Life during pregnancy

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Preterm birth: avoidable for you and your baby

Dear Ovia, How to deal with my mother-in-law?

Dear Ovia, Will we still have time for each other?

Dear Ovia, How to get my partner involved in baby preparations?

Breaking down BMI

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Interested in prenatal yoga? Start here

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Prenatal exercise & movement FAQ

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Navigating pregnancy in a bigger body with a history of disordered eating

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How to manage anxiety about labor and motherhood

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How to take care of your mental health during pregnancy

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Managing your prenatal mental health if you’ve experienced a loss before

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The truth about food allergies and pregnancy

best maternity and postpartum clothes

The best maternity and postpartum clothes

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Birth certifications and second parent adoption

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What is the pelvic floor?

5 ways to spend your birthday pregnant

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Birth plans: delivery environment, pain management, and more

10 interesting facts about breastfeeding

8 ways to prepare yourself for breastfeeding success

Fun ways to reveal Baby’s sex

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Stressless Fest recap

Pastry chef, Lindsay and her family

Meet bake-at-home mom, Lindsay Morrison

Mom and baby

How much does it cost to have a baby in 2021?

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33 weeks pregnant

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32 weeks pregnant

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31 weeks pregnant

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30 weeks pregnant

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29 weeks pregnant

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28 weeks pregnant

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27 weeks pregnant

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25 weeks pregnant

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24 weeks pregnant

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22 weeks pregnant

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21 weeks pregnant

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20 weeks pregnant

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19 weeks pregnant

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18 weeks pregnant

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17 weeks pregnant

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15 weeks pregnant

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13 weeks pregnant

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7 weeks pregnant

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6 weeks pregnant

9 self-care essentials for today and every day

5 ways your whole family can find some calm 

6 easy, meaningful ways to celebrate your mom if you’re apart

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37 weeks pregnant

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35 weeks pregnant

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34 weeks pregnant

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26 weeks pregnant

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23 weeks pregnant

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16 weeks pregnant

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12 weeks pregnant

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11 weeks pregnant

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10 weeks pregnant

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9 weeks pregnant

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8 weeks pregnant

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5 weeks pregnant

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4 weeks pregnant

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3 weeks pregnant

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2 weeks pregnant

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1 week pregnant

Woman recieving vaccination

A virtual sprinkle, vaccine science, and the decision to get the COVID-19 vaccine while pregnant

celebrating Black birth workers of the past

Celebrating Black birth workers of the past

Seven doulas you should know

For Black families, change is coming one doula at a time

Women’s history through her healthcare

Women’s history through her healthcare

Four midwives you should know

Meet 4 midwives dedicated to evolving the Black maternal landscape

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What you need to know about iron-deficiency anemia

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Are there any complications of a molar pregnancy?

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Sweet, simple, shareable: special ways to announce your pregnancy on social media

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Maintaining healthy relationships

Forgetfulness when pregnant

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Signs that your baby is hungry (and full!)

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Staying safe at work during pregnancy

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Telling family and friends about your pregnancy

Mocktails during pregnancy

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Mindful pregnancy and delivery

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Unexpected costs of having a baby

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Making new friends during pregnancy: mom group 101

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Prepare finances for parenthood: new baby, new expenses

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Relationships during pregnancy

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7 creative ways to document your pregnancy

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Hair and nail care during pregnancy

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Questions to consider before introducing baby to your pet

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Maintaining boundaries during pregnancy

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Getting back to work after having a baby

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Preparing friends and family for Baby

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What I bought for my fourth baby (and what I didn’t)

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Playing music to Baby

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Talking to Baby

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Fatigue and exhaustion when pregnant

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Preparing for parenthood: getting your partner ready for baby

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Responding to unwanted belly rubs

Rules for pets during pregnancy

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Preparing kids for a new baby

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When everyone’s drinking but you’re expecting: tips for keeping your pregnancy a secret in boozy social situations

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Planning maternity leave: Q and A

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Family life during pregnancy

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Early signs of pregnancy

Mother breastfeeding baby

An intro to breastfeeding

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What does breastfeeding feel like?

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The hospital stay: real advice on what to expect from other moms who’ve been there

How to manage working from home

Newly pregnant? Everything you need to know

Ovia Family Award Winners: Diapers, Wipes, & Bags

Ovia Family Award Winners: Nursery Furniture 

Ovia Family Award Winners: Baby Monitors

Ovia Family Award Winners: Family Cars

Ovia Family Award Winners: Maternity Clothes 

Ovia Family Award Winners: Pumps and Breastfeeding Accessories

Ovia Family Award Winners: Strollers 

Ovia Family Award Winners: Travel Systems 

Ovia Family Award Winners: Insurance Services

Ovia Family Award Winners: Vitamins & Health

Maternity bras: staying supported

How a doula can support you during pregnancy and postpartum

Continuing to breastfeed when going back to work

I couldn’t produce enough milk, but I am not a failure: What I wish I knew about breastfeeding when I was struggling to feed my babies 

How you can get more milk when you pump

7 tips for bottle feeding

5 pumping tips for working moms

The self-care you need when breastfeeding

Why it’s normal to have complicated feelings about breastfeeding

A breastfeeding journey

Lactation consultants: what they do and how they can help

5 positions every breastfeeding mom should try

Getting your newborn to latch on

How to find a supportive breastfeeding community

Breast pain while breastfeeding: What’s normal and when to get help

Breastfeeding benefits for you and your baby

How breast milk changes as your baby grows

How often should a baby breastfeed?

The two-month baby checkup: A play-by-play guide

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Pregnancy relaxation techniques: keeping it calm

Recognizing unsafe relationships

Mother’s Day this year: It’s complicated

Your Mother’s Day care package 

Simple ways to make your Mother’s Day special 

How to actually get alone time when home with kids 

What work-life balance means right now 

Your guide to working from home with kids

Staying connected with your partner

How friends and family can help out, even when apart

Babymoons: like a honeymoon with a bump

Things to do in the last weeks of pregnancy

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Flying during pregnancy: everything you need to know

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Date night ideas for expecting couples

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Baby shower planning

Practical ideas for the baby shower list

Top baby shower games

Having fun during pregnancy

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Hiding your early pregnancy

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Birth announcements

How to build a maternity wardrobe you love: Yes, it really is possible!

Adoption and the office: How to talk about – and celebrate – it

How to be a more confident parent

All about colostrum

A guide to cloth diapers

Myths and facts about WIC

Take all the time you can: the importance of parental leave for non-birthing parents

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The costs of having a baby

Normal newborn behaviors

Short-term disability for maternity leave in the US

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Changing table must-haves

Second time parents: twice around the block

8 tools for the perfect mocktail

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First time parents: helpful tips

Getting grandparents involved in pregnancy

Health problems during pregnancy: it’s better to know

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Maternity clothes you can wear after pregnancy

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5 weird pregnancy myths

4 more pregnancy myths we aren’t buying