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  • It is important to maintain a healthy diet during pregnancy. Learn how to eat well and what kinds of foods to eat when you are pregnant.

    What to Eat During Pregnancy

    What to Eat During Pregnancy

    by Marissa13

  • When you come to the end of your rope, you’ll try anything, far-fetched or not. For the sake of relevancy, I’ll start with the most reasonable and proven methods, and move to the more obscure and questionable.

    How to Turn a Breech Baby

    How to Turn a Breech Baby

    by Sarah Songing31

  • This is my account of my IVF experience. It's a mix of awful and amazing, and an experience I'm glad I did! Hopefully it will help raise awareness of what could go wrong.

    IVF Nearly Killed Me—but It Was Worth It!

    IVF Nearly Killed Me—but It Was Worth It!

    by emmahetherington0

  • Get ready for baby - 39 weeks of pregnancy is the last week until your official due date. Your baby is full-term and gaining weight, while you become more uncomfortable!

    What to Expect in the 39th Week of Pregnancy

    What to Expect in the 39th Week of Pregnancy

    by Leah Lefler4

  • Pregnancy contractions occur all throughout pregnancy. The big question is: How do you know if it's a real contraction or just Braxton Hicks? There are definite differences between real labor contractions and Braxton Hicks practice contractions during pregnancy. Learn how each kind of contraction feels and when to know when you may be in real labor.

    What Do Real Contractions Feel Like?

    What Do Real Contractions Feel Like?

    by Marissa2

  • In the US approximately 25% of babies receive formula within 2 days of being born, around 37% are supplemented with formula before 3 months, and between 42% and 44% are fed formula by 6 months of age (18) Here we will discuss the possible dangers of this trend but also how to feed babies the best formulas in the safest way possible.

    Formula vs Breastfeeding: Feeding Your Baby

    Formula vs Breastfeeding: Feeding Your Baby

    by Schatzie Speaks2

  • Pregnancy is accompanied by many new feelings, pains and changes, not the least of which includes a lot of strange things happening down below. It can be scary to have bleeding or strange discharge during pregnancy, but most of the time this is...

    An Explanation of Bleeding & Spotting During Pregnancy

    An Explanation of Bleeding & Spotting During Pregnancy

    by Susannah Birch2

  • Having the mask of pregnancy is not fun. It's hard to get rid of and can make you insecure while you have it. Here are a few ways to fight dark spots during pregnancy.

    How to Get Rid of the Mask of Pregnancy

    How to Get Rid of the Mask of Pregnancy

    by Peeples10

  • The third trimester of pregnancy is a whole new ball game in pregnant. There are some similarities to the first and second trimester, though most of them are amplified in comparison. In this hub, I want to go over some of the less talked about...

    Pregnancy: Discomforts of the Third Trimester

    Pregnancy: Discomforts of the Third Trimester

    by Bema Self4

  • After suffering 2 miscarriages in a row after the birth of my first child, here I document my journey to a rainbow baby. I hope my story offers some encouragement to others.

    Journey to a Rainbow Baby

    Journey to a Rainbow Baby

    by Nicole Kiddie Granath2

  • The most accurate pregnancy test is a quantitative blood test, ordered by your doctor. Home urine tests are increasingly sensitive to low levels of hCG, and some may detect pregnancy as early as six days before a missed menstrual cycle.

    The Most Accurate Pregnancy Tests

    The Most Accurate Pregnancy Tests

    by Leah Lefler10

  • What is the reason behind morning sickness? The extreme nausea felt in early pregnancy has a purpose: to protect the fragile, developing embryo from environmental toxins.

    What Causes Morning Sickness?

    What Causes Morning Sickness?

    by Leah Lefler11

  • Is there a higher risk of miscarriage for women with HIV? Read on to learn the risks of miscarriage for women with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus.

    Does HIV Cause Miscarriage?

    Does HIV Cause Miscarriage?

    by Marcy Goodfleisch12

  • Getting close to your due date? Getting nervous about childbirth? How's a mom-to-be know when she's going into labor or not? Check out this article to find out some of the symptoms that will let you know that you're close to labor and that you're in labor. Also learn the three stages of labor and start getting yourself prepared!

