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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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9 Month Pregnancy Time Lapse Video
Would you create a 9 month pregnancy time lapse video? This couple did and it's going viral!
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Study Concludes Non-Drug Pain Relief for Labor Less Effective
A new study published in the Cochrane Library, has concluded that there is strong evidence that drug-based pain relieving methods are more effective at relieving labor pain than non-drug approaches.
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Toxic Chemicals Found in Costume Jewelry
The Ecology Center released a study performed by HealthyStuff.org (an arm of The Ecology Center) on March 13, 2012 finding high levels of toxic chemicals (such as lead, cadmium, mercury and arsenic) in low-cost costume jewelry.
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Couple Awarded 2.9 Million Dollars in Wrongful Birth Suit
In one of the most controversial cases of its kind, a jury in Oregon has awarded parents Ariel and Deborah Levy $2.9 million in their wrongful birth lawsuit against their doctor.
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Celebrity Round-up: Snooki's Snookette, Jessica's Nude Shoot, and The Bachelor
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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International Women's Day
International Women's Day is celebrated yearly on March 8th. 2012's theme is empowering rural women and to end hunger and poverty. This day is all about ordinary women as creators of history.
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Rise in Preschooler Cavities Worrisome
Dentists see a worrisome rise in the amount of baby teeth requiring fillings, root canals and crowns for preschoolers.
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Baby Inherits Cancer in the Womb
In one of the rarest cases of its kind, a baby has inherited cancer while still in the womb from her now deceased mother.
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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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