The Biggest Pregnancy Trends of 2012: Birth Photographers, Unmarried Parents, Gender Reveal Cakes and More!

From the pregnancy photos that everyone is taking to the maternity clothes mamas-to-be are wearing, here's what's next in pregnancy (15 Photos)

iVillage on Sep 19, 2012 at 9:05AM

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a iVillage on Jul 10, 2012 at 1:10PM

First comes love, then comes baby? That's about right, according to a report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention which found that 27 percent of births between 2003 and 2012 were to unmarried couples that live together. That's a threefold increase in unmarried procreation since 1985. Why such a big boost in babymaking for these cohabitating couples? Experts say it may be the economy: As more couples live together before marriage, kids (planned or unplanned) are more likely to follow.

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