To support the growth of your baby, you need to eat healthy, but sometimes your body throws you a curve ball, making it difficult. You may find yourself craving milkshakes and cheeseburgers instead of your usual nutritious fare. Other times, you may not want to eat at all. Though you may experience trouble eating during pregnancy, it's important to find ways for you to keep … [Read more...] about Trouble Eating During Pregnancy
I remember those last few weeks of first-time pregnancy like yesterday -- mostly, I was just freaked out. What the heck am I going to DO with a new baby?! I was the first of my friends to start a family and the internet hadn't quite yet exploded with never-ending pregnancy and parenting insight and instructions back then (in the old fashioned days of 2010), so I was pretty much … [Read more...] about 10 Things to Know Before Bringing Home a New Baby
Bleeding during pregnancy is fairly common but it can indicate a more serious complication. Knowing how much bleeding is too much during pregnancy can help you understand when you need to contact your doctor so you can get the medical help you need right away. Causes of First Trimester Bleeding Bleeding during the first trimester of pregnancy is fairly common and can often … [Read more...] about How Much Is Too Much Bleeding During Pregnancy?
Having a baby is one of the most natural things in the world. You've probably heard people say this, or entertained this thought yourself. However, acknowledging the truth of this statement does little to help you relax when you are pregnant. Pregnancy can be a time of great joy, expectation, and bliss. It can also create anxiety and stress in your life, especially when … [Read more...] about Severe Lower Abdominal Pain During Pregnancy
Though it's a fairly common symptom of pregnancy, having pain in your abdomen after finding out you are pregnant can be upsetting and worrisome. There are several causes for normal abdominal discomfort during the first trimester of pregnancy, and a few key warning signs that can tell you when it's time to talk to your doctor. Abdominal Discomfort During First Trimester of … [Read more...] about Abdominal Discomfort During First Trimester of Pregnancy