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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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Pregnant? Make your own ticker!
Exciting news! You can now countdown to your due date with your very own Pregnancy.org "ticker"! Create yours today: Customized Pregnancy Ticker. A "How-To Guide" is available if needed.

Where will your ticker be shared?
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Do you know these "Do's" and "Don'ts?
"Raising a Reader: The Do's and Don'ts" is a wonderful guide with easy suggestions to follow to get your child on the road to early literacy! "DO" read and "DON'T miss out!

What 'don't' have you been guilty of?
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Choosing books for your toddler / preschooler?
Toddlers and preschoolers are generally attracted to brightly illustrated storybooks; one durable enough to withstand multiple reads, finger pointing, and maybe the occasional chew. Watch next week as we share our final feature for the month focused on options for this age group!

Remember! Throughout this month, Cricket Magazine Group is offering an exclusive Pregnancy.org discount of $9.00 for any of their publications! Explore and select any of the fourteen available for kids ages 0 - 18 covering a variety of interests! Enter promotional code N2049 when ordering to receive your savings!
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Create your own registry!
Create your own free custom baby registry now through Pregnancy.org! As you prepare to welcome your new addition, you can easily select and add the gifts you wish from any store. Your family and friends will appreciate having options they know you'll love -- all in one spot! Ready? Click to create your baby registry now!
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Which will you try?
Did you have a chance to read "Surround Your Child with Books?" Learning together through play, activities, reading, and more – all contribute towards early literacy for your child!

Which of the suggestions mentioned do you employ?
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Save money while inspiring reading!
Raising a reader takes an investment of time and energy, but the payoff is enormous! Watch in the coming days for a series of "Do's and Don'ts" to help you navigate the road ahead!

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Have fun with reading to your child?
Need ideas to encourage a love of reading within your little ones? Read this week's feature "Surround Your Child with Books" for a treasure trove of ideas!

When reading to your child, do you go 'into character?'
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Did you have a tip to add?
Inspire your child to a lifetime love of reading in twelve easy steps! Did you have an opportunity to read "Increase Your Child's IQ: Instill a Love of Reading?"

Which tip most surprised you? Did you have one to add?
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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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Celebrity Round-Up: Bachelorette Ends, Jackson Drama, and the Kardashians
This week, we're giving credit where credit is due. In the aftermath of the tragedy in Colorado, actor Christian Bale took time to visit the injured at the hospital. Both President Obama and Presidential candidate Romney refrained from gun discussions for several days thereafter.
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Baby Bottle Ads Targeting Men to "Reclaim" Their Wives Fall Flat
This isn't part of a "Mad Men" script but it certainly could be! Couldn't you just see Don Draper and crew sitting around, smoking their cigarettes, drinking their scotch, when someone says, "Reclaim Your Wife!" and they all shout, "Yes!" and toast to that.
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Wordless Wednesday: Puppies and Babies -- What Could Be Cuter?
Let's face it, there are few things more adorable than the sweet interaction with a dog and a baby, especially when it's a big dog playing gently with a little baby.
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Father Refuses to Approve Daughter's Make-a-Wish Disney Trip
Four-year-old cancer patient McKenna May of Haskins, Ohio, was granted her wish for a Disney World trip by the Make-a-Wish Foundation, but her father nixed it and refused to sign the required approval.
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FDA Behind in Banning BPA in Baby Bottles and Sippy Cups
The FDA announced in July 2012 that baby bottles and sippy cups can no longer contain bisphenol-A. This comes after manufacturers had already phased out the chemical in these products due to safety concerns and consumer pressure. Why was the FDA late to the party?
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Women are Smarter Than Men Recent Study Confirms
For the first time, studies officially show women scoring higher than men when it comes to IQ tests. It's been assumed that women are more "cerebral" where men are more "physical." This isn't the case according to the latest research conducted by James Flynn, an emeritus professor of Political Studies at the University of Otago in New Zealand.
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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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