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01.06.12 The online buzz for moms-to-be
- Pregnant musical conductor Eímear Noone will take the stage with the Dallas Symphony on Jan. 10, marking one of the first times a mom-to-be will be seen conducting a major city U.S. orchestra. If you're looking for a change of gears work-wise, check out our Pregnancy-Inspired Careers page for five jobs for women with babies on the brain.
- A mom of three shares how she came to the decision to have a tummy tuck. "Mom jobs" are becoming quite common as a growing number of women are getting them once they're finished having children.
- The debate continues over whether thyroid checks should be done in pregnant women. Our experts say too-low thyroid levels can impair your child's IQ. So why aren't all pregnant women tested?
- A new study finds that day care providers say kids are too inactive, citing parents' emphasis on classroom lessons. Check out our Yoga Buddies page, which shows you how your baby can join you in getting a gentle workout.
- "Baby bump" is on a year-end list of banned words compiled by a university in Michigan. Sounds similar to when "pregorexia" made The New York Times list of year-end buzzwords a few years ago.
- If you're tight on space at home, browse through these cute pieces for a condensed nursery in close quarters. When designing a nursery, start with one thing that you love, and use it as inspiration for the rest of the space.
- Actress Keri Russell welcomed her second baby—a daughter named Willa Lou. Head over to our Star Moms section for more articles on celebrity moms-to-be and new moms.
Maria Vega is Fit Pregnancy magazine's copy editor.