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.
Do you have swollen ankles? Are you drinking enough water? As an expecting mother, your health is extremely important during all stages of pregnancy. If it affects mom's health, you'll find it here... all the best ways to ensure that mom and baby are getting enough to eat and plenty of rest for a healthy baby to develop.
Find out how you can tell if you are really pregnant or not. Check out these common signs and pregnancy symptoms.
Sleep tips for pregnant women to get the best night’s sleep when you’re pregnant.
Ways to tell when it’s time to call your doctor because the baby is definitely coming!
Are you experiencing some bleeding after giving birth? Here’s what you need to know when it comes to vaginal discharge, and how to handle all that bleeding.
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.
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!
It took you 9 months to put on the baby weight, but it takes most mothers even longer to eventually lose their baby weight. Here are 3 things you can do that work every time!
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.
Do you know what the signs and symptoms of postpartum depression are? What about the causes of postnatal depression? You might be surprised to learn this is a fairly common condition that mothers experience after the birth of a child. Here’s how to treat post partum depression if you or someone you know has it.
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.
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!
Here’s a list of fun things to do in the doctor’s waiting room while you are pregnant. With OB visits every two weeks (and more), you’ll never run out of fun things to do while you wait for your prenatal appointments.
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.
Feeling the baby kicking inside you is one of the awesome rewards of being pregnant. Here are 5 ways you can get the baby moving, in case your husband or kids want to 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.
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.
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.
Here are some tips for feeling cool and comfortable during a summer pregnancy.