    It's Time!: Signs of Going Into Labor

    It's Time!: Signs of Going Into Labor

    by Skylar Spring3

  • Chemical pregnancies (the term given to a very early miscarriage) are much more common than anyone realizes, yet much confusion surrounds the subject. Read on for clear answers to common questions.

    What Is a Chemical Pregnancy and Is It a Miscarriage?

    What Is a Chemical Pregnancy and Is It a Miscarriage?

    by Kierstin Gunsberg29

  • Parents think long and hard about finding a good name for their baby whether it is their first baby or not. Names that have been popular in years past are not being used this year.

    Baby Names Parents Aren't Choosing This Year

    Baby Names Parents Aren't Choosing This Year

    by Margaret Minnicks0

  • Information on how twins are conceived and the different types of twins from fraternal and identical to the more unusual types like heteropaternal, superfecundation, and polar body twins.

    Different Types of Twins

    Different Types of Twins

    by liataylor2

  • Evap line. Pregnancy test with this line creates confusion. Is it a positive pregnancy result or not? This faint line on a home urine pregnancy test kit is created when urine in the test area evaporat

    Evap Line Pregnancy Test:  Results and Interpretation

    Evap Line Pregnancy Test: Results and Interpretation

    by Sree Vani2

  • Finding out I had a MTHFR mutation saved the life of my son. Knowing sooner would have saved my preemie son and daughter. Can you afford to not know about this common gene mutation?

    My Story of Having the MTHFR Gene Mutation

    My Story of Having the MTHFR Gene Mutation

    by Jackie Block42

  • Learn about gestational diabetes in pregnancy, including symptoms, testing, and treatment. Included are resources for what to eat, how to exercise, and how to avoid gestational diabetes.

    What Is Gestational Diabetes During Pregnancy?

    What Is Gestational Diabetes During Pregnancy?

    by Marissa8

  • Getting pregnant after a miscarriage can be very frustrating as you wait for your body to return to normal. For some people ovulation happens straight away but for others it takes a little longer.

    How Soon Can I Get Pregnant After a Miscarriage?

    How Soon Can I Get Pregnant After a Miscarriage?

    by Jackie Grant5

  • "When will I go into labor? How can I make labor start? How can I make my labor progress faster?" Learn about going into labor and how someone can help you with the progression of labor.

    Ways to Help Labor Progress

    Ways to Help Labor Progress

    by Marissa13

  • You are pregnant and you're past your due date. You don't want to have your doctor medically induce labor because you're not quite convinced that's good for the baby. Enough time might not even have passed since your expected delivery date for a...

    How to Naturally Induce Labor: Do These Things

    How to Naturally Induce Labor: Do These Things

    by Kathryn Vercillo27

  • Many fertility issues can be caused by stress. These yoga poses relieve that stress and can be incredibly beneficial for your reproductive organs.

    The 6 Best Yoga Poses for Fertility

    The 6 Best Yoga Poses for Fertility

    by MagKaye3

  • Do you know when to have your next baby? Will there be enough space or too little space between your kids? Learn about spacing pregnancies and the ideal spacing between children.

    When Should I Have My Next Baby?

    When Should I Have My Next Baby?

    by Marissa20

  • What is the best birthing position to be in labour? How can you bring on you labour or even speed it up? Years ago women were told to deliver on the bed in the hospital, this is no longer the case as more and more women are becoming more active with their labour and delivery and many are delivering in the comfort of their on homes or on a midwife led unit. Here are a few good tips on how to be really active leading up to your labour and whilst you are in labour.

    Best Positions for Labour

    Best Positions for Labour

    by Onlinemidwife2

  • Are you trying to get pregnant after the Depo Provera shot? Find out more about the Depo Provera injections, the side effects of the Depo shot, and pregnancy after the Depo shot.

    Getting Pregnant After Depo Provera Shots

    Getting Pregnant After Depo Provera Shots

    by Marissa240

  • In this article, I will explain my experience through pregnancy and childbirth. I'll touch on the ups and downs and hopefully give you some insight. Just remember, every pregnancy is different.

    My Pregnancy and Birthing Experience

    My Pregnancy and Birthing Experience

    by Brianna0

  • If you and your partner are trying to conceive a child, do not underestimate the influence that getting a good night's sleep can have on both of your fertility levels.

