When you have a summer pregnancy like I did, you have to find some creative ways to beat the heat. When you’re pregnant, you feel hotter than other people — and your baby feels even hotter than you do! Here are more than 30 fun ways to stay cool during the hot summer months when you’re expecting.
During Your Pregnancy
Pregnancy & allergies seem to go hand in hand. During my pregnancy, I had a stuffy nose all the time and excruciating headaches, too. Natural remedies are better than over-the-counter medications when you’re pregnant — so here’s a list of natural remedies to help you manage spring allergies during pregnancy.
Deciding when to start announcing pregnancy isn’t always easy. I had very different experiences with my first pregnancy, compared to my second and third pregnancies. Here are my best tips – reasons to tell everyone right away, and reasons to wait a little longer. Plus, how to tell work you’re pregnant
Having a high risk pregnancy doesn’t mean something bad is going to happen. It just means that one or more high risk pregnancy factors exist. You and your baby will benefit from the extra attention!
What do you do when prenatal vitamins make you sick and vomit? Here’s what happened to me, when I tried prescription prenatal vitamins PreNate, then an expensive organic prenatal vitamin capsule. Also includes tips for taking prenatal vitamins so that they don’t make your stomach upset.
As your pregnancy progresses, it will become easier to determine your baby’s position inside the womb. You will start to notice some ‘signs’. Here are the most common positions for a baby in the womb, as well as how you can determine precisely what position your baby is in right now.
We usually hear about the sweet & rosy things associated with pregnancy. Here are some of the lesser known facts about pregnancy & what happens to your body
By the time I was in my third trimester, I was so tired of being pregnant. See how I dealt with the pain, hunger, anxiety, guilt & fear in my 3rd trimester.
If your doctor prescribes bed rest during pregnancy (like mine did), here’s my best advice to help you get through it – what you should do AND shouldn’t do!
Some women are sad when they first learn the sex of their baby. I was. Here’s how I dealt with baby gender disappointment. Hopefully my tips will help you too
Tired of dealing with pregnancy pain? Here are some pregnancy home remedies that I used to get comfort from my own pregnancy pains. They’ll work for you too
Pregnant? Here’s what you need to know about cats, stretch marks, taking baths, prenatal vitamins, and eating fish. Don’t believe the pregnancy myths!
Pregnancy cravings often center around junk foods & sweet snacks. Here’s how to stay strong when the pregnancy food cravings strike!
Pains during pregnancy are common in the 1st trimester – as your body adjusts to the new life growing inside. 5 pregnancy pains you’re likely to experience.
If you’re pregnant, chances are you will experience morning sickness – over 80% of women do. Here are 5 things you should know about nausea during pregnancy
Having gestational diabetes means you have to change the way you think, eat, and live. The Gestational Diabetes Diet dictates what you eat and when you eat.
Pregnant? Wondering what the glucose tolerance test is like and what happens if you fail it? Here’s my experience with gestational diabetes testing.
Exercising while pregnant with twins is highly recommended. Here are all of the safe ways you can exercise, as well as the risky moves that you should avoid
Pregnancy after miscarriage is a difficult thing to talk about. Here are some of the problems you may face if you try to conceive a child after suffering a previous miscarriage. Plus, advice for overcoming those issues.
Leg cramps can be excruciatingly painful, and are one of the most common side effects of pregnancy. Here are 10 tips for preventing and treating leg cramps during pregnancy. You’ll find easy home remedies, including simple stretches and diet changes.
You are sure to have questions with your first pregnancy or if you’re trying to conceive for the first time. Is Vaginal Bleeding Normal When Pregnant? Are Acrylic Nails Safe During Pregnancy? How Much Should You Eat During Pregnancy? How Do You Know When You’re Ovulating? Here are the answers to these 4 common pregnancy questions.
There are a lot of myths surrounding acupressure during pregnancy. Here’s what you need to know about acupressure during pregnancy and how to do it safely.
Trying to get pregnant, but finding it difficult? Between 40% and 50% of infertility cases are due to male infertility. Here’s what you need to know.
If you’ve been diagnosed with gestational diabetes, the information regarding treatment can be overwhelming. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to minimize the complications associated with gestational diabetes. Some of them are even FUN!
Being on bed rest while you’re pregnant can be one of the most frustrating things… ever! Finding things to do from bed can be challenging, but it’s not impossible to find things that will help to pass the time and let you maintain your sanity as well. Here are some ideas for for passing the time on pregnancy bed rest.