Sometimes it’s hard to separate all of the silly breastfeeding myths from the tried and true facts about breastfeeding. Here are 70 common breastfeeding myths that many women believe. A list of breastfeeding inaccuracies that you can quit worrying about as a new mom. Plus, breastfeeding tips to make the process of breastfeeding your baby even easier!
Pregnancy Cravings / Food Issues
Pregnancy cravings are different for every woman -- and each pregnancy. Here are some tried & true tips from women to help you deal with your unique cravings and food issues during pregnancy. Plus, some tips for what to eat and what NOT to eat when you're pregnant.
Whether you have issues with regular (traditional) pregnancy products or not, there’s just something special about wanting to protect your baby’s health and pureness from conception to birth. I’ve got some great suggestions for you… that helped me when I was pregnant and looking for organic pregnancy products on a budget. See which ingredients in foods & beauty products are safe to use during pregnancy.
Pregnancy & allergies seem to go hand in hand. During my pregnancy, I had a stuffy nose all the time and excruciating headaches, too. Natural remedies are better than over-the-counter medications when you’re pregnant — so here’s a list of natural remedies to help you manage spring allergies during pregnancy.
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.
Pregnancy cravings often center around junk foods & sweet snacks. Here’s how to stay strong when the pregnancy food cravings strike!
If you’re pregnant, chances are you will experience morning sickness – over 80% of women do. Here are 5 things you should know about nausea during pregnancy
Having gestational diabetes means you have to change the way you think, eat, and live. The Gestational Diabetes Diet dictates what you eat and when you eat.
Pregnant? Wondering what the glucose tolerance test is like and what happens if you fail it? Here’s my experience with gestational diabetes testing.
You are sure to have questions with your first pregnancy or if you’re trying to conceive for the first time. Is Vaginal Bleeding Normal When Pregnant? Are Acrylic Nails Safe During Pregnancy? How Much Should You Eat During Pregnancy? How Do You Know When You’re Ovulating? Here are the answers to these 4 common pregnancy questions.
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!
It is technically safe to deliver a baby up to 2 weeks past your due date, but you may be interested in speeding things along a bit. There are LOTS of natural ways to induce labor at home yourself! Here are ways of inducing labor that you can try at home – including things you can DO to increase labor and things you can EAT to induce labor.
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’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!
This video shows how to lose all the baby weight you gained during pregnancy… really fast!
This video shows how certain foods can actually increase your odds of getting pregnant.
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.
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 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.
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…
Here are some great gift ideas for the mom-to-be… From the practical gifts every mom needs to the creative and unusual gifts for the mother to be — and everything in between.
Here are some of the more unusual pregnancy food cravings and what they might mean — for you and your baby.
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.
Here’s a list of things that you should NOT pack in your hospital bag before giving birth. Good advice on simplifying your hospital bag and not packing more than you can carry home!
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.
Here are 4 effortless ways to make your pregnancy easy. Simplify life during pregnancy by outsourcing grocery delivery, meal preparation, house cleaning, and shopping for baby.
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.
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!
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.