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Taking Prenatal Vitamins Before You're Pregnant: Everything You Need to Know

Post by Maressa Brown. If you're trying for a baby, you've probably hit your local pharmacy for a prenatal vitamin. Most OB/GYNs will tell women to start taking these supplements as much as one to three months before they're even pregnant!...Show More Summary

Elton John and David Furnish Vacation in St. Tropez With Their Boys!

Life is definitely a beach for Zachary and Elijah Furnish-John! The boys were photographed hanging out on a yacht in St. Tropez with their dads Elton John and David Furnish. The post Elton John and David Furnish Vacation in St. Tropez With Their Boys! appeared first on Growing Your Baby.

Dress Your Little Ones Up With Just Pretend Kids

Dressing up in no longer something kids do one night a year, it is a common event that often occurs daily. There have been days when I've had to go grocery shopping with two kids dressed as superheros because they refuse to come out of character for a quick trip out. Show More Summary

Jill Duggar Is Having a Baby!

Post by Jodi Meltzer. If you blinked you may have missed Jill Duggar (now Dillard) and Derick Dillard's courtship. They met, traveled through Nepal with Jill's dad Jim Bob in tow, got engaged, and married in a nanosecond. And now Jill...Show More Summary

Parents That Refuse Vitamin K at Birth More Likely to Refuse Immunizations Later

Necessary for blood clotting, vitamin K does not transfer through the placenta during birth. This leaves babies with very little of the nutrient in their systems when they are born, putting them at risk for haemorrhagic disease of the newborn (HDN) at birth. Show More Summary

RECALL: Franklin & Ben Mason 4-in-1 Convertible Cribs Due to Fall & Entrapment Hazards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Bexco Enterprises Inc., of Montebello, Calif., has announced a voluntary recall about 1,100 Franklin & Ben Mason 4-in-1 Convertible Cribs because the crib front can separate...Show More Summary

Recaro Recalls 39,000 ProSport model Car Seats

Recaro Child Safety LLC (Recaro) is recalling certain Recaro ProSport model 385 child restraints, manufactured from June 16, 2010, through January 31, 2013 because in the event of a crash the seat can move 'excessively' if the seat is not installed using all of the proper connectors. The post Recaro Recalls 39,000 ProSport model Car Seats appeared first on Growing Your Baby.

Pregnant 'Bachelorette' Ashley Hebert Bares Her Belly In Tiny Tee

Post by Suzee Skwiot. Maybe you're able to disguise that burgeoning belly for the first few months, but once it really pops, there's really no way to hide the pregnancy. In fact, it's time to embrace it! And that's exactly what Bachelorette...Show More Summary

20-Year-Old Guidelines Can Predict Candidates Best Suited for Pre-Chemo Fertility Preservation

Twenty years ago, researchers came up with a criteria that could be used to identify which girls are mostly likely to become infertile during chemotherapy. The benefit of using these guidelines today? Physicians of young female cancer...Show More Summary

Two Children in Israel Swallow Magnetic Balls

Over the past 6 years there have been a number recalls and warnings about magnetic balls. If ingested they can join two portions of a child's stomach together that is not meant to be linked, which can cause serious health issues for kids. The post Two Children in Israel Swallow Magnetic Balls appeared first on Growing Your Baby.

Cervical Dilation From 1-10: Are You Ready for Delivery?

Post by Jeanne Sager. When you're pregnant, a whole new part of the English language opens up. Suddenly you're obsessed with placentas, trimesters, and sussing out whether you should go with a sonogram or an amniocentesis to determine baby's gender. Show More Summary

I Had My Tubes Tied So My Son Would Have a Mom

Post by Jodi Meltzer. I had a premonition I was going to have a difficult time giving birth. No worries … I am not going to go all voodoo on you or anything, but I had a primal fear, a gut feeling that it would be a cliffhanger. A few...Show More Summary

1 Baby Name That Could Get You in Big Trouble

Post by Suzee Skwiot. There are quite literally thousands of baby name options in the world. For expecting parents, finding the perfect baby name is an entire process, complete with lists, rounds, and finalists. But even though you'll...Show More Summary

Study: A Baby’s Health Begins Before They’re Conceived

When you are expecting you are often on high alert to eat and drink the right things to ensure your baby is fully nurtured as they grow in the womb. A new study, however, suggests that your baby's health starts long before they are conceived. The post Study: A Baby’s Health Begins Before They’re Conceived appeared first on Growing Your Baby.

Drinking Coffee While Pregnant May Be More Harmful Than You Think

Post by Jodi Meltzer. Pregnant moms: It's time to break your caffeine addiction. A new study shows that drinking coffee while pregnant is "significantly associated" with childhood leukemia. The study, published in the American Journal...Show More Summary

Egg-Freezing Parties: All the Rage for Women Who Want to Be Moms ... Some Day?

Post by Jodi Meltzer. Forget book clubs and paint nites, champagne-fueled egg freezing parties are the hot new girls' night out trend. Career women in-the-know have now turned to toasting how to delay motherhood until they're ready with...Show More Summary

Celebrity Families Attend Disney Junior’s “Pirate and Princess: Power of Doing Good” Tour

Celebrities and their families were out in full force on Saturday for Disney Junior's "Pirate and Princess: Power of Doing Good" tour. The post Celebrity Families Attend Disney Junior’s “Pirate and Princess: Power of Doing Good” Tour appeared first on Growing Your Baby.

Family Structures Continue to Change in United States

Changes in family structure aren’t a new concept in the United States, but as a new study suggests, the family unit is still shifting. Whereas just 30 years ago, the majority of couples having children were married, births among unmarried couples began to rise. Show More Summary

Artificial Wombs: Would You Grow Your Baby in One?

Post by Judy Dutton. Love babies, hate pregnancy? Then you're in luck: Scientists recently announced that artificial wombs will be a viable option in 20 years and widely available in 30. Birthing babies outside a mother's body is called ectogenesis. Show More Summary

Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald Are Already Talking Kids

Post by Suzee Skwiot. Well, they sure haven't wasted any time. Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald may have just gotten engaged, but the soon-to-be-married couple already has babies on the brain. According to Jessa, she and her fiance want to have a big family, just like her parents did. Plus, Duggar and Seewald are already thinking about adoption. Show More Summary

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