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The Stir By CafeMom: Pregnancy

  • Mom-to-Be's Gender Reveal Has a $20 'Entry Fee' to Cover it and Her Friend Is Floored
    Post by Genny Glassman. Spending the day celebrating your friend's pregnancy should be a happy time for the both of you, but let's not kid ourselves: Baby showers, gender reveals, and buying teeny, tiny onesies can get expensive. That is why one wom…
    - 11 days ago, 11 Jul 19, 2:50pm -
  • 20 Powerhouse Girls' Names Inspired By the US Women's Soccer Team
    Post by Jess Richardson. How completely amazing and cool are the women of the US women's soccer team? On Sunday, July 7th, they won the World Cup. They're amazing athletes, an incredible example of the power of teamwork, and are just generally great…
    - 12 days ago, 10 Jul 19, 4:53pm -
  • Guy Gifts Pregnant SIL a Postpartum Fitness Book and It Blows Up in His Face
    Post by Kaitlin Stanford. There are just some things you don't do or say to a woman who is pregnant or has just given birth. Most of them are pretty basic, if you ask me. Don't tell her she looks like she's "ready to pop." Don't question why she's…
    - 12 days ago, 10 Jul 19, 3:16pm -
  • 20 Baby Names Inspired By Strong Women
    Post by Jess Richardson. There's nothing better than naming kids after our heroes, is there? We love the idea of starting a child's life off with a little boost in the right direction, and one way to do that is to give him or her a name that evokes s…
    - 14 days ago, 8 Jul 19, 3:53pm -
  • Real Moms Share All The Ways Their Relationships Have Changed Since Having Kids
    Post by Jess Richardson. There are a lot of things moms say they wish they'd known before having kids. One friend was genuinely surprised to find that the first two weeks after her kid were born were incredibly exhausting, for instance. People had be…
    - 14 days ago, 8 Jul 19, 3:44pm -
  • 20 Last Names That Make Great First Names
    Post by Jess Richardson. We love so many Southern traditions: crawfish boils, ham biscuits, shrimp and grits... OK, it looks like we're largely thinking about food, but that's not our fault -- food in the American South is amazing, and really is deep…
    - 14 days ago, 8 Jul 19, 2:55pm -
  • Baby Names Inspired By African Folk Tales
    Post by Jess Richardson. So many incredible stories from African cultures inspire us in so many ways. While many amazing tales come to us from across the vast continent of Africa, most of the tales collected here are Nigerian, and specifically Igbo,…
    - 15 days ago, 8 Jul 19, 1:01pm -
  • 20 Baby Names Inspired By Mythical Places
    Post by Jess Richardson. When we read stories about mythical places -- or watch movies that are set in them -- we feel absolutely inspired. That's why we think naming a kid after a mythical place can be such a good idea -- what's a better sensation t…
    - 18 days ago, 5 Jul 19, 2:11pm -
  • 20 Absolutely Perfect Disney Baby Boy Names (and Not Just the Obvious Ones)
    Post by Jess Richardson. Is there a better moment in our childhood than watching our favorite Disney movies on repeat? Honestly, we can't think of one. And while we may go crazy if we ever hear Elsa sing "Let It Go" again (haha, just kidding, we will…
    - 18 days ago, 5 Jul 19, 1:57pm -
  • 20 Baby Names Inspired By the Great State of Texas
    Post by Jess Richardson. Few places in the world are as absolutely special as the great state of Texas. Whenever anyone tries to tell us that Texas is "such a great Southern state," we have to bite our tongues to stay polite. Maybe it's part of the S…
    - 18 days ago, 5 Jul 19, 12:56pm -

