I believe my passion to connect and help mothers partly comes from a past experience from when I delivered my child and needed help (in this case it was a medical emergency), but the focus was solely on my child who was born early but healthy. No one discussed my condition (which was severe) or even knew how to treat it after delivery. I felt completely isolated, abandoned, and scared that I would die and no medical professional would notice … Keep Reading!!!
These friends, from Australia, only 4 weeks apart in gestation, share their joint bump pic to shed the “bump shame” so often found online. It started as an innocent picture between friends but turned into a statement that everyone’s bumps look different and the criticism of women’s bodies needs to stop. As long as mom and baby are healthy it doesn’t matter if it’s “too big” or “too small”. Everyone carries differently.… Keep Reading!!!
No more covering your refrigerator with ultrasound photos of your newest family member; the new trend coming our way is going to require shelf space. With 3D ultrasounds growing in popularity and 3D printers becoming more readily available it was just a matter of time before fetal images began being printed for parents-to-be.
It’s been long said that playing music to your unborn children can help brain development and increase intelligence. Whether this is true or just an old wive’s tale is still debated but it doesn’t stop mothers everywhere from putting headphones on their bellies and cranking up the tunes.
A new product from the Spanish gynecology clinic Institut Marquèshas been developed to help you avoid awkwardly putting headphones around your bump. Enter the Babypod, a speaker that you can insert … Keep Reading!!!
Eleven-year-old Catilin Burke found herself acting as midwife for her baby sister’s birth, earlier this month. Her mother’s labor started as she was getting ready for school. Caitlin called an ambulance for her mom, Tara Knightley, but her little sister was in a hurry to meet her.
With some guidance, Caitlin caught Elsa-Monet, at 7:17am, as she entered the world. Caitlin then unraveled her sister from the cord, which she was wrapped in, and handed Elsa-Monet to her mother. … Keep Reading!!!
Your unborn child can become an artist before even entering the world. Unborn Artists created a kit to help you make a completely unique abstract painting of your baby’s movements. The best part is that the money from the kits goes to SOS Children Villages.
What a great shower gift this would make, and much easier to display than a belly cast.… Keep Reading!!!
Illustrator and mother of two, Line Severinsen, creates a far too realistic look at pregnancy, from a humourous point of view.
German photographer, Simon Scaffrath, is about to become a father this month. To celebrate their new son, Theodor, Simon and his wife wanted to do something special and the creative juices started flowing.
Every photo took one week to create; taking the photos on Sunday and photoshopping the final touches on until Wednesday, then planning the next Sunday’s shoot. Each photo has a special meaning and message for their son. Simon adds that Theo would often kick the plaster, making … Keep Reading!!!
Finding out you’re going to be a parent comes with a whole range of emotions, but for this couple the immediate joy is so overwhelming that the emotion can’t be contained. To surprise her husband with the news, this woman puts her pregnancy test in an AppleWatch box for his birthday. It doesn’t take him long to figure it out and break down in the sweetest, most sincere way.
That lucky little baby will not lack love, that’s for sure.… Keep Reading!!!
October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. Roughly 20 per cent of pregnancies end in a loss and yet it is still the only loss that people are expected to grieve in silence about.
Jessica Zucker, a psychologist specializing in women’s reproductive and maternal mental health, understands this pain all too well on both profession and personal levels. One thing she noticed after her own loss was that card stores are full of condolences for funerals, loss of … Keep Reading!!!