Pregnancy and Parenting

From conception to cradle, the Pregnancy and Parenting Channel guides you on the journey to parenthood. Learn what to expect when you're expecting.

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Should you call the doctor about your sick child?

Some childhood illnesses are better treated at home, while others require immediate medical attention. Learn more about when you should call the doctor about your sick child from this article.

What are some fun things to do with kids with speech impediments?

Aside from speech therapy, there are a variety of exercises and activities that can be done at home to advance the speech of a child with speech impediments. Learn more about some fun things to do with kids with speech impediments from this article.

What are some fun activities for blind children?

Using the other four senses, there are many activities visually impaired children can enjoy. Learn about fun activities for blind children from this article.

What are some fun things to do with kids who have cancer?

A child who is diagnosed with cancer must make dramatic changes to his or her way of life. You can learn more about some fun things to do with kids who have cancer from this article.

What are some tips for recently divorced fathers of teens?

Don't knock your ex-wife, try to have consistent rules, and keep in contact with your teens. Learn about tips for recently divorced fathers of teens from this article.

What are some tips for recently divorced mothers of teens?

Don't badmouth your ex, agree on similar rules, and try to minimize changes. Learn about tips for recently divorced mothers of teens from this article.

What is the average teens weight and height?

The average weight and height for teens and adults is calculated differently. Learn what the average weight and height is for teens in this article.

What are the current stressors in a teenager's life?

Teens can stress out for lots of reasons. Learn about current stressors in a teenager’s life in this article.

What are some fire safety tips for kids?

Fire safety tips may be obvious to adults, but children may not be aware of all the dangers. Learn what some safety tips for kids are in this article.

How to Use Herbs for Fertility

If you'd like to naturally boost your chances of getting pregnant, then you should learn how to use herbs for fertility. Learn about how to use herbs for fertility in this article.

Guide to Being 39 Weeks Pregnant

Thirty-nine weeks down, only one or two more to go! Here's what's going on with you and baby during these final days of pregnancy.

Guide to Being 40 Weeks Pregnant

You're having a baby any day now! We'll take you through the final preparation for the long-awaited event.

Guide to Being 41 Weeks Pregnant

At 41 weeks pregnant, it's very possible your due date has come and gone. Read on for why your little bundle of joy could just not be ready to make an appearance.

Guide to Being 42 Weeks Pregnant

So, your due date came and went, and you're still lugging around that passenger. How can someone so little be so stubborn?

Guide to Being 42+ Weeks Pregnant

Well, it's official: You're overdue, post-term, post-date or just plain sick of this miracle happening inside you. So what's taking that (not so) little one so long?

Guide to Being 37 Weeks Pregnant

That baby is technically ready to go, and it could happen any minute now. So what are you experiencing at 37 weeks, and what's happening in that enormous belly of yours?

Guide to Being 38 Weeks Pregnant

You've got two short, waddling weeks left, give or take, before your baby greets the world, and the excitement (and anxiety) might be keeping you up at night. So what are you experiencing in week 38?

How to Know When You Are Ovulating

It's important to know when you are ovulating so that you can get pregnant or avoid doing so. Learn about how to know when you are ovulating in this article.

Guide to Being 34 Weeks Pregnant

Though you're only six weeks from your official due date, you might feel like you're looking at the longest six weeks of your life. What can you expect in week 34 of your pregnancy?

Guide to Being 35 Weeks Pregnant

At 35 weeks pregnant, you're well into the homestretch. Your baby is basically done growing, so all you have to do now is relax until he makes his arrival.

Guide to Being 36 Weeks Pregnant

In your 36th week of pregnancy, it's easy to appreciate why gravid is another word for pregnant. See what you can look forward to as you gear up for the big day.

How to Detect Early Pregnancy

Your body goes through a wide range of changes, enabling you to detect a pregnancy early on. Learn how to detect a pregnancy in this article.

How can you avoid getting sick when your kids are?

You can minimize your chances of catching your child’s illness by boosting your immune system, keeping the house germ-free, and eating and drinking properly. Learn more about avoiding getting sick when your kids are sick from this article.

How should you discuss tragedies with your child?

After a tragic event occurs, children have an assortment of feelings and questions that need to be addressed. Learn how you should discuss tragedies with your child from this article.

Guide to Being 28 Weeks Pregnant

You're in the third trimester now, and your baby bump has swollen to a baby boulder! If you haven't decorated your nursery or picked out a baby name, it's time to get cracking. We've got a few more hints for moms at 28 weeks.


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