Baby Shower 101

A baby shower is a way to celebrate the pending or recent birth of a baby by presenting gifts at a party. Here's how to have a fun baby shower! ... read more »

Baby Shower Favors

When choosing unique baby shower gifts, pick favors that guests can actually use and wrap them in cute boxes or bags that represent the baby shower. ... read more »

Baby Shower: Choosing the Perfect Gender Reveal Party Theme

A party theme drives all other choices in party planning, including party invitations, timing, location, food and games. Gender reveal parties can follow a seasonal theme or they can give guests an off-the-wall look at your take on the gender reveal. ... read more »

Baby Showers Around the World

Baby showers are a time of celebration, but not all cultures celebrate babies in the same way. From Latin America to the United States, baby shower rituals come with unique sets of rules, etiquette and tons of fun. ... read more »

Baby Shower Activities

There are tons of classic (and generally boring) games out there that tend to be overplayed at every baby shower, so why not choose a unique set of games that will keep the crowd interested for hours? ... read more »

Baby Shower: Get Creative with Your Gender Reveal Party Menu

The gender reveal party is one of the hippest trends in the expecting community. After you have chosen the theme and sent out invitations, you are left with planning the party menu. ... read more »

12 Great Suggestions for Baby Shower Gifts

Baby showers are a unique representation of the mom-to-be. Choosing the best baby shower gifts depends on the style of the baby shower, nursery and expecting woman. ... read more »

Baby Shower: What is a Gender Reveal Party?

The classic baby shower is now being replaced with the trendy gender reveal party. ... read more »

10 Secrets of the Baby Product Industry

The baby-product industry generates $23 billion in sales each year but do we really need all that cute stuff? Industry insiders say we don't but they're glad we buy it anyway. ... read more »

Gender Reveal Party Games: Fun at Your Baby Shower

It may be cliche to think a room full of adults want to partake in gender reveal party games, but just because those overplayed baby shower games are no fun does not mean you have to skip them. ... read more »

2014 Pregnancy Trend Predictions

An investigation of online chatter about pregnancy and babies reveals the following trends settling in for 2014. ... read more »

Baby Shower Foods: How to Keep it Safe and Fun

Typically a baby shower takes place during the latter weeks of the pregnancy. When planning a baby shower, it is important to keep the pregnant women and her health in mind. ... read more »

Coed Baby Showers

There is a good chance most baby showers you have attended have been a girls-only event. Even the coed baby showers were plagued with pastel colors and feminine themes. ... read more »

Baby Showers: Six Hot Trends

The times when your grandmother threw together a baby shower with butter cream mints and her famous pasta salad that nobody likes are over.Today baby shower themes scream new, exciting ' YOU! ... read more »

Baby Shower Party Themes

While classic diaper parties and afternoon baby brunches are good standbys that many baby shower planners continue to fall back on, you won't regret picking a new theme that celebrates mom and baby with a touch of sophistication and style. ... read more »

Baby Shower Planning and Etiquette

There are a few celebrations still practiced today that remain governed by etiquette. Baby shower planning and etiquette have evolved over the years, though some rules remain consistent. ... read more »

Is Your Baby Dependent on the Boppy?

You might have gotten this pillow from a relative at the baby shower, and it really is an excellent product. However, it’s actually designed to gently mimic your arms to that your baby can lie down on his or her own without rolling around or feeling abandoned. ... read more »

Including Dad-to-Be in Your Pregnancy

It’s easy to understand how a dad-to-be can feel left out of the pregnancy process. Here are a few tips to include him. ... read more »

Answers to Not so Common Pregnancy Questions

I’m constantly reading online pregnancy forums and Q&A websites looking for unanswered pregnancy questions. Recently, I noticed a huge influx of interesting questions I’d never come across before. ... read more »

To Co-Sleep or Not to Co-Sleep?

Is co-sleeping a good idea, or is it as dangerous as the older mothers wanted her to think? ... read more »

The Benefits of Reading to Babies in Utero

I knew that babies could hear before birth, but it hadn’t occurred to me that they might actually benefit from something like being read bedtime stories. Was it really going to make a difference in how the baby develops after birth? ... read more »