    Quality Sleep Will Raise Your Fertility

    Quality Sleep Will Raise Your Fertility

    by Shadowlighting1

  • I find it interesting the amount of things they never tell you about pregnancy, until you end up in a situation where you need to know. Of course, it's nearly impossible to expect a guide that covers first, second, third or fourth pregnancies and...

    Second Pregnancy: 7 Things You Probably Didn't Know

    Second Pregnancy: 7 Things You Probably Didn't Know

    by Bema Self7

  • Deciding to have a child late in life can be difficult. I will discuss what the chances are of getting pregnant at 44. I did succeed myself, but this was after lots of investigation and research.

    What Are the Chances of Getting Pregnant at 44?

    What Are the Chances of Getting Pregnant at 44?

    by Jackie Grant22

  • Learn about the possible pregnancy skin conditions such as stretch marks, acne, and rashes and safe remedies for them during pregnancy.

    Skin Conditions During Pregnancy

    Skin Conditions During Pregnancy

    by Marissa4

  • Are you aware of the spiritual signs and symbols that almost daily appear in our lives? Many women notice even more spiritual signs during pregnancy. Maybe you've even experienced one or more yourself

    Spiritual Signs During Pregnancy

    Spiritual Signs During Pregnancy

    by JanieceTobey1

  • Being pregnant is not easy and no pregnant woman wants to add getting sick to that list of struggles. Suffering from strep throat while pregnant is the last thing she needs, but here's how to recover.

    How to Get Over Strep Throat While Pregnant?

    How to Get Over Strep Throat While Pregnant?

    by Sree Lakshmi0

  • Have you had any spiritual pregnancy experiences? Dreams? Spiritual Signs? Intuition? Visions? This page is about the spiritual experiences many women report having during pregnancy.

    The Spiritual Pregnancy

    The Spiritual Pregnancy

    by JanieceTobey35

  • Some natural and effective methods to decrease the length of your labor so you can meet your little one faster!

    How to Have a Shorter Labor

    How to Have a Shorter Labor

    by Susannah Birch13

  • Pregnancy fatigue is often one of the first symptoms of pregnancy. Learn how to fight fatigue during pregnancy and keep your pregnant body feeling refreshed.

    How to Fight Pregnancy Fatigue

    How to Fight Pregnancy Fatigue

    by Marissa29

  • "When did I conceive? When did I ovulate?" Find out how to find out when you got pregnant by learning about ovulation, conception, and implantation during a woman's monthly cycle.

    When Did I Get Pregnant or Conceive?

    When Did I Get Pregnant or Conceive?

    by Marissa441

  • If you have been hoping and praying to have a baby boy, try these tips to increase your chances.

    How to Conceive a Boy

    How to Conceive a Boy

    by Megan Sisko11

  • Are you suffering from constipation during pregnancy and looking for relief? Learn the causes, remedies, and treatments of pregnancy constipation.

    How to Relieve Pregnancy Constipation

    How to Relieve Pregnancy Constipation

    by Marissa22

  • Have you recently found out you're pregnant, and you have to work the night shift? Don't fret! Here are some tips to help you and your baby survive and thrive, by someone with real life experience.

    How To Survive Pregnancy While Working the Night Shift

    How To Survive Pregnancy While Working the Night Shift

    by Nicole Canfield5

  • What do you say when someone tells you they've started the in vitro fertilization (IVF) process? Here are my favorite responses -- see if you want to borrow one or create your own (grin)

    What to Say to Someone Going through IVF

    What to Say to Someone Going through IVF

    by Josephine Hanan4

  • When you're trying to get pregnant you wonder whether the smallest thing could be a sign that you're expecting. Here are the two signs I had that I was pregnant and the explanations behind them.

    The 2 Early Signs I Had of Pregnancy

    The 2 Early Signs I Had of Pregnancy

    by Stephanie Elford1

  • Changing hormones and morning sickness—there are many things that can affect your oral health during pregnancy. Luckily, there are steps you can take to help prevent gingivitis and gum disease.

