Feeling your baby kicking inside you is one of the awesome rewards of being pregnant. Here are 5 ways you can get the baby moving — so your husband or kids can feel the baby kick, too! Plus, how to count fetal movements, why fetal kicks matter, and what to do if you don’t feel your baby kicking or moving.
During Your Pregnancy
When you're pregnant, your whole body changes. We're here to help you understand what to expect during pregnancy and how to alleviate the aches & pains.... naturally. New moms will answer your questions about weight gain during pregnancy, things that are safe to eat/drink/do while you're pregnant, unusual skin issues, and a whole lot more. We'll guide you through the entire 9 months of your pregnancy. From your first trimester to the third trimester... we've got you covered!
Whether you have issues with regular (traditional) pregnancy products or not, there’s just something special about wanting to protect your baby’s health and pureness from conception to birth. I’ve got some great suggestions for you… that helped me when I was pregnant and looking for organic pregnancy products on a budget. See which ingredients in foods & beauty products are safe to use during pregnancy.
Leg cramps can be excruciatingly painful. They’re one of the most common side effects of pregnancy. Here are 10 ways to prevent pregnancy leg cramps. Plus, 5 ways to get leg cramp relief quickly once the cramping starts. Try these easy home remedies, pregnancy stretches, and simple diet changes.
As your pregnancy progresses, it becomes easier to determine the different baby positions your little one is enjoying inside the womb. Here are the most common signs that indicate your baby’s fetal position at any given moment. Yes, you can look for these yourself to determine your baby’s position right now!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Over 50% of all pregnant women get stretch marks. Pregnant women tend to start noticing stretch marks in the latter part of pregnancy when the baby is growing faster. Over 75% of pregnant women get stretch marks on their abdomen, as well as the thighs, buttocks, and breasts.
There’s a lot about how the expectant dad can help the mom-to-be through the pregnancy, but finding help for the dad himself isn’t quite as simple. Just like mothers-to-be, expectant fathers also need information, reassurance, and advice during the various stages of pregnancy. Following are some of the best online resources and books just for fathers-to-be.
If you’re pregnant and about to take a trip, you’re probably wondering how safe it is to be flying pregnant. While it is generally safe to fly during pregnancy, there are some things you can do to make the trip comfortable. Oh, and there are a few times when you should NOT be flying pregnant. Here’s the scoop.
Do you think you might be pregnant, but you’re not sure? There are several possible signs of pregnancy that you should take a look at. Along with a trip to the doctor and a home pregnancy test, these tips should help you decide for sure whether you’re pregnant or not.
Are you experiencing some unusual pregnancy symptoms & signs? Are you worried that there might be something wrong? Relax. There are several strange pregnancy signs & symptoms that aren’t dangerous, but instead are perfectly normal.
If you’ve just discovered you’re pregnant and have yet to choose a pregnancy healthcare provider, here’s what you need to know.
Does the idea of a baby heart monitor for your unborn child make you feel better about knowing your baby is healthy and safe? You may want to reconsider that thought once you see these findings.
There are a lot of myths concerning pregnancy & conception that many people believe are true. Unwanted pregnancies occur every day because people believe these myths. Here are the facts about pregnancy and conception.
Have you been trying to get pregnant with no success? Has your doctor mentioned trying IVF treatment but you’re scared because you don’t really know what it entails? Here are all the steps involved with IVF treatment.
Are you overwhelmed with all the decisions you have to make now that you’re pregnant? If so, then a baby planner may be for you!
If you’re a woman who suffers from an eating disorder and you’re pregnant, then you may be having trouble getting optimal weight gain during pregnancy. Healthy weight gain during pregnancy is important, and there are things you can do to ensure you have it!
Do you have the body blues that come with being pregnant? Most women feel this way during pregnancy and think there is no way they can be pregnant & sexy at the same time. The truth is though, it’s possible to be pregnant & sexy, you just have to know what to do!
If you’re an athlete and have suddenly found out that you’re pregnant, you probably have lots of questions about putting together your pregnancy workout. Up until the last few years doctors told women, athletes included, that 140 beats per minute during exercise was it, that even if a mom-to-be was a conditioned athlete she should not go over that. Times have changed though, and there are new guidelines for pregnant athletes.
Before you take a prescription medication or over-the-counter medication for cold, flu, or nausea contact your doctor. There are incredible dangers associated with mixing pregnancy & medication. When it comes to pregnancy & medication, it’s always better to error on the side of caution.
Have you been trying to get pregnant but haven’t been able to? You are not alone. This video provides some some great tips on getting pregnant faster by focusing on simple things you can do to boost your fertility.
Skin & pregnancy go hand in hand. When you’re pregnant, your skin changes… a lot! How you care for your skin during pregnancy is important. Just as important are the types of skin care products you use. Here are some basic pregnancy skin care tips to get you started.
Pregnancy yoga is a little different from regular yoga. This video shows what you need to know about practicing yoga while pregnant.
How to know which symptoms are not good to ignore when you’re pregnant.
It’s never too early to start planning for your pregnancy. This video highlights the man things that a women needs to know before getting pregnant.
Yes, a man’s health and behaviors do, in fact, influence the pregnancy. In addition to exploring the odds associated with men’s infertility issues, here are some things that men can do to ensure a healthy, happy pregnancy.
This video shows what you need to know if you’re going to be traveling while you are pregnant. Great tips here!
This video shows how certain foods can actually increase your odds of getting pregnant.
A new drug called Metoclopramide has been proven safe to take for morning sickness during pregnancy. However, many women still won’t take it.