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Robin Elise Weiss, LCCE

Updated Articles and Resources

By Robin Elise Weiss, LCCE

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • 25 Early Pregnancy Symptoms You Might Miss Created: Friday, May 31, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
      Are you trying to get pregnant? Trying to figure out if you're pregnant or not can be a big deal. I know that my first sign of pregnancy is different than
    • 6 Reasons Why the 1st Trimester of Pregnancy Sucks Created: Friday, August 01, 2014 Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014
      Early pregnancy sucks for a variety of reasons. Here are a few of my thoughts on why the first trimester can suck it.
    • 5 Reasons You Are Not Hearing Baby's Heart Beat Created: Tuesday, December 14, 2010 Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014
      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.
    • Debunking the Bump Review Created: Thursday, August 14, 2014 Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014
      A look at the book Debunking the Bump by Daphne Adler.
    • What is a normal fetal heart rate? Created: Monday, May 24, 2010 Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014
      What is a normal fetal heart rate? Does your stage of pregnancy change the baby's heart rate?
    • Weekly Pregnancy Calendar Created: Sunday, November 06, 2005 Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014
      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.
    • 10 Reasons You Missed Your Period Created: Tuesday, June 05, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
      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.
    • 6 Reasons to Take a Childbirth Class if You Want an Epidural Created: Friday, December 05, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
      So, you're planning on an epidural for labor. Do you still need those childbirth classes? The answer might surprise you.
    • Pinterest Wins August 3-9, 2014 Created: Sunday, August 10, 2014 Updated: Sunday, August 10, 2014
      A look at the most popular pins from August 3-9, 2014 on pregnancy.
    • Tubal Pregnancy Created: Saturday, January 03, 2004 Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014
      Ectopic, or tubal, pregnancy is when the baby starts to grow outside the uterus. This is a life threatening condition for the mother and the baby.
    • Breast Changes in Pregnancy Created: Wednesday, December 07, 2005 Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014
      One of the first signs of pregnancy can be changes in the breasts. What exactly does it mean and how does it feel?
    • Crocheted Diaper Decoder Pattern Created: Friday, August 08, 2014 Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014
      The basic uses of the diaper decoder pattern.
    • What is a transvaginal ultrasound or sonogram? Created: Saturday, August 18, 2007 Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014
      A transvaginal ultrasound is a special ultrasound used in early pregnancy to detect your baby when baby is very small. It's a great tool, but, as the name, says...
    • Newborn Hospital Hat with a Simple Bow Created: Thursday, August 07, 2014 Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014
      Quick details on a hospital baby hat with a bow tutorial.
    • Baby Blankets for You to Make Created: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014
      Fun baby blankets to make for your baby!
    • Preparing Your Older Child or Teen for a New Baby Created: Friday, August 01, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014
      Most things about having a new baby that talk about siblings are meant to talk about young children, some families have bigger gaps in ages - here's how to talk to an older child about the impending birth and life after.
    • 4 Rules of Safe Babywearing Created: Monday, October 28, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014
      Babywearing is a great way to keep your baby calm and close, but do you know the safety rules?
    • 25 Signs of Pregnancy and Pregnancy Symptoms Created: Sunday, December 04, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014
      Here are 25 signs of pregnancy from possible to positive. Do your symptoms mean that you need to take a pregnancy test?
    • Popular Pregnancy Pins Created: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014
      Looking for popular pregnancy pins from Pinterest? These are from July 27-Aug 2, 2014.
    • Top Books on Pregnancy Loss Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014
      Pregnancy losses, like miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy, can effect about 1 in 5 couples. Here are some resources to help you understand the facts and emotions behind the loss.
    • Top Multiple Pregnancy Books Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014
      Here are some of the best books out there for parents of twins and other multiples.
    • Pregnancy Cravings Created: Thursday, November 27, 2003 Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014
      Learn what pregnancy cravings mean and how they might be bad for you. It's not all pickles and ice cream, you know?
    • How much will I bleed after birth and postpartum? Created: Thursday, August 30, 2007 Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014
      Ever wonder how much bleeding you can expect after you give birth? Does it matter if you have had a vaginal birth or a cesarean birth?
    • Getting Your Children Ready for a New Baby Created: Tuesday, June 20, 2006 Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014
      Expecting a new baby? You may wonder what you need to do to get your older kids ready for a new baby. Here are some tips to getting ready.
    • Managing Back Labor Created: Sunday, April 03, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      Information on what causes back labor and how to deal with back labor including pelvic tilts, lunges and different positions for labor and birth.
    • Using Colors as Baby Names Created: Wednesday, February 01, 2012 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      There are lots of places to find inspiration for baby names, why not look at colors?
    • Top Pregnancy Pins Created: Sunday, July 27, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      July 20-26, 2014 top pregnancy pins on Pinterest from pregnancy.about.com.
    • How to Make a Belly Cast Created: Monday, January 20, 2014 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      A belly cast is a great way to create a lasting pregnancy memory. Here are the supplies you'll need.
    • Postpartum Depression and Pain Relief in Labor Created: Friday, July 25, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      Does epidural use curb postpartum depression?
    • Advice for Your Baby Registry Created: Thursday, July 24, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      Registering for baby shower gifts can be quite confusing. Here are some tips from other moms on how to get the most out of your registry.
    • 4 Things to Do Before the End of the Second Trimester Created: Thursday, July 24, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      While you're enjoying the second trimester, remember to get some work done.
    • 5 Ways to Keep Cool in Labor Created: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Labor is hard work, which translates into heat. Here's how to keep your cool in labor.

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