Baby and Beyond

Baby and Beyond

Connect with those who are parents or are about to become parents.


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Are You My Father?

Have I ever not found what I was looking for on the first page of a Google search? I wondered to myself, unable to recall such an instance. Yet here I

Welcome to Our Voices

Our Voices is a blog that brings forth the unique stories of parents about their pregnancy journey and beyond. From the fun times to challenges, this

The Kids Are Home! Now What?

Your kids are at home for the foreseeable future, and so are you. This “quality time” together may have sounded good at first. Then, by da

camera or phone for pictures

I usually use my phone for pictures. However, I was wondering if I should invest in a real camera for baby pictures. What do you think?

Do you have to give your baby a middle name?

Do you have to give your baby a middle name?I am an Optum employee. The posting on this site are my own and do not necessarily represent the company’s


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