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  • The third trimester of pregnancy is debatably the most challenging of the three trimesters. In this article, I will describe common symptoms of the third trimester, why they occur, and what you can do to cope.

    14 Discomforts of the Third Trimester of Pregnancy

    14 Discomforts of the Third Trimester of Pregnancy

    by Bema Self5

  • 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 Marissa334

  • 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

  • Comprehensive list of baby names beginning with Z, including currently popular names, historically popular names, celebrity names and names from around the world. Z is an exotic trendy letter to start names with.

    Baby Names Beginning With Z

    Baby Names Beginning With Z

    by Marianne Sherret3

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  • A list of baby names that begin with the letter F, including their meanings, origins and popularity. If you are thinking of naming your child with a name beginning with F, this list should provide you with some ideas.

    Baby Names Beginning With F

    Baby Names Beginning With F

    by Marianne Sherret1

  • Yes, the Baby Pool Shower Game, not a swimming pool! Hosting a baby pool is a great way for your friends, family and co-workers to share in the joy of your pregnancy and a new life.

    Starting a Baby Pool Shower Game

    Starting a Baby Pool Shower Game

    by lincoln yue6

  • 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

  • Are you trying to get pregnant in your forties? Having done lots of investigations into later motherhood for myself, here I share my thoughts and findings.

    Getting Pregnant in Your 40s

    Getting Pregnant in Your 40s

    by Jackie Grant47

  • In this article, I will outline some of the facts and myths about implantation bleeding while trying to conceive. I hope to make it clearer to women out there in the same boat as myself.

    Implantation Bleeding: Myths and Facts

    Implantation Bleeding: Myths and Facts

    by Gabby McMahon4

  • 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

  • Sometimes accidents happen. You have sex without protection and worry you might be pregnant. Here's a guide on how pregnancy happens with unprotected sex and what to do next.

    Unprotected Sex —Can I Get Pregnant?

    Unprotected Sex —Can I Get Pregnant?

    by Susannah Birch21

  • It's a lot of fun to think up baby names when you are expecting. It can also be a bit of a challenge. After all, your baby is going to carry the name you give her or him for the rest of their lives.

    Unique, Popular, and Bizarre Baby Names

    Unique, Popular, and Bizarre Baby Names

    by amymarie_513

  • Finding out that your baby has no heartbeat is devastating and terrifying because you don't know what to expect. I hope I can prepare you for the journey ahead by sharing my story.

    Surviving a Second Trimester Miscarriage

    Surviving a Second Trimester Miscarriage

    by Sarah9

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Marissa460

  • 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 Birch267

  • Near the end of a pregnancy, a woman may have incredible energy and the urge to clean and organize her house to get ready for her baby. This is called nesting, an instinct to prepare for the birth and coming home of a baby.

    What Is Nesting During Pregnancy?

    What Is Nesting During Pregnancy?

    by Marissa19

  • 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

  • "When did I conceive? When did I ovulate?" 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 Marissa723

  • What are the options for women who want to get pregnant in their 50s? And what are the odds of having a healthy baby?

    Can You Get Pregnant in Your 50s?

    Can You Get Pregnant in Your 50s?

    by Jackie Grant2

  • 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

  • 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!

    Uncommon Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms

    Uncommon Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms

    by Becki Rizzuti242

  • 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

  • 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 JanieceTobey37

  • The shortest month isn't short on sources of baby name inspiration. From Valentine's Day to Black History Month, February is packed with symbolism to get your creative juices flowing!

    30 February Baby Names for Girls and Boys

    30 February Baby Names for Girls and Boys

    by Kathryn Lamoreux1

  • Bible names are some of the oldest on our planet. I believe that is why a lot of people choose a name for their kids from such a book—to have a connection to something old, revered and powerful.

    Baby Names Inspired by the Bible

    Baby Names Inspired by the Bible

    by Don1

  • How accurate are home pregnancy tests? Are the expensive ones better than the cheaper ones? Find the answers to all your questions about pregnancy tests right here...

    Are Home Pregnancy Tests Accurate?

    Are Home Pregnancy Tests Accurate?

    by Susana Serer18

  • For many years, DHEA has been heralded as an anti-aging supplement, but it is now also being used by many older women as a supplement to boost fertility. Here's why:

    DHEA for Age-Related Fertility Issues

    DHEA for Age-Related Fertility Issues

    by MagKaye0

  • 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

  • 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

  • During pregnancy the fetus can lie in all possible positions. As birth draws closer, most babies turn their head down before they are born. Some, on the other hand, stay with their bottom down. This is breech position.

    Facts About Breech Position and What To Do

    Facts About Breech Position and What To Do

    by Harpa Ósk2

  • Have you been trying to get pregnant but haven't been successful so far? If you are wondering what you are doing wrong, it's probably nothing, but check out this article for more information.

    Why Am I Not Getting Pregnant?

