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Pregnancy.org

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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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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How Long Did You Breastfeed? Post Your Total (WBW Event!)
World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is here August 1st - August 7th! This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the WBW event. Pregnancy.org is proud to continue our efforts to provide our members and our viewing audience with resources, support,and encouragement needed throughout their breastfeeding relationship with their baby!

One of our favorite activities throughout this week-long celebration is to celebrate the breastfeeding efforts of our members -- both individually *and* as a community! We invite you to join in by clicking "show conversation" and leave your response as a comment!

We need EVERYONE that has even attempted breastfeeding to join in! Add your stats for the number of days, months, or YEARS that you have breastfed your little one. No amount is too small to be included! Have more than one child? You can list them all! Be sure to help us spread the word! Invite your family and friends onsite, via email, on Facebook, and more to join the site and add to the conversation. The more, the better to celebrate!

No need to do the math. Just post the time you have spent (either currently or years ago!) breastfeeding! At the end of the week, we will tally all of the posts and announce the total amount of years, months, and days that our Pregnancy.org Community has spent breastfeeding and announce it here and throughout the site! Don't miss a beat! Stay on top of the action by clicking the star by our logo above left and "friend" us! Still need help? Visit our Welcome/Help Center for assistance.

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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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World Breastfeeding Week is almost here!
How many of you are getting excited about World Breastfeeding Week? We sure are! We'd love to hear from you! Click "show conversation" and leave a comment!

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Pregnant Olympian Goes for Gold and Gets Encouragement from Baby
On Saturday, July 28th, Nur Suryani Mohd Taibi who's 8 months pregnant competed in the London Olympic games. Nur Suryani was a shooter who placed 34 out of 56 in the women's 10-meter air rifle competition, so she did not win a medal.
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Piglets in Mazes Used to Study Baby Brain Development
There's a new method to study your baby's brain development. Would you believe that piglets in mazes are how researchers are doing it? It's true! See how piglets are paving the way for new study results.
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Good Samaritan Saves Baby Boy from Subway Tracks
It was a windy afternoon on the "J" subway platform on the New York subway at Van Siclen Avenue. A mother had her one-year-old baby boy in a stroller with her. Her three other children were on a bench.
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Women Don't Want to Have Sex According to Best-Selling Author
Best-selling romance author Jilly Cooper says sex is not as marketable a commodity in romance fiction as it once was. "The reason is very simple – women don't want to have sex any more," she claims at the Cartier Queen's Cup Final at Guards Polo Club.
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"Mommy Dog" Adopts and Cares for Orphaned Kittens
In one of the most bittersweet stories we've heard in a long time, a bulldog in Columbia, Alabama has become a nursing "mommy" to some orphaned kittens. This, in addition to caring for newborn puppies of her own.
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Food Pouches For Kids -- Good Idea or Lazy Parenting?
Getting toddlers and little kids to eat nutritious, balanced meals or even to get them to eat at all can be tough. To help combat this problem, companies like Kraft and Nabisco created highly processed, heavily packaged items that are found in many school cafeterias.

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Celebrity Round-up: A Princely Birthday, Lindsay, and a Deep Tweet
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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Dad Kills Child's Molester -- Grand Jury Says Dad is Justified
In a chilling scenario, a young rancher in Texas hears his little girl screaming and goes searching for her. He finds A 47-year-old ranch hand with his pants and underwear down, raping his five-year-old daughter.
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Photoshopping Sonograms: Is it Cool or Just Plain Weird?
Belly-casting and painting have been around for a long time. It seems that parents are getting more creative these days. Here's a new fad that's considered fun, quirky and a way to celebrate a pregnant woman's growing belly.

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Honor a Special Little Boy By Eating a Banana Split Today
At 21-months-old, little Ryan is already checking things off his bucket list. Things like petting a puppy, riding a bike and getting a speeding ticket for going too fast in a hospital, where he spends far too much time.
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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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