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Surviving Bed Rest during Pregnancy

November 20, 2017

For the last five months you’ve suffered swollen feet, aching calves, and a sore back… all you’ve wanted to do is sit or lye down for just a few minutes. Your doctor is not allowing you, but making you do that now… for the remaining four months of your pregnancy! Time seems to move very […]

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How to get relief from morning sickness

November 20, 2017

Morning sickness is different for each and every person. In fact it is different from pregnancy to pregnancy. There are no two alike, and of course there are no two pregnancies alike either. Morning sickness is caused from your bodies reaction to the hormones involved with being pregnant. There are a lot of rapid hormonal […]

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Pregnancy Insomnia

November 20, 2017

One of the many ironies of pregnancy is that, just when you need sleep the most, it can sometimes feel as if your body is betraying you by keeping you up all night. The reasons for insomnia during pregnancy are many.  Hormones can do any number of wacky things to your mind and body. Combine that […]

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Health Issues to Deal with before Pregnancy or Preconception Health Issues

November 20, 2017

Pregnancy is a state in which the body organs, and its physiological mechanisms are subjected to an enormous amount of stress. Although the pregnancy-related  changes are stressful, a healthy body can adapt to these changes and counteract such stressful events successfully.  However, when the organs, its physiological mechanisms and metabolic processes are not functioning optimally, […]

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Mood Swings what to Expect during Pregnancy

November 20, 2017

Pregnancy is one of the most wonderful times for any woman. This is the time when an expectant mother bonds with her child, and gets time to prepare for her baby’s arrival. As wonderful as being pregnant can be for any woman, there are many cons to this time and one of them is mood […]

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What to do when you’re pregnant for the first time

November 20, 2017

Pregnancy is a special time for a woman. It is also a very tumultuous time, filled with changes to your body, appearance and emotions. You may feel differently inside and out, and you will be anxiously awaiting the unknown of labor and of course a new baby. The following tips can help you cope with […]

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Pregnant and sick with a cold

November 20, 2017

A head or chest cold can be terribly unpleasant even when you’re in the best of physical condition. When you’re pregnant, whether in your first trimester or just days before giving birth, it’s apt to be worse, if for no other reason than you may be unable to take any medications to relieve certain symptoms. […]

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Pregnancy Brain Dealing with your new Found Forgetfulness

November 20, 2017

Wait, what was I writing about? I hate to admit it, but my forgetfulness came upon me during pregnancