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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Birch6

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 JanieceTobey36

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Pregnancy tests that show a faint line create confusion. Is it a positive pregnancy result or not? This faint line on a home urine pregnancy test kit may be an evaporation line, which is a result of urine evaporating and drying out.

    Evap Line Pregnancy Test:  Results and Interpretation

    Evap Line Pregnancy Test: Results and Interpretation

    by Sree Vani2

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Motomura0

  • 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 S18

  • 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

  • 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

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, resulting in numbness and tingling in the fingers, and sometimes wrist pain, is a fairly common diagnosis during pregnancy. Discover easy relief strategies.

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome During Pregnancy

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome During Pregnancy

    by rmcrayne0

  • 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 NathaNater45

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • "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 Marissa636

  • 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

  • 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 Tawnya20

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 completely normal.

    An Explanation of Bleeding & Spotting During Pregnancy

    An Explanation of Bleeding & Spotting During Pregnancy

    by Susannah Birch2

  • 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 Rizzuti234

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Been asking yourself, "How far along am I?" Check out this week-by-week guide through the 9 months of pregnancy to help you learn what to expect when you're pregnant.

    How Far Along Am I in My Pregnancy?

    How Far Along Am I in My Pregnancy?

    by Tatiana2

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 carolinekirby4

  • 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 Grant36

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