Can You Afford To Have That Baby?
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Can You Afford To Have That Baby?

It is often said that "some moments in life are priceless"--graduating from college, getting married, and having a baby are treasured moments that money just can't buy. Horse pucky. Your education came with a hefty price tag. That wedding cost tens of thousands of hard-earned bucks. And your bundle of joy will run you approximately $242,000 over the next eighteen years. Yes, everything has a price.

You're Ready He's Not - Giving Your Baby Up For Adoption
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You're Ready He's Not - Giving Your Baby Up For Adoption

You're pregnant and you are "over the moon" with joy. You've always wanted a baby and, can't wait to be a mom. There's just problem--a rather large one. The man in your life doesn't want to be a dad. Pulled in opposing directions by the man you love and the baby you want, you have no idea what to do. Before making a rash decision, you really need to think things through. Talk about it.

5 Ways To Nurture With Nature
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5 Ways To Nurture With Nature

Imagine your child running in the park.  Can you hear the laughter and joy from just being outside in nature? How about climbing a tree and pretending it is the masthead of a ship?  That is what our young grandson Ridge did last weekend. It was a complete joy to join in his fantasy. By standing on the ground and asking him to tell me what he could see through his imaginary telescope he brought me into his life. It is just one more suggestion to add to my collection of 77 Ways To Have FUN With Your Family For Free.

Top Baby Names of 2012 & Why I'm Glad We Didn't Pick Pick One
Anastasia? or Zoe?
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Top Baby Names of 2012 & Why I'm Glad We Didn't Pick One

The 100 hottest baby names of 2012 were released today, and it's a familiar-looking list. Sure, there are a couple of newcomers to BabyCenter's top 10 boys' and girls' names, but Sophia and Aiden retain their iron grip on the #1 spots for yet another year. Here's why I'm glad we didn't chose any of them.

Make Stress Your Friend in Getting Pregnant!
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Make Stress Your Friend in Getting Pregnant!

Both men and women are significantly affected by stress on the road to conception and pregnancy. Today we know that your body's function is impacted by stress. Humans only need to think about a stressful event in order to trigger the stress response in the body. Then we get knocked off balance, and a whole cascade of physiological responses take place.

The 5 Myths About Pregnancy [EXPERT]
Life doesn't have to be unexpected.
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The 5 Myths About Pregnancy

Many women wonder why nobody told them that pregnancy not always rosy. It's impossible to know ahead of time how you're going feel during a pregnancy, so don't be surprised if you're up, down and all over the place. There are many fantasies and myths surrounding pregnancy, and here are the top five.

how to feel sexy again after having a baby
10 tips for new moms hoping to feel better about their post-baby existence.
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10 Ways To Bring Sexy Back After Having A Baby

When I got pregnant, I was bound and determined to look good after the baby was born. I admired those moms in my Facebook newsfeed whose hospital pictures showed them smiling with makeup on as they cuddled their newborn. In retrospect, this was a crazy notion because after giving birth I did NOT look good. Not at all...

Does Your Baby's Father Have Postpartum? [EXPERT]
Postpartum depression doesn't only affect new moms.
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Does Your Baby's Father Have Postpartum?

A new Australian study, published in the Journal of Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, shows mothers and fathers are equally likely to experience postnatal depression after the birth of their baby. Men show different signs of depression than women do. While men tend to process anger more externally, women tend to process depression more internally. You could miss the symptoms unless you read on.

How A Baby Changes A Relationship
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How A Baby Changes A Relationship

By Jane Greer, Ph.D., Relationship & Sex Talk, for GALTime Can the anticipation of a baby bring people together? That’s a good question, and it looks like Uma Thurman is working toward answering it right now. She announced this week that she is expecting a baby with her on-again boyfriend multimillionaire financier Arpad “Arki” Busson.

Jennifer Westfeldt and Adam Scott in 'Friends With Kids.'
Jennifer Westfeldt and Adam Scott in 'Friends With Kids.'
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Would You Rather Have A Baby With Your Best Friend Or Your Lover?

Friends With Kids opens with a hushed phone call in the middle of the night from Julie (Jennifer Westfeldt) to Jason (Adam Scott). She asks him a strange question about how he'd prefer to die, presenting two options. Jason mulls it over and chooses one. And then the camera reveals a scantily clad woman sleeping next to him, his flavor of the month. "I think I'm going to break up with her soon," Jason confesses.