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  • 100000+ Baby names
    Searchable database of baby names. Unique and popular baby names and meanings. Boy and girl names. unusual baby names. Related and similar names database.

  • At Your Side: Family Support doula service
    doula service for women living in Missouri

  • Babies and showers
    Free baby shower planning information including most popular favors, games, and themes based on research.

  • BG Studios: Award-winning Pregnancy Photo Sessions
    Pregnancy Photo Sessions. http://www.babiesonthegostudios.com/pregnancy.html

  • Confidential Parentage Testing
    DNA paternity testing to establish family genetic relationships.

  • Cuddle Bug Announcements
    Your occasion, your photos, your lifetime of memories. Beautiful, unique and affordable, birth announcements and invitations.

  • Diaper Cakewalk
    Offering diaper cakes, diaper castles, baby gifts, baby shower centerpieces, and baby shower planning ideas.

  • Discount Baby Brands
    Leading baby furniture brands at discount prices; Mamas and Papas specialists; Highchairs, walkers, buggies, cots, cradles; Millie & Boris

  • Dynamic Doppler
    We rent fetal heart monitors so you can listen to your unborn baby's heartbeat.

  • MamaBellies.com
    Dedicated to offering quality belly casting services in NC. Providing name brand do-it-yourself kits through the US.

  • Maternity Photography
    MaternityPhoto.com specializes in artistic, on-site maternity portraiture.

  • Online Baby Showers - Mommy Party
    Private, personalized online baby showers for expectant parents. Invitations, online party games, due date countdown clock, post a picture, private message boards, and more!

  • optName: First Name e-Directory
    helpful try-for-free software for baby naming

  • Plus-Size Pregnancy Website Index
    Preparing For Pregnancy Fertility Concerns Finding a Size-Friendly Provider Kmom's Top Ten Hints for a Better Birth Important Issues Once You Are Pregnant Prenatal Testing Issues Dealing With Pregnancy Discomforts Plus-Size Maternity and Nursing Clothing FAQs Possible Pregnancy Complications Gestational Diabetes Information BBW Birth Stories (Birth Stories of Big Beautiful Women) Breastfeeding FAQs After the Baby Is Born: Postpartum Issues Cesareans and VBACs Books, Links, and Support

  • If Your Pregnant or BreastFeeding- Your Child May Be Getting Your Medicine
    Because prescription and nonprescription medications and dietary supplements can be passed from a mother to her unborn child and can pass through breast milk, it is important that women are made aware that what is safe for them may not be safe for their infant.

  • ABCs of Pregnancy Symptoms and Signs
    Prenatal guide and resource on getting pregnant and tips on how to recognize the first signs of pregnancy.

  • A La Mode Photo
    Black and white fine art portrait photography focusing on pregnancy, child and family portraits to document this special time in your life. Working in both the Los Angeles and San Francisco area.

  • All About Moms
    An online community for moms by moms. From conception to birth and beyond: we're with your every step of the way. being a mom for the first time can be a confusing and overwhelming experience, let us help you.

  • Anatomy: Fetus in Utero
    amniotic sac - a thin-walled sac that surrounds the fetus during pregnancy. The sac is filled with amniotic fluid - liquid made by the fetus and the amnion (the membrane that covers the fetal side of the placenta) which protects the fetus from injury and helps to regulate the temperature of the fetus. anus - the opening at the end of the anal canal. cervix - the lower part of the uterus that projects into the vagina. Made up of mostly fibrous tissue and muscle, the cervix is circular in shape. fetus - an unborn baby from the eighth week after fertilization until birth. placenta - an organ, shaped like a flat cake, that only grows during pregnancy and provides a metabolic interchange between the fetus and mother. (The fetus takes in oxygen, food, and other substances and eliminates carbon dioxide and other wastes.) umbilical cord - a rope-like cord connecting the fetus to the placenta. The umbilical cord contains two arteries and a vein, which carry oxygen and nutrients to the fetus and waste products away fro

  • Announcing-Baby.com
    Announcing-Baby.com is the web site for your unique birth announcement. Custom printed Mini Sport Balls: Mini-Footballs, Mini-Basketballs, Mini-Baseballs, Mini-Soccer Balls, Mini-Volleyballs and Stress Balls.

  • A Video Pregnancy Guide for Men
    Pregnancy is not just about the mother! The video Honey, I'm Pregnant, Too! - A Pregnancy Guide For Men gives expert advice as you go through this exciting transition from husband to father.

