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2nd Trimester

Master the Art of the Staycation-Babymoon

A week-long babymoon to a new city isn't always possible (if only!), but a staycation can be just as relaxing, if not more.

Kristin Cavallari on Pregnancy, Fashion and More

Approaching the six-month mark of her second pregnancy, Kristin Cavallari has taken a flight from negative-degree Chicago and braved a New York City blizzard to get to the photo studio. But on set, she shows zero signs of flagging. In fact, she seems to bounce into outfit after springy floral outfit, donning stilettos for hours without complaint. She’s glowing and toned, her baby bump the only evidence of the new life she’s about to bring into the world with her husband, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler.

4 Ways to Find the Perfect Doula

While woman-to-woman maternity support has been around ever since women have been having babies (well, technically, Eve was on her own), doulas are relatively new. After all, the first US professional organization for doulas (DONA, or Doulas of North America; now called DONA International) only started in 1992. This leaves many women wondering, “If I have a labor support partner and a nurse during labor, do I really need doula?” The answer: Maybe.

Sourdough Kale Strata

This casserole can be an easy, hearty breakfast if prepared for baking the day before, but it works for dinner, too. Kale contains key pregnancy nutrients calcium, folate and iron, which helps prevent your baby from developing iron-deficiency anemia. Plus, a single 70-calorie large egg contains 6 grams of protein. RELATED:  See more great recipes for eggs

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Linzer Cookies

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Mocha Meringues

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