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5 Pregnancy Dates To Experience Before You’re Due

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5 Pregnancy Dates To Experience Before You’re Due

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HGTV’s Genevieve Gorder’s Simple-But-Stylish Nursery Ideas

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HGTV’s Genevieve Gorder’s Simple-But-Stylish Nursery Ideas

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Genevieve Gorder, of HGTV’s “Genevieve’s Renovations,” “Dear Genevieve” and “Town Haul.” I asked her about her favorite nursery designs and what budget-friendly tips she has for parents. I was pleasantly surprised to hear almost all of her favorite tips were not only inexpensive-ideas, but also a complete shift from the usual pink and blue gender-defined rooms.

Genevieve started by saying, “Nurseries are so overly designed and sold in big sets, and that’s absolutely unnecessary. Everything is so overly packaged and licensed...

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Nursery Inspiration

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Nursery Inspiration

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Second Trimester Symptoms

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Second Trimester Symptoms

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First Trimester Symptoms

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First Trimester Symptoms

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Pregnancy Gifts Shopping Guide

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Pregnancy Gifts Shopping Guide

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Your Changing Body: Trimester by Trimester

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Head-to-toe changes you may not expect when you’re expecting

Many first-time pregnant women think they know about the physical changes that accompany pregnancy, almost all of which they anticipate happening somewhere in the vicinity of their belly button. They expect to feel nauseated, to want to eat a lot, and to go to the bathroom with nearly comic frequency. All of these make a certain kind of sense, since they have something to do with the area where the baby is growing.

During my first trimester, however, I found myself out of breath after only a short walk. I didn’t think it had anything to do with my pregnancy; after all, I wasn’t even showing...

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Pregnancy Nutrition Guide

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Healthy nutrition for you equals healthy nutrition for baby

“Eating for two” during pregnancy doesn’t mean you should gorge on doughnuts and chips. It means what you eat affects the health of both you and baby. Maintaining proper nutrition during pregnancy can help keep you energized through all three trimesters, and it can give your growing baby the right combination of vitamins, minerals, and proteins to develop correctly. Eating a little junk food now and then will not harm you and your baby, but you don’t want to get all of your daily calories from foods high in fat and low in nutrients.

What to eat

  • Fruits and veggies: When planning your meals and snacks, think fresh and colorful. Browse the produce section in your grocery store for inspiration...
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