  • Baby...I Can Hardly Wait
    Baby...I Can Hardly Wait is a unique and comprehensive diary for moms-to-be. In addition to being a diary it offers tips throughtout the pregnancy, helps you prepare for the birth of your child and provides lists and activities for before and after the birth. A terrific pregancy companion for yourself or to give as a gift.

  • Baby Times
    Babytimes.co.nz is a definitive, free, information resource for expecting and new parents

  • Belly - a birthing journal
    Belly is a journal for pregnancy featuring a collection of poetry, prose and art themed around birth, pregnancy and early motherhood.

  • Belly Basics, Inc.
    Belly Basics Maternity wear website

  • Birth Connection
    Services, tips etc. for the needs during pregnancy, birth and post partum.

  • Birth Plan Choices
    A Birth Plan Check Sheet

  • BirthSource.com
    BirthSource.com provides a wealth of information for expectant parents as well as perinatal health care professionals.

  • Calcium Supplements For Moms-To-Be
    Moms-to-be who do not consume enough calcium-rich foods in their diet should consider taking calcium supplements during pregnancy to help strengthen their unborn child's bones.

  • Cherished Images Fine Art Portrait Photography
    Photography- specializing in newborns, toddlers, and families... and a little bit of everything else. Capture your pregnancy and newborn on film, with a style that is "anything but ordinary". Don't miss your opportunity to have a personal piece of art of your ever-changing children. Color, B&W, hand-coloring, digital, and much more!

  • Congratulations! You're Pregnant! - Essential Baby
    Read on to find out about other women's experiences of pregnancy, general information about pregnancy and to find out where you can get more information.

  • Cord Blood.Com
    A highly informative site dedicated to educating new parents about the benefits of cord blood donation. Includes articles, medical information and testimonials and complete information on registering for donation.

  • Diagnosing Pregnancy
    Although for many women, missed menstrual periods are the first clue of pregnancy, it is by no means a reliable indication. Actually, doctors can not prove you are pregnant until the baby's heartbeat can be heard at about 10 or 12 weeks with an ultrasound device.

  • Effects of Vitamin A Supplementation During Pregnancy
    Vitamin A supplementation to HIV-infected women 167 Effects of Vitamin A Supplementation during Pregnancy and Early Lactation

  • Expectant Mothers Guide
    Expectant Mother's Guide's goal is to provide LOCAL pregnancy, childbirth, & baby-related information for parents in specific metropolitan areas.

  • Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis
    The Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy is a non-profit organization established to provide patients and physicians with the latest and most advanced resources in the field of Prenatal Diagnosis and Therapy.

  • Folate Supplements Before and During Pregnancy
    Folic acid (folate) is a vitamin in the B-vitamin family, found in dark leafy green vegetables and in fortified cereals.

  • Folic Acid Reminder for Women
    About 2,500 infants are born each year in the United States with serious, even fatal, disabilities called neural tube defects, including spina bifida and anencephaly. Nutritionists know that up to half of these disabilities can be prevented through adequate consumption of the B vitamin folic acid. For folic acid to be effective, however, adequate amounts must be consumed within the first six weeks of pregnancy -- before most women know they are pregnant.

  • Healthy Hints for Pregnant Women
    Give your baby a great start in life. What you eat, the amount of weight you gain and the healthy things you do during your pregnancy can help your baby for its entire life.

  • Healthy Pregnancy
    Expectant mothers, this web site provides resources about each trimester of pregnancy, family planning, preparing for the new baby, childbirth, postnatal and postpartum care, and details...

  • Healthy Pregnancy
    You're pregnant! This is a thrilling and unique time that can also be a little scary. Having a baby means so much more than just carrying around some extra weight for the next nine months. That new life growing inside you will depend on you for everything it needs to be healthy and strong, before and after he or she is born.

  • Heartbeat Designs
    Unique inspirational jewelry for today's traditional values that are sure to become tomorrows treasured family heirlooms. Designer of the exclusive mother and child "You Grew In My Heart" pendant for those who hold a baby in their heart. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

  • Herbs For Pregnancy
    Especially helpful when taken during the last six weeks of pregnancy. Nettles are rich in Vitamin K.

