Pregnancy Tips

What Does Exercise Look Like While You Are Pregnant?

January 13, 2021

Want to know more about exercising while you are pregnant?  There are plenty of fun and safe exercises to do while you are pregnant.  First, always consult with your doctor prior to starting any new exercise programs. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has a great list of Frequently Asked Questions to review as […]

Hypothyroidism Pregnancy

Hypothyroidism & Pregnancy

November 24, 2020

Finding out you’re pregnant comes with many emotions. Depending on the person and her circumstances, these may include shock, happiness, and maybe even a little bit of fear about the unknown. And if you have an underlying health condition — such as hypothyroidism — you may be wondering how it could affect your pregnancy and […]

Braxton Hicks vs Real Contractions

Braxton Hicks vs Real Contractions

October 29, 2020

If you’re pregnant for the first time, you’ve noticed the long list of physical discomforts that come with it — such as morning sickness, breast tenderness, and having to urinate on a regular basis. As the pregnancy gets further along, you get swollen ankles, you feel fatigued easily, and trying to find a comfortable sleeping […]

What are Braxton Hicks Contractions?

What are Braxton Hicks Contractions?

October 29, 2020

When you’re pregnant for the first time, you experience a long list of new sensations. Morning sickness, breast tenderness, needing extra sleep, and having to urinate with frequency are some of the most common symptoms. Then there are the cute surprises — such as when you feel your baby kicking for the first time, or […]

Types of Ultrasounds

Types of Ultrasounds

October 12, 2020

Finding out you’re pregnant for the first time is a life-changing experience. You can be shocked, excited, and scared, all at the same time. Or, if you’ve had children before, you may be wondering how having a new family member will change the dynamics at home, or how much busier you will be. But, regardless […]

Signs of a Miscarriage

Signs of a Miscarriage

September 8, 2020

Having a miscarriage is a devastating experience. There’s nothing anyone can say to make expectant parents feel better about it, so we’re not even going to try. However, if you’re looking into becoming pregnant, it’s a good idea to become familiar with general information and statistics. This is because doing so can alert women to […]

Can Cats Sense Pregnancy?

Can Cats Sense Pregnancy?

September 3, 2020

Finding out you’re pregnant can come with a lot of surprises — the positive test, the suddenness of morning sickness, and the frequent urge to urinate. You also deal with a wide range of emotions as you tell your loved ones and — if it’s your first pregnancy — navigate uncharted territory. But, what you […]

How to Manage Anxiety While Pregnant

How to Manage Anxiety While Pregnant

August 20, 2020

Whenever someone mentions they just found out they’re pregnant, they are met with shrieks of excitement and congratulatory messages. Well-intentioned friends and family members may start talking about possible baby names and sending gifts. Book and magazine covers may display a picture of a seemingly happy pregnant woman. But, what happens if you’re not feeling […]

10 Recipe Ideas for Pregnancy

10 Recipe Ideas for Pregnancy

August 18, 2020

Food choices are a big consideration when pregnant, both for the health of your baby and the inevitable cravings. Here are 10 recipe ideas for moms-to-be from around the web. 10 Recipe Ideas for Pregnancy 1. For a high-protein lunch, try these Tuscan turkey burgers. 2. Speaking of protein, here are some protein balls packed […]

How to Protect Yourself From Mosquito Bites During Pregnancy

How to Protect Yourself From Mosquito Bites During Pregnancy

July 24, 2020

Finding out you’re pregnant can be an overwhelming and exciting experience. If it was planned, you’re ecstatic about sharing the information with loved ones as soon as possible. If it was a surprise, you may need some time to process the news. But no matter the circumstances, there are always common denominators — morning sickness, […]