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Your resource for navigating pregnancy, birth and postpartum. Read real life stories from pregnant and postpartum moms, learn self-care practices from our trusted providers, and pick up some practical advice about kids from moms who have been there. Browse by category or find what you're looking for with our search tool. 


Author: Janel Duffy

7 Ways To Make Sure You’re Eating Well After Having Your Baby
4 Reasons To Book A Maternity Photo Session
What Is Prenatal Yoga?
Why You Should Take A Private Childbirth Education Class
3 Simple Self-Care Steps To Take Every Day Right After You Have A Baby
6 Reasons Why You Should Hire Your Doula In Your First Trimester Of Pregnancy
Yes, You’ll Probably Poop During Labor
7 Ways To Prepare For Your Baby That Have Nothing To Do With Your Nursery
The Best Time To Share Your Baby Registry Link
The Difference Between A Doula And A Midwife
Where To Find Prenatal Yoga On The East End Of Long Island
6 Steps To Creating Boundaries In Pregnancy
Four Things You Should Not Google While You're Pregnant
7 Baby Items to Consider Getting Second-Hand
The First 9 Things You Should Do After Your Positive Pregnancy Test
Planning For Twins: A Real Mom's Story
10 Ways I Planned For My Second Baby Differently Than My First
How To Create A Custom Service On Your BeHerVillage Registry
5 Ways Your Doula Can Help You Get Ready For Birth
5 Baby Items You Should NOT Put On Your Baby Registry
Selling My Baby Food Maker To Fund My Lactation Consultant
How To Create A Birth Plan
4 Things To Remember If You're Nervous About Talking to Your OB About Your Birth Plan
10 Questions To Ask Your OB If You're Planning An Unmedicated Birth
What We Can Learn From Twin Moms When It Comes To Postpartum Support
Ways Your Family And Friends Can Support You In Postpartum
Pregnancy, Birth and Postpartum: You Don't Have to Do It Like Your Mom Did
What I Thought I Knew About Postpartum
The Overwhelming Experience Of Googling Baby Registry Checklists
What The Gift Of Support Looks and Feels Like
How To Get Your Family To Contribute To Your BeHerVillage Registry
Why Does A Doula Cost So Much
What Exercises Can I Do While Pregnant?
What Are Millennial Moms Registering For?
Why Postpartum Care Is Essential and How Millennial Moms Can Afford It
What Do Newborn Babies Actually Need?
What To Get An Expectant Dad For Father's Day
Why You Should Register for Services Instead of Stuff
How to Pay For Postpartum Support With a Gift Registry
Making Perinatal Care Accessible and Affordable
What Do Moms Need For Postpartum?
How Not to Get Sick
How to Financially Plan For Your Family With Be Her Village and EarlyBird
How You Can Best Prepare for Breastfeeding
How Serena Williams Changed Her Own Birth Outcome
How to Be An Eco-Conscious Parent Before Your Baby Arrives
Where to Find the Best Portrayal of the Postpartum Experience on Netflix
Where To Turn for Support When Your Family Isn't Close
What's the Difference Between a Postpartum Doula and Your Well-Meaning Aunt?
How to Explain Pregnancy and Postpartum Support To Your Family
Surviving the Holidays as a New Parent
The Day We Were Born: Janel's Birth Story
Hearing Baby's Heartbeat
Even If You Don't Love Being Pregnant You're Still a Good Mom
Baby Registry Must Haves
What If We Did Baby Showers Like This?
Where to Get the "Village" When You're Pregnant
We're Making Our Mark
How to Create the Best Baby Registry
Balancing My Daughter and Me
Why Moms of Newborns Need Support Not Baby Gear
Why You Need the Be Her Village Registry If You're Having a Baby
I Look Like I Had a Baby
How to Navigate Holiday Parties With a Newborn
What Not to Say to a Brand New Mom
Introducing: "Sex and the Suburbs"
How I Learned to Breastfeed In Public
Button Snap Jammies Are The Worst
How to Feel Normal Again After Having a Baby
First Night Away
The Sleep Saga
How to Customize Your Be Her Village Baby Registry
How to Host a Virtual Baby Shower
The New Way To Baby Shower
Changing The Way We Baby Shower
The Time I Fed My Baby Donor Milk
We Are All Alanis Morissette
Why Every New Mom Needs a New Mom Group
The Best Gift to Send to Your Out of Town BFF Who Just Had a Baby
15 Ways to Help Your Friend Who Just Had a Baby
The Top 10 Registry Essentials That You Won't Find At Target
Quarantine is My Postpartum 2.0
I Had A Homebirth And Needed My Doula
How Google Made My Postpartum Anxiety Worse

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