Pregnant Chicken

  • Being Pregnant in Germany: Anatomy and Pregnancy Terms auf Deutsch
    As a pregnant woman living in a first world country, I’ve had many visits to the doctor thus far. Every four weeks, to be...The post Being Pregnant in Germany: Anatomy and Pregnancy Terms auf Deutsch appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jul 19, 3:16pm -
  • Is Bakuchiol a Pregnancy-Safe Alternative to Retinol?
    I can appreciate the despair so many pregnant women feel when they have to say goodbye to retinol. In case you aren’t familiar, retinol...The post Is Bakuchiol a Pregnancy-Safe Alternative to Retinol? appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 12 days ago, 11 Jul 19, 1:20pm -
  • 7 Most Outrageous Pieces of Advice Pregnant Women Get
    The moment you rock a baby bump you suddenly become public property. Complete strangers think they have the right to come up to you...The post 7 Most Outrageous Pieces of Advice Pregnant Women Get appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 19 days ago, 3 Jul 19, 5:16pm -
  • Why Enso Rings are Awesome for Pregnancy and Beyond
    Enso Rings Are Pregnancy Friendly Jewelry Many pregnant women will get to have the fun experience of trying to remove a ring from a...The post Why Enso Rings are Awesome for Pregnancy and Beyond appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 25 days ago, 27 Jun 19, 4:02pm -
  • Is Your Pregnancy App Making You Paranoid?
    Pregnant, at last! And so it began. A dialogue between me and my baby. Sorry, I mean me and my baby app. My baby...The post Is Your Pregnancy App Making You Paranoid? appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 32 days ago, 20 Jun 19, 2:19pm -
  • How to Pack an “Oh Shit” Baby Kit for the Car
    If you’re looking for a unique baby shower gift, or just prepping your life with a newborn, consider putting together a do-it-yourself Oh Shit...The post How to Pack an “Oh Shit” Baby Kit for the Car appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 38 days ago, 14 Jun 19, 3:01pm -
  • Summer Safety Tips for Babies
    It’s official – summer, and all of its glorious, hot, sun shiny goodness is finally here. As we trade in our shovels and salt...The post Summer Safety Tips for Babies appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 42 days ago, 10 Jun 19, 5:25pm -
  • How to Gracefully Deal with Unsolicited Parenting Advice
    After I had my son, it was like there was a secret newsletter that went out (to everyone but me) saying that I didn’t have...The post How to Gracefully Deal with Unsolicited Parenting Advice appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 46 days ago, 6 Jun 19, 11:04pm -
  • Great Gifts for a New Dad (or Dad-To-Be)
    Whether it’s his first Father’s day or a gift to say ‘congratulations on fatherhood”, here are some of the most unique and thoughtful gifts...The post Great Gifts for a New Dad (or Dad-To-Be) appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 53 days ago, 30 May 19, 10:16pm -
  • Preparing for a Second Baby
    Preparing to bring a second baby home can be just as daunting as it was the first time around, but for totally different reasons....The post Preparing for a Second Baby appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 56 days ago, 27 May 19, 3:44pm -

Pregnant Fashionista

  • Christmas Sales Are Up Already
    It’s never too early to shop post-christmas sales…even, as it turns out, a couple days before Christmas. See below for my..The post Christmas Sales Are Up Already appeared first on Pregnant Fashionista.
    - 23 Dec 14, 12:49pm -
  • PF’s Eclectic, But Quality List Of Cyber Monday Sales
    This list is for moms-to-be, new moms, not-so-new moms, and just about anyone who loves a really good, sitewide discount...The post PF’s Eclectic, But Quality List Of Cyber Monday Sales appeared first on Pregnant Fashionista.
    - 1 Dec 14, 2:08am -
  • Black Friday’s Here! And The Maternity-Friendly Sales Begin
    It’s here–every devoted shopper’s favorite weekend of the year. Here is the beginning of the maternity-friendly sales already up and..The post Black Friday’s Here! And The Maternity-Friendly Sales Begin appeared first on Pregnant Fashionista…
    - 27 Nov 14, 2:08am -
  • Black Friday Starts Early With 20% Off Sitewide At Figure 8 Maternity
    Black Friday is arriving one week early here at PF, as Figure 8 Maternity has extended a sitewide discount code..The post Black Friday Starts Early With 20% Off Sitewide At Figure 8 Maternity appeared first on Pregnant Fashionista.
    - 21 Nov 14, 5:55pm -
  • Nurse In Festive Style This Holiday Season
      Do you need a festive nursing dress to get you through the holidays? Of course you do! If you’re going..The post Nurse In Festive Style This Holiday Season appeared first on Pregnant Fashionista.
    - 19 Nov 14, 10:07pm -
  • Shop Those Hard-To-Find Maternity Lines At 15% Off For The Next 24 Hours
    Queen Bee Maternity, everyone’s favorite Australian maternity boutique, is offering 15% off sitewide for the next 24 hours. Use promo..The post Shop Those Hard-To-Find Maternity Lines At 15% Off For The Next 24 Hours appeared first on Pregnant Fas…
    - 18 Nov 14, 2:22am -
  • A New Maternity Line Out Of NYC, Elegant And On-Trend
    My absolute favorite part of this job is writing about brand spanking new maternity lines entering the market. I love..The post A New Maternity Line Out Of NYC, Elegant And On-Trend appeared first on Pregnant Fashionista.
    - 14 Nov 14, 6:58pm -
  • J Brand’s Friends & Family Sale Starts Today
    The November friends & family sales really start to kick off this coming week, with J Brand launching its 20%..The post J Brand’s Friends & Family Sale Starts Today appeared first on Pregnant Fashionista.
    - 10 Nov 14, 7:43pm -
  • That Perfect MA Sweater Is Back In Stock
    That absolutely perfect black cashmere Maternal America Sweater I discovered and raved about a few weeks ago which sold out..The post That Perfect MA Sweater Is Back In Stock appeared first on Pregnant Fashionista.
    - 5 Nov 14, 1:50pm -
  • At The Giggle Friends & Family Sale, 20% Off All That Gear…And Ingrid & Isabel
    Giggle’s Friends & Family sale is always an opportunity to get that coveted Orbit car seat, Bugaboo stroller, bloom high chair or..The post At The Giggle Friends & Family Sale, 20% Off All That Gear…And Ingrid & Isabel appeared first on Pregna…
    - 3 Nov 14, 5:36pm -