  • Home Pregnancy Tests
    The process of deciding which home pregnancy test to purchase can be a confusing experiance to the uninformed consumer. This document is designed to give the consumer an insight to the functioning of home pregnancy tests, and shall provide a limited amount of information about the use of each home pregnancy test.

  • Kitchen Imagination 101
    This book, The Secret Life of Food, will spark anyone's imagination in the kitchen. It presents fun-filled recipes for children and adults and gives you great ideas to make 'hip' fun-filled colorful concotions to create. Anyone planning a baby shower??

  • L.A. Pregnancy - 'Hip' Resource Full of Fun
    Los Angeles 'hip' pregnancy information resource providing tips about current trends, fun, education and more for mothers and mothers-to-be. Provides new "belly scoops" weekly with current must knows for the pregnant woman.

  • Large doses of vitamins
    Can vitamins have a negative effect on pregnancy? Especially higher dosage vitamins?

  • Lynne's Ultimate Pregnancy Page
    The purpose of this page is to educate women and their partners about pregnancy and to be the instructional booklet that "someone" forgot to give us when we get pregnant.

  • Mom's Nutrition Guide
    Nutrition During Pregnancy and Postpartum Nutrition Guides for Moms.

  • Nurturing Network
    Founded by Mary Cunningham Agee in 1985, the Nurturing Network is an international charitable organization with over 32,000 volunteer member resources that have provided for the immediate, practical needs of nearly 15,000 women facing the crisis of an unplanned pregnancy. The Nurturing Network offers individually tailored, life-saving resources to women whose own support networks have let them down with special emphasis on assisting college and working women. This comprehensive support includes professional counseling, medical services, residential assistance and educational, employment and financial resources.

  • Nutrition
    Firstly do NOT diet during pregnancy or while you are trying to conceive without seeking medical advice. It affects fertility, and may take important nutrients from your baby.

  • Nutrition, Vitamins and Pregnancy
    Most women when they are pregnant will be given a prenatal multi-vitamin, which includes all the daily vitamins that they will need, plus folic acid. Folic acid is very important in pregnancy. Folic acid is required in your increased maternal metabolism, and red blood cell formation. All the folic acid that is needed should be found in your prenatal multi-vitamin. Vitamins are very important to the developing fetus. However, you should be aware that too much can cause grave problems in the baby, so consult your physician before taking ANY vitamins or supplements.

  • ParentsPlace.com-Pregnancy
    The pregnancy department of this huge parenting website has many articles, links and more regarding pregnancy issues.

  • Paternity Angel
    Magazine on pregnancy for both men and women.

  • Planning for Pregnancy
    Eating well is particularly vital if you are planning or expecting a baby. This will help get your baby off to a flying start - and also ensure your own good health. A good balanced diet right from the beginning will help to ensure correct formation of organs such as the brain, nervous system and heart.

  • Preconception
    Preconception resources by parents and parents-to-be, for parents-to-be.

  • Pregnancy and Vitamin C
    Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is essential for tissue repair, wound and bone healing, and collagen production, the protein that helps build the body's connective tissue.

  • Pregnancy Financial Aid
    While pregnancy can be an exciting time, it can also be a stressful time because of the extra expenses related to prenatal care and preparing for a new baby. You and your baby deserve to be healthy and have the best care available. There is financial aid and other programs available for women who need assistance.

  • Pregnancy-Info.net: Pregnancy Information
    Pregnancy symptoms and signs can be confusing, and thats why we are here to help you understand everything about pregnancy.

  • Pregnancy Magazine
    The US edition of the UK's best-selling pregnancy magazine, covers a variety of topics of interest to new and new-again parents.

  • Pregnancy Morning Sickness
    Pregnancy often results in the occurence of morning sickness in many women. Pregnancy Morning Sickness has developed a sweet cure for the ailment. The lollipops we create aid in reducing the nausea brought on during pregnancy and delivery. With the variety of flavors, you will find the ideal solution to nausea, which makes your pregnancy just a little bit sweeter.

  • Pregnancy Nutrition Supplements
    All nutrients required during pregnancy, with the exception of iron, are supplied by a well-balanced diet.

  • Pregnancy.org
    Online communities, interactive tools, price robot, articles and a pregnancy calendar.

  • Pregnancy Today
    Pregnancy Today is iParenting's award-winning community for expectant parents. Find articles, expert Q&A, interactive tools, a daily pregnancy calendar, diaries and much more!

