Pregnancy Old Wives’ Tales – Fact Or Fiction?

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90% of pregnancies show signs and symptoms within the first eight weeks. Most of these are extremely common and can include fatigue, nausea, and an increased need for urination. There are some signs and symptoms, however, that are considered to be old wives’ tales. There are also the more far-fetched tales that have passed through the generations. They include everything from gender predictions to the indications of twins. Which old wives’ tales are based in fact though, and what is complete fiction? Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Corey Anne Abreau

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Hello, Mom’s Choice readers! Welcome to another interview in our series and we thank you for joining us. For this interview, we were able to speak with Corey Anne Abreau, author of the Mom’s Choice Award-winning book, Before I Was Born. Before I Was Born is a children’s book for new siblings that explains how their baby brother or sister grows during pregnancy through sweet illustrations and melodic rhymes. Every mom and child can relate to this beautiful story and it is so helpful for understanding all the stages a mother goes through during their pregnancy. Keep reading to find out more about Before I Was Born and the author who created it, Corey Anne Abreau! Read More

How to Test for Pregnancy At Home

How to Test for Pregnancy At Home

With the help of my now-best friend Google, I scoured the internet to bring you some of the most reliable pregnancy tests you can do in the privacy of your own home using ingredients nearly everyone has on hand. To save you the inconvenience I endured 19 years ago. Read More

Birth of Twins: The Countdown to The Big Day

Birth of Twins: The Countdown to The Big Day

I always count down to the day my kids were born, January 30. Even though they will be 36 this year (2020), I still remember everything from that month quite vividly especially a few of the days. Read More

Interview With Heidi Stock, Creator of Whistlefritz CARNAVAL

The benefits of learning a second language are myriad.  There are obvious benefits – such as being able to communicate with more people and learn about other cultures – but there are less obvious benefits too.  Research shows that bilinguals develop stronger cognitive and brain processes that enable them to function better in areas that are both related and unrelated to speaking another language. Read More

Dad’s Breastfeeding Tips for Fathers Should Be Required Reading

The thing that is the most lovely about this post is that it’s expecting men to take part in the work (and joy) of parenting a newborn. Mom has both the privilege and hardship of growing the baby, and a lot of the time is solely responsible for sustaining their life through nursing. Sometimes, it seems, men feel helpless and useless, and therefore they shy away from a lot of the caretaking. Read More

74-Year-Old Indian Woman Becomes Oldest Woman to Give Birth

Reports say a 74-year-old woman in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh is now the oldest woman to ever give birth… and she had twin girls, no less! Mangayamma Yaramati delivered her daughters, who each weighed around 2.2 pounds, via Caesarean section last Thursday. Her doctor has reported that babies and mother are all doing well. Read More