Your Guide to a Stress-Free Holiday

Make the holidays a time to relax, renew and concentrate on you and your baby.

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The holidays can be a stressful time. Whether you're pregnant or a brand-new mom, it's more important than ever to take a step back and think about what's important to you during the holiday season. Take a breath and prioritize so that you don't get overwhelmed during this demanding time.

Our Holiday Guide offers tips and advice on how to minimize the pressure and anxiety, plus, how to take care of yourself and your baby. If you have the energy to party, we also give you pointers on celebrating the holidays, complete with steps to achieving that holiday glow and "mocktail" recipes to get you through those New Year's Eve parties.

Happy Holidays from all of us at

Stop the Madness
Cut down on your stress during the holiday season by learning to say "no" and focusing on what's really important.

Give Peace a Chance
How to make the holidays stress-free for you and your new baby.

Tout Your Tot
Great sources for turning your adorable baby photos or special pregnancy shots into memorable holiday cards.

Holiday Recipes
Some of our favorite recipes perfect for you and your growing baby — also ideal for taking to any holiday bash.

Drink and Be Merry
These festive, delicious nonalcoholic beverages offer some pregnancy-friendly nutrition and plenty of holiday fun.

Holiday Party Looks
Give a little kick to your holiday party look with these fabulous styles that will really wow!

Holiday Glow
Pregnancy beauty secrets for adding a sublte sparkle to enhance your mom-to-be glow.

First Memories
Baby's first Christmas might not be all that it's "supposed" to be, and that's OK — as one Fit Pregnancy editor learned the hard way.

Have Baby, Will Travel
These clever and portable products help to simplify trips with your newest sightseer. Plus, our top 10 tips for traveling via planes, trains and automobiles with your little one.

Mom-to-be On Board
Hitting the road or flying the friendly skies while pregnant can be exhausting and uncomfortable, but definitely doable. Check out our tips for making it easy on you.

Gift Guide
Looking for gift ideas? Check out our guide to the best gear for babies, toddlers and parents.