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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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Wordless Wednesday: Coach Teaches Kid Good Manners Miles in the Sky
We can all take a lesson from this lacrosse coach. Seeing one of his students behaving badly while boarding their team's flight, he had him write an apology to the airline and fellow passengers and read it aloud.
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Four-Year-Old Hero Who Saved Drowning Girl Dies
The selfless act of a four-year-old turns tragic as the hero didn't make it. Read about the amazing Xander Vento and the tough decision his parents had to make.
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Celebrity Round-Up: Weddings for Brangelina and Justin Timberlake?
This week's celebrity round-up could be ringing with the sound of wedding bells...maybe! See what's the latest buzz. Will Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt finally tie the knot? Let's find out!
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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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Pregnancy.org Community WBW Breastfeeding Total!!
We had wonderful participation when we asked the question "How Long Did You Breastfeed" as we celebrated World Breastfeeding Week here at Pregnancy.org! Thank you to everyone that posted their individual amounts. No matter if you nursed your baby for a short period of time or an extended amount -- ALL of your efforts are something to be proud of!

Now -- for what you have been waiting for.......



the total number of breastfeeding hours submitted by Pregnancy.org members is....



1474.5 months -- or 122.875 years and counting!!!

Way to Go!!

Take time to visit and explore more of our Breastfeeding Resources onsite! Remember, you can weigh in with your *own* thoughts, tips, and advice within the comment section of any article! We also have a dedicated "Everything Breastfeeding" forum to connect you with a place to give and receive support! Let us hear from you today!

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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: Suri and Puppies, Dance Moms Drama and Big Brother
This week we start with a "pregnancy bump update" from the Freddie Prinze and Sarah Michelle Gellar camp. Get the celeb news you can use!
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Pregnant and Hired -- It's About Time! New Yahoo CEO Makes Waves
It's been one of the banes of pregnant women's existence for as long as one can remember. Trying to find a job while pregnant is practically impossible. Whether it's the employer's fear of higher insurance costs, or that the expectant mom will miss too much work, employers are hesitant to hire moms-to-be.
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Wordless Wednesday: Little Girl Saved By Good Samaritan
It is one of a parent's biggest fears; that our children are injured - or worse. In New York city, one little girl can thank a heroic neighbor for saving her life by catching her from a 3rd story window.
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Three-Year-Old Accidentally Kills Father -- Tragic Reminder About Gun Safety
It was a typical family weekend for one family in Indiana. 33-year-old Michael Payless brought his gun to a home he was renovating in Salem. While watching TV with two of his children, his three-year-old son found the loaded gun and it accidentally discharged, killing Michael. No one else was hurt.
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Pregnant Woman Put "On Ice" Delivers Healthy Baby
A 33-year-old mom who was 20 weeks pregnant, suffered cardiac arrest while at a church gathering. She was resuscitated, therapeutically cooled, kept at 90 degrees for 12 hours and re-warmed. While she was being cooled, the fetus was monitored, who experienced fetal shivering which stopped once the mother was re-warmed.
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Celebrity Round-Up: TomKat, Pushy Moms, Kardashians and the Bachelorette
The celebrity round-up starts off this week with news of a settlement in the TomKat divorce just weeks after Katie filed. This may be the fastest settlement in Hollywood divorce history.
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Bikini Onesies for Babies -- In Style or Inappropriate?
Nothing says innocence like a baby girl in a sexy bikini. Wait, that only happens on "Toddlers and Tiaras," right? Well, not quite.
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Wordless Wednesday: Baby Wins the Sleep Battle with Dad
Who hasn't struggled with getting babies to sleep by themselves? In our first wacky, wild and wordless Wednesday blog, this dad gives in and lies down with his adorable baby girl in the crib. She immediately cuddles up, falls asleep and he's trapped!
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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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