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belliesWhether this is your first baby or you're a seasoned mom-to-be you'll want to read stories, post comments, and check in on our "Mom To Be" page. We're here to keep you posted on all things pregnancy related! Whether you want to know what's happening in the news, get doctor recommendations, learn about the latest recalls on infancy products, ask questions, or just read amazing/funny/engaging stories from our pregnancy bloggers, this is the place for you as you progress in your pregnancy and head into motherhood!

Mom-To-Be News & Stories

  • Pregnancy: Life Event or Disease?

    April 22, 2014

    Pregnancy care needs updating. The US has the highest infant mortality rate of any developed nation in the world. The US has the highest C-section rate. The US has the... more »
  • Cheap but Chic Nursery Decorating Tips

    April 18, 2014

    You can prepare all you want, but they say you're never truly ready to have a baby. Usually the qualm when considering having a little one centers around financial obligations.... more »
  • This week I'm kicking it up a notch!

    April 17, 2014

    Monday: Jillian Michaels Shape Up Front Tuesday: Mandy Ingber Yogalosophy Thursday: Jillian Michaels Shape Up Back Sunday: Cathe Friendrich Bootcamp This week I'm kicking it up a notch! I... more »
  • My Pinterest Opinion

    April 11, 2014

    Okay ladies, it has been a couple of weeks but I'm back with my next addition of "My Pinterest Opinion". Today I'm continuing on my holiday decor list by highlighting... more »
  • Week 3 Post-Baby Weight Loss: The Suck of It All

    April 10, 2014

    Tuesday: Slim & Tone Pilates Thursday: I cleaned my house in preparation for my Mother-in-Law coming for the weekend. Yep, you read that right. I cleaned the way we clean... more »
  • Go Play!

    April 10, 2014

    I've battled finding my place as a mother and knowing who I am in that role. My dilemma comes from many areas, but primarily the fact that I tend to... more »
  • BEST Baby Deals of the Week!

    April 7, 2014

    Check out these great baby deals going on right now around Colorado grocery stores. Visit ikonomo.com to print your online coupons automatically with your shopping list! I have provided some... more »
  • Our muscles WILL remember and it WILL get easier!

    April 7, 2014

    Week #2 Workouts Tuesday: Jillian Michaels's Yoga Meltdown Thursday: Yogalosophy Sunday: Cathe Friedrich's Bootcamp Here we go for Week 2! This week was a major improvement from last week.... more »
  • Swish Cheese or Mandatory Vaccine Logic...which has more holes?

    April 1, 2014

    The vaccine debate grows stronger in Colorado. By debate, I'm referring to the parent's choice to vaccinate vs. the state's mandate to limit and potentially take away a parent's choice.... more »
  • Week 1: Just Get Through It

    March 28, 2014

    That's it - my goal was really just to get through the first week of workouts. And I did...Pilates and yoga each once. YES! I WIN! After the first... more »
  • Six Ways To Make the Most of Your Maternity Leave

    March 24, 2014

    As an expectant mom, you know that while on this journey, there will be surprises along the way - but one of those is not the fact that maternity leave... more »
  • Ask The Doula: Treating Depression and Anxiety During Pregnancy

    February 21, 2014

    Dear Jen, I have been taking both 5-HTP and L-lysine for about 6 months as an alternative to conventional meds for anxiety/OCD. Also, low serotonin. They have worked REALLY well... more »
  • Photography Tips: When Going to a Professional

    February 19, 2014

    We all know that professional photography is an investment, but it's definitely worth it. We never regret getting amazing photos of our kids, right?! Because it is an investment... more »
  • 10 Easy Steps to the Best Doctor or Midwife

    February 14, 2014

    A trusting relationship with your healthcare provider is perhaps the single most important factor that you can control in ensuring a positive childbirth experience for you and your family. So,... more »
  • Best Baby Deals of the Week

    February 7, 2014

    When I was having my babies I regularly searched for the best deals on diaper and wipes. We used to shop at Costco frequently for the convenience and perceived value,... more »

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