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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?
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
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Is this really labor? Quiz
Test your knowledge of real labor versus false labor with this fun quiz.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
How Many Months Pregnant?
Months over weeks - how many months pregnant are you?
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?
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.
PHOTOS: Ultrasounds From Every Week of Pregnancy
These pregnancy ultrasound photos take you week by week through pregnancy, showing you babies at various stages.
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.
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!
1st Trimester Belly Gallery
Have a look at some real pregnant bellies from the first trimester.
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?
What does a baby boy look like on ultrasound?
Do you want to know what baby boys look like via ultrasound?
How Many Weeks Pregnant Are You?
Ever wonder how that magic due date number turns into a set number of weeks?
Ovulation Calculator
Calculate the date you ovulate in order to help you get pregnant.
Here's What to Do if You Think Your Water Broke
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.
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.
Feeling Your Baby Move in Pregnancy
When you're first pregnant, you can't wait to feel your baby move. Do you know what or when to expect it?
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.
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.
A Month-by-Month Guide to Your Pregnant Body
The first month of pregnancy is always a little bit crazy. Congratulations may be in order but sometimes your brain doesn't follow.
What You Need to Know About Sex During Pregnancy
Learn about sexual relations during pregnancy as each trimester brings different physical and emotional changes.
How to Induce Labor With Castor Oil
Castor oil is often used as a natural induction technique. Have you heard about this?
50 Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy
50 things you can do to help ensure a healthy pregnancy.
5 Strange Pregnancy Symptoms
You probably expected certain bodily changes in pregnancy. Here are the ones that catch most people by surprise!
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...
Pregnancy Week by Week in Photos
This gallery is a fetal development gallery to see how your baby grows in pregnancy.
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.
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?
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.
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?
Top 9 Electric Breast Pumps
A guide to buying a breast pump to help you effectively pump breast milk for your baby.
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?
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Is it twins? Quiz
Is it twins? Quiz < Back to Last Page Basics of Twins The miracle of pregnancy times two! From finding
What to Do if Your Baby Is Breech
Your baby is heads up, that's called breech Now what happens?
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.
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.
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?
When Will I Start to Show my Pregnancy?
Wondering when your pregnant belly will show? That depends...
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.
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?
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?
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.
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.
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.
Everything You Want to Know About Pregnant Sex
Don't be embarrassed to ask questions about pregnant sex - it's a good thing.
100 Most Popular Boy's Names in 2014
These are the most popular baby names for boys.
Ultrasound Photos from the Early Weeks of...
The early weeks of pregnancy can produce some early ultrasound photos, usually using transvaginal ultrasound.
Track Your Pregnancy by Month
Your baby is putting the final touches on, getting ready for birth. These last months are very critical, so don't be tempted to neglect them. Page 9.
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.
The Myth of a Vaginal Exam
What does a vaginal exam really tell you and can it really predict when you will give 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.
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.
Ultrasound Photos from the 8th Week of Pregnancy
The 8th week of pregnancy can produce some early ultrasound photos.
Can You Feel Pregnancy Symptoms Shortly After...
Feeling nauseated and tired? Thinking maybe you are pregnant? How soon after sex can you detect pregnancy?
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 During Week 8 of Pregnancy
There is a lot going on with your baby in week 8, including your first prenatal visit. Spontaneous movement begins!
6 Reasons to Delay Baby's First Bath
Your baby's first bath is best delayed, here's why...
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.
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.
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.
How Early Can You Get Accurate Pregnancy Test...
How early is too early for a pregnancy test? When can you be confident in the results? The answers might surprise you.
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.
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!
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?
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?
Do I Have to Use First Morning Urine for a...
Need help taking a pregnancy test? Not sure when you can safely pee on a stick and get the right result?
What to Expect During Week 9 of Pregnancy
Pregnancy Calendar Week 9: Your baby has developed testes or ovaries. Have you fainted? You might.
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?
Your Water Broke, but No Contractions Yet -...
Sometimes your water breaks before you have contractions. What happens next?
What to Expect During Week 3 of Pregnancy
Pregnancy Week 3 - it's almost time! You've ovulated and hopefully you've conceived.
Ultrasound Photos from Week Seven of Pregnancy
Come enjoy the view from week 7 of pregnancy in the first trimester.
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.
10 Ultrasound Photos to Help Determine the Sex...
At week 17 you can see this baby is clearly a girl.
What You Need to Know About Morning Sickness
Morning sickness is one symptom that most moms worry about, even though not every woman gets it. Some are slightly annoyed, while others are laid up unable to move. Learn more about this pregnancy symptom.
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?
Ultrasound Photos from Week Six of Pregnancy
Come enjoy the view from week 6 of pregnancy in the first trimester.
