walk through all three trimesters of pregnancy.
Pregnant and Can't Sleep? 5 Ways to Cope With...
There are some ways to treat insomnia and pregnancy that don't involve drugs. Have you tried these five handy tricks?
The Complete Guide to Fetal Development
A quick guide to watching you and your baby grow during pregnancy. We've got month by month, a weekly pregnancy calendar, a belly and ultrasound gallery as well as a trimester guide. Enjoy the fetal development as was as the maternal development.
Knowing How to Time Contractions Can Help You...
Timing contractions is a huge deal in pregnancy - just how do you do it?
Your Essential Guide to Ovulation
Answers to common questions like when do you ovulate, how to get pregnant and more!

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