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.
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!
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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