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The Annual Guide For New And Expectant Parents

Birth & Babies Resource Guide

Our Birth & Babies Guide features the best local services, businesses and products for new and expectant parents and for those with toddlers.


it’s a baby shower
have no clue where to begin? think theme!

eating for two
smart nutrition tips for new moms

newborn care 101
tricks & expert tips that will help your baby – & you! – thrive

midwife or doula
which one is right for you?

understanding postpartum depression
is it baby blues, or more?


Must-Have first books for baby

spark your little one’s love for reading with these great picks


hot stuff
Get hands & minds working with great
puzzles & games

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Prenatal Peeks
high-tech ways to capture
those moments that matter

A Labor of Love
guiding you through labor and delivery

After the First Year
making childhood milestones

Safe Start
20 top tips to keep your baby safe

Baby Belly Mosaics
cherish pregnancy with a lasting piece of art

13 pregnancy myths debunked
experts help set the record straight

choosing a daycare for baby
10 important questions to ask

fighting congenital heart defects in infants
it takes a community

baby’s first year
a checklist for new parents

10 surprising home safety hazards
keep your babies, toddlers and young children safe

shower power
Baby shower planning dos & don’ts

book buzz
Drool-worthy cloth books for babies

good buy, baby!
Must-have gear for babies and toddlers

let’s play
10 ways to help baby blossom through play

postpartum care
7 tips for a healthy recovery

baby myths - busted
The pediatric pros help set it straight

Celebrate
Mocktails for mom

Labor of Love
Find the birth setting that's right for you

Parenting Perspectives
Caring for the new mom

The Big Reveal
Creative ways to unveil your baby's gender

Book Buzz
Build baby's library with these timeless first books

Big, Meet Little
Preparing your child for a new baby

Bouncing Back After Baby
How to restore your pre-baby body

Ask the Pediatrician
Your baby questions answered

Bringing Home Baby
A new parent survival guide

Getting to Know You
How to prepare your pets for the new baby

Milestones
Your growing baby

What to Expect
C-sections vs. vaginal births