Preparing for Baby

Time to start preparing for your baby's arrival! Getting started now will help you feel more confident once labor starts. Here you'll get shopping guides for you and Baby, discover bonding tips for you and your partner, and find out everything you need to prepare for your baby's arrival.

Q&A: How Soon Can You Find Out Baby's Sex?

Dr. Elizabeth Pryor answers the question, How soon can you learn: He or she?

14 Things to Do Before Baby Arrives

There's a lot to do before giving birth. Here's how to pace yourself and prepare for baby.

25 Things to Do Before You Deliver

A planner for a sane (and fun!) third trimester: your last hurrah list, smart maternity-leave strategies, and crucial conversations to have with your partner before Birth Day.

The Truth About Due Dates

Only 5 percent of women give birth when they think they will. Read on to find out when your baby will make his appearance.

10 Amazing Push Gifts

Whether or not you're a first-time mommy, you deserve a push present. Check out our favorite gifts and start dropping hints to your hubby before you deliver.

Your Preparing for Baby Checklist

Few women who've done it would say that giving birth is easy. But preparing the way helps. Here are some last-minute tips to get ready for your big day.

Plus-Size and Pregnant: The Health Risks

If you're overweight, you may face increased health risks during your pregnancy. Here's how to turn that around.

Eight Questions About Having Baby Number Two

You're probably wondering how your new pregnancy will compare with your first. We've got the 411.

Giving Birth: What To Bring to the Hospital

Rosie Pope shares a few key items you wont want to be without on delivery day.

What the Bump!? Photo Series Shows the Pregnancy Struggle Is Real

This photographer is capturing what pregnancy and parenting really look like: the whole beautiful, frustrating, often messy, sometimes hilarious struggle.

Choose a Car Seat

Choose a Car SeatTips for finding the car seat best for you.

5 Ways Kim Kardashian's Pregnancy Was Just Like Yours (and 4 Ways It Totally Wasn't)

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have added baby boy Saint West to their brood! Here's a look back at Kardashian's second pregnancy, including the ways it was (and wasn't) just like anyone else's.

Your Pregnancy: How To Calculate Your Due Date

Dr. Obosa Osawe helps you figure out when baby will really arrive.

9 Pregnancy Gadgets

From the practical to the peculiar, here's a list of gadgets that may help you through the next nine months, or at least help make your pregnancy even more interesting.

5 Hot Nursery Decor Trends for 2016

Project Nursery co-founders Melisa Fluhr and Pam Ginocchio are experts in all things related to baby's room. (After all, with parents and interior designers uploading photos to the ProjectNursery.com project gallery, the two witness the latest nursery decor trends in real time.) We asked them to share their predictions for the top nursery decorating trends in 2016. Click through--and get inspired!

Your First OB Exam

Congratulations on your pregnancy! Here's what you can expect from your very first visit to the doctor's office.

7 Things Expectant Couples (Wrongly!) Think They'll Never Do as Parents

Before I even got pregnant, my husband and I made mental notes of the things we'd never do as parents. Oh, how wrong we were! Like us, many expectant couples swear they'll never do some things once they become parents--but trust us, you probably will. Learn from our misguided ideas.

10 Movies to Watch When You're Expecting

Pregnancy may be natural, but it's also surreal. (Think about it: There's a baby growing inside you!) It helps to know what you're in for -- which is why Hollywood can be a pregnant woman's BFF. From on-screen moms-to-be bitching about hemorrhoids or seducing their ob-gyns, these are the 10 best movies to watch when you're pregnant.

11 Awesome Co-Ed Baby Shower Ideas

Instead of a traditional ladies-only baby shower, make the daddy-to-be and his friends part of the celebration, too. From food to games to decor, here are some gender-neutral baby shower ideas that will guarantee all your guests have a good time.

Your Pregnancy Checklist

Our step-by-step guide to preparing for baby's debut.

Stuff No One Told Me About Having a Baby

14 perfectly frank pregnancy-and-birth pointers from a second-time mom.

This Coach Let His Team Name His Unborn Baby--Here's What They Picked

Coach Rob Querry made a deal with his high school baseball team earlier in the season: win 14 games and he'd let them name his unborn son.

Meet the Jogging Stroller

What makes a stroller suitable for jogging and the safest way to use one.

9 Reasons Chrissy Teigen is Having the Best Pregnancy Ever

From her doting hubby John Legend to getting style advice from Kim Kardashian, here are nine reasons Chrissy Teigen is having the best pregnancy ever.

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