Pregnancy can be one of the great mysteries of life, but with the Web, a lot of the mystery can be quickly and easily solved. Finding out as much as you can ahead of time will go a long way toward reducing any anxiety and stress you might be feeling about the impending birth experience. The following sites are dedicated mostly, if not entirely, to the pregnancy and birthing processes:
This fabulous resource offers a home page with a library link and plenty of opportunity for discussion. It covers virtually every aspect of giving birth.
This site is packed with articles related to everything from getting pregnant to baby safety and the latest on postpartum issues for new mothers. There is even a section geared especially towards the new dad.
This innovative site allows you to enter your due date for a more personalized pregnancy calendar. You get a detailed, day-to-day account of your baby's development that you can print out each month as a keepsake or launch pad for your pregnancy journal.
A wealth of information spotlighting the changes you can expect during each month of pregnancy, plus advice for bringing baby home and a listing of popular baby names. There are several related sister sites covering topics like Pregnancy Nutrition, Pregnancy Over 35, Pregnancy Fitness, Pregnancy Organizer, and Baby Names.
This site has everything you need to know about the Lamaze method of childbirth. It's educational and useful to those still trying to decide on a method, too.
This informative site features lots of articles to help you along in pregnancy and into motherhood.
How can you be sure you have the correct meaning of baby's name?
Since many sites offer slight variations of meanings for baby's name, your best bet is to check several resources and then synthesize the most common meaning to arrive at the most accurate one. Be sure you're using the exact same spelling of the name.
Ever wonder how the doctors can make heads or tails of those ultrasound pictures? Here, a doctor explains it to you; and he uses some fascinating pictures.
This site offers a special section on pregnancy and related issues.
Find out the meaning of your baby's name — or browse through hundreds in order to choose the ones you like the best.