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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!
Pregnancy 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.
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?
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?
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.
10 Reasons You Missed Your Period
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.
Find Out the Sex of Your Baby at 1st Ultrasound
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?
Is this really labor? Quiz
Test your knowledge of real labor versus false labor with this fun quiz.
Everything You Should Know About Umbilical Cord...
Steps to cut the cord. How to care for a newborn's umbilical cord, from cutting the cord to when the cord falls off!
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?
Top 1,000 Baby Boy Names
Looking for popular names for you baby boy? Here is what was popular in 2014.
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?
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.
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.
How to Make Sure You Have a Boy
Having a baby boy is something that is important to some parents. Here are some tips and tricks if you would like to become pregnant with a boy.
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.
Try This Fun Baby Shower Game
The rice baby shower game is a traditional game that is fun for all ages. It sounds easy, but it's actually quite difficult!
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.
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.
Girl or Boy: What does the Ancient Chinese...
The Ancient Chinese Gender Calendar is designed to tell you the sex of your baby based on your age at conception and a magical formula.
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 Weeks Pregnant Are You?
Ever wonder how that magic due date number turns into a set number of weeks?
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.
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.
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.
Ovulation Calculator
Calculate the date you ovulate in order to help you get pregnant.
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?
How Many Months Pregnant?
Months over weeks - how many months pregnant are you?
100 Most Popular Boy's Names in 2014
These are the most popular baby names for boys for 2013.
6 Reasons to Delay Baby's First Bath
Your baby's first bath is best delayed, here's why...
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.
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.
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.
Pregnancy Week by Week in Photos
This gallery is a fetal development gallery to see how your baby grows in pregnancy.
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 boy look like on ultrasound?
Do you want to know what baby boys look like via ultrasound?
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 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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
When it's Time to Stop Breastfeeding: Drying Up
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.
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.
Surviving Pregnancy with a Toddler
Congratulations on expecting another baby! But how do you manage the strain of pregnancy when you are trying to chase a toddler?
10 Ultrasound Photos to Help Determine the Sex...
At week 17 you can see this baby is clearly a girl.
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 to Induce Labor With Castor Oil
Castor oil is often used as a natural induction technique. Have you heard about this?
7 Things to Know Before You See a Fertility...
These seven steps will help you know when it's time to seek help with your fertility and may even help you get pregnant faster.
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...
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.
50 Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy
50 things you can do to help ensure a healthy pregnancy.
1st Trimester Belly Gallery
Have a look at some real pregnant bellies from the first trimester.
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.
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 Reasons You Can't Hear Your Baby's Heartbeat
Towards the end of the first trimester, you should be able to hear most babies' heart beats with a doppler. Here are some reasons why you may not hear your baby's heart beat then.
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.
What Doctors Look for When Examining the Placenta
A look at what you can tell about a placenta from the exam done after the birth.
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.
5 Common Early Signs of Pregnancy
Did you know that there are over 20 early signs of pregnancy? Though not every mother gets every sign. Which do you have?
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?
6 Steps to Playing the Baby Shower Diaper Game
The baby shower diaper game is good for a laugh and is always a hit, particularly at co-ed baby showers. Have you tried this game?
10 Common Questions on C-Section Scars Answered
If you've had a cesarean, you've got a scar to care for after the birth. Here's the scoop on healing and minimizing the looks.
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?
The 5 Most Common Belly Concerns During Pregnancy
At some point in pregnancy, you are likely to worry about your pregnant belly and how it looks. Is it too big? Too low? Too wide? Here is why you have no need for concern!
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.
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?
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.
Baby Name Style Quiz
Are you someone who chooses classic baby names? Or do you live more on the edge? Find out what your baby naming style is with our quiz.
Quiz: Could You Be Pregnant?
Could I be pregnant? It's a question you might ask yourself if you ever have symptoms that might indicate you are experiencing something differently than what you expected.
Your Water Broke, but No Contractions Yet -...
Sometimes your water breaks before you have contractions. What happens next?
5 Strange Pregnancy Symptoms
You probably expected certain bodily changes in pregnancy. Here are the ones that catch most people by surprise!
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?
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?
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.
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 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.
Pregnancy Week by Week in Photos - Week 6
At 6 weeks into pregnancy, your baby is called an embryo. Here's what baby looks like... Page 6.
What to Expect at Prenatal Care Appointments
The doctor or midwife appointments that you have in pregnancy are called prenatal care. Each visit is an opportunity to assure that you and your baby are growing well and to answer any questions that you have. So what goes on in these appointments? Your first appointment is usually the longest.
Belly Gallery - Pictures from Pregnancy
This gallery is of the various weeks of pregnancy. Each pregnant belly represents a different week of pregnancy.
10 Things You’ll See at Your 20 Week...
Many women will have a midpregnancy ultrasound known as a Level II ultrasound to check for fetal anomalies.
Pregnancy Week by Week in Photos - Week 7
This is a baby in the 7th week of pregnancy. Page 7.
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?
What do you call this many babies?
Interested in finding out what you call different number of babies born at the same time?
Embryo in the 8th Week of Pregnancy
Ever wonder what your baby looks like in the 8th week of pregnancy? Here's what an embryo looks like... Page 8.
