How to Measure for a Maternity Bra? Follow These Guide

Maternity clothes are mystifying--when should you use them? Are they a waste of money or a godsend? Maternity bras are even more complicated, but I’m pregnant, and I wanted to learn how to measure for a maternity bra so I could find some that are more comfortable than my normal bras. Here’s what I found […]

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Best Pregnancy Test for Early Detection and Accurate Results

A pregnancy test is one of the most meaningful tests you’ll ever take, and if you think you’re pregnant, you want a definitive answer. More importantly, you want it now. At the same time, the industry is rife with products that produce agonizing false positives or even produce even worse false negatives. Thankfully, improvements in […]

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Ultimate Hospital Bag Checklist

Giving birth isn't easy - labor usually lasts eight hours or more, and that's not even considering the many other details you'll have to keep track of. You can expect to be in the hospital for two or three days after giving birth, and up to almost a day beforehand. That's a long time to be away […]

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The Parent.Guide’s Guide to Prenatal Care

Finding out you're pregnant can be a joyous occasion, but it can also be very intimidating. After getting over your initial excitement and shock, prenatal care will be the next thing on your mind. You are going to have to find a doctor and apply for insurance if you do not have it. Then you […]

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Unique Baby Gender Reveal Party Ideas That You’ll Love

A gender reveal or a sex reveal is a celebration during which the guests and the expecting parents find out the sex of the baby. The gender reveal party can be seen as an analogue of the baby shower, which also typically employs the use of pink or blue to designate the gender. Nowadays it […]

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Baby Registry Checklist: Everything You Need For Your Baby

Raising a baby is a big job - and there are so many things you'll need, but may not think about until you actually do. I've been there, and let me tell you: you don't want the added stress of running to the store when everything else is going crazy. That's why I've put together […]

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Tips to Write Your Birth Plan Checklist

Giving birth is a beautiful and natural experience, but it can often be more complicated than you might imagine. Your doctors and nurses all exist to ensure a safe birth for you and your baby, but this can often leave the mother feeling left out and isolated from decision making, mainly if complications arise. ​​​​​​​​To […]

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Pregnancy belly band: The best way to wear pants while pregnant

It’s a cruel fact of life: Your belly is going to expand but the waistband of your pants won't. In the first trimester you are going to rapidly gain baby weight and that can lead to all kinds of problems. This is where belly bands can help, so read on to find out what the […]

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Compression stockings: Best pregnancy swelling relief

I am going to let you in on a little secret that kept me comfortable at work while I was pregnant. One that is not often talked about but could save pregnant women everywhere from the aches and pains that come with pregnancy. I used to work 8 hour days, many of which were spent […]

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Bra extenders: The comfortable pregnancy bra

There is nothing like the perfect fitting comfortable bra. If you have ever been fit with the perfect bra then you will know that it feels like the heavens have opened up and the bra gods are shining their light on you. And only you. I have a disturbing suspicion that my orgasm face vaguely […]

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The Benefits of Breast Feeding

1. Why Breast Feed? During pregnancy, all I seemed to hear about breastfeeding was that ‘Breast is Best’, no one ever explained to me why nursing my baby would be beneficial and although I knew a little about the risks of not breastfeeding, there is much, much more to breastfeeding than I ever thought. Breast […]

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The blotchy curse of the mask of pregnancy

What is the mask of pregnancy? During pregnancy, dark, blotchy, brown, colored patches can appear on the skin of your face. Most commonly on the forehead, upper lip, and cheeks. The condition is cleverly known as the mask of pregnancy. Your skin blotches can line up perfectly causing it to appear as if you are […]

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Identify and prevent stretch marks during pregnancy

You wake up, just like you have every other day during your pregnancy. You look in the mirror and notice unusual red streaks at the base of your baby bump. Do not be alarmed. Chances are you have stretch marks. These are a common occurrence during pregnancy. What are stretch marks? During pregnancy, your body […]

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