Prenatal

 
You live in the Boston area and are expecting a baby. Congratulations! Here you will find all sorts of great and useful information on all the exciting and sometimes overwhelming things that will help you prepare for your baby. In addition to all the incredible information on our national blog such how so stay healthy during your pregnancy, choosing the right birth for you, decorating your nursery, must have baby gear, sex during pregnancy, how to better plan financially for the future, here you’ll find information on preparing for your baby while living in the Boston area!

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Scoop on Stuff: Our Favourite Mom & Child Products This Week (April 9)

Welcome to our ‘Scoop On Stuff’ round-up We love to introduce our community to new products, services and resources for the whole family. From feeding, to child development, to mindfulness, to maternity lingerie, to babycarriers - here are some of our absolute favorite mom and kid products... read more

long the baby weight, new mom weight gain, mom support, parenting education, parenting tips

How Long Will it Take to Lose the Baby Weight?

One of the most challenging issues that comes up while expecting is navigating our baby weight gain. In the past we may have struggled with our weight, or have religiously been able to maintain our ideal weight - but now, as we slowly see the numbers creep up with every prenatal visit, it can... read more

What You Don't Expect When You're Expecting

We recently held a fun, informative and free online parenting class on what you don't expect when you're expecting, during which Natalie Diaz, parenting expert and founder and CEO of Twiniversity, gave us the down and dirty of pregnancy: all the things you will never expect but really need to know... read more

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Healing After Vaginal Birth

How long does it take my body to heal after a vaginal birth?   After nine months of pregnancy during which you experienced body changes - including weight gain, hormonal changes, breast enlargement and others - you finally deliver your baby vaginally and, despite being overjoyed with the... read more

Mom support, modern parents, parenting tips, parenting advice

Adoption 101: Online Class Re-cap

We recently held an amazing new class - Adoption 101 - expertly facilitated by Katie Foley, MSW, and Associate Director of Outreach at Spence-Chapin - also our generous sponsor. For those in our community who are considering adoption among the various pathways to parenthood, Katie provided a rich... read more