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From your first pregnancy calculator and due date predictions, we have you covered. Just The Facts, Baby will prepare you with the expert pregnancy facts and advice you need to navigate your pregnancy in style. Here's how to look and feel your best and be prepared when your new baby arrives.

Do You Need a C-Section?

December 9th, 2014 | By: Nancy Ripton
Almost one-third of women will have a Cesarean birth. Here's what you should know
Do You Need a C-Section?

About 30 percent of pregnant women end up having a Cesarean or C-section delivery, (when your baby is delivered through a surgical incision in your abdomen and uterus). From why you might need one to how long it takes to recover, here's everything you need to know about C-sections:

Choosing the Right Pregnancy and Nursing Bra

December 9th, 2014 | By: Nancy Ripton
Bra shopping is never easy – especially when you're pregnant or nursing. Here's how to find the perfect fit:
Choosing the Right Pregnancy and Nursing Bra

Your breasts will change in size throughout your pregnancy and for as long as you nurse, which makes finding comfortable bras a challenge. Here's how to get the best, most comfortable fitting bras whether you're pregnant or nursing.

Is the Spa Safe During Pregnancy?

December 9th, 2014 | By: Sydney Loney
Here's how to have a blissful–and safe–spa experience when you're pregnant
Is the Spa Safe During Pregnancy?

A trip to the spa can be pure bliss, but when you're pregnant you need to pamper safely. Here's what you should know before you book your next spa appointment.

Second Trimester Infant Development

December 9th, 2014 | By: Dr. Peter Doubilet and Dr. Carol Benson
A look at how your baby changes from week 14 to week 25.
Second Trimester Infant Development

Often referred to as "the honeymoon phase," the second trimester lies between the first, in which women are often plagued by morning sickness, and the third, in which moms are often carrying so much extra weight that they're ready for the pregnancy to be over. And, when it comes to ultrasounds, the second trimester is the most exciting time for parents. The baby's face, limbs, and internal organs are now large enough to see in exquisite detail. And, if your baby cooperates during your ultrasound, you may even be able to determine its sex.

Eating Organic During Pregnancy

December 9th, 2014 | By: Dr. Alan Greene
Thinking of going organic? Here are the top five organic food choices pregnant women should make.
Eating Organic During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a good time to make the switch to organic foods. By going organic, you avoid exposing yourself to the antibiotics, artificial hormones, pesticides and genetically modified feed found in many non-organic meats, produce, grain and dairy products. Here's my take on the top five organic food choices a pregnant woman can make: