PREGNANCY


Pros and Cons of Having a Baby in Your 40s

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 By Jelena Djurdjevic
Pros and Cons of Having a Baby in Your 40s | Baby Chick

Most people in their 40s are preparing to let their children fly the nest. Just because you didn’t choose to have a baby earlier on in life, it doesn’t mean it’s too late. In fact, there are a few benefits you’ll experience if you have one now. There are obviously a couple of negatives you […]

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What is a Nonstress Test and Why is it Performed During Pregnancy?

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 By Mandy Johnson
What is a Nonstress Test and Why is it Performed During Pregnancy? | Baby Chick

Prenatal visits are absolutely essential throughout pregnancy, as they allow constant monitoring and care for your unborn baby. Such consultations involve a routine physical examination with your midwife or obstetrician. In most cases, you may be requested to undergo several prenatal tests, including a nonstress test, which may also be referred to as fetal heart […]

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Tracking Fertility Effortlessly with EarlySense Percept

Thursday, February 1, 2018 By Mary Alice Martin
Tracking Fertility Effortlessly with EarlySense Percept | Baby Chick

Sponsored by: All photos by Creative Clicks Photography. After having supported over 150 families through their pregnancies, births, and postpartum periods and near completing midwifery school, I have become the friend who wakes up to texts with random questions about all things lady part related. Want to know if your PMS symptoms are normal? How […]

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Something New from Babylist — Hello Baby Box!

Monday, January 15, 2018 By Nina Spears
Hello Baby Box from Babylist | 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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Tips for Managing Swelling During Pregnancy

Friday, December 29, 2017 By Steve Norton
Tips for Managing Swelling During Pregnancy | Baby Chick

Swelling during pregnancy is quite common, affecting about 75% of all pregnant women. Normal pregnancy swelling, called edema, is most commonly experience in the feet, ankles, legs, hands or face. Edema may be experienced at any point during pregnancy, but for most women, it occurs between week 22 and week 27 of their pregnancy and […]

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How to Choose the Right Nursing Bra for You

Monday, December 18, 2017 By Nina Spears
How to Choose the Right Nursing Bra for You | Baby Chick

Sponsored by: All photos by Creative Clicks Photography. When it comes to maternity clothes shopping most women think of cute dresses to show off their new baby bump, or maternity pants and shorts that will fit them the rest of their pregnancy. However, they don’t think about another part of their body that is also […]

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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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12 Things to Consider When Choosing a Baby Name

Thursday, November 23, 2017 By Nina Spears
12 Things to Consider When Choosing a Baby Name | Baby Chick

There’s a lot of pressure when it comes to picking out a baby name. I mean, it is a permanent decision that will remain with your child for the rest of his/her life and on your family tree for eternity (no pressure). Some people also believe that a name can determine the type of personality […]

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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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