    Why Am I Not Getting Pregnant?

    by Jackie Grant8

  • 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

  • Cesarean childbirth is definitely more painful than normal delivery. But for some, it is inevitable. So in this article, the author would like to share what the post-cesarean delivery experience is like and hopefully give helpful suggestions as to how to deal with the pain.

    Recovering From a Cesarean Section: Timeline and Tips

    Recovering From a Cesarean Section: Timeline and Tips

    by Chin chin30

  • 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 myvenn6

  • So you think you might be pregnant and you are not sure which pregnancy test to trust. Do you purchase a pink dye pregnancy test or a blue dye pregnancy test? Let me make it easier for you to decide!

    Are Pink or Blue Dye Pregnancy Tests Better?

    Are Pink or Blue Dye Pregnancy Tests Better?

    by blairtracy6

  • At 8 weeks of pregnancy, morning sickness, heartburn, and other symptoms are often present. The embryo begins to form a facial profile and fingers and toes start to appear!

    What to Expect in the 8th Week of Pregnancy

    What to Expect in the 8th Week of Pregnancy

    by Leah Lefler2

  • These names are becoming trendy according to the United States Social Security Administration baby name statistics for 2017. The meaning for each baby boy and baby girl name is also provided.

    Baby Names Increasing Most in Popularity

    Baby Names Increasing Most in Popularity

    by Marianne Sherret3

  • 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 Smith14

  • Do you think you might be pregnant, but you want to be sure and it's too early to take a home urine test? Blood pregnancy tests can be taken just 6-8 days after ovulation.

    How Soon Can a Blood Test Detect Pregnancy?

    How Soon Can a Blood Test Detect Pregnancy?

    by NathaNater47

  • 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

  • How to chart your basal body temperature and determine when ovulation occurred. Plus some definitions associated with basal body temperature (BBT) charting, and where to chart online.

    How to Chart Basal Body Temperature

    How to Chart Basal Body Temperature

    by blairtracy3

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Looking for names for your baby boy? Love the sound of two-syllable names? Here are some ideas for you. Included is a list from A - Z, a list of stars with these types of names, a list of the most popular ones, a list of biblical one and a list of fictional characters.

    Popular Two-Syllable Names for Baby Boys

    Popular Two-Syllable Names for Baby Boys

    by Claudia Mitchell3

  • My ectopic pregnancy was devastating and scary. However, with the help of my obstetrician, I eventually became pregnant again. I am sharing my story to help other women keep the faith after an ectopic. I've also included a section with FAQs.

    My Experience Having a Successful Pregnancy After an Ectopic

    My Experience Having a Successful Pregnancy After an Ectopic

    by Tawnya28

  • 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 Peeples11

  • 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

  • Many women ask if it's possible that they're pregnant even though they got a negative result on a home pregnancy test. This article will outline several reasons why you may get a false negative.

    What Causes a False Negative on a Pregnancy Test?

    What Causes a False Negative on a Pregnancy Test?

    by Becki Rizzuti9

  • It’ll take a few tries to say it right, but the reality is still there. You’re a gastroschisis dad. And with that realization come a lot of responsibilities that you weren’t prepared for.

    Being a Gastroschisis Dad

    Being a Gastroschisis Dad

    by Matthew Bertram10

  • Victorian and Edwardian baby boy names that were once popular and in the top 100 and are now rare and not even in the top 1000 names in the USA. A lot of these names were popular due to US presidents and celebrities of the time.

    18 Vintage Baby Boy Names That Are Now Rare

    18 Vintage Baby Boy Names That Are Now Rare

    by Marianne Sherret2

  • 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 Pelati20

  • Still can't decide on a name for your baby girl? Ever thought about a two-syllable name? Here are loads of options for you, including famous ones, biblical ones, popular ones and even fictional characters.

    Popular Two-Syllable Baby Girl Names

    Popular Two-Syllable Baby Girl Names

    by Claudia Mitchell0

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Lakshmi1

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    It's Time! Signs of Going Into Labor

    It's Time! Signs of Going Into Labor

    by Skylar Spring3

  • If you think you may be pregnant, but you are not sure if it is too early to test, then check out this information. It should help you decide if it is too early to take a pregnancy test or not.

    How Soon Can I Take a Pregnancy Test?

    How Soon Can I Take a Pregnancy Test?

    by Jackie Grant118

  • Congratulations! At four weeks of pregnancy, most new mothers are just discovering they are pregnant with a home pregnancy test. What to expect in this week of pregnancy.

    What to Expect in the 4th Week of Pregnancy

    What to Expect in the 4th Week of Pregnancy

    by Leah Lefler8

  • Do you need to know potential symptoms of pregnancy before you could take any type of testing? Here are a list of all potential early clues that you are expecting.

    The Early Warning Signs of Pregnancy

    The Early Warning Signs of Pregnancy

    by TinaTango12

  • 100 preppy baby names for girls and boys. Preppy first names tend to be old-fashioned and denote sophistication. From the Anglo-Saxon tradition, reminiscent of our founding fathers and the Gilded Age upper class.

