There are no two pregnancies that are alike so, while it is difficult to say exactly how each will progress, there are certain factors that are common among all women going through pregnancy. Quite often, early symptoms of pregnancy will appear and prompt the soon-to-be mom to purchase a home pregnancy test. These can be [...]
What is In-Vitro Fertilization? In-vitro fertilization is a procedure that allows couples who cannot conceive normally to have a child. The woman’s egg and man’s sperm are taken out of the body and fertilized in a laboratory, then put back into a woman who can carry the pregnancy to term. Many moral and ethical concerns [...]
Losing tummy weight after pregnancy is hard. Nine months of “eating for two” paired with the way your body changes in pregnancy leads to a hard road back to fitness. Only after you have the baby do you realize how much weight you have gained. So what now? Is it possible to lose your tummy [...]
In week 9 of pregnancy, your baby will have a really big head but, no, he isn’t conceited! Instead, he or she is just top-heavy and is busy developing distinct facial features.
The following yoga exercises are specifically tailored for strengthening and relaxing the rapidly changing body of a pregnant woman. These simple exercises combined with learned breathing techniques will guide the pregnant woman through pregnancy and labor. This video takes you step by step through the whole process.
So, you and your husband have decided that it was time to get pregnant. Now what? Start taking a prenatal vitamin. They will have folic acid in them, which will help your growing baby ensure a healthy start. If you have a pre-existing condition that requires medication, take the time to discuss with your doctor [...]
I remember reading over and over again to make sure my bag was packed to take to the hospital. Yet, most articles never really said what should be located inside this bag. I did figure out the essentials, and wanted to share with you some thoughts. You will be working very hard to have this [...]
I must admit, I believe I am done having children. Yet I do remember there being certain perks to being pregnant that I don’t get now as a mom. Some of these perks you may not think about, others I know you are using to your full advantage. So, let’s run through my Top 10 [...]
A missed period is often the first clue that a woman might be pregnant. Sometimes, a woman might suspect she is pregnant even sooner. Symptoms such as headache, fatigue, and breast tenderness, can occur even before a missed period. The wait to know can be emotional. These days, many women first use home pregnancy tests [...]
Everything is going just fine until you are stricken with the idea … it’s a food, something you don’t normally eat, but you just have to have it. Or do you? Pregnancy cravings are very strong, even overwhelming cravings for a certain food or foods. When the craving strikes, do you really need to give [...]