Pregnancy

Why Counting Kicks Matters

Kelly Peña didn’t want to overreact. But her baby wasn’t kicking, and she knew from reading an article about counting kicks here at WhatToExpect.com that her daughter should be responding. Was she overreacting, or was her baby in real danger? Here, Kelly shares her remarkable story. By Kelly R. Peña, as told to Melissa Rayworth […]

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67% Off Motherhood Maternity

Shopping for maternity and postpartum clothes can be tricky. While you don’t want to skimp on style during your pregnancy and postpartum, you also don’t want to spend a ton on clothes you’re only going to wear for a few months.  Luckily, Motherhood Maternity is kicking off its Black Friday deals by offering major markdowns. With […]

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Black Friday Car Seat Deals

Black Friday 2020 is still several weeks away, but we’re already getting excited for big sales on our favorite car seats. Whether you’re in the market for an infant car seat (which can easily be removed from your car and carried or clipped on to a stroller base) or a convertible car seat (which is less portable, but will keep your […]

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Black Friday Diaper Deals

Black Friday 2020 is coming up, and parents can look forward to serious savings on one of the biggest baby must-haves: diapers. The biggest shopping day of the year is *the* time to stock up on diapers (plus other essentials like car seats, strollers and more).  Check out the latest diaper deals below, along with the most […]

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Virtual Baby Shower Ideas

If you’re pregnant, the coronavirus outbreak likely has you questioning your baby shower. Now that the pandemic has required everyone to practice “social distancing,” and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests canceling events of more than 10 people, you may be scrambling to figure out what you should do instead. But that doesn’t […]

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COVID-19 & Pregnancy

Being pregnant can already be stressful, but it’s even more overwhelming given the spread of the novel coronavirus and COVID-19, the disease it causes. It’s only natural to have questions about the coronavirus and what it means for your pregnancy. Here’s what you need to know. What is the coronavirus and COVID-19? There are actually […]

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Black Friday 2020 Baby Deals

Black Friday 2020 will be here before we know it, and we’re already looking forward to deals on must-have baby gear, including strollers, car seats and diapers, as well as other household items like kitchen gadgets, clothing and home essentials. This year has been incredibly challenging, but we’re hopeful that the upcoming deals on baby […]

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Celeb Babies Born in 2020

It’s always fun watching your favorite celebrities perform live on TV, sweep up prestigious awards or star in your favorite Netflix series. But sometimes, it’s even more fun to be reminded that deep down, our favorite A-listers go through the same things we do, like becoming a parent. Whether you’re trying to stay up-to-date with […]

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#MomTheVote

Every mom wants the best for herself and for her family. How can you help make that goal a reality? Vote. With this guide, What to Expect aims to inspire and energize every mom to use the power of her voice to make a difference. We’ve broken down issues and policies that impact the health, […]

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Wives Tales and Pregnancy

It’s all great to hear advice during your pregnancy, especially unwelcome advice. I’m sure you’ve been told by one person or another how to live. Am I right? It only gets worse the further along in your pregnancy you are. Someone will want to tell you that you shouldn’t bend, or walk a certain way, […]