What Is the Umbilical Cord?

Umbilical Cord

Every father accompanying his wife in labor feels thrilled when a doctor offers to cut the umbilical cord. This organ is somehow sacred, which is often explained by the fact that it is the thing that joins the mother and her baby not in the emotional sense but physically. The umbilical cord is an organ … Read more

What Is Cord Blood Banking?

Cord Blood Banking

Currently, the percentage of banking cord blood in the United States is estimated at 3%. Until the year 2018, the popularity of cord blood collecting was high. The tendency to collect and store cord blood is still high in some countries, like Singapore. However, the figures in the US have been decreasing steadily as some … Read more

A holiday Pregnancy Announcement on Christmas

Christmas pregnancy announcement

The holiday season is a time of joy, togetherness, and happy family dinners where everyone is sharing the latest news. So, no wonder many lucky couples wait till Christmas to share one particularly big news with friends and family. Announcing your pregnancy during the holidays can truly make this time of year so much more … Read more

How Do I Tell Him I’m Pregnant?

How Do I Tell Him I’m Pregnant

How Do I Tell Him I’m Pregnant? Getting a positive pregnancy test is always a stressful experience. It doesn’t matter whether you’ve been trying to conceive or hoped to avoid pregnancy because seeing two lines on a test stick, your initial reaction will typically be a shock. However, in the first case, it will soon … Read more

Birth Month Symbols. What Do They Mean?

Birth Month Symbols

Throughout the history of humanity, people trusted in symbols:the Zodiac, the Celtic Tree of Life, and others. Periods and ages changed bringing about new ways to explain certain traits of character of a person or other things happening in their lives. People used birth month symbols as their mascots, believing they can protect them from … Read more

50 Amazing Pregnancy Quotes to Remember

Pregnancy Quotes

Pregnancy is a time of contradictions. You feel happy one moment, and the next minute an overwhelming sadness takes you in its arms. You feel blessed by the opportunity to grow a new human inside you, and how difficult it is for your body. You feel absolutely beautiful and fat at the same time. You … Read more