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Must-Have Travel Gear for Baby

The Bloom Coco Go Baby Lounger is perfect for bouncing babe and keeping him happy. Plus, it’s light and folds flat for easy packing. ($200, Pack blankets, like the Aden + Anais Brilliant Blue Classic Swaddle, washed in your usual laundry detergent—familiar smells are soothing to your mini mate. ($22, When it’s time […]

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My Biggest Mom Regrets

My son yelled at my ovaries the other day. It was during a conversation about how much he really wants a baby sister (even though he can’t properly take care of his guinea pig). I reminded him that I am perfectly content with our little family and that I have no desire to deal with […]

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Laura’s Loving It

A few things that have made my pregnancy and first days of motherhood a pleasure! I’ll admit to slipping a cardigan over this comfy nursing gown for a quick Target run. It’s so cute, I doubt anyone knew I was in my nightie! ($68, I wanted to prep for a natural birth without taking […]

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Kourtney Kardashian Shares Nude Pregnancy Photos

Maybe it’s that much-discussed pregnancy glow, or the knowledge that the finish line is near, or just really great genetics, but our December/January cover star Kourtney Kardashian’s recent nude photos for DuJour magazine are a reminder of how beautiful and amazing pregnancy is.   The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star and mom tells the […]

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6 Battery-Free Baby Toys

Meet Lola the Cat. This Finn + Emma Teething Ring is fairtrade and hand-knit with 100 percent organic cotton by artisans in Peru. All the dyes are nontoxic and the hardwood is finished with beeswax.($29, The Green Toys Elephanton- Wheels is made in the U.S. from recycled, BPA- and phthalatefree milk jugs, and the […]

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The Best Gifts for Mom, Dad and Everyone on Your List

Play the role of sugarplum fairy by giving the Sugarfina Happy Holidays Bento Box to all your sweeties. Tasty nibbles include gingerbread cookie bites and peppermint malt balls.($60, The Clinique Great Skin for Him collection includes all the dapper products your guy could ask for, like aloe shave gel and moisturizer.($48, Made from […]

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Herbal Earth Mama Angel Baby Goodness for Pregnant Mamas and Babies Too Giveaway!

Fit Pregnancy is giving away three Herbal Earth Mama Angel Baby gift bags for pregnant mamas and babies, too! Valued at $187.50! Click here for more information. We’ll choose three winners at random from all entries received. All entries must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. (PST) November 28, 2014. Read the official rules […]

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3 Quick Fixes for a Bad Hair Day

So you skipped the sweltering blow-dryer and wound up with air-dried hair that’s just blah. These tricks from Mara Roszak, a hairstylist with L’Oréal Paris, save the day. Play up your hair’s body. Apply a salt spray, like John Masters Organics Sea Mist Sea Salt Spray with Lavender ($17,, from roots to ends and […]

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Trend Alert: Facial Cleansers with Essential Oils

A new crop of cleansing salves is keeping it fresh. Made with a blend of essential oils, these sulfate-free balms remove makeup and dirt while softening and moisturizing. Massage one of these three gentle, paraben-free pomades on dry skin, then rinse with water and a washcloth or muslin. Don’t be deterred by their prices—a pea-sized […]

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Alert! Huge Stroller Recall

Graco recalled 11 different stroller models today due to the folding hinge on the sides of the stroller, which can pinch a child’s finger, posing the risk of a cut or worse—an amputation. About 4.7 million strollers in the U.S. are affected under the Graco and Century-brand names, according to The models (all manufactured […]

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10 Healthy Ways to Get Your Chocolate Fix

Important note: Chocolate has small amounts of caffeine, so be sure to keep your cocoa consumption under 300 to 400 milligrams per day to avoid the risk of a miscarriage. —Maggie Young   Okay, have at ‘em, ladies. We’ve pulled together ten great grab-and-go snacks and yummy dishes to satisfy your pregnancy cravings. Chocolate Avocado […]

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Ridiculously Adorable Photos of Pets and Babies

Whether you’re due any day or have been up all night nursing a newborn, you’ll appreciate these precious pics of baby and pet besties. Dogs may be man’s best friend, but who is baby’s? Answer that.  Not sure Mom’s going to be too happy you’re sharing the breast milk.  I promise to protect you—and eat whatever you throw […]

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