Monday, April 22, 2024

Local mom site unveils pregnancy calendar


Starting September 30,, in partnership with The Queen’s Medical Center, will offer a unique, locally written online calendar of information that will take expectant mothers month by month through all the stages of pregnancy.

The calendar, located at, includes valuable tips and insights developed by experts at The Queen’s Medical Center and vetted by local moms. Tips include visiting a Chinatown crack seed store for ginger candy to relieve morning sickness and using kukui nut oil, a distinctive emollient unique to Hawaii, to help with pregnancy stretch marks.

“Expectant moms count on and The Queen’s Medical Center for support and authoritative information,” said Esme Infante Nii, editor/host and “chief executive mom” of Moms in Hawaii. “This step-by-step pregnancy calendar brings together all our helpful tips and ideas, and can be a great help to moms, moms-to-be, potential moms, and interested family members and friends.”

The Pregnancy Calendar’s monthly updates can be viewed all at once at, or emailed on a monthly basis to the expectant mom.

In addition, a new Due-Date Calculator will help moms quickly estimate when to expect a baby’s arrival.

Expectant moms can also access other resources on the “Motherhood” tab of the website, including a number of interactive forums with other Moms In Hawaii users. Anyone can access the site and its forums; registration is free and takes just a minute; Facebook users can register for with just a couple of clicks.

About Moms In Hawaii

Moms In Hawaii’s goal is to empower moms by bringing them together, both online and “in real life” … help them get the information and support they need to keep their families and themselves happy and healthy … and add enrichment and fun to their lives along the way. More information is available at, on Facebook ( and on Twitter (

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