Pregnancy (via babble)

WebMD (Health and Pregnancy)

  • Fertility Clinic Mix-Up: How to Choose IVF Center
    More than 284,000 cycles of assisted reproductive technology, or ART, were performed at 448 reporting fertility clinics in the U.S. during 2017, according to the CDC.
    - 10 days ago, 12 Jul 19, 7:17pm -
  • Tongue Snip Surgeries May Be Overused on Newborns
    In some cases, movement restrictions caused by tongue-tie and lip tether can result in difficulty with breastfeeding. In rarer cases, they may affect dental health or speech later in childhood.
    - 11 days ago, 11 Jul 19, 9:02pm -
  • First U.S. Baby Delivered Via Transplanted Womb
    The healthy baby girl was delivered by C-section in June. This is only the second time such a delivery has happened worldwide, the first having occurred in Brazil in December.
    - 12 days ago, 10 Jul 19, 2:41pm -
  • Surgery Helps Babies With One Heart Chamber Live
    When babies are born without one heart chamber, a special surgery can save their lives. But a new study shows that these patients face lifelong health issues that require special care.
    - 20 days ago, 2 Jul 19, 6:46pm -
  • Few Pregnant Women Get Right Amount of Nutrients
    Some are taking higher levels of nutrients than is healthy, the study finds. And.almost all are eating too much salt.
    - 31 days ago, 21 Jun 19, 7:44pm -
  • Study: More Pregnant Women Using Pot, Despite Risks
    The percentage of women in the study who reported "daily or near daily" cannabis use during pregnancy more than tripled -- from 0.9% of respondents in 2002 to 3.4% by 2017.
    - 34 days ago, 18 Jun 19, 9:48pm -
  • Reunited: Babies Visit Hospital Staff Who Cared for Them
    More than 90 families of babies who spent time in the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta reunited in early May to celebrate their progress since they left the hospital.
    - 39 days ago, 13 Jun 19, 5:23pm -
  • Doctor-Approved Tips to Fight Pregnancy Back Pain
    From 50% to 70% of women have back pain at some point in their pregnancy. You can ease the ache with these simple tips.
    - 46 days ago, 6 Jun 19, 5:40pm -
  • U.S. Birth Rate Lowest in 32 Years
    The fertility rate in 2018 was 1.7 births per woman, a 2% decline from 2017. That rate means the current generation isn't producing enough children to replace itself, the AP reported.
    - 67 days ago, 16 May 19, 6:04pm -
  • Valium, Xanax Could Raise Miscarriage Risk
    When taken in early pregnancy, the anti-anxiety drugs called benzodiazepins raise the risk for a miscarriage in the first trimester by 11%, according to new research.
    - 68 days ago, 15 May 19, 7:14pm -