Category Archives: Pregnancy, delivery and the baby

You are pregnant and plan to deliver in California? Find here info about your baby’s rights, the pregnancy process and lot more!

Starting All Over Again – Pregnant and Moving to the USA – A Four Part Series

Introduction I found out that I was pregnant in the same week that my husband found out he got a travel grant (Rubicon; NWO) from the Netherlands. This is a grant which allows you to perform research and gain experience … Continue reading

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Blossom Birth – Your Resource for Pregnancy, Birth & Parenthood

Are you a new or expectant parent? Looking for advice and support? There are lots of places in the Bay Area which provide support, classes and events for parents. We’ll highlight a few of them in the blog in the … Continue reading

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Planning your maternity leave in California

Linda, one of our faithful blogger is (like me) 8-month pregnant. Being an employee in a company in the Bay Area, she shared her maternity leave planification experience with us. Maternity leave differs from a state to another, from a … Continue reading

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My real Baby Shower

In a previous post, we told you about one of the greatest American Custom for the moms-to-be: the Baby Shower and its famous “Diaper cake”. We have tested it and we can say we had a very good time! We … Continue reading

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A shower for the Baby? No, a Baby Shower!

When you live in the U.S. you definitely want to embrace as many customs as possible. And if you get pregnant while being here, you’ll be confronted to a big one: the Baby Shower! Before living in the U.S. I … Continue reading

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