As a first time mother, I question everything when it comes to the wellness and safety of my baby. Right away, we were faced with the dilemma of getting newborn vaccines while in the hospital after delivery – the Hepatitis B shot, and the Vitamin K shot. Then, the CDC’s immunization schedule for children says to give 6 vaccinations at 2 months of age. I’ve done my research and decided to follow an alternative vaccine schedule instead of the CDC’s baby vaccination chart. See why, and if this is the right decision for your family — or not.
Your doctor visits will go more smoothly if you know what to expect before you get there. So... before your next pregnancy check-up, read these helpful tips from moms first! You'll have a better idea of what's 'normal', what your doctor needs to know about, and what questions you should be asking your doctor in person.
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!
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.
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? Wondering what the glucose tolerance test is like and what happens if you fail it? Here’s my experience with gestational diabetes testing.
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.
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!
Most of us have heard about the thousands of cell phone apps available these days, but do you know about all of the baby cell phone apps that exist for new moms and dads? Here are all the best iPhone apps for parents — to make both your pregnancy and life with your new baby a little easier… and fun!
If you’ve just discovered you’re pregnant and have yet to choose a pregnancy healthcare provider, here’s what you need to know.