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Baby on the way – or in the house? You’ve come to the right place. Metro Parent’s Pink + Blue guide to all things pregnancy and baby is packed with advice and resources. Discover fellow local parents’ stories, find amazing baby swag, get the 411 on milestones and more – all focused right here in metro Detroit, Ann Arbor and elsewhere in southeast Michigan.

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Creative and Cute Ways to Announce Pregnancy

Can't find the right words to tell your loved ones and friends your good news? Try one of these cute ways to announce pregnancy!
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Creative Drive-By and Virtual Baby Shower Ideas

Having a baby during COVID? Celebrate your new arrival in a safe way with our eight favorite drive-by and virtual baby shower ideas.
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Create a Partnership for a Safe and Joyful Pregnancy and Birth

Whether you're adding to your family or just beginning your parenting journey, you'll have plenty of decisions to make even before your big BIRTH day. Start with some advice from a couple of experts at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.
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Evrod Cassimy Shares His Family’s Experiences with Miscarriage

The long-time morning anchor at WDIV talks about the three miscarriages his family went through before conceiving their daughter, who is due next year.
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Pubic and Pelvic Pain in Pregnancy

One unfortunate, but common, side effect of pregnancy is pubic area pain. Find out what causes pubic and pelvic pain in pregnancy and how to cope.

Nike Unveils Line of Maternity Gear

Nike recently announced its first dedicated line of maternity gear. Here's a breakdown each piece in the collection.
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Where Did the Preemies Go During the COVID Lockdowns?

COVID may have caused a lot of problems but the lockdowns came with one very unexpected outcome: fewer premature babies.
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How to Soothe Your Gassy Baby

A gassy baby is often a fussy baby but there are plenty of ways to soothe them. Get a run-down on what causes gassiness in infants and how to treat it.
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Cradle Cap and Babies

Why does cradle cap affect so many infants, and what should parents do to effectively treat it? Find help and advice here.
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Sex Songs: The Ultimate Baby-Making Playlist

These sex songs are sure to lift your libido. Want to give these ditties a roll in the hay? Watch the YouTube videos here, and make your own soundtrack.
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10 Signs Your Baby is Teething

From drooling, coughing and chin rashes to diarrhea, a low-grade fever, biting and gnawing, here are some classic signs your baby is teething.

Throwing a Baby Sprinkle vs. Baby Shower for a Mom-to-Be

From the number of guests to the number of the baby and even types of gifts, there are a few factors to consider in the baby sprinkle vs. baby shower choice.