Preparing for Your Baby


The wealth of online information for parents-to-be and new parents can be overwhelming!

So, we’ve done our homework and sourced the best of the best resources to help make your research a little simpler as you prepare for Welcoming Baby.


BabyCenter.com is an award-winning, one-stop parenting website. You’ll find well-researched information on pregnancy, baby care, development, milestones, parenting tips and more.

It also offers optional e-newsletters to track your pregnancy and your baby’s weekly or monthly development.

Bonus: you can join forums and “talk” with other parents, too.


The Bump takes you from way before your little one arrives through the preschool years with advice in a contemporary atmosphere.

From planning through the three trimesters and on to parenting, this site offers incredible insight in an organized, down-to-earth way.

Bonus: The Bump’s app is also very helpful.


WhatToExpect.com has been around for years – and there’s a reason it has staying power. With great content from preconception through toddler years and beyond, this site seems to have all the answers.

You can sign up for updates or simply visit your week of pregnancy or your baby’s week/month since birth.

Bonus: don’t miss the Dad’s Guide to Pregnancy.


HealthyChildren.org is a one-stop parenting website. Here, you’ll find well-researched information on pregnancy, baby care, development, and other parenting tips direct from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Bonus: you can register for a free membership to get customized information for you and your budding family.


Other recommended sites for breastfeeding specifically:


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