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How to get pregnant fast
By: Darla / 26 Comments

How to get pregnant fast

So you want to get pregnant. Good for you. Luckily, for most folks it’s fairly easy. You simply stop trying to prevent pregnancy and you have sex as much as possible. Regular unprotected sex generally leads to pregnancy - just like you were taught in health class.

Is wearing tight clothing while pregnant bad for the baby?
By: Serena Jones / 17 Comments

Is wearing tight clothing while pregnant bad for the baby?

When you're pregnant, your baby itself is pretty well protected in the womb, and tight clothing is unlikely to restrict the baby - at least not in the way one might think. In actuality, while restrictive clothing may not directly be inhibiting the baby's growth or movements, it could be impacting blood flow.

Why is Yoga Good For Pregnant Women
By: Christina / 12 Comments

Why is Yoga Good For Pregnant Women

So now that the days of being told to just relax during your pregnancy are over, many women have taken to yoga as the way they exercise. There are other ways to exercise while pregnant like walking, but yoga has some benefits that are unique to its design that can prove beneficial while pregnant.

Traditional St. Paddy’s Day Fare and Pregnancy
By: Gemma / 54 Comments

Traditional St. Paddy’s Day Fare and Pregnancy

Another holiday and more worries that you might not be able to partake in some of the food that will be around during the celebrations. On St. Patrick’s Day, you might be surprised to learn, the only thing you have to avoid is the drinking.

St. Paddy’s Alcohol and Pregnancy
By: Christina B / 11 Comments

St. Paddy’s Alcohol and Pregnancy

With St. Patricks day approaching a lot of ladies that are with child will be wondering about what to do on this traditional drinking holiday. The subject of drinking and being pregnant is to a point these days that even if you come within 50 feet of a bar while pregnant you are sure to draw looks. However, there are reports that also say that moderate drinking during pregnancy is ok. Is it?

By: Bill McConnell / 54 Comments

5 Helpful Pregnancy Infographics

Infographics are popping up everywhere and of course no topic is left behind. Here are a few fun to look at and informative infographics about pregnancy that may help inform you about what to expect or just make you smarter.

Pregnancy’s lingering side effects can be reversed
By: Darla / 12 Comments

Pregnancy’s lingering side effects can be reversed

Mom’s-to-be and new mommies often are so happy to give birth and to start cherishing their new bundles of joy, that they sometimes forget about the lingering side effects of pregnancy. After all, not everyone is a freak-of-nature, like starlets and super models that give birth and weeks later appear on cat walks and in bikinis.

What To Pack For The Hospital On Delivery Day
By: Laney / 14 Comments

What To Pack For The Hospital On Delivery Day

If you are anything like me, you’ve got packing down to a science. Knowing what to pack for an overnight stay anywhere is second nature to me. But planning to pack for this trip is somewhat different. You won’t be going anywhere and you’ll be going as one person and on return you will be two people. Not to mention there will be a lot of need to get your mind on other things either from boredom or from a pain. Let’s face it the only thing you really need is you and your adjacent baby belly. But taking along a few things to help make the situation a lot more comfortable is advisable.

By: Serena Jones / 12 Comments

Don’t forget to enjoy your pregnancy

Enjoy pregnancy. For some people it sounds impossible: Morning sickness, uncomfortable heartburn, sore breasts, sore legs, sore feet, stretching skin... And then there's planning for the baby's arrival: baby registries, evaluating finances, potentially remodeling a room. Doesn't sound very enjoyable, does it?