The Best Pregnancy Blogs of the Year

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  • Baby Blogging: Something for Every Mum

    Baby Blogging: Something for Every Mum

    Pregnancy and motherhood are universal experiences that are unique to every woman. The following blogs are the best of the best modern writing on pregnancy and parenting. Whether you read them for vital information, reassuring support, or celebrity baby news, these blogs are sure to please.

  • Fearless Formula Feeder

    Fearless Formula Feeder

    FFF is the online moniker of Suzanne Barston, author of Bottled Up: How the Way We Feed Babies Has Come to Define Motherhood, and Why It Shouldn’t. Barston’s site came into being after she struggled to breastfeed her son—and to find information for those who couldn’t or didn’t want to breastfeed.

    Barston developed Fearless Formula Feeder as a means of providing non-judgmental support to all parents, regardless of their infant-feeding choice. Her site hosts stories from others and resources for those interested in doing their own research.

  • Crazy Lesbian Mom

    Crazy Lesbian Mom

    Lex has a history of intense depression, is married to a woman, and has always wanted a baby. This blog is her insight into the process of becoming a Crazy Lesbian Mom, and more recently, a cancer patient. (She was diagnosed with advanced liver cancer during the summer of 2013.)

    Lex’s writing is sincere and wise, and though her scope has evolved to include her experiences with cancer treatment, she remains focused on her initial reason for writing: the journey of motherhood.

  • Celebrity Baby Scoop

    Celebrity Baby Scoop

    The rich and famous may seem like they have it all figured out, but when it comes to parenthood, they’re just as clueless as the rest of us. The #1 celebrity baby website (yes, there are many) in the world, Celebrity Baby Scoop features interviews with celebrity mothers, news on who’s expecting, photo galleries, and giveaways.

    This site is fun, engaging, and relatable—even their “Royals” section (featuring Prince George) will leave you feeling familiar with England’s highest-profile family.

  • Birth at Home in Arizona

    Birth at Home in Arizona

    Birth at Home in Arizona is a treasure trove of information on natural childbirth and homebirth midwifery. The author, Diana, shares beautifully detailed stories on her experience giving birth naturally, and provides her readers with lists of links to everything from birth videos to doulas.

    Diana is extremely passionate about educating soon-to-be mothers on the benefits of homebirth, and her archive stretches back six years. If you have any questions on delivering the old-fashioned way, this blog is sure to have an answer for you.

  • News Moms Need

    News Moms Need

    Updated every workday by a member of the March of Dimes team, News Moms Need is a resource for moms and moms-to-be. Coupling personal anecdotes with tips on pregnancy, family health, and baby care, this site is a valuable table of contents for the conscientious mother.

    The writing is informative and charming, and contributors don’t hesitate to tell it like it is. Check it out if you want the real skinny on how to raise a family and keep your head on straight while doing it.

  • AtYourCervix

    AtYourCervix

    AtYourCervix is the diary of a certified nurse and midwife. It contains an amusing mix of opinion pieces and medical information. This is very much a personal blog (with the unifying theme of midwifery), but priceless insight into the process of natural birth can be found within the talk of nurse logistics and baby delivery stories.

    Give this blog a read if you’re considering natural delivery as an option. It will soothe the brow of any concerned mother-to-be.

  • MyOBSaidWhat

    MyOBSaidWhat

    After sifting through all the serious tips, tricks, and opinions that the web has to offer, you’ll probably need a good laugh. Look no further than MyOBSaidWhat, a treasury of hilarious quotes from obstetricians submitted by their patients. “Oh stop it, that doesn’t hurt!” says one. “You think that hurts, wait till you breastfeed!” reads another.

    Whether you’re currently going through a pregnancy or just want to relive the glory days when your belly extended to support another life, this site is guaranteed to make you chuckle.

  • Birthing Beautiful Ideas

    Birthing Beautiful Ideas

    Kristin, a mother, writer, birth doula, PhD in philosophy, and feminist, writes Birthing Beautiful Ideas. She blogs on numerous topics, including childbirth, raising children, philosophy, politics—you name it!

    Kristen has a knack for getting to the heart of an issue through thoughtful analysis and the appropriate dash of dry wit. Her friendly approach to blogging has earned her close to 3,000 fans on Facebook.

  • Bellyitch

    Bellyitch

    Bellyitch is bursting with fun and useful information for moms and moms-to-be. Pregnant celebrity gossip, fashion trends for the full belly set, parenting advice, and news all grace the pages of this award-winning site.

    Blogger and journalist JJ is a mother of three who makes time for running in charity races amidst her busy professional life. Her range of experience gives her plenty to blog about, with up to five posts a day. It’s a must-read for anyone interested in pregnancy and family.

  • Baby Making Machine

    Baby Making Machine

    Multiple award-winning blogger and professional journalist Jennifer started out writing about the difficulties of choosing motherhood while on a competitive career track. Since the birth of her cute kids, she’s gone on to write about family, raising biracial children, and the importance of leaving a legacy.

    Read Baby Making Machine for friendly insight on all aspects of parenting and modern family life. You’ll always find something meaningful in Jennifer’s words.  