Ultrasound Photos from the First Trimester
This is an ultrasound gallery of first trimester photos.
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.
Second Trimester Belly Gallery
Come view pregnancy photos from the second trimester. This is the belly gallery for the second trimester.
Is It a Girl or a Boy? How to Tell
Finding out if you're having a girl or boy while pregnant is something most parents decide to find out. The question is how and when can you find out?
6 Weeks Pregnant
Here are pregnancy photos from the first trimester, 6 weeks pregnant in this belly gallery.
Pick the Perfect Baby Name With This A-to-Z List
If you're looking for a lot of baby names, here's the baby namer. You'll find all sorts of names for a girl or boy, from A - Z.
What Is a Chemical Pregnancy?
A chemical pregnancy can occur in as many as 50+% of pregnancies. What is it and what causes it?
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.
Ultrasound Photos from the 12th Week of Pregnancy
The 12th week of pregnancy can produce some great ultrasound photos.
What's the Definition of an Abnormal Period?
If you have an abnormal period, you might be pregnant. Find out why.
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.
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.
Can You Have Pregnancy Symptoms Before a Missed...
Some moms feel pregnancy symptoms even before they miss their period. Were you one of them?
The Best Time to Get Pregnant After Going Off...
Do you need to wait to get pregnant after going off the pill? A look at what matters.
When to Worry About Pregnancy Discharge
Some pregnant women have a normal vaginal discharge in pregnancy called leukorrhea. Don't panic.
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
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.
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.
8 Pregnancy Tests You Should Know About
Too many pregnancy tests might confuse you, how do you know what's the best for you?
10 Tips for Better Sleep During Pregnancy
Learn how you can get a better night's sleep during pregnancy.
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...
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?
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.
12 Late Pregnancy Discomforts and What to Do...
The end of pregnancy can be physically demanding. Here are some of the more common complaints.
The 5 Funniest Thoughts About Baby Kicks
What do your baby's kicks tell you about your baby's personality?
What to Expect in Week 12 of Your Pregnancy
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.
Pushing with Twins
Giving birth to twins - pushing. Page 12.
Is Dilation a Sign of Impending Birth?
You're getting towards the end of your pregnancy and you have a vaginal exam that finds you've dilated a bit. What does that mean in terms of when your baby will be born?
Knowing How to Time Contractions Can Help You...
Timing contractions is a huge deal in pregnancy - just how do you do it?
Take a Guided Tour Through Each Trimester of...
Come walk through all three trimesters of pregnancy.
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?
Your Essential Guide to Ovulation
Answers to common questions like when do you ovulate, how to get pregnant and more!
Stretch Marks Photo Gallery
Stretch marks! Words that strike fear in the heart of every pregnant woman. Come see how they vary from belly to belly. See big stretch marks and small ones.
Belly Gallery - Pictures from Pregnancy
This gallery is of the various weeks of pregnancy. Each pregnant belly represents a different week of pregnancy.
What You Can Expect in Week 2 of Pregnancy
At two weeks pregnant see how your baby starts from the earliest time in pregnancy.
How to Use Ovulation to Decide the Sex of Your...
Can you use ovulation to help decide if you're going to have a girl or a boy?
The Right Way to Take a Pregnancy Test
Pregnancy test instructions broken down step-by-step with helpful hints along the way!
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?
Dad Knows Best: A Baby Shower Game
Here's a spin on the newlywed game - for dads and baby showers. You ask the question and hilarity ensues.
6 Iron-Rich Foods You Should Be Eating During...
Tired? Dizzy? You may be anemic in pregnancy. Find out how your diet can help you avoid anemia by adding iron rich foods.
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.
Don't Forget These Items For Your Labor Bag
Packing for labor is something people put a lot of time and thought into. Don't be a pack rat and yet, don't forget anything. Good luck!
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?
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.
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!
Save Money on Pregnancy Tests With These Tips
Pregnancy tests can be really expensive. But do you need really need expensive and fancy pregnancy tests?
Choosing the Right Bottle for Your Baby: 6...
Baby bottles can be confusing. A guide to helping you pick the right baby bottle for your baby.
PHOTOS: What Each Week of Pregnancy Looks Like
Pregnancy photos are one of the best ways to capture the special moments of each trimester.
Emergency Childbirth: What You Should Know...
What to do if you have to give birth without your doctor or midwife! Here's some tips on emergency childbirth.
15 Bible Verses to Give You Comfort During...
Bible verses for pregnancy are one way to increase your spirituality for pregnancy. Some women use them as affirmations or in addition to regular pregnancy affirmations. They can also be used in labor and childbirth.
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