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IVF: The Second Time Around

There was such a relief in starting this process again since it worked for us the first time. Unfortunately that is not where our struggle with fertility ends.

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Oh, Baby! Creative Ways to Announce Your Pregnancy to Family & Friends

A t-shirt or cookies? It’s hard to pick just one way to spread the good news!

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It’s Gonna Be…Babies! Lance Bass & Michael Turchin Announce Twins on the Way

The couple broke the news with a twist on social media today!

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What This Nutrition Expert Is Doing to Prepare for TTC

“Like so many women, I had a conflicting relationship with food, especially around how much I should be eating. But here’s how I changed that, especially as I prepared my body for pregnancy.”

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Tan France & Husband Rob Will Become Parents This Summer

The fashion star and his husband are expecting their first child.

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Understanding Miscarriages: 7 Questions Answered by a Doctor

“The keys here are remembering that you are not alone in experiencing miscarriage, and that is normal and healthy to grieve your loss.”

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Newborn, Maternity & Cake Smash Photos: Capture Milestones with a Virtual Photo Session!

Just because you can’t leave the house doesn’t mean you can’t document big moments. Here’s how!

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Suffering from Anxiety While Pregnant? Here’s What You Need to Know

“Answers to some of the most common questions pregnant women with anxiety are curious about.”

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Tiny Birth Stories: Full of Surprises

Here are five birth stories that will have you laughing, crying and nodding your head in solidarity. 

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The Guilt of Being an Older Mom of a Single Child

“Not being able to give my son a sibling is the one thing I feel most guilty about. But one day I will tell my son about how he was conceived and how we tried to give him a sibling.”

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The Other Parent: Second Parent Adoption

“Learning that my parental status is completely optional to our legal system is a bag of emotions that I’ll be lugging around for the rest of my life.”

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Tiny Birth Stories: Joyful Endings of IVF Success

Here are five birth stories that will have you laughing, crying and nodding your head in solidarity. 

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Facebook Groups Keeping Portland Moms Connected

With COVID-19 keeping kids and parents apart, these Facebook groups for moms are just what you need to stay connected and feel supported.

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What Is on Your Family’s Coat of Arms?

If you could create your own family’s coat of arms, what values would you choose to prominently display?

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When Your Expecting Plans Take an Unexpected Turn

“It’s known with near certainty that this pandemic is causing a lot of anxiety about getting pregnant. Here are recommendations to make your journey less stressful.”

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Celeb Moms Who Had Difficult Pregnancies

Jessica Simpson, Kelly Clarkson, Kate Hudson, what do these celebs have in common aside from their million dollar bank accounts, golden voices and stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame? All three celebrity moms had difficult pregnancies, like millions of…

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Anderson Cooper Announces Birth of Son Wyatt

He announced the good news at the end of his weekly global town hall.

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My Surrogacy Experience Was More than I Ever Imagined

“This intimacy created an incomparable bond. She would ask for advice, and in answering, I was as discerning as I would be with my own daughter or close friend. I truly cared about her and loved her.”

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Doesn’t Everyone Have a Mommy?

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Four-year-old Derek calls out to me, “Joel just said that he doesn’t have a mommy and I told him that everyone has a mommy! Doesn’t everyone have a mommy?” Derek asks.
As a nursery school teacher, I was…

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Science Says 50 Is the New 40 (When It Comes to Safely Having Babies, That Is)

Here’s what new research has to say about advanced maternal age.

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And People’s “Cutest Baby Alive” 2019 Is…

Congrats to the winner of this year’s Cutest Baby choice.

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Feel-Good Adoption Stories That Will Make Your Day

When the world gets a little bleak, these stories will restore your faith in the power of a family’s love.

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Non-Traditional Baby Making: 6 Potential Obstacles To Bear In Mind

Getting pregnant with the help of medical intervention makes things less romantic, more sterile, and more stressful and expensive. Here are some potential obstacles to keep in mind that will help minimize stress.

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5 Pregnancy Apps Every Dad-to-Be Should Be Using

Pregnancy and parenthood is a shared responsibility—and seeking out knowledge via apps for expectant dads can help you prepare for your share of the responsibilities.

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Are You Ovulating Sufficiently?

When trying to conceive, making sure you are ovulating is good, but it may not be enough. Confirming sufficient ovulation can get you one step closer to ruling out what may be causing issues and to successfully conceiving.

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How to Tell If You’ve Ovulated

Trying to predicting ovulation is fine but there are a couple of ways to confirm that ovulation has happened and, as you might suspect, they all lead back to the super hormone, progesterone.

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8 Celeb Dads Having Father’s Day Fun

Daddy-kiddo bonding at its best!

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Kim K Reveals First Photo of Baby Psalm (& It’s Adorable)

Get your first look at baby Psalm since his birth.

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Announce the Name of Their Baby & It’s As Unique As You’d Expect

The newest family member has an equally memorable name as his siblings.

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Kanye & Kim Welcome Baby Number 4

A baby boy is the newest member of the fam.

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My Truth: I’m Not a Big Fan of Babies

“Are babies adorable, tiny miracles that smell like heaven? Sure, of course they are. But do I want one living in my home? Not particularly.”

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This Twin Just Gave Her Sister the Coolest Gift in the World

This twin is giving her sister the ultimate gift.

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