Quebec City: a Babymoon With Parisian Charm Without the Cross-Atlantic Haul

by Parent Co.

Many women dream of taking a babymoon to Paris. But a transatlantic flight and a high price tag aren't always ideal. Enter Quebec City.

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Why I'm Tired of the Unsolicited "Just Wait Until" Parenting Tips

by Parent Co.

What ever happened to the old adage that if you don’t have anything good to say, you shouldn’t say anything at all?

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What Happened When I Had the Kind of Birth I Thought I Wanted

by Parent Co.

I wanted to believe – don’t we all – that there was a perfect birth for me and, if I played my cards right, such an experience was mine for the taking.

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Pregnant With Number 3: the Week by Week Narrative

by Parent Co.

And sister, I gotta be honest: this ain't your first rodeo. So you need a new calendar. A give-it-to-you-straight calendar.

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The 6 Biggest Lies I Believed Before Having Kids

by Nina Palmo

Just about all of us had a few wrong ideas about raising kids before we became parents ourselves.

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Why You Might Consider Having a Doula in Your Corner

by Parent Co.

Doulas can offer more than just emotional support and can help new mothers have control over what happens to them in childbirth.

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New Research Suggests Treating Anxiety Doesn't Have to Take a Backseat During Pregnancy

by Parent Co.

A new study about the safety of benzodiazepines during pregnancy might give mothers some peace of mind about treating anxiety during pregnancy.

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All the Things You Don't Have to Fret About Finishing Before the Baby Comes

by Parent Co.

All you need to bring your baby home from the hospital is one outfit, one car seat, and enough diapers to get you through the day. Don't sweat the rest.

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How to Get Through Hyperemesis Gravidarum (Even if You're Not a Duchess)

by Parent Co.

There's morning sickness, then there's HVG. If your pregnancy related vomiting is excessive, read on.

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I'm Calling it My "Miscourage"

by Parent Co.

If one in four women have miscarriages, why isn’t it talked about more commonly?

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I'm Pregnant With My Third, Is That a Disaster for the Climate?

by Parent Co.

Every kid adds an additional 20 metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions to be produced each year. But does having fewer children help solve global warming?

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From Twilight Sleep to Push Presents: How Birth Has Changed Through the Decades

by Parent Co.

Since the dawn of time, the process of birth has evolved. But no period in history has seen such monumental change as we have in the last several decades.

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How You Can Wholly Support Someone Who’s Infertile or Has Experienced Pregnancy Loss

by Parent Co.

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You'll Never Find the Right Time to Follow Your Dreams, So Don't Bother Waiting

by Parent Co.

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I'm Not Ashamed I Took Antidepressants During Pregnancy

by Parent Co.

I don’t speak much about my use of medication during my second pregnancy. Even with such a low dosage, I never wanted to be judged for making that decision.

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The World's Tiniest High-Five May Be Just the Thing I Needed

by Parent Co.

I spent the evening wondering if my son would be okay, whether I’d ever get to hold him, and whether he’d have multiple surgeries and a life of problems.

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Learning to Swim: A Thirty Year Pregnancy Tradition

by Parent Co.

I’m finding myself flabbergasted and moved by how beautifully cyclical life is, as I'm having a similar summer to the one my mom had thirty years ago.

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I Wouldn’t Wish Labor Pains on My Worst Enemy, But I Would on My Husband

by Parent Co.

Without the benefit of actual experience, it’s impossible to develop the true understanding that empathy requires.

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All The Reasons I Shouldn't Have Another Baby in My Forties, Maybe

by Parent Co.

I have for a long time yearned for a fourth child, but at age 45 and already a mother of three, I had pretty much assumed I was done. But what if I'm not?

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"I Might Be Pregnant Again" and All The Emotions That Come After

by Parent Co.

This would be our fourth child together, and she wants me to be happy so that she can be happy. I want to be happy about this, too. I really do.

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Sugar Intake During Pregnancy Could Trigger Kids' Allergies Later On

by Parent Co.

A new study tells us that eating too much sugar may also trigger allergies and asthma in our kids down the road.

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Finding Peace as the Mother of a Rainbow Baby

by Parent Co.

My experiences, even the painful ones, have brought me exactly to where I want to be in my life. I have a loving husband and three beautiful children.

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The Ultimate List of 100 Baby Names Inspired by Jane Austen

by Parent Co.

It's been 200 years since the English novelist Jane Austen died, but this list of names inspired by her work still feel classically fresh.

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10 Potentially Damaging But Equally Hilarious Options for Naming Your Twins

by Parent Co.

Ten ideas for naming twins, all of which will be vetoed by my more-normal-than-I-am wife, who will insist on perfectly normal ones like Derek or Chauncey.

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