The March of Dimes just released the 2012 Premature Birth Report Card. The U.S. has hit a new 10 year low for preterm births -- a significant improvement now registering at 11.7%! Still, overall, the U.S. scores a "C" as we continue to have a high rate of preterm births comparatively. This is a clear indication of work to be done! Learn more of the resources available here at Pregnancy.org to help you and your baby with a healthy start!
Preparing for Baby
Whether you're expecting a baby born around Thanksgiving or just love this festive time of the year, one of these unique Thanksgiving-inspired names may be perfect for your baby.
It's almost become a rite of passage -- scrambling to finish the baby's room before the first contraction kicks in. Our newborn nursery list can help you win that race!
During your pregnancy you make sure your baby has all the building blocks to grow and develop and avoided things that might be harmful. Your next goal is providing a quality environment for your baby-to-be.
Are you eager to get started on the baby's room and get it all put together? As you're planning, consider one additional step -- using environmentally-friendly products.
Not all baby products are created equal. Some are absolute lifesavers; others are nothing more than expensive frills. We've asked parents to let us know which products their baby could definitely live without.
Whether you have a baby on board or are just thinking about getting pregnant, this checklist can help you plan your finances so you're covered when your baby arrives.
hi.. im gonna say something that im really embarassed about and its something that people will look down on me for but... im 14 and yes i did say 14.... anyway... my boyfriend and i have been together for just over 1 month(yes i know you probably think im a slut (think what u want i dont care) weve had sex twice and he took my virginity and i took his to yeah... any way... seth (my boyfriend) and i are really scared that i am pregnant and ive told a couple of my friends that i know i can trust... and they are all here for me and when i told seth i was freaking out....
im a teenager and i still live at home and im scared that im pregnant and im showing alot of signs that im pregnant and my boyfriend knows that i feel this way and hes by my side all the way... i just want to know what the best way of knowing that im pregnant for sure
Tired of the same old games? Good news! Savvy moms and friends are changing things up -- with unique baby showers. Here's a peek at some fun trends for 2012!