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We're built By Parents, For Parents™. We've banded together to build a website to educate, empower, and connect ourselves, other parents, and people trying to become parents. We're doing this out of our love for children, and our desire to do our best raising them to become good adults. We believe parenting is a sacred responsibility.

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Mad Men's January Jones Snacks On Her Placenta
Women eating their placenta isn't new and is called Placentophagy. It's been advocated and practiced for years. Studies show that it can help depression, is quite nutritious, increases milk production and even slows postpartum hemorrhage.
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Artist Lives on a Scale 24-7 to Lose Fifteen Pounds
Everyone who's ever wanted to lose weight has probably tried their share of fad diets. Whether it's the pineapple diet, the cabbage soup diet or any number of others, we bet no one has ever tried this one!
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Celebrity Round-up: Jessica's Slippery Teeth, Selma Blair's Sleepy, Suri's in PJs, "Stars" in Couples Therapy
The celebrity round-up gives you the weekly news you can't live without -- in a neat little package. Find out what's going on this week!
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World Water Day
International World Water Day is held annually on March 22. The purpose of the event is to focus attention on the importance of freshwater and advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.
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Cute Kids Gone Adorably Wild!
This little guy would do Elvis proud! Watch as he rocks out to "Jailhouse Rock." The King would likely crown him the "Prince."
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Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day!
The United Nations has officially recognized March 21st as World Down Syndrome Day! For those with Down syndrome and the families who love them, it's a hard fought and much celebrated victory.
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Study Shows Parenting Books Make Moms Feel Inadequate
New research by the University of Warwick in England shows that the tone parenting books are written in sets unrealistic standards and makes new moms feel woefully inadequate.
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Celebrity Round-up: Brangelina Kids, the Trumps Hunt, The Bachelor, and Bump Watch
The celebrity round-up gives you the weekly news you can't live without -- in a neat little package. Find out what's going on this week!
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Bar Owner Installs Pregnancy Test Dispenser for Unique Campaign
Here's a new and interesting idea that might get some traction! A bar owner in Minnesota has installed a pregnancy test dispenser in his women's restroom. Women can purchase the $3 pregnancy tests with signage reading, "Think Before You Drink."
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Wordless Wednesday: Flower Girl Takes a Nap During Wedding Ceremony
This week's Wordless Wednesday's video hits close to home for me. You see, my oldest son is getting married this Saturday and my youngest will be the ring bearer. It also happens to be an evening wedding. See what the video unfolds!
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Math Nerd Figures Out Exact Chances to Conceive a Baby
Richie Cotton is a self-described math nerd. He's also a fan of math and charts. He and his girlfriend are trying to conceive so he compiled a chart to his girlfriend and himself figure out how long it will take them to conceive. Doesn't everyone have a partner like that?
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Children Left Alone in Cars Increases at Alarming Rates
It's not hard to imagine this as a common scenario. The baby finally fell asleep in her car seat. Mom or dad just needs to run into the store for "a minute." A minute turns into 20. That’s all it took for their baby to die of heat stroke. Hard to believe this can happen? Believe it! Three children died last week in this same scenario.

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Celebrity Round-Up: Sir Elton John, Suri, Toddlers and Tiaras
This week's celebrity round-up brings you updates on the adventures of Suri Cruise, Toddlers and Tiaras fiascos and Katherine Jackson given full custody of Michael Jackson's children.
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Google Chrome Extension Allowed to Block Facebook Baby Pictures
Google Chrome has extensions for pretty much anything. Their latest allows Facebook to block your baby pictures. I find it hard to believe that every single one of my 700+ Facebook friends doesn't want to enjoy every picture I've ever posted of my babies. Even if they love you, they may not love all your pictures.
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A Mother's Love Spans Species: Mama Bear Helps Another Mama Bear
You've heard the phrase, "It takes a village" to raise our children. In our pick for this week's Wordless Wednesday, here is proof that the power of a mother's love spans species and that when danger arises, even in nature, mothers are there for each other.
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J.K. Rowling's Kids Get Two Hundred Thousand Dollar Tree Houses
You'd think it would be treat enough to have bedtime stories told to you by J.K. Rowling, better known as "Mum" or "Mummy" to her 7 and 9-year-olds. Her kids get another huge bonus -- tree houses that cost as much as real ones.
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09/10/2013 - 09:32
Today is honestly a celebration of all of the wonderful people we have shared this journey with -- from conception to parenthood and beyond! Thank you to all of our incredible members over the years and all we've met on our social channels for your support! Finally - a special shout out to a few amazing women (you know who you are!!) that I am grateful to count as both blessings and friends. You continue to inspire me! Happy 12th Birthday Pregnancy.org! ~Missy Join us on Facebook Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest!
07/22/2013 - 18:52
It's a boy! Congratulations are in order for the royal family today! Welcome to the world little Prince!
07/12/2013 - 02:10
As the temperatures rise, what better way to beat the heat than by hosting a "make your own ice cream concoction" party?! What's your favorite flavor?
07/04/2013 - 11:52
Enjoy your celebration of our freedoms! Top Ten Fourth of July Activities for Families
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