Planning

Notes For Your Underbelly: Great Online Pregnancy Resources

Posted February 2, 2010 by Rhonda Franz

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The World Wide Web has some fantastic resources for pregnant women. These sites have some of the best pregnancy tools and resources available.

Designer Babies: A Matter of Choice?

Posted January 10, 2010 by Lela Davidson

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There is a big difference between testing for life threatening genetic disorders and screening out embryos that may grow into kids with crooked teeth. Experts believe the next decade will bring a huge demand in embryonic screening. At some point, we're going to have to decide how far we go down the path of genetically selecting our children. Otherwise, someone else will.

Prenatal Care And Doctor Wars: Standing Up For Yourself And Your Child

Posted December 17, 2009 by Rhonda Franz

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Sometimes the doctor just isn't a good fit. Before deciding on a physician to provide you and your unborn child with prenatal care, take some steps to help you find the right provider for you and your family.

Ladies; Will You Ask Your Guy To Get The Male Contraceptive Injection?

Posted June 9, 2009 by Paul Michael

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Broadly speaking, our society has put the burden of contraception on the ladies. But with the male contraceptive injection testing at almost 99% effective, women may well be asking the guys to shoulder more responsibility.

The Nadya Suleman Story – The Opinion Of An Average Joe.

Posted March 23, 2009 by Paul Michael

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Unless you’ve been on Jupiter for the last few months, you’ll know the story of Nadya Suleman. Already a mother of six children, Nadya gave birth to octuplets in late January, a result of some very questionable in vitro fertilization practices. And the whole thing is winding me up.

Adoption: Inducing Lactation So That Breastfeeding Is an Option

Posted January 31, 2009 by Lori Kerrigan

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Are you preparing to welcome a sweet baby into your home through adoption? Is, "can I breastfeed" one of the many questions that has come up? I was joyfully surprised to learn that there are many ways to answer this question that I once thought was never an option.

How to Celebrate those Christmas Babies

Posted December 11, 2008 by Maggie Wells

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Are you having a baby in December? Are you a Christmas Baby? There's many ways we wind up skimping on our Christmas babies that make them feel put out by the holiday. Here's a quick list of things to remind family and friends and we parents to do and not to do with our December offspring.

Dealing with Pregnant Loved Ones in the Midst of Your Infertility Battle

Posted November 19, 2008 by Lori Kerrigan

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Something is in the water, but apparently, you are not drinking it! Is another loved one pregnant while you stay "stuck" in the fertility challenged stage? These are five steps that help me when I get the call that once again, the "mommy club" has a new member, and I am still not invited.

Adoption Ed. Class: Attachment Disorder, Adopted Child Development, Birth-Mother Relationships, and Adoption Resources

Posted October 26, 2008 by Lori Kerrigan

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Adoption Education….more than educational? Here is a review of our adoption education & how it not only educated us, but encouraged us and changed our perspective on many adoption elements. Oh...and don't forget the "must have" resources that were presented to us.

Preparing your (4 legged) baby……for baby!

Posted September 7, 2008 by Lori Kerrigan

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It's time! A new addition is being added to your family tree, but what about the current baby in your life...the four legged canine kind? To make the transition easier on all members of the family, take a look at this list of getting your "baby" ready for baby!

Adoption: What To Do After The Home Study Approval

Posted August 6, 2008 by Lori Kerrigan

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Are you adopting? Have you finally completed the home study approval? Are you unsure of what to do in this time of waiting? It's time to celebrate and prepare!

Relaxing Won’t Get You Pregnant…or Will It?

Posted June 6, 2008 by Lori Kerrigan

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Relax and you will get pregnant. Is it a myth or truth?

Adoption Options

Posted June 4, 2008 by Lori Kerrigan

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Are you overwhelmed by the many options available when it comes to adopting? Here are four adoption options that stood out the most to us.

Making The Decision To Adopt

Posted May 21, 2008 by Lori Kerrigan

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Are you thinking about adopting? The process to making this decision can be full of emotional, spiritual and financial elements. Here is a "check list" for making this decision and resources to help.

Failed or Cancelled IUI/ IVF, Pregnancy/Child Loss? What do you do?

Posted May 14, 2008 by Lori Kerrigan

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What do you do when the IUI/ IVF does not work or is cancelled? How do you get through a child or pregnancy loss? It had me defeated, but other women endured. Here are their stories.

Infertility Resources

Posted May 6, 2008 by Lori Kerrigan

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Has your infertility diagnosis left you feeling overwhelmed and helpless? Are you unclear on where to begin? Here are four areas that will start your journey off on a successful path.

Can Sex Be Sexy When Going Through Infertility? Yes!

Posted May 4, 2008 by Lori Kerrigan

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Infertility can leave your sex life anything but sexy. If baby making has led to a lack of sexiness in your love life, don't get discouraged, sexy can come back!

Waiting to Find Out the Sex: Selfish, Fun or Both?

Posted April 28, 2008 by Sonja Stewart

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What are you having? A baby. Why it's ok to keep the gender a mystery, even if it means a clash with your mother-in-law.

Gender Selection

Posted April 24, 2008 by Fred Lee

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That banana on top of your bowl of cereal just might hold the key to whether you have a baby boy or girl.

Medically Induced Twins….For A Healthy Fertile Couple….What?

Posted April 22, 2008 by Lori Kerrigan

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Twins, they are double the love, double the joy, double the curls. But are medical treatments for a fertile, healthy couple justified if they are able to have children without medical assistance……but just really want twins…..hmm, I say no.

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