Lighter Side of Pregnancy Articles

  • The First Time My Wife and I Were Pregnant

    Having gone through it once before, there are some things I want to share with and warn my friends about, certain aspects of the whole pregnancy and childbirth thing that come solely from the male point of view. After a few discussions with some of my other friends who are already fathers, there are a few things we all agreed new fathers should know.

  • Rudeness and Pregnancy

    You are pregnant and glowing, basking in the idea of being a new parent. One disadvantage -- strangers suddenly feel the need to give you advice, tell you horror stories, and touch your growing belly. What is it about pregnancy that breaks down social barriers? And how can you fend off unwanted attention?

  • Celebrates Silliness on Mad Hatter Day

    Join us as we laugh a little at the silly, crazy, and some would suggest insane things we do during the course of a pregnancy.

  • The Reality of Pregnancy: A Week by Week Guide to Crazy Ladies

    Wondering what to expect during your partner's pregnancy? It's a good idea to have realistic expectations -- then you may be pleasantly surprised. Just for the record, only about 10% of women experience happy, blissful pregnancies. Here's a guide that will help you navigate that other 90%.

  • Perks of being pregnant

    Are you feeling like this "pregnancy thing" might not be all it's talked up to be? There are certain perks to being pregnant. Find out what they are!

  • Pregnant and Proud: Fashion Tips for Moms/Mums-to-Be!

    It is a common misconception amongst many women that pregnancy means a few months of feeling fat and frumpy. This should not be the case. In fact, pregnant women should embrace their beautiful pregnant selves and have fun translating their signature look into their temporary new body shape.

  • Things No One Tells You About Pregnancy

    We've put together a list of unspeakable, but common pregnancy side effects so you can know what to expect when you're expecting!

  • Baby Bargains: Ten Sure-Fire Ways to Save Big Bucks on Baby Gear

    You've no doubt seen all the scary statistics on the costs of raising children -- numbers that may very well have you second-guessing your decision to toss your birth control pills in the trash! Starting a family doesn't have to lead to financial ruin. There are plenty of practical steps you can take to minimize the impact on your family's budget. Here are a few ideas.

  • Creative Ways to Document Your Pregnancy

    You're expecting! We've come up with ideas to document your pregnancy journey. Use these ideas to get you started and have fun!

  • Partner Support During Pregnancy

    During pregnancy, the most important thing is having support. Anai Rhoads shares ideas for partner support both during and after pregnancy.