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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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.
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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.
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Baby Name Regret: Can You Change Your Baby's Name?

Struggling with baby name regret? Here's advice on how to change your baby's name, the best time to do it, and how to announce the new name.
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'Name of Thrones' Video Spoofs the High Stakes of Baby Naming

Baby-naming pressure is one thing that just won't die in this spot-on parody of the edge-of-your-seat fantasy series.
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The Top 20 Baby Names of 2015

Which baby names ranked supreme in 2015? Check out the chart-toppers from the latest Social Security Administration data.
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5 Baby Name Battles You Can Totally Stop Fighting

At odds with your mate, mom, or BFF over a baby name? Here's why you don't need to worry.
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Wackiest Celebrity Baby Names

Royal Reign? Rainbow Aurora? Unusual baby names can be part of the deal if you're a celeb's kid. Check out this list of the more, shall we say, unique baby names from Hollywood stars. (Even Bronx Mowgli was too normal to make the cut!).
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Weird, Wacky, and Unusual Baby Names

If you don't want your baby to be the third "Matthew" in class, use this list of weird names as your guide to choosing something more hip and trendy to call your baby boy or girl. 
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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.