What to Expect When Becoming a Mom in Your 40’s

Once upon a time, becoming a mom in your 40's was practically unheard of. Well, maybe not unheard of, but it came with all sorts of dire warnings and odd glances from family and friends. Now, though, as more women are spending their early adulthood on careers, travel and other endeavors, it's becoming more commonplace. More women are waiting until their 40s to start having children and studies show that the old 'use by'  date on our uterus is mostly a misnomer. Related: Have a PEP Talk to Prevent Pregnancy Complications Becoming a Mom in Your … [Read more...]

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Tough Choices: Should Doctors Provide Care For Preemies Born At 22 Weeks?

A recent article from the National Post is making waves. Check out the article: Canadian pediatricians recommend letting 22-week-old preemies die. Should doctors try to save the tiny newborns?  This article is heavy, but an important issue that is affecting the care options for parents of preemies born at 22 and 23 weeks. The article begins with a story about a baby whose mother’s water broke mid-pregnancy. Doctors warn the mother that the baby is too young for care if born before 23 weeks. Four days later at 22 weeks, the baby was born at … [Read more...]

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Great Quotes For Your DIY Pregnancy Announcement Cards

These Great Quotes For Your DIY Pregnancy Announcement Cards are perfect for nearly any type of announcement you wish to make.  From including siblings, to making that very first baby announcement with a sweet poem these great quotes are going to give you just what you need to share this great news with your family and friends. Related: Best Pregnancy Announcement Cards On Etsy Great Quotes For Your DIY Pregnancy Announcement Cards You can leave a simple "We are pregnant" announcement that will work for letting people know you are having a … [Read more...]

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The Most Unique Baby Names from Literature

Trying to come up with unique baby names can be a challenge. It can even incite huge fights within your family! Don't believe me? My friend is due in just days and her baby still doesn't have a name because her husband won't budge from a name that he's chosen that she can't stand. I won't tell you the name because I don't want to offend anyone, but it's something that she feels isn't unique enough. If you're in the same boat, or if you're just really struggling to find the right name, why not turn to the great works of literature? Here are … [Read more...]

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What Is The Proper Pregnancy Announcement Card Etiquette?

If you have just found out you're expecting, you may be asking yourself What Is The Proper Pregnancy Announcement Cards Etiquette? Being sensitive to others feelings, as well as making sure you and the baby are safe and healthy is important. While many people choose to announce to everyone immediately, sometimes it is best to think this through a bit. Related: Ultimate List of Pregnancy Announcement Ideas What Is The Proper Pregnancy Announcement Card Etiquette? Tell your family first. Make sure you tell the grandparents, your siblings and … [Read more...]

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5 Cute Ways To Include Your Ultrasound In Your Pregnancy Announcement

These 5 Cute Ways To Include Your Ultrasound In Your Pregnancy Announcement are perfect for sharing the good news with family and friends. Once you have see that bundle of joy on screen, your life will be forever changed. Being able to share that joy with your friends, family and even coworkers will be life changing. Pregnancy and birth are beautiful things your family will enjoy celebrating. Related: Ultimate List of Pregnancy Announcement Ideas 5 Cute Ways To Include Your Ultrasound In Your Pregnancy Announcement Chalkboard “And … [Read more...]

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5 Most Spectacular Pregnancy Announcement Cards On Pinterest

These are the 5 Most Spectacular Pregnancy Announcement On Pinterest that we have found this year. Not only are the beautiful, they are unique and fun in every way. We love unique ideas that are just a bit different than the normal. They give you a truly different way to announce your pregnancy to friends and family. Related: Ultimate List of Pregnancy Announcement Ideas 5 Most Spectacular Pregnancy Announcement Cards On Pinterest Bun In The Oven Bake For 9 Months: This is a great way to announce a pregnancy to your friends and … [Read more...]

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Absolute Best Ever Pregnancy Announcement eCards

The best Pregnancy Announcement eCards are sure to bring smiles, laughter and a desire to look at it one more time!  From fun video cards to the simple images sent in these, you'll be able to customize the perfect message to share with your friends and family.  The good news that you are pregnant can now be a fun customized eCard sent right to their inbox without the delay of mail delivery. Related: Ultimate List of Pregnancy Announcement Ideas Pregnancy Announcement eCards JibJab:  This site is one of the most fun places to make special … [Read more...]

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Pros and Cons to Breastfeeding While Pregnant

You have mastered breastfeeding your child and you find out you are pregnant again.  Do you need to wean your child?  The answer is no, not unless you want to. That's pretty vague, right? Like many things, it's a personal choice! There are some things to think about whether you decide to stop breastfeeding our child, or want to continue while pregnant. Let's discuss the pros and cons to breastfeeding while pregnant so you can make an informed decision for yourself. Related: Pros and Cons of Breastfeeding and Formula Feeding at the Same … [Read more...]

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5 Tips for Putting the Joy Back into Trying to Conceive

Trying to conceive a baby is supposed to be an exciting time. For many couples, it really IS a joyous time! They plan, they try, they conceive. For those of us who have struggled with infertility, though, it can quickly become a bit clinical. The thing is, when you take the joy out of it, it's almost like your body knows you're trying too hard. Okay, so that's not exactly a scientifically proven fact. A scientific study published in 2010, however, did show that stress hormones can interfere with your ability to get pregnant. I know all too … [Read more...]

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