  • Mon Petit Amour

    Mon Petit Amour

    The tender image of mother and babe on the front of Mon Petit Amour tells you much of what you need to know about this delightful blog. Mother Morgan believes in surrounding her family with simple, beautiful things. Enjoy her minimalist posts of their woodland-themed nursery and handcrafted toys and togs for the kids, Hunter and Scarlett.

    Along the way you’ll learn tips for natural housekeeping and new ways to commemorate each family holiday. This blog is a lovely island of calm in the chaotic sea of parenting.

  • ABC Family

    ABC Family

    ABC Family takes its title from “Arwen, Bryan, and Children,” but blogger Arwen admits it could be interpreted as “Absolutely Beyond Crazy.” This blogger started writing to articulate her experience with infertility. Lo and behold, some months later, she discovered she was pregnant. Arwen and her husband are now the proud, very busy parents of a daughter, and twin sons.

    Check in for lengthy narratives of family life. You’ll always find humor, inspiration, and genuine affection for the simple pleasures of living with those you love.

  • Pregnant Chicken

    Pregnant Chicken

    Pregnant Chicken blogger Amy Morrison is one funny bird. She’s frank too, with keen insight on a list of topics. An ad agency creative director who went rogue, Morrison hilariously captures the wonder of being a mom.

    Prepare to read and be informed—on every pregnancy and parenting topic from heartburn to hair dye.

  • O My Family

    O My Family

    Allison O. began O My Family when she and her husband, Dan, were graduating college. This articulate young woman continues to write with feeling and strong Christian faith about the family she and Dan made over the years. But Allison is never afraid to speak her fears. She writes movingly about her experience of post-partum depression and the wicked lash of anxiety on the back of an exhausted mother. Regardless of your religious beliefs, you’ll find this blog to be a loving look at life and parenting.

  • My Green and Natural Pregnancy

    My Green and Natural Pregnancy

    If you want the latest news and opinions about healthy pregnancy, you can’t go wrong reading My Green and Natural Pregnancy. Blogger Elizabeth covers a multitude of topics of interest to all moms. Find out how to score non-toxic makeup on the cheap. Read other mothers’ birth stories, from the natural to those requiring extensive intervention. This blog also reviews the different kinds of birthing classes and the many Web resources for mothers, new and experienced.

  • I Like Beer and Babies

    I Like Beer and Babies

    What can you say about a mother-blogger who writes, “I enjoy a dry sense of humor and a buttery chardonnay, preferably mixed together,” except “Read on!” I Like Beer and Babies is honest, hilarious, friendly, and very dry.

    This blogger writes about the many pregnancy and parenting topics most of us wouldn’t even think about, like mommy porn and toddler erectile dysfunction. This is a blog you might consider avoiding if you’re in the final weeks of pregnancy. Uncontrollable laughter has been known to start premature contractions.

  • Fit Pregnancy

    Fit Pregnancy

    Fit Pregnancy has just about everything you need to know about pregnancy, labor, delivery, and the vast world of parenting in early childhood. Deciding on baby names? Have a look. Wondering which celebs are worried about gaining pregnancy weight? You’ll find that info here. What season is your guy’s sperm healthiest? You’ll have to read to find out.

  • A Little Pregnant

    A Little Pregnant

    Anyone who thinks there’s no such thing as being A Little Pregnant needs to check in with this funny, informative blog. Julie and her husband endured four rounds of IVF, an ectopic pregnancy, and a miscarriage before the birth of their son, Charlie. Unable to easily find the information she needed, Julie decided to make what she learned available to others in her position.

    Now that Charlie is well into elementary school, Julie blogs on about the education and parenting of a growing child. Feel free to put any of these themes aside and just enjoy how downright funny and loving this woman is. This blog is a big must-read for anyone interested in the modern-day human experience.

  • Imperfect Parent

    Imperfect Parent

    Were you wondering if Drew Barrymore is pregnant? Interested to know who thinks breastfeeding in public is a major problem? Perhaps you’ve been arguing with your spouse about whether or not to put a television in the baby’s room. The Imperfect Parent is ready to take on these issues and more.

    Celebrity parent news and opinionated rants are the realm of this very funny and chockfull blog. Anyone who secretly loves to read the tabloid magazines in the grocery store checkout line will enjoy these posts.

  • MamaSeeds

    MamaSeeds

    Megan, Michelle, and Anne are mothers first, then writers, and beyond that, professionals in everything from yoga to pediatric medicine. The three women got together to create MamaSeeds to record their motherhood journeys as well as helpful advice.

    Check here to meet all your prenatal and early parenting needs. You’ll find plenty of prenatal and new-mom yoga, along with travel tips, car seat info, and things for parents-to-be to think about.

  • A Love Worth Writing About

    A Love Worth Writing About

    The only thing more beautiful than a newborn baby is its mother’s love. It’s been addressed in art and literature since human hands could hold a quill. Modern moms resort to the much quicker and more global method of blogging.

    These top blogs help mothers connect through their struggles and victories. Read them regularly for inspiration, instant gratification, and the strength to be the best mother you can be.

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