Second Trimester

5 Things Every Mother Should Know Before Baby

Friday, August 24, 2018 By Nina Spears
5 Things Every Mother Should Know Before Baby | Baby Chick

There are a lot of things that women say they wish they would have known before they had their baby. You obviously know that having a baby is going to change your life forever, but what do experienced moms wish they’d known before little ones came along? Here are the top five things moms have […]


10 Silly Mistakes First Time Pregnant Moms Make

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 By Nina Spears
10 Silly Mistakes First Time Pregnant Moms Make | Baby Chick

So you’re expecting your first bundle of joy and you want to do everything perfectly during your pregnancy. Of course you do! That’s only normal. We all want to make sure that we are taking good care of our little bun in the oven. 🙂 But what if you’re doing some things now that you may think are […]


Questions to Ask During a Maternity Hospital Tour

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 By Nina Spears
Questions to Ask During a Maternity Hospital Tour | Baby Chick

Are you planning on having your baby in a hospital? If so, it’s important to sign up for a maternity hospital tour so that you know where you are going, where to park, and what your hospital is going to be like when you’re having your baby. The great thing is that hospital tours are free, […]


6 Hip Opening Stretches To Do During Pregnancy

Friday, July 20, 2018 By Nina Spears
6 Hip Opening Stretches During Pregnancy | Baby Chick

Stretching and exercise is so important during pregnancy. Why, you ask? Well, now that you’re carrying around extra weight and fluids, it can make you feel sore, tired and downright uncomfortable. Stretching during your pregnancy helps relieve your aching joints, reduce muscle tension, relieve lower back pain, increase flexibility, help you relax, and, BEST of all, better […]


What You Need to Know When Setting Up a Baby Registry

Monday, July 2, 2018 By Nina Spears
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Sponsored by: All photos by Creative Clicks Photography. One of the most exciting yet the most stressful tasks to do when you’re pregnant is to create your baby registry. There is so much to think about and consider. Which products do you want to add? Have you researched each product option that is best for you, […]


How to Stay Cool While Pregnant in the Summer

Saturday, June 2, 2018 By Nina Spears
How to Stay Cool While Pregnant in the Summer | Baby Chick

It’s getting hot, it’s getting humid, and . . . you’re pregnant. Oh the joys of summer pregnancies. 🙂 If you didn’t already know, when you’re pregnant your body temperature is already a bit higher than normal. When you add the summer heat on top of that, it’s bound to make you feel even more uncomfortable. With all of the […]


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 […]


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, […]


10 Myths About Pregnancy

Friday, April 20, 2018 By Regina Due
10 Myths About Pregnancy | Baby Chick

Pregnancy is a trying time for any woman. From our mothers telling us to avoid this and that, to friends giving us their two cents on what we should or should not do, to strangers adding their random opinions to the growing list — getting through pregnancy without becoming overwhelmed by all of these opinions […]


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 […]