Did you have unprotected sex and now you're worried that you might be pregnant? Here are some resources and information to help you wade through the worry.
Do you feel restless and anxious until you take a pregnancy test? Normal. But what if that means you pee on a stick every single day? You might be dealing with “POAS Addiction” - here’s how to handle your obsession so you can enjoy life outside of waiting for a BFP.
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.
I document in slight detail (as not to scare or gross you) all the things about pregnancy I hated. While I consider myself a positive person who loves my son dearly, pregnancy wasn't something I would say was "fun", "neat", or any other antonym for "I Hated It." I hope you can laugh along with me.
If you're experiencing some strange symptoms before your period is about to start could it mean you're pregnant? Here's six weird symptoms you might have before you get your BFP!
Implantation bleeding or spotting occurs in early pregnancy. What is it and how long does it last? Several women's health specialists discuss which symptoms are normal and which ones are not.
During the two week wait, it is difficult not to obsess over pregnancy symptoms—but which ones are real and which ones should we ignore?
The key to understanding some of the strangest pregnancy symptoms is knowing that just about everything stems from the heightened levels of pregnancy hormones. Most everything goes away after delivery, but you'll be surprised at which of these 34 symptoms sticks around.
Is the two-week wait driving you crazy? Obsessing over what should you avoid and can you really know if you're pregnant before you miss a period? Take a break from looking up pregnancy symptoms and study up on what to stay away from until you can finally take a test.
Slow rising hCG levels may indicate an ectopic pregnancy. Normal pregnancies should demonstrate a hormone doubling time of 48-72 hours.
Most women will experience child birth in her lifetime. Labor is know to be quite painful, but fortunately there are numerous pain relief options available today. An extensive list of both alternative/non-medication options and pharmaceutical options for pain management during labor is to follow.
Early labor is the time it takes for the cervix to reach 3-4 centimeters. Signs of early labor include: irregular contractions, 5 or more minutes apart, lasting 30-90 seconds, lower back pain, and pelvic pressure. This article discusses the most effective approach to speed up your early labor.
Feeling bored and frustrated while you're waiting for your due date to arrive (however far into the future that is . . . )? Here are some ideas for staying busy and productive when you're pregnant.
Whether you're a pregnant foreigner or planning to get pregnant in Japan, or if you are just interested in the differences between the Japan and the West, this article details some surprising facts.
A positive pregnancy test can feel like an exciting new beginning, especially if you have struggled with infertility and gone to great lengths to make it happen. If you have had a previous miscarriage/baby loss however, that extra pink line on a test strip can open a Pandora’s Box of anxieties.
What does it mean when the line doesn't get darker on a pregnancy test? Is it a faint positive line? Find out how to read pregnancy tests, even when there are faint lines, to tell whether or not you're pregnant.