Fetal Growth and Development

The baby growing inside you is changing and developing every day. Get a glimpse into this amazing process.

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Monitoring Growth

By measuring your growing abdomen, your baby's rate of growth is assessed and any concerns are addressed. See a sample growth chart.

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Take Those Vitamins

Folic acid and other vitamins are essential to the healthy growth and development of your baby. Here's why.

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Your Baby's Life Line

The placenta is the life support system for your baby. Find out how it works.

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Worrying About Birth Defects

Chances are great that you have a perfectly healthy baby, but worrying about problems is normal. Here's how to assess your risk.

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Pregnancy Day by Day

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Vote Now for the Children's & Teen Choice Book Awards
Voting is open now through May 3 for the Children's and Teen Choice Book Awards — the only national book awards program where the winning author, illustrator, and books of the year are selected by young readers. Encourage your child to vote for his favorites today!

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!

10 Best E-Reading Apps for Kids
Whether your child likes reading fiction, non-fiction, magazines, or storybooks, these top-rated e-reading apps will help build her own personal library and encourage her love of reading.

Registered for Kindergarten — Now What?
Wondering what to do now that you've signed your child up for kindergarten? Try our award-winning Kindergarten Readiness app! This easy-to-use checklist comes with games and activities to help your child build essential skills for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

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