Posts Tagged “pregnancy”

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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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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How to Talk to Your Daughter About Growing Up – Birth Control

Following up on the conversation you had with your daughter about sex should be the conversation about birth control. Teen pregnancy is not something that should be taken lightly. According to TeenHelp, 34% of teenagers in the US become pregnant before the age of 20. Furthermore, only 1/3 of teen mothers go on to receive […]

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5 Signs That You’re in Labor

They say when you go into labor, you just know. There are several signs to watch for that indicate that your body is getting ready to give birth. However, unlike in the movies, they won’t all happen at once, and they could start days, or even weeks before you actually give birth. It is important to […]

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3 Things to Consider Before Having Another Baby

After the birth of your first child, it’s normal to start thinking about having your second baby. Many parents want their children to be close in age in hopes that the children will be able to go to school together and hopefully be friends. Luckily, you’ve already been through the ropes once, so you know […]

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