Getting Started

Picking the right baby name can be incredibly overwhelming, but our resources will help you find the perfect match. Here you'll find advice for how to start your baby name search, advice to solve common conflicts, and tips and tricks for making the final call.

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20 Fall Names for Babies Born in Autumn—and Parents Obsessed With The Season

Whether you're due in October or November, or just love everything about autumn, get inspired by these fall baby name ideas for girls and boys trending with parents this year.

Pregnancy Confidential Podcast Week 17: Baby Names

Find out what's going on in week 17 of your pregnancy on this podcast episode of Pregnancy Confidential.

15 Sweet Valentine’s Day Baby Names

A Valentine's Day name captures the romantic spirit of February 14. Names that convey love, beauty, and sweetness —or those inspired by memorable cinematic affairs—will warm your heart long after the last truffle has disappeared from its heart-shaped box.

Why This Adoptive Mom Refused to Change Her Daughter's Name

The social worker and adoption agency director strongly recommended this mom rename her 1.5-year-old daughter post-adoption, but she refused. Experts explain both sides of the name change debate.

A Guide to Choosing the Perfect Baby Name

Experts and parents share their best advice when it comes to naming baby — and having no regrets — in this break-the-rules guide to baby names.

Picking a Baby Name: Your Pregnancy Timeline

You've got nine months to nail your dream name, and we're with you every step of the way. Don't stress. This is the fun part!

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7 Tips for Choosing a Unique Baby Name

Spoiler alert: There's more to finding the best baby name for your newborn than just Googling what's trending.

This Survey Says Your Parents May Hate the Baby Name You Picked

You may love your creative, new-age baby name, but this survey says your parents may really hate it.

How to Pick the Perfect Name for Your Baby

Whether you want to go trendy, traditional, or totally unique, we've gathered great ideas on how to select the ideal name for your newborn.