  • Pregnant or Planning on Getting Pregnant
    Pregnant women must consider both their own requirements and the requirements of the baby. Vitamins and minerals are needed during pregnancy for the maintenance of the mother's health, to support the developing infant's growth, and to help prevent developmental defects.

  • Prenatal Vitamins
    Prenatal vitamins contain iron and folic-acid supplements. A plentiful supply of vitamins and minerals is essential to ensure proper growth and development of your baby however; they are not a substitute good nutrition.

  • Prenatal Vitamins
    As hard as anyone pregnant or not can try, very few mothers get a nutritionally balanced diet everyday. During pregnancy this can sometimes become even more impossible especially during early pregnancy when morning sickness is a common appetite suppressant and fatigue makes an expectant mother skip eating in exchange for a soft pillow and fresh sheets!

  • Prenate
    A prenatal vitamin/mineral supplement.

  • Shared Pregnancy Women's Center
    Wondering what to do? We can help! Being pregnant isn't the end of the world, even if it feels that way sometimes. You have choices, but you need to make the best ones for you and your future.

  • Specific Vitamins and Minerals When Pregnant
    A pregnant woman also has to think of her unborn child since her diet can be of great significance for the development of her child over many years to come. A foetus needs the same nutrients as everyone else, so the pregnant woman needs extra quantities of most vitamins and minerals.

  • Stages of Pregnancy
    There are so many things about pregnancy that are good; your child's first little move or kick, the wonderful expanding belly that everyone loves to rub, decorating the nursery with your hubby, imagining the wonderful things you and your child will do together.

  • Symptoms of Pregnancy
    Learn about the normal symptoms of pregnancy, and what you can do about them

  • Symptoms of Pregnancy
    Quick Chart of Pregnancy Symptoms from Baby Zone.

  • The Pregnancy Centre
    The Pregnancy Centre offers antenatal education classes, pregnancy and postnatal exercise classes, as well as providing physiotherapy assessment and treatment for those who experience physical problems associated with pregnancy and childbirth.

  • Tokyo Pregnancy Group
    The Tokyo Pregnancy Group is an informal group set up to offer support and information for pregnant women living in Tokyo.

  • To Take or Not To Take Prenatal Vitamins
    One thing common among the majority of women who are pregnant is the fact that, at some point, the thought of swallowing a horse-pill sized prenatal vitamin is repulsive.

  • Vitamin A and Pregnancy
    Women who take large doses of vitamin A around the time of conception or early in their pregnancy run a higher than average risk of delivering infants with birth defects.

  • Vitamin and Mineral Supplements for Pregnancy
    Two of the most powerful words in our nutrition vocabulary are vitamins and minerals. They are the health-giving, life-sustaining, disease-preventing elements of food. The general view of vitamins and minerals is so positive that we tend to believe they cannot be harmful; that the more we consume, the better. This view of vitamins and minerals may be the leading reason why supplements tend to be overused during pregnancy.

  • Vitamin D in Pregnancy
    Vitamin D in Pregnancy The daily requirement for vitamin D doubles during pregnancy.

  • Wise Use of Herbs and Vitamins during Pregnancy
    To make love with the goal of creating a child represents longing incarnate. It is an act both wonderfully irrational and a bit reckless. Once the child within takes hold, you are no longer one, even after the birth. Being pregnant reminded me of those Russian Matrushka dolls with tiny women nestled one inside the other--only in pregnancy, the figures are strung together by umbilical cords. Motherhood can evoke feelings that run the gamut from profound to mundane, rapturous to maddening.

  • Women aware of folic acid benefits, but still fail to take it
    05/06/02 - Almost 70 per cent of American women of childbearing age fail to take the B vitamin folic acid every day even though many of them are aware it helps prevent birth defects, according to the latest survey by the March of Dimes organisation.

  • Your Developing Baby
    Your Precious Baby's Life Began At The Moment of Conception! Conception is the moment at which the sperm penetrates the ovum. Once fertilized he or she is called a zygote at this stage, until reaching the uterus 3-4 days later.

  • You're Pregnant!
    Talk to your doctor early on about prenatal vitamins. ... A. You should have an initial prenatal exam as soon as you know you are pregnant...

  • YourOB.com
    Your on-line resource for information on your pregnancy and your OWN Obstetrician!

  • Your Pregnancy Matters
    Your Pregnancy Matters is a group of Birth Professionals dedicated to the child in the womb whose needs are now "Your Pregnancy Matters".

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