    How to Prevent Gum Disease During Pregnancy

    How to Prevent Gum Disease During Pregnancy

    by Dr Steve Law1

  • During pregnancy it's not just about what to eat: fresh vegetables, greens, fruits, beans & legumes, nuts, seeds and whole grains. It's also about what to avoid: alcohol, caffeinated drinks, junk food

    Foods to Avoid While Pregnant

    Foods to Avoid While Pregnant

    by Joanna Slodownik18

  • A comprehensive list of the ways to induce labor naturally, prepared by a certified doula, including when and how to use each method.

    40 Natural Ways to Induce Labor

    40 Natural Ways to Induce Labor

    by Susannah Birch262

  • I have always felt that personal experiences are very useful, especially in situations where there really are no set signs. Medical professionals of all kinds have done what they can to note what set of symptoms most commonly occur when a women's...

    Signs of Labor: In My Experience

    Signs of Labor: In My Experience

    by Bema Self12

  • Do you think you might be pregnant, but you are not sure about the reliability of the home test you've taken? Or perhaps you want to know now if you're pregnant but it's too early to take a urine test, so you are considering a blood test. When can...

    How Soon Can a Blood Test Detect Pregnancy?

    How Soon Can a Blood Test Detect Pregnancy?

    by NathaNater37

  • Many women experience intuition about being pregnant, about the health or gender of their unborn baby or about complications they may have during pregnancy or delivery. Tips on strengthening intuition

    Pregnancy Intuition and Inner Pre-Birth Communication

    Pregnancy Intuition and Inner Pre-Birth Communication

    by JanieceTobey39

  • Do you know what foods to avoid when you are pregnant? What about medications, exercises, or drinks? Learn what you should avoid during pregnancy to keep you and your baby healthy.

    What to Avoid During Pregnancy

    What to Avoid During Pregnancy

    by Marissa29

  • Sometimes accidents happen - and there could be a chance of pregnancy. Here's a guide on how, when and what the chances are based on what happened and your body.

    Unprotected Sex —Can I get pregnant?

    Unprotected Sex —Can I get pregnant?

    by Susannah Birch0

  • When you've just given birth, your emotions are all out of whack. However, there are a few things that feel AMAZING when you're postpartum, so let's talk about them!

    10 Things That Feel Great After Having a Baby

    10 Things That Feel Great After Having a Baby

    by Nicole Kiddie Granath0

  • Early pregnancy is exciting, and when you're trying to conceive, there are a lot of symptoms that you might not know about. I've tried to cover the majority of pregnancy symptoms here. Good luck!

    Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms

    Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms

    by Becki Rizzuti233

  • Of all the things that pregnant women worry about, needing surgery is one that most don't face. But, there is a lot of misinformation out there about the risks of anesthesia and surgery on pregnant women. Get the facts here from a board-certified doctor. Of course, there are risks, but it probably isn't as dangerous as you imagine.

    What if You Need Anesthesia and Surgery While Pregnant?

    What if You Need Anesthesia and Surgery While Pregnant?

    by TahoeDoc35

  • You may find yourself trying some unconventional methods to help labor along out of a state of desperation. Eating rye bread? Not too scary. Chased by a rottweiler? Maybe you should pass on that one.

    Getting Labor Started, Naturally

    Getting Labor Started, Naturally

    by Carolyn Augustine21

  • Information on a Blighted ovum. Gestational sac with no baby. How it happens, why it happens and what to do about a miscarriage.

    Blighted Ovum and Missed Miscarriage

    Blighted Ovum and Missed Miscarriage

    by Natasha Pelati18

  • Is Castor Oil safe to use to induce labor? Is Castor oil worth the risk to my baby's health? Why do so many women say that Castor Oil is OK to take to bring on my labor and what can I do to induce labor naturally?

    Is it Safe to use Castor Oil to Induce Labor?

    Is it Safe to use Castor Oil to Induce Labor?

    by Emma9

  • If you're in the third trimester of pregnancy, you'll want to begin packing and preparing your hospital bag for when you go into labor. Learn what to pack for you, your baby, and your spouse or partner.

    What to Pack in a Hospital Bag for Labor and Delivery

    What to Pack in a Hospital Bag for Labor and Delivery

    by Marissa17

  • Not enough women are talking about miscarriage. Getting through this traumatic life event requires a bigger conversation on this taboo subject.

