pregnancy


How to Keep Your Pregnancy a Secret in the First Trimester

Saturday, July 14, 2018 By Nina Spears
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Deciding whether or not to tell your family and friends the exciting news about your pregnancy during your first trimester is a personal choice. Some people are all for it and others feel more comfortable waiting until they are further along. I decided to wait till I was 12 weeks to share our pregnancy news, and […]

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4 Activities to Relieve Pregnancy Back Pain

Thursday, July 12, 2018 By Kate Horney
4 Activities to Relieve Pregnancy Back Pain | Baby Chick

Back pain during pregnancy is a common struggle that occurs later in pregnancy as your baby grows. In fact, studies show that two-thirds of women experience pregnancy back pain. As pregnancy progresses, your hormones are relaxing the ligaments in the joints of your pelvis and your center of gravity changes as you gain weight. These […]

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Tips for Moving Homes While Pregnant: 10 Ways to Decrease the Stress

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 By Mary Alice Martin
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It may feel like the worst timing in the world, but if you find yourself moving homes when pregnant, your situation is not all that uncommon! People often move during pregnancy to prepare for all the changes that having a baby will bring. Perhaps you need more space, want to move to a new suburb, […]

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5 Questions to Ask Your Human Resources Department When Pregnant

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 By Meredith Rines
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Alright Momma, it’s getting close and you know you’re maternity leave is right around the corner. It’s time to make sure all your questions are answered before it’s too late. Here are five important questions you need to have the answers to before your baby arrives. Will I have a job when I return? If […]

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Gender Neutral Baby Names: 6 Traditional Boy Names That Are Great for Girls (and Vice Versa!)

Sunday, July 8, 2018 By Jessica Tzikas
Gender Neutral Baby Names: 6 Traditional Boy Names That Are Great for Girls (and Vice Versa!) | Baby Chick

Picking the name for your baby isn’t an easy task—in fact, it’s a decision that has lifelong consequences! For many moms and dads, looking to name trends is a great way to get inspired and find the right name for your baby. Lately, the biggest trend has been giving little girls traditionally male names, thanks […]

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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, […]

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How to Feel at Home at Your Hospital Birth

Sunday, June 17, 2018 By Nina Spears
How to Feel at Home at Your Hospital Birth | Baby Chick

Sponsored by: All photos by Creative Clicks Photography. Did you know that it’s not uncommon that when women get to the hospital in labor that they experience their contractions slowing down? As someone who has attended a lot of births, I will tell you that I’ve seen this happen on multiple occasions. Our bodies respond better in […]

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The Dos and Don’ts of Exercise During Pregnancy

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 By Hayden Stewart
Exercise During Pregnancy | Baby Chick

Being pregnant is hard work. You’re tired all the time, your feet are swollen two sizes too big, and any smell could send you running to the bathroom at the drop of a hat. With all the physical unpleasantness, the last thing you’re probably thinking of is working out. But not only can you work […]

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20 Baby Names Inspired by Books

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 By Lauren Ramirez
20 Baby Names Inspired by Books | Baby Chick

One of my favorite guilty pleasures has always been finding a cozy spot, a snuggly blanket, and sinking into a deliciously good book. Whether it’s a standby classic or a modern favorite with unexpected twists, I’ve always been rather bookish. I’ll often find myself in debates over book versus movie, (they hardly EVER do the […]

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5 Cute Ways to Announce Your Pregnancy

Sunday, June 10, 2018 By Jessica Tzikas
5 Cute Ways to Announce Your Pregnancy | Baby Chick

Finding out your pregnant is so exciting—but quite possibly even more exciting is getting to share the news with your loved ones. Whether you wait a certain length of time to break the news or are too excited to wait and want to tell people right away, here are a few cute ways to announce […]

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