The First 8 Weeks of Pregnancy

When I found out that was I pregnant after 1.5 years of trying, I was ecstatic!  I spent a small fortune on 4 different pregnancy test brands just to be sure and after cherishing the moment with my husband, I immediately wanted to see a doctor. When I called to make an appointment with an […]

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Philly To Pamper Yourself When Pregnant

If you are pregnant, uncomfortable, and still waiting to feel that glow that everyone keeps talking about, you are not alone. Consider treating yourself to a service, session, or product from these Philadelphia favorites before the baby arrives because a happy mama = a happy baby.   AFFORDABLE SKIN CARE SALON: Salon owner Mary Freihofner […]

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Pregnancy Nutrition by Trimester

Sponsored by Nutritiously Yours LLC   Each trimester will bring a different change to your body so keep the following nutrition tips and advice in mind as your pregnancy progresses. While pregnancy is almost always synonymous with unrelenting cravings for ice cream or pizza, pregnancy can also be a wonderful time to focus on gaining […]

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Baby Box New Jersey

Expecting Mothers Who Complete an Online Education Program in New Jersey Will Get a Free Baby Box CAMDEN, NJ: January 25, 2017 — The Baby Box Co., the company behind the global integrated program Baby Box University to improve family health-care outcomes and reduce Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome (SUIDS), today announced that New Jersey […]

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Insider's Guide to Maternity Leave

  Filled with fresh, curated insights, The Insider’s Guide to Maternity Leave book offers the best advice on maternity leave in one place: real stories from working moms who want you to know what they didn’t, and expert advice and resources to help you prepare for the unexpected at work.   Update: The book debuted […]

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4 Reasons to Hire Birth Photographer

March 2016 Guest Post by Julianne Thomas   4 Reasons to Hire a Birth Photographer Before I even dive into this topic, let me just give the disclaimer that prior to having children, I was not a very emotional person. I never cried in movies, never cried when I had to say goodbye, and honestly, […]

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Prenatal Exercise Classes in Philadelphia

Whether it’s walking, running, prenatal yoga, or baby boot camp, there is an excellent range of prenatal exercise classes in Philadelphia for expectant moms:   UPDATED   Prenatal Yoga and Fitness Classes by Greater Philadelphia County Philadelphia County Prenatal Yoga and Fitness Classes Montgomery County Prenatal Yoga and Fitness Classes Bucks County Prenatal Yoga and […]

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Philadelphia Childbirth Story Joy

Joy shares her Philadelphia childbirth story with Philly Baby Bump: …… Where did you give birth? Hahnemann University Hospital – I work with the people who delivered my baby. What thoughts went through your head as you progressed through labor? I was not dilated at all when my water broke so I had a very […]

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Philadelphia magazine is running a photo essay about babies born in Philly and is looking to capture a home birth. The hook is this: It’s a snapshot of babies born on the same exact day—from various backgrounds and in various environments—throughout the region. They are requesting that any doulas or midwives who have home birth […]

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Secret To Surviving Two

Philly Baby Bump Guest Post by Julianne Thomas The Secret To Surviving Two As my second child is [hopefully] close to her arrival, I have had a ton of people asking if I am getting excited or if I am ready for two kids. The first thoughts that pop in my head are pure terror […]

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