    Experiencing Miscarriage

    Experiencing Miscarriage

    by Jicotea Kinsella1

  • This article aims to look at the benefits of green tea when trying to conceive. Is there any truth to the claims that green tea increases cervical mucus? The article also looks at other benefits green tea has on a woman's fertility.

    Drinking Green Tea to Increase Fertility

    Drinking Green Tea to Increase Fertility

    by DoloresHerriot2

  • Wondering whether you are pregnant or not? Here are the signs and symptoms of pregnancy. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms then there is a high likelihood that you are pregnant.

    10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Pregnancy

    10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Pregnancy

    by myvenn5

  • These are some certain early pregnancy symptoms that could indicate you are carrying more than one baby, along with some I personally experienced during my twin pregnancy.

    Possible Signs and Symptoms of a Twin Pregnancy

    Possible Signs and Symptoms of a Twin Pregnancy

    by carolinekirby2

  • Of course, the most surefire sign of pregnancy is the positive pregnancy test ;-) although even that may not be 100% reliable. But even before you take a test or miss a period you may suspect that you may be pregnant. Some women will have only...

    15 Early Signs and Symptoms of Pregnancy

    15 Early Signs and Symptoms of Pregnancy

    by Joanna Slodownik1

  • When pregnancy hits a woman, so do the stresses and worries of the future. Here's an article, all about those obsessions and a little humor to help you through it.

    10 Things Pregnant Women Obsess About

    10 Things Pregnant Women Obsess About

    by Rachael Fields23

  • There are foods you should avoid during pregnancy. What foods you can't eat when pregnant? Here's is a list from raw meats to papayas that you should avoid during pregnancy.

    Foods You Can't Eat When Pregnant

    Foods You Can't Eat When Pregnant

    by blessedmom198

  • Are you anxious knowing that it is impossibly too soon to have a urinary pregnancy test taken?  Well, pregnancy is one of the most precious moments in a woman's life.  Whether you are anxious with nerves or with hope - this is a great experience...

    The Early Warning Signs of Pregnancy

    The Early Warning Signs of Pregnancy

    by TinaTango11

  • My ectopic pregnancy was devastating and scary. However, with the help of my obstetrician, I eventually became pregnant again. I wrote this story to help other women keep the faith after an ectopic.

    Successful Pregnancy After Ectopic Pregnancy

    Successful Pregnancy After Ectopic Pregnancy

    by Tawnya12

  • Spotting in pregnancy occurs in up to 1/3 of all pregnant women. What is normal,and what implies a problem with the pregnancy? Does spotting mean a miscarriage will occur? Questions and answers about bleeding in early pregnancy.

    Pregnancy Spotting Questions and Answers

    Pregnancy Spotting Questions and Answers

    by Leah Lefler17

  • Looking for a fun and cute way to announce your pregnancy? In this article, you will find several creative photo ideas for the big reveal. Includes ideas for the ultrasound picture, photo collages, family photo ideas, big brother/big sister pictures, and so much more.

    Creative Photo Ideas for Pregnancy Announcement

    Creative Photo Ideas for Pregnancy Announcement

    by Alissa Roberts25

  • How much weight should I gain during pregnancy? Worried about gaining weight during pregnancy? Learn about healthy weight gain during pregnancy and what is right for you and your baby.

    How Much Weight Should I Gain During Pregnancy?

    How Much Weight Should I Gain During Pregnancy?

    by Marissa10

  • Any experienced, savvy mom will tell you that forgetting about yourself is the first mistake too many moms make. Then they'll smile, put a loving hand on your shoulder, and tell you to knock it off. But if you were ever like me, it takes more than a loving hand and a wise woman telling you to take care of yourself. It takes an issue like Diastasis Recti to snap the sense back into you. This article will give you some practical knowledge about what Diastasis Recti is... and how to FIX it!

    Why Do I Still Look Pregnant? The 411 On Diastasis Recti (aka "Mummy Tummy")

    Why Do I Still Look Pregnant? The 411 On Diastasis Recti (aka "Mummy Tummy")

    by TheSavvyMommy5

  • Am I pregnant? How early can I take a pregnancy test? When can I take a pregnancy test? Find out about pregnancy tests and the best time to take one if you are trying to have a baby.

    How Soon Can I Take a Pregnancy Test?

    How Soon Can I Take a Pregnancy Test?

    by Marissa416