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!
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!
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.