Welcome to StorkNet's Pregnancy Cubby
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| ||º ||Join Our Message Boards!|
If you're pregnant and would like to connect with other pregnant mommies, join our message boards! A non-premium membership is free and you'll have access to our babies born and pregnancy forums as well as other support forums including Ask a Midwife where Donna Balo CNM answers your questions.
| ||º ||Soft Floor Ideas for a Baby's Room|
When decorating a nursery in preparation for baby's arrival, flooring options need to be considered. Babies spend a lot of time on the floor crawling and playing in their first years of life. These flooring ideas offer soft, safe spots for baby to play and grow without being too hard on mom and dad's budget.
| ||º ||Pregnancy and Veins|
It is not at all uncommon for each pregnancy to add its own mark on the legs; some women can point to various vein clusters and name them "this one was Emily; this one was Nathan, etc." Learn more about why spider veins develop in pregnancy and what you can do to prevent and get rid of them.
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StorkNet's Week By Week Guide to Pregnancy
| ||º ||Reluctant Fathers|
If your baby’s father was reluctant to get involved with your pregnancy, what did you do, if anything, to encourage him? Click here to post on our message boards (you do not have to be a member to share your opinion on this hot topic) or click here to email your thoughts.
| ||º ||Home Pregnancy Tests|
How many home pregnancy tests did you take before you believed the result? Vote in our poll and tell us what your favorite EPT brands are. Click here to post on our message boards, click here to email your thoughts, or visit our Facebook Page to post your opinion.
| ||º ||Preparing Children|
What did you do, if anything, to prepare your children for the arrival of a new sibling? Share your thoughts with us on our message boards (you don't have to be a member to respond) or click here to email your thoughts.
| ||º ||Ultrasounds|
How do you feel about ultrasounds? The FDA is cautioning against Fetal "Keepsake" Images (especially videos) and OTC heartbeat monitors. Are you concerned or do you think it's just hysteria? Do you think ultrasounds are done too often and how do you feel about 3D ultrasound centers popping up all over? Click here to post on our message boards or click here to email your thoughts.
| ||º ||Memorializing/Keepsakes|
Did you scrapbook/memorialize your pregnancy? What types of keepsakes did you save, did you make a special scrapbook, did you journal, did you make a belly cast, etc????? Click here to post on our message boards or click here to email your thoughts.
| ||º ||Mother Rising: The Blessingway Journey into Motherhood by Yana Cortlund, Barb Lucke and Donna Miller Watelet|
Mother Rising shows how any woman can organize, personalize, and create a ceremony. This step-by-step guide includes practical information such as tips for sharing and storytelling, positive visualizations, and recipes for healthy feasting. Fun activities like belly casting, henna body art, shoulder massages, and herbal footbaths further enhance the blessingway experience while inspirational quotations and an expansive resource listing help complete one's unique ceremony.
| ||º ||Baby Showers!|
Plan the perfect baby shower no matter the budget with our baby showers cubby. Learn the etiquette no-nos along with the Who, What, When, Where, and How of baby shower planning.
StorkNet's Pregnancy Editors