Q: What are some fun ways to tell friends and family that we are expecting?

Once you get the news that you’re pregnant, you might want to shout it from the rooftops, or you might put off telling people until after you get to twelve weeks and the chance of miscarriage is reduced. Whenever you want to start spreading the news, there is a certain order you should tell people … Continue reading “Q: What are some fun ways to tell friends and family that we are expecting?”

When will I start needing maternity clothes?

When will I start needing maternity clothes? Some women see being pregnant as a great excuse to get a whole new wardrobe, while others dread having to go shopping for something that will cover their baby bulge. However you feel, once you get that positive result you will start to wonder when you will need … Continue reading “When will I start needing maternity clothes?”

Q: When should you tell your work you're pregnant?

Q: When should you tell your work you’re pregnant? Whether you just started a new job, or have been working in the same place for years, telling a boss you’re expecting can bring a flurry of emotions. The general rule of thumb for most pregnancies is to wait until the second trimester to tell anyone … Continue reading “Q: When should you tell your work you're pregnant?”

Q- When can you find out the babies sex?

Blue or pink, girl or boy…if you’re expecting this is can be one of the big questions on your mind. Most folks these days find out their babies sex so they can plan ahead, while others like the surprise and ask that it remain a mystery. Either way it’s very exciting. If you find out the sex during your second trimester ultrasound, you can prepare things like the nursery color coded to suit male or female. Some folks also swear that knowing the sex helps to form a bond with the unborn child. While there’s no scientific proof of this, it’s understandable that a parent could feel more in tune with their child if they knew it was a little girl, or a little boy. Some parents hold a different view on finding the sex, and think that it detracts from the mystique and the gift after long hours of delivery. After all, fifty years ago folks couldn’t plan ahead like we are blessed to, and they survived, right? Just inform the sonographer at the time of the scan and only the information you want will be given to you.

Blue or pink, girl or boy…if you’re expecting this is can be one of the big questions on your mind. Most folks these days find out their babies sex so they can plan ahead, while others like the surprise and ask that it remain a mystery. Either way it’s very exciting. If you find out the sex during your second trimester ultrasound, you can prepare things like the nursery color coded to suit male or female. Some folks also swear that knowing the sex helps to form a bond with the unborn child. While there’s no scientific proof of this, it’s understandable that a parent could feel more in tune with their child if they knew it was a little girl, or a little boy. Some parents hold a different view on finding the sex, and think that it detracts from the mystique and the gift after long hours of delivery. After all, fifty years ago folks couldn’t plan ahead like we are blessed to, and they survived, right? Just inform the sonographer at the time of the scan and only the information you want will be given to you.

Q: When will I have my first ultrasound and what are they looking for?

Q: When will I have my first ultrasound and what are they looking for? If you’re attending your first ultrasound, you may feel like a bundle of nerves. This will be the first time you get to see your little baby, and you want everything to be perfect. Whether you are having a scan to … Continue reading “Q: When will I have my first ultrasound and what are they looking for?”

Q: How early can you detect and hear a heartbeat?

Pregnancy Heartbeat Q: How early can you detect and hear a heartbeat? You’re on the table waiting for your doctor to find the baby’s heartbeat. Whether it takes five seconds or a few minutes, chances are you’re going to be breaking out in a sweat. Hearing that thunderous “chug chug chug” or the sound of … Continue reading “Q: How early can you detect and hear a heartbeat?”

Q: Am I pregnant? What are early pregnancy symptoms?

Early Pregnancy Symptoms Q: Am I pregnant? What are early pregnancy symptoms? The first thing you need to realize before you read any further is this: pregnancy symptoms vary for each woman. This means that while one woman may miss her period and figure out she’s pregnant on her own, the other may have light … Continue reading “Q: Am I pregnant? What are early pregnancy symptoms?”

How much is baby going to cost?

How much is baby going to cost? Once the initial euphoria of finding out you’re pregnant has worn off, reality will start to kick in and you might start to worry about what baby is going to cost. We hear every day how expensive having a baby can be, and if you are going to … Continue reading “How much is baby going to cost?”