Pregnancy.org

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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Want to encourage early literacy for your child?
Early literacy is extremely important to a child's future. It also comes through many forms. Watch later this week as we feature a variety of options to enable you to maximize both opportunities and benefits!

Remember Cricket magazines of your childhood? Now, the award winning company offers a variety of fourteen different selections to choose from! Pregnancy.org members: Get $9.00 off any subscription. Enter promotional code N2049!
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Create your own registry!
Create your own free custom registry now through Pregnancy.org! Whether you're expecting a new baby or preparing for another special occasion, (birthday, new home, etc.), 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? Create your registry now! (You can return at any time by clicking on "Tools" in the top navigation bar and selecting the Registry option.
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What have you tried with your reluctant reader?
We try to provide our kids with the best start possible! Dr. Laura Markham explains within our feature "Increase Your Child's IQ: Instill a Love of Reading!" This wonderful guide is filled with suggestions to help your child unlock a world of imagination and discovery to reap the benefits for a lifetime!

Have you dealt with a reluctant reader? Did you find tapping their interests helped?
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Did you check it out?
Did you read "What early reading can do for your baby's mind"? What did you think of those experts proclaiming some forms of early reading can be bad for baby? Agree or disagree? Did the tips on reading with your child help in maximizing the benefits?

What would you add? Please share within the comments!
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Which one will you pick?
Did you know that by eighth grade, only 28 percent of students read at or above their proficiency level? Reading to your child from their earliest age, is shown to build IQ and enable them to do far better than their peers throughout their academic career! Award-winning Cricket Magazine Group is now offering a special $9 discount for Pregnancy.org visitors good on any of their fourteen publications! (Use promotional code N2049 and give your child a jump start intellectually. (Those cuddles are a great side benefit too!) Which "Cricket" will you choose?
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Do you read to your baby?
As brain development is at hyper-speed between the ages of birth to three, it is absolutely a perfect time to create building blocks for learning through reading to your child! This year, resolve to engage your little one with quality materials geared to captivate them from start to finish! Visit "What early reading can do for your baby's mind" to learn more!

Does your infant / toddler have their own library card?
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Struggling relationship? Try these suggestions!
Is your couple time more like the "Great Divide"? Maybe it is time to try a different strategy to familiar problems. Read "Pucker up for New Year's Eve -- relationship savers" and enter 2013 – together!

Have another suggestion? Add it in the comments!
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Need last minute goodies for New Year's Eve?
We're days away from 2013! If you are hosting a New Year's Eve get-together you will want to check out our "Last minute New Year's Eve goodies" to complete the munchies you have on hand!

What time do you expect to 'turn off the lights' at your party?
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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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04/05/2013 - 11:01
You'll love this one: Top 10 Ways to Get Him into Babymaking! Presented direct from a guy's point of view it offers practical advice wrapped in a touch of humor that is bound to appeal. Let me know what you think of the advice... and better yet, show us your positive home pregnancy test pic in a few weeks!
04/03/2013 - 14:02
What are your favorite spring cleaning solutions? Are you "green" or use the old-fashioned stuff? Where do you start?
01/21/2013 - 17:19
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!
01/08/2013 - 18:06
Create your own free custom registry now through Pregnancy.org! Whether you're expecting a new baby or preparing for another special occasion, (birthday, new home, etc.), 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? Create your registry now! (You can return at any time by clicking on "Tools" in the top navigation bar and selecting the Registry option.
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