Second Trimester


The ULTIMATE Baby Registry Checklist

Monday, May 14, 2018 By Nina Spears
The ULTIMATE Baby Registry Checklist | Baby Chick

If you’re expecting a new little one, you may be stressing over all the things that you think you need to get for your baby, wondering what you really need and what you should register for. I mean, have you gone into Babies R Us?! The look that comes across women’s faces when they first walk in is […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Pregnancy Announcements

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 By Jessica Tzikas
The Do's and Don'ts of Pregnancy Announcements | Baby Chick

Congrats! You’re finally pregnant. You’re probably feeling so excited that you want to shout it from the rooftops or tell the lady next to you at the store—and we can’t blame you! Unfortunately, it’s important not to let the excitement go too far as announcing your pregnancy the wrong way can hurt not only you, […]

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Decoding Your Maternity Leave Policy

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 By Meredith Rines
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If you’re getting ready for your new baby’s arrival then you might have a lot of questions surrounding your maternity leave. Let’s go through all the details you need to know and what questions you need to ask your human resource department before heading out the door. What is FMLA? FMLA refers to the Family […]

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Products to Help Prepare Your Body for Labor and Birth

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 By Nina Spears
Products to Help Prepare Your Body for Labor & Birth | Baby Chick

This post is sponsored but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Read our policies page for more information. And as always consult your physician or midwife before you take any of these suggestions. All images by Creative Clicks Photography. Towards the end of our pregnancies we all make sure that we have our baby items ready, have […]

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Receive a Hello Baby Box with your NEW Babylist Registry

Monday, January 15, 2018 By Nina Spears
Receive a Hello Baby Box with your NEW Babylist Registry | Baby Chick

Sponsored by: Photos by Creative Clicks Photography. One of the exciting tasks to do during your pregnancy is setting up your baby registry. It’s an important and very helpful milestone that I personally really enjoyed when I was pregnant. It’s the time that you get to think about how you want your baby’s nursery to […]

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5 Steps to Understanding Your Health Insurance Before Giving Birth

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 By Meredith Rines
5 Steps to Understanding Your Health Insurance Before Giving Birth | Baby Chick

With all the excitement surrounding your changing body, decorating the nursery, making sure everything is in it’s place; it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with the financial side of pregnancy and childbirth. Medical bills can be confusing and insurance coverage differs between policies. With recent changes in health care laws and plan coverage, it’s important to […]

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What you Need to Know about Pregnancy, Gum Infections, and Neonatal Health

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 By Ratna Bajpai
What you Need to Know about Pregnancy, Gum Infections, and Neonatal Health | Baby Chick

Welcome to the second trimester! Your trusted guidebook says that this is going to be the most comfortable phase of your pregnancy, and you’re looking forward to it. Radiating a spirit of confidence, you begin the day with the tooth brushing routine. All of a sudden, your effervescent demeanor seems to be replaced by a sense […]

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Sexy Pregnancy: Not Only is it Possible, it’s Important

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 By Stacey Ramsower
Sexy Pregnancy: Not Only is it Possible, it's Important | Baby Chick

Sex makes babies. I mean, that’s obvious, right? But if that were the singular purpose of sex, we wouldn’t have so thoroughly inquired into the “accessories” of sex like, scent and clothing and toys and musical inspiration. Sex is, ultimately, a sensory experience, and therefore a means of self-expression, of communication, and enjoyment, which keeps […]

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7 Tips on How to Combat Financial Stress while Expecting

Monday, October 23, 2017 By Meredith Rines
7 Tips on How to Combat Financial Stress while Expecting | Baby Chick

Pregnancy can be such a joyous time. It’s moments filled with wonder and awe as the little one inside you begins to grow. The first time you feel your baby kick is the most amazing and strange feeling. As the days pass you begin to dream of the perfect nursery, what your days are going […]

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Financial Planning for Baby: Paying Down Debt vs. Building Savings

Friday, September 8, 2017 By Meredith Rines
Financial Planning for Baby: Paying Down Debt vs. Building Savings | Baby Chick

You see the positive blue lines on the pregnancy test and your head starts spinning. There is so much to do before your newborn arrives and you start to feel like you won’t have enough time. There are many doctor appointments, you have to get the nursery ready, start finishing up any projects at work, […]

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