If you're a mom-to-be, you are probably excited (and a bit overwhelmed) with all the preparing you'll need to do before the arrival of your sweet bundle of joy. One of the most important things parents must decide on is the name of their baby (or babies if you're pregnant with more than one). And while this can be a fun process, it can also be a tad stressful. After all, a child will carry their name with them for the rest of their life. It's important to give this decision some thought.
And depending on where you live, your state has a say in the matter. That's right! Many states have enacted laws with the ability to prevent you from naming your child a certain moniker. I have named two children in the past several years and never knew this.
According to a recent article by The Bump, here are some of the laws governed by state: