Considering a Baby

Thinking about starting a family or having another baby? Get tips to help you plan for your family's financial future, take a look at how to prepare your body and your mind, and find out what you need to consider as you and your family grow.

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I Was an Only Child by Circumstance, My Son Is an Only Child by Choice

When my wife and I decided to make our first child our last, many asked us why. Here's what I tell them and what we learned when planning our (little) family.

When Babies Are Born A Little Too Close Together

Have another baby on the way — with an infant in your arms? Don't panic. Here's what to expect when you get pregnant shortly after giving birth.

Are You Ready for a Baby?

Ask yourself and your partner these 9 questions before you start trying to conceive.

How to Know If You're Ready for Another Baby, According to Moms

You may never be 100% sure, but hearing how these other moms finally knew they wanted to have another baby may help you decide to go for it.

20 Signs You're Ready to Have a Baby

Who's ready to have a baby? (Hint: It might be you.) Check out these 20 fun indicators that you're ready for a baby—and start trying to conceive!

8 Things To Do Now if You're Thinking About Getting Pregnant

If you're thinking about getting pregnant, here are 8 things you can do now to start to prepare for pregnancy.

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When to Have Second Baby, According to Experts and Moms

Should you conceive another baby soon? Doctors and been-there moms share the pros and cons of having kids close in age or farther apart.

Readers Reveal: Surprising Ways Life Changes When You Become a Parent

You know your date nights will be numbered and you're going to lose sleep, but what about the changes you don't hear about every day? We asked our Facebook fans to tell it like it is; here, we share their best answers.

14 Things You Need to Know About Having Baby #2

You may be a veteran mom, but that doesn't mean you know what you're in for when it comes to having a second child. Here's what you need to know.