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Third Trimester

You Can Save a Baby, Too.

Healthy Birth Day | Posted 06.28.2016 | Parents
Healthy Birth Day

Every day during her third trimester, without fail, Katie counted the kicks of her unborn son. He was an active baby that was always on the move, until one day Katie noticed that within the hour it took to normally get ten kicks, she only got four.

Planning to Hold a Rainbow

Healthy Birth Day | Posted 05.04.2015 | Parents
Healthy Birth Day

I was struggling to connect with this pregnancy, because I was so worried that it would be taken away. Even a was struggling to connect with this pregnancy, because I was so worried that it would be taken away.

Stop Telling Me It's No Big Deal

Stacy Pelander | Posted 03.23.2015 | Parents
Stacy Pelander

So, you were able to control your gestational diabetes through diet alone, and the only minor annoyance was that you had to prick your finger a few times a day to record your blood sugar? That's just fantastic for you. My situation isn't working that way at all, and it's a big deal to me.

8 Things Every Pregnant Woman Wants To Hear

Jenna Fletcher | Posted 10.11.2014 | Parents
Jenna Fletcher

No, don't ask me how I am feeling or say something to let me know that you see me only as a baby brewery at the moment. Instead, show genuine interest in how I am, how my job is going or what movies I have seen lately.

Iowa Dad's Message to Expectant Dads Across the U.S.

Healthy Birth Day | Posted 08.13.2014 | Parents
Healthy Birth Day

As I eagerly await a fun and relaxing Father's Day weekend with my three kids and wife, my thoughts -- as they often do -- turn to my daughter that isn't here to celebrate with us. Grace Elizabeth was born still almost 11 years ago.

A Journal Of A Crazed 40-Weeks Pregnant Person

Kate Auletta | Posted 05.22.2013 | Parents
Kate Auletta

Hopefully by the time this gets published I'll be blissfully unaware of my previous pain, hopped up on an epidural in the hospital.

Thar She Blows! (I'm Officially a Whale)

Brett Blumenthal | Posted 04.22.2013 | Parents
Brett Blumenthal

I never realized my growing belly was something in which the world had any interest. Apparently, I am wrong. The pregnant picture is indeed a thing.

10 Reasons Why Being Really Pregnant Is Awesome

Ilana Wiles | Posted 11.18.2012 | Parents
Ilana Wiles

Can't think of anything good about your third trimester except that it's almost over? Let me help...