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.
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.
6 Can't-Miss 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.
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.
Hottest 1000 Baby Girl Names
Looking for a popular name for your baby girl? Here is what the birth certificate data for 2014 revealed was popular.
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?
What You Need to Know About Sex During Pregnancy
Learn about sexual relations during pregnancy as each trimester brings different physical and emotional changes.
Can You Have Pregnancy Symptoms Before a Missed...
Some moms feel pregnancy symptoms even before they miss their period. Were you one of them?
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.
Pregnancy Week by Week in Photos - Week 9
Do you know what your baby looks like at 9 weeks pregnant? Page 9.
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 You Should Know About Your Baby's Position...
Every baby lays in the pelvis a certain way. This will tell you a bit about labor, birth and how to help ease pain and speed labor.
5 Healthy and Delicious Snacks to Keep Around...
Pregnant women need healthy snacks to meet the caloric needs of their changing bodies in pregnancy. Here are some great snacks for everyone to enjoy during any stage of pregnancy.
The Myth of a Vaginal Exam
What does a vaginal exam really tell you and can it really predict when you will give birth?
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.
Pregnancy Week by Week in Photos - Week 5
It's hard to tell you're pregnant, but at week five your baby is already rapidly changing. Page 5.
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.
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.
Pregnancy Week by Week in Photos - Week 10
Do you know how big your baby is at 10 weeks pregnant? Page 10.
How Pregnancy Impacts Your Sex Life
Everything you need to know about pregnant sex.
Pregnancy Week by Week in Photos - Week 12
This baby is from the 12th week of pregnancy. Page 12.
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 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?
When Will I Start to Show my Pregnancy?
Wondering when your pregnant belly will show? That depends...
Foley Catheter Labor Induction Explained
A Foley Catheter is commonly used to remove urine form the bladder. However, it is also used as a non-drug induction of labor.
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.
The 12 Most Annoying Late Pregnancy Discomforts
The end of pregnancy can be physically demanding. Here are some of the more common complaints.
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.
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?
Pregnancy Week by Week in Photos - Week 11
What does your baby look like at 11 weeks into pregnancy? Page 11.
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.
6 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.
Fact or Myth: Can Drano Predict a Baby's Gender?
The Drano Test has long been touted as a method to determine if your baby is a girl or boy. Is this fact or old wives tale? Test this urban legend.
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.
Learn How Pregnancy Changes Your Belly Button
The belly button of a pregnant woman is such an unusual site. Learn about changes and find the answers to questions like keeping a belly button ring during pregnancy and being touched in the abdomen by strangers.
Pregnancy Week by Week in Photos - Week 13
This is a baby in the 13th week of pregnancy. Page 13.
Can being hit in the stomach cause a miscarriage?
Falling, being in a car wreck, or even acts of domestic or intimate partner violence can be worrisome. Sometimes it may even cause risk to your 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.
Take a Guided Tour Through Each Trimester of...
Come walk through all three trimesters of pregnancy.
5 Reasons for Pelvic Rest During Pregnancy
A look at why you might be told you need to give it a pelvic rest.
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?
Pregnancy Week by Week in Photos - Week 4
This is an embryo in the 4th week of pregnancy. Page 4.
Ultrasound Photos from the Early Weeks of...
The early weeks of pregnancy can produce some early ultrasound photos, usually using transvaginal ultrasound.
How to Prevent Stretch Marks During Pregnancy
Knowing what stretch marks are and how you get them can help you understand how to get rid of stretch marks.
Top 100 Names for Girls
The most popular baby names for girls from the birth certificate data.
The Twin Placenta
Having twins leads to unique situations with the placenta and fetal membranes. Here is a look at some of the potential combinations.
Ultrasound at 22 Weeks - Girl
22 Week Baby Girl Ultrasound. Pregnancy & Childbirth. Page 16.
Baby Girl at 20 Weeks
This mom is expecting her third baby, first girl, at 40! Page 10.
10 Things That Happen During Your Monthly Cycle
Your period holds many keys to getting pregnant, contrary to popular belief.
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.
Second Trimester Belly Gallery
Come view pregnancy photos from the second trimester. This is the belly gallery for the second trimester.
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.
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?
A Guide to Removing Cesarean Staples After Birth
A look at the types of incision repair after a cesarean or c-section.
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
Can You Feel Pregnancy Symptoms Shortly After...
Feeling nauseated and tired? Thinking maybe you are pregnant? How soon after sex can you detect pregnancy?
What's the Definition of an Abnormal Period?
If you have an abnormal period, you might be pregnant. Find out why.
How to Tell if Your Contractions Are the Real...
During pregnancy many women have practice contractions. These Braxton Hicks Contractions can often feel very real. Here's how to tell the difference.
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.
Can the Shettles Method Help You Choose Your...
The Shettles Method of sex selection to choose a girl or boy has been around for quite awhile. The question remains, does Shettles help you choose the sex of your baby? Here are the basics of the method and the science surrounding it.
Pregnancy Week by Week in Photos - Week 14
This is a baby from the 14th week of pregnancy. Page 14.

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