Sexually transmitted diseases aren’t uncommon during pregnancy. Here’s what pregnant women need to know to avoid getting an STD while pregnant.
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!
In these slow-motion videos, you can see exactly how much a woman’s pregnant body changes over the course of 9 months!
Antibiotics during pregnancy are a hot topic these days. Do you know which antibiotics are safe for pregnant women to take? Here’s one antibiotic that IS safe, and 2 antibiotics that are NOT safe to take during pregnancy.
This video shows what could happen to your baby if you drink alcohol when you’re pregnant. These are the signs and symptoms of fetal alcohol syndrome.
Tips for living a more natural and toxin-free life for you and your baby.
Some tips for staying comfortable during pregnancy.
See how to eat and how to take care of yourself — and your baby — when you’re overweight and pregnant.
Discover the best tips for eating healthy and how to avoid excess weight gain when you’re pregnant.
See what you need to know to safely be a vegetarian or vegan while you’re pregnant or breastfeeding.
Find out how to choose the best home pregnancy test kit for you. Plus tips for knowing the best time to take a pregnancy test in order to get the most accurate results.
Learn how to handle a pregnancy migraine so you can get back on your feet and feeling better more quickly when you’re pregnant and you experience another headache.
See how to avoid or control a pregnancy panic attack before it has a chance to get ahold of you and affect you or your baby’s health.
See why you should reconsider getting the H1N1 flu shot if you’re pregnant. There are 2 ingredients that could be dangerous to both yourself and your unborn child. Info and links regarding the safety of the H1N1 vaccine for pregnant women.
Find out how you can tell if you are really pregnant or not. Check out these common signs and pregnancy symptoms.
Constipation pregnancy is a common problem. Here’s what to do if you’re constipated and pregnant and you want to end the constipation… fast!
Sleep tips for pregnant women to get the best night’s sleep when you’re pregnant.
Here’s how to tell if you may be pregnant even though you are breast feeding. Do you see any of these signs of pregnancy during breastfeeding?
Pregnancy and diet go hand in hand. Find out what is safe to eat and which foods you should avoid you’re pregnant.
Wondering how to get pregnant fast? Here are some tips for getting pregnant quickly without the use of drugs or other procedures. These ideas are all-natural!
Following are some thoughts about mommy brain — that feeling of forgetfulness commonly experienced during pregnancy. You’ll see opinions from both sides of the fence — the naysayers who say pregnancy brain doesn’t exist, as well as some mothers who have experienced it firsthand themselves.
Are you pregnant, and don’t want everyone in the world touching your belly? I know it bothered me to no end when my pregnant belly became public domain. I found some creative ways to get the message across. And you’re not alone… LOTS of expectant mothers don’t want their belly rubs!
You’ve heard of Baby Mozart and the Mozart effect, right? Well, the iPod Baby Belt is along those same lines, and it is fast becoming one of the newest fashion interests for mothers-to-be. Here’s the scoop.
Following are some of the most important, fact-based things that you should NOT do when pregnant, as well as some of the questionable things that you CAN, in fact, do while pregnant. Plus foods you should and should not eat during pregnancy.
Parents are using fetal heartbeat monitors and fetal dopplers so they can monitor their newborn at will. While you may have peace of mind that your baby is doing well, this new trend cannot be without its drawbacks. Following are the pros & cons of using a heartbeat monitors and fetal dopplers to monitor your baby at home.
Pregnancy is one of those times when you don’t want to take many medications for fear of harming the baby, so natural cures for common pregnancy related symptoms are always welcome. Here are 7 natural cures for morning sickness…
Things you can do to save money during your pregnancy — everything from food cravings to maternity clothes, baby equipment, and other discounts & freebies for pregnant mothers.
At first I wasn’t sure what you could get a guy that would relate to his becoming a father. I didn’t know if there were gifts geared towards dads-to-be, until I went shopping. Here are my top picks as gifts for new dads.
There are several fun and creative ways you can let your husband, friends and family know that you are going to be adding a new baby to the family. Here are some interesting ways to announce that you are pregnant…
Here are some of the more unusual pregnancy food cravings and what they might mean — for you and your baby.
How do you really know for sure that you’re pregnant? Is it possible that you won’t know for sure until very late in the pregnancy? Here’s what to watch for and how to react if you don’t know that you’re pregnant, but you’re feeling different.
Researchers suggest that pregnant women drop their caffeine intake to less than 300 milligrams per day. This allows for two to three 8-ounce cups of coffee. Some of the reasons: miscarriage, low birth rate, preterm labor, increased heart rate, diuretics tamper with the body’s absorption of iron, caffeine lessens appetite for more nutritional foods that mother and baby need.
I’m treating my pregnancy’s gestational diabetes with an ADA meal plan, oral Glyburide, and daily exercise. But I still get those sweet cravings! What snacks are safe for gestational diabetes patients? Here’s are 6 sweet snacks that pregnant women can eat without worrying!
I’m pregnant and not feeling good. Here’s what happened when I had elevated results on the gestational diabetes screening at 28 weeks — and some tips for surviving the 3-hour glucose tolerance test.
When is it normal to feel tired while pregnant? When do you know that something is out of balance with your pregnancy? If you’re so tired you can’t get out of bed, here are a few ideas to consider having checked at your doctor’s office.
Meijer stores nationwide will give pregnant women free prenatal vitamins. Here are the brands of prenatal vitamins in the program and how to find a Meijer pharmacy near you.
Do you have a stuffy nose and congestion while pregnant? It’s called pregnancy rhinitis. Here’s what to do about your stuffy nose, plus which environmental factors you should avoid inhaling during pregnancy.
More and more pregnant moms are planning babymoons — trips to enjoy your time alone before baby arrives. Here are some tips for being comfortable on the airplane while pregnant, whether you are traveling to a fun destination or simply flying for business. Plus, airplane safety tips for pregnant moms.
Do your feet and legs swell when you’re pregnant? Here are 4 natural remedies that really work to get reduce pregnancy swelling, or pregnant water retention.
How much water should a pregnant woman drink before her ultrasound? When should you drink 32 ounces of water before your ultrasound? Here are my tips on surviving a full bladder when you have your pregnancy ultrasound!
When I got pregnant, moles and skin tags started growing on my body! Did I have cancer? Here’s why my dermatologist told me not to worry, along with warning signs for mole growth and ways that dermatologists remove moles and skin tags after pregnancy.
Pregnancy books will give you too many ideas. What does a pregnant women REALLY need to buy for herself? Here’s my personal list of the top 5 things every pregnant woman needs to buy… and 7 things pregnant women DON’T need!
If you’re trying to get pregnant, you may go through a lot of pregnancy tests.Save money by ordering pregnancy tests in bulk online, or pick up $1 basic versions at chain stores like Dollar tree.
There are a lot of strange physical symptoms you get when you are pregnant. Here are 5 of the strangest pregnancy symptoms I’ve had, including shooting leg pain, sore pelvis, raging heartburn, total exhaustion sleeping sickness, followed by insomnia. Plus, what I did to treat them.
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