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Expecting

Multiple Births - Twins, Triplets and More! Hello, baby, or should we say, hello babies! Multiple births are on the rise, and whether you're expecting identical twins, fraternal twins, triplets or more, you'll have some different pregnancy considerations.

Pregnancy Diet Suggestions Find dozens of options for your diet while expecting.

Holiday Maternity Look fabulous for the holidays!

The Benefits of Prenatal Massage

Barefoot 9 With the dramatic changes taking place in the woman's body during pregnancy, prenatal massage is often a much-welcomed therapy.  Massage embraces the body's transformation, helping to relax tense muscles, ease sore trouble spots, increase circulation and mobility, and provide energy.  According to the American Pregnancy Association, massage can also...

What Exactly is an Ultrasound or Sonogram?

Today I received a great question on Ask Tori, RN, about sonograms (ultrasound is the technique used to make the image) and whether or not they are harmful or have any effect on the unborn baby. Ultrasounds are considered to be a very safe method of providing valuable information during...

Who Should Consider Saving Their Baby's Cord Blood?

Cord Blood, A New Era in Medicine Bone marrow, peripheral blood and the umbilical cord blood constitute the three primary sources of stem cells. Umbilical cord blood, which until fairly recently, was discarded as medical waste, is a non-controversial and rich source of stem cells that are now being saved...

Win a $250 SpaFinder gift card!

Spafinder Gift Card Expecting the best when it comes to pregnancy should be second nature. With that in mind, Belly Friendly by Barefoot & Pregnant is conducting a survey designed to help increase the quality of services offered to expecting moms. We'd like to learn more about your spa experiences.  Please take a moment...

Five Things I Didn't Expect while Expecting

  As I enter my 6th month of pregnancy, I’ve realized that there have been quite a few surprises. Some of them have come completely out of blue, others I had heard stories of or read about, but all of them have taken me by surprise in one way or...