    100 Preppy Baby Names for Girls and Boys

    100 Preppy Baby Names for Girls and Boys

    by Life and Luxury2

  • These are certain early pregnancy symptoms that could indicate you are carrying more than one baby. I'll describe them as well as share what I personally experienced during my twin pregnancy.

    Possible Signs and Symptoms of a Twin Pregnancy

    Possible Signs and Symptoms of a Twin Pregnancy

    by carolinekirby5

  • Soon-to-be parents are rather curious about how their baby will look like. This article looks at how this can be a difficult task though through the study of genetics, and the use of 3D and 4D ultrasound, you can get an idea of what the baby will look like.

    What Will My Baby Look Like?

    What Will My Baby Look Like?

    by Chin chin57

  • 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

  • We all know that a healthy diet is crucial for your body to function correctly and heal the way it’s supposed to. So why would it be any different for women trying to get pregnant?

    Great Foods to Eat When Trying to Conceive

    Great Foods to Eat When Trying to Conceive

    by Victoria Van Ness9

  • Deciding to have a child late in life can be difficult. I will discuss the chances 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 Grant44

  • Looking for hilarious baby shower games? You’ve come to the right place! Here are 10 of the funniest pregnant games that will have your guests leaving with baby fever!

    10 Funny Pregnant Games for Your Baby Shower

    10 Funny Pregnant Games for Your Baby Shower

    by Tatiana0

  • In order to get pregnant you need to ovulate, but how can you know if you ovulated? This article will discuss a couple of ways to know for sure.

    How Do I Know If I Ovulated?

    How Do I Know If I Ovulated?

    by Jackie Grant0

  • Ovulation takes place 10-14 days before your next period. You can subtract the length of your cycle by 10-14 to find out what day you will ovulate in your next cycle. In a 30-day cycle, you will ovulate 16 days after your period starts (30-14=16).

    How to Calculate Your Ovulation Period Using Your Menstrual Cycle

    How to Calculate Your Ovulation Period Using Your Menstrual Cycle

    by morrison01292

  • 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

  • Pregnancy is accompanied by many new feelings, pains, and changes, which include 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 completely normal.

    An Explanation of Bleeding & Spotting During Pregnancy

    An Explanation of Bleeding & Spotting During Pregnancy

    by Susannah Birch2

  • Become more aware of placental previa in about the 20th week of pregnancy so that you can ask your doctor to check if you have it, and make an effort to prevent any bad outcomes.

    The Dangers of Placenta Previa

    The Dangers of Placenta Previa

    by Kiyomi Motomura2

  • Can morning sickness be cured? Nope! But it can be managed. Here's advice from real moms who've survived morning sickness on all levels, sharing their wisdom to help get you to the other side of the not so joyous reality of pregnancy nausea.

    How to Help Morning Sickness - Advice From Moms Who've Been There

    How to Help Morning Sickness - Advice From Moms Who've Been There

    by Kierstin Gunsberg8

  • 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! Learn more about what you can expect during this week of pregnancy.

    What to Expect in the 39th Week of Pregnancy

    What to Expect in the 39th Week of Pregnancy

    by Leah Lefler4

  • 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

  • After only three hours of very fast labor, my baby girl was born in our bed at home--surprise!

    My Accidental Home Birth

    My Accidental Home Birth

    by Meredith Cornell0

  • 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

  • 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 Marissa31

  • 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

  • When will I go into labor? How can I make it start or 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ready for baby's arrival is a joyous time. It's so easy to get lost in the decorating and organizing, but it's also important to pack your labor and delivery bag with all the essentials that you, your new baby, and your partner will need during your stay at the hospital.

    Packing Your Labor and Delivery Bag

    Packing Your Labor and Delivery Bag

    by Tosha0

  • 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

  • Do you think you might be pregnant? In this article, you will find extensive information about the various symptoms you may see during your first month of pregnancy—such as spotting, mood swings, and fatigue—and why you experience them.

    Early Pregnancy Symptoms in the First Month

    Early Pregnancy Symptoms in the First Month

    by Moon Daisy101

  • 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

  • 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 JanieceTobey6

  • 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

  • The sixth week of pregnancy is an exciting one: The baby's umbilical cord starts to develop and the heart starts to beat! Many women have their first doctor's appointment at this stage of pregnancy.

    What to Expect in the 6th Week of Pregnancy

    What to Expect in the 6th Week of Pregnancy

    by Leah Lefler4

  • 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

  • Thinking about giving birth at home? Homebirth has many benefits for mother and baby. Learn why I chose to give birth at home and why it was such a fabulous experience.

    Top 6 Benefits of Giving Birth at Home

    Top 6 Benefits of Giving Birth at Home

    by Susana Serer33

  • 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

  • Evening primrose oil is commonly recommended by midwives to assist with labor induction but it may also have a positive impact on several health conditions. Weigh in on the discussion and see if this supplement could work for you!

    How to Use Evening Primrose Oil to Induce Labor

    How to Use Evening Primrose Oil to Induce Labor

    by healthcarepro8

  • 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 Grant22

  • 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

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