Your Pregnancy Matters Stories

Worried about having a big baby? Four things to know about birth weight

Worried about having a big baby? Four things to know about birth weight

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Having a big baby can complicate things – but it’s difficult to accurately predict weight before birth.

Using marijuana while pregnant: What are the risks?

Using marijuana while pregnant: What are the risks?

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Studies show more women are using marijuana while pregnant, without knowing the possible risks to their baby.

Prevent peanut allergies with … peanut puffs

Prevent peanut allergies with … peanut puffs

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Early exposure to peanut products might prevent children from developing peanut allergies.

What to bring to the hospital: Your delivery checklist

What to bring to the hospital: Your delivery checklist

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Use this printable hospital bag checklist to make sure you have everything you need for labor and delivery.

Is your pet ready for you to have a baby?

Is your pet ready for you to have a baby?

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Having a new baby is a huge, life-changing event for you and your furry companion. Make sure your dog is ready to welcome a new member to the family.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a tiny heart hero

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a tiny heart hero

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This Valentine’s Day, Stefanie Rose shares the story of her son, Devin, who was born with a congenital heart defect.

Water immersion during labor

Water immersion during labor

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Consider these pros and cons if you are thinking about using water immersion during labor.

Lifting and work restrictions during pregnancy: Talk it over with your doctor

Lifting and work restrictions during pregnancy: Talk it over with your doctor

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How much should work and activities such as lifting or standing really be limited during pregnancy?

Normal Pregnancy Symptoms: Here’s What to Expect

Normal Pregnancy Symptoms: Here’s What to Expect

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Many pregnancy symptoms are completely normal. Know what to expect as your body changes during the next 9 months.

What NOT to say to a pregnant woman

What NOT to say to a pregnant woman

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Most of us mean well when we talk to pregnant women… and still end up saying exactly the wrong thing. Here are six things to avoid saying to the pregnant women in your life!