Archive for the “Pregnancy” category

Best position for sleeping during pregnancy

  As if sleeping wasn’t already a pain while you are pregnant, now you may have to switch positions.  We get this question all the time and unfortunately not many women are happy with the answer because it means they have to give up their cozy sleeping position. But the truth is, if you want […]

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Free Period Tracking Apps

Whether you are trying to conceive or not, it is a good idea to keep track of your time of the month. Not only can you monitor your health, but you can also avoid pain by scheduling around your menstrual cycle. Your pain tolerance lowers during your period, so it is best to schedule trips […]

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You’ve Surpassed Your Due Date! Now What?

The countdown to your due date is an exciting one! The anticipation of bringing new life into the world builds as your due date approaches. So when that day comes and goes with no sign of the new baby, it’s hard not to feel slightly disappointed and at a loss for ideas of what to […]

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The Pros and Cons of Breast Feeding

Every woman has her own opinion about breast feeding. Some women are set on it from the very beginning, while others would rather not, and still others, for whatever reason just can’t. Before you make up your mind about whether or not you will breastfeed your baby, consider this pro and con list and make […]

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5 Early Signs That You Might Be Pregnant

Whether you’re trying to get pregnant or not, it’s important to know the early signs of pregnancy, both for your peace of mind and to ensure that you don’t inadvertently put you and your baby at risk for health problems. Your body can actually be the best indicator of whether or not you are pregnant. Since store-bought […]

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5 Tips to Help You Quit Smoking

There are countless reasons to quit smoking, but for some women, the most compelling reason is the health of their unborn child. Not only is smoking hazardous to your health, but it can cause irreparable damage to your baby if you smoke while pregnant and even after you give birth. Smoking during pregnancy can increase […]

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Postpartum Depression – Know the Signs

The excitement surrounding your pregnancy and future addition to your family has been building up for the last 9 months. Finally the baby arrives, and you can’t explain the feelings of overwhelming sadness and anxiety. There’s a chance that what you’re experiencing is postpartum depression. Postpartum depression is an illness that affects 13% of new […]

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8 Things They Don’t Tell You About Becoming a Mom

Is there anything more exciting than bringing new human life into the world? From the instant that baby takes its first breath, your life will be forever changed. Mostly for the better, but there are a few things they don’t tell you as you prepare to become a mom. Here are 10 surprises you’ll encounter […]

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10 Things They Don’t Tell You About Being Pregnant

Anyone who’s seen a romantic comedy or two has some idea about what to expect during pregnancy. There are wild mood swings, bizarre food cravings and morning sickness. While these symptoms are typical during pregnancy, the movie writers seem to habitually leave out some of the other prominent side effects of pregnancy. Albeit some tend to be […]

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5 Ways to Make Pregnancy More Bearable

Some women love being pregnant; whether it’s just knowing that they’re on their way to being a mother or the special treatment from everyone who notices their bump. However, if you’re part of the 90% of women who find pregnancy positively miserable, here are some tips to get you through the 9 month struggle. 1. […]

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