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Pregnant Chicken

  • freshNew Mom Kits: Diaper Station
    The post New Mom Kits: Diaper Station appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 18 hours ago, 21 May 18, 11:45am -
  • Five People Who Should Know You’re Pregnant
    For the most part, deciding when and whom you tell about your pregnancy is 100% your business. That said, there are some reasons why...The post Five People Who Should Know You’re Pregnant appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 2 days ago, 20 May 18, 12:07pm -
  • Do You Know Your Closest NICU?
        I had signed up for all the newborn classes, planned out the baby shower and maternity picture session, read up on breastfeeding...The post Do You Know Your Closest NICU? appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 5 days ago, 17 May 18, 1:46pm -
  • 10 Thoughts of Encouragement if You’re Struggling with Breastfeeding
    I got 99 problems and breastfeeding is the reason for 98 of them. Before I begin, let me say, I am a firm believer...The post 10 Thoughts of Encouragement if You’re Struggling with Breastfeeding appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 6 days ago, 16 May 18, 3:11pm -
  • Best Mold-Free Bath Toys
    Not all bath toys are created equal when it comes to remaining mold-free and squeaky clean in the tub. A recent study of flexible...The post Best Mold-Free Bath Toys appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 6 days ago, 15 May 18, 6:21pm -
  • Making Decisions about Medication Use in Pregnancy
    I’ve always joked that I’m either a very healthy sick person or a very sick healthy person. I feel totally fine most of the...The post Making Decisions about Medication Use in Pregnancy appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 8 days ago, 14 May 18, 1:34pm -
  • How To Get Through a Complicated Pregnancy
    Here are the things that happened while I was pregnant: I was hospitalized for hyperemesis gravidarum (extreme sickness in pregnancy). I was diagnosed with...The post How To Get Through a Complicated Pregnancy appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 14 days ago, 7 May 18, 6:04pm -
  • New Mom Kits: Breastfeeding Station
    The post New Mom Kits: Breastfeeding Station appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 24 days ago, 27 Apr 18, 8:33pm -
  • 4 Ways To Mentally Recover After a Difficult Childbirth
    I know a mom who is struggling with her birth story. Well-meaning people keep asking when she’s going to have another and telling her...The post 4 Ways To Mentally Recover After a Difficult Childbirth appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 28 days ago, 24 Apr 18, 3:23pm -
  • Best Gifts for a New Grandma (or Grandma-To-Be!)
    Looking for the best gifts for a new grandma to celebrate Mother’s Day this year? From the humorous to the handy, here are a...The post Best Gifts for a New Grandma (or Grandma-To-Be!) appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 29 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 2:05pm -

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)

  • First-Trimester Bleeding Linked to Smaller Baby
    Although the decline in newborn weight was relatively small, the researchers said the effect is similar to reductions in birth weights "observed in pregnancies [affected by] maternal smoking."
    - 12 days ago, 10 May 18, 2:15pm -
  • Higher Risk From Vaginal Birth After C-Section
    The new findings about attempted vaginal birth after cesarean are from an analysis of data from nearly 200,000 Canadian women who had a prior cesarean delivery and then gave birth between 2003 and 2014.
    - 14 days ago, 7 May 18, 6:15pm -
  • Soda During Pregnancy May Not Help Baby's Brain
    Diet soda wasn't much better. Drinking it during pregnancy was linked to poorer fine motor, visual, spatial and visual motor abilities in early childhood (around age 3). By mid-childhood (age 7), kids whose moms drank diet sodas while pregnant had po…
    - 25 days ago, 27 Apr 18, 2:15pm -
  • Fetal Immune System May Trigger Premature Birth
    A new study suggests some preterm births occur because the fetus rejects the mother, after its immune system is triggered too early and senses maternal cells as foreign invaders.
    - 26 days ago, 25 Apr 18, 8:19pm -
  • Big Decline in Births to Girls Under 15, CDC Says
    Overall, "the number of U.S. births to females aged 10 to 14 was a record low in 2016, dropping to 2,253 from 8,519 in 2000," a team from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wrote.
    - 27 days ago, 25 Apr 18, 2:15pm -
  • Can Caffeine During Pregnancy Raise Kids' Weight?
    And one expert noted that caffeine itself may not be the culprit, since many of the women in the study consumed it by drinking sodas and eating candy.
    - 28 days ago, 24 Apr 18, 12:19am -
  • Girls Born to Obese Moms May Face Early Puberty
    For the study, the researchers examined the metabolic health of more than 15,000 women and the start of puberty in their daughters. A growing number of 6- to 11-year-old girls are entering puberty these days, and researchers have been trying to find…
    - 35 days ago, 17 Apr 18, 2:15pm -
  • Antidepressants in Pregnancy May Alter Fetal Brain
    The scans indicated that SSRI exposure in the womb was associated with an increase in the size of gray matter found in two parts of the brain: the amygdala and the insula.
    - 42 days ago, 9 Apr 18, 10:15pm -
  • Raised BP Before Pregnancy Linked to Miscarriage
    The risk also increases about 17 percent for every 10-point increase in mean arterial pressure, or the average blood pressure a person has during an entire heartbeat cycle.
    - 50 days ago, 2 Apr 18, 2:15pm -
  • Baby Sitters, Relatives Often Unaware of SIDS Risk
    The finding shows the need for parents to educate anyone who cares for their infants about safe sleep practices and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
    - 50 days ago, 2 Apr 18, 2:15pm -