• 10 Beauty Myths Busted

     You've heard it, in fact we've all heard it. You know those random "beauty secrets" that have no basis to them, yet you follow them because somehow, someone you trust has told you about them? Those secrets are so bogus that we'd like to call them beauty "myths".. read more

  • Wild & Crazy Drinks For Spring Break

    At Daily Mom, we know that "alone time" is few and far between, as is the idea of a vacation or letting lose. But we also know that sometimes, it's just gotta' happen! If the kids are home for Spring Break, use it as an excuse to clock out a bit... read more

  • Defending Your Green Lifestyle

    We’ve all been there, the invasive questions people think they deserve to ask when you have children. Is he circumcised? Did you have a natural childbirth? Will you vaccinate? Do you give antibiotics? Most people mean no harm but inevitably, some people get offended...read more

  • 10 Books To Prepare Your Child For A Sibling

    You’re expecting another child and, understandably, you’re concerned with how your older child will adjust to the new baby. It’s never too early to start preparing them for what’s to come. An easy place to start is with books!.. read more

  • Baby's Oral Health

    It’s a big milestone when your little one gets his or her first tooth. It means that adorable little toothless smile you’re so used to seeing will soon be gone. It means that your baby is growing. It also means it’s time to start caring for those little pearly whites!.. read more

Lubricants and Conception

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Should you toss the lube while trying to conceive? It may be a lingering question for many couples on the road to creating life. While some may think that lubricant will only help create a more fluid environment for the sperm’s journey to the egg, it is not necessarily the case. Explore reasons why conventional lubricants can actually deter you from getting pregnant and some ways to promote pregnancy with the use of non-conventional lubricants. Welcome to the world of “sperm-friendly” lubricants! 

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10 Tips for Maximizing Your Fertility

Growing up, sex education classes lead us to believe that we will get pregnant the first time we have unprotected sex. While this certainly can happen, oftentimes it can take a few months, or even years, to conceive. If you are ready to start trying to conceive or even just considering it in the near future, here are some things to consider to maximize your chances of getting pregnant as soon as possible.

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5 Pregnancy Safe Teas For The Tea Lover

 There is nothing more soothing and comforting than sitting down after a long day with a hot cup of tea, or a warm cup of tea on a cold winter’s day. That is, unless your pregnant. With all the information out there, you don’t know what teas are safe, and all you’re craving is a good cup of tea! The good news is, there are safe teas to drink while your pregnant, and we have five herbal teas that are safe for pregnancy. Some are even recommended by professionals to aid in pregnancy and birth.

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Can you choose your baby’s gender?

Are you the mom of three boys and you are just dying to get that baby girl you’ve always dreamed of? Or, maybe you have always wanted your first born to be a boy. Well, according to modern science, some popular research and many people who swear by these methods, there are several things you can try to increase your chances of conceiving the gender you desire.

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Best Books To Read Before Trying To Conceive

So you think you’re ready to have a baby. At least, you and your partner agree that you’re ready to begin trying to conceive. You’ve answered every question on the list Important Things To Consider Before TTC, and passed with flying colors! Now what? You head over to the local book store to pick up a few of the popular titles on the subject that your friends and colleagues suggested to give you some helpful tips on boosting your chances. Suddenly, you are standing in front of the largest, most intimidating wall of hundreds of pre-conception books, all claiming to be exactly what you need to achieve pregnancy quickly. Whether you’ve been TTC for a while or your journey has just begun, we have compiled a list of beneficial books, some of which have provided us, personally, with the knowledge to achieve our very own TTC goals.

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Important Things To Consider Before TTC

You feel your biological clock ticking. Scratch that. It’s all you hear, every second of every minute of every day. This ticking might have been the rhythm you’ve been marching to for years or it might have crept up on you unexpectedly one day as you were holding your best friend’s newborn for the first time. Either way, you want a baby. And you want one now. This overwhelming need fills every inch of your body; and you just know it’s time.

While your heart might be ready, however, there are some important questions you need to ask yourself – and your partner- before you jump headfirst into trying to conceive.

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Are You Ready For Baby #2?

It’s starting to dawn on you that your baby isn’t so much of a baby anymore and friends with children around their age are telling you they’re pregnant again. You’re starting to ask yourself, Am I ready to have another baby? Do I even want another baby? What time is the right time? Well, here are five questions to mull over to help you determine if you’re ready to give your firstborn a sibling.

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Gestational Carriers: Your Baby, Her Body

When a couple is infertile they must choose from a variety of options on how to achieve their dream of having a child.There are surgeries and procedures, supplements and injections, surrogacy or adoption, just to name a few. One of the options which is the least publicized is gestational surrogacy. What is it, how does it work and why choose this route?

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Infertility Awareness Week

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s we enter Infertility Awareness Week, it is important to remember that not every woman experiences the same struggles with infertility. You likely know someone who was pregnant within their first month of TTC and also someone who struggled with TTC for so long that they needed to begin the process of IVF, surrogacy or adoption.

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Fairhaven Fertility: Your TTC Resource

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y husband and I have been in the process of trying to conceive for 6 months and while I was charting and using OPKs I didn’t really use any products that would help our chances of conception. Then I was introduced to Fairhaven Fertility products and they have opened my eyes to so many fertility resources! Fairhaven Fertility has a range of products and supplements that will assist couples in their quest of conceiving naturally.

If you and your partner have tried to conceive but found that you are having trouble because of an irregular cycle or not having the right charting resources I recommend looking into Fairhaven Fertility before beginning any extensive medical procedures or testing. Read on to find out why Fairhaven might just be the resource you need!

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5 Books that will have you laughing through pregnancy

Are you currently pregnant, yet find yourself completely turned off from reading informational pregnancy books?  Sometimes, you just want to be able to read a book, and relate to the funny parts of pregnancy (fart jokes, anyone?). If reading light-hearted books is more your thing, the below list will be sure to tickle both you, and your partner’s,  funny bone.

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