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  • 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

  • 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

  • I was pregnant, visibly pregnant. I'm not anymore and I have no baby. Physically I can handle this easily. My body feels fine, it was just hard to let go emotionally. Everything seems to make me think about what happened. I wish it didn't happen...

    The Weeks After Miscarriage: My Story

    The Weeks After Miscarriage: My Story

    by lexidiane0

  • 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 NathaNater50

  • 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 JanieceTobey42

  • Find out what's killing the male reproductive swimmers and discover the best lubricant on the market for keeping those swimmers mobile, viable, and strong. Data provided is backed by scientific research from peer-reviewed, scientific articles, and journals.

    Get Pregnant Faster: Pre-Seed

    Get Pregnant Faster: Pre-Seed

    by Charlotte Doyle0

  • 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

  • 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

  • Have you recently found out that you are pregnant and don't know what to do next? Do you need advice on what to do during the first trimester of pregnancy? Follow the steps outlined here to increase your chances of a healthy and safe pregnancy.

    12 Steps to Take After You Become Pregnant

    12 Steps to Take After You Become Pregnant

    by Meagan Ireland0

  • 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

  • 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 TahoeDoc36

  • Early symptoms of hyperemesis gravidarum can be different from typical early signs of pregnancy. Here's how to tell the difference before your missed period and positive pregnancy test.

    Early Signs of a Hyperemesis Gravidarum Pregnancy

    Early Signs of a Hyperemesis Gravidarum Pregnancy

    by Kierstin Gunsberg0

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 carolinekirby6

  • Whether you call it a miscarriage or pre-term labor, it is still the loss of a child. It's hard to quantify a mother's pain. The loss of a child, whether an unborn baby, newborn, infant, toddler or older, signifies the loss of a dream and the loss of plans and a future with this individual.

    The Significant Loss of a Child

    The Significant Loss of a Child

    by Victoria Van Ness4

  • A mom who experienced severe morning sickness during three pregnancies details seven myths about the ailment.

    Seven Morning Sickness Myths

    Seven Morning Sickness Myths

    by M Riley0

  • As a foreigner in Japan, it may be difficult to understand the health system especially if you find out you're pregnant. Here are some tips that may help.

    How to Handle Pregnancy in Japan

    How to Handle Pregnancy in Japan

    by Sara Bladestorm1

  • 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 blessedmom199

  • 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 Grant51

  • 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

  • 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

  • Being pregnant is a time to take care of yourself. Everyone will tell you things to avoid and things to do. You will hear old wives tales, advice from your doctor, and what other mothers have experienced. One of the most important things is just to use common sense.

    Pregnancy: What's Good and What to Avoid

    Pregnancy: What's Good and What to Avoid

    by Tosha0

  • 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 Gunsberg30

  • This article describes what every pregnant woman should know about prodromal labor. Prodromal labor is not a term most women are familiar; they're instead being told their woes are due to Braxton-Hicks, but I am here to give you more information so you are more knowledgeable when it happens to you.

    What Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know About Prodromal Labor

    What Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know About Prodromal Labor

    by Victoria Van Ness0

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 JanieceTobey7

  • 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 Motomura4

  • Feeling super sick before your period, but not sure if you're pregnant? From tiredness to needing to pee all of the time, early pregnancy symptoms can feel a lot like PMS. Find out the weird, early signs you could be pregnant and what they mean.

    Weird Early Symptoms of Pregnancy Before Your Missed Period

    Weird Early Symptoms of Pregnancy Before Your Missed Period

    by Kierstin Gunsberg255

  • 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

  • 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 Tawnya33

  • 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 CapriCookie6

  • 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

  • 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 Block46

  • Are you worried about emotional stress and crying during pregnancy and how it could affect you and your baby? Learn all about pregnancy stress, the risks, and precautions. Plus, 17 ways to help you overcome it and have a healthy pregnancy for you and your baby.

    Emotional Stress During Pregnancy (And 17 Ways to Relieve It)

    Emotional Stress During Pregnancy (And 17 Ways to Relieve It)

    by Susana Serer2

  • 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

  • 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 Rizzuti254

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Birch4

  • 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 TinaTango13

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Birch27

  • 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

  • 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 Lefler19

  • 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

  • "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 Marissa793

  • So the morning sickness has finally set in. Although you may have been lucky enough to avoid the famous nausea for a few weeks in the beginning, it normally sets in between 6 and 8 weeks of pregnancy.

    Food Cures for Morning Sickness Early in Pregnancy

    Food Cures for Morning Sickness Early in Pregnancy

    by Victoria Van Ness16

  • 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

  • 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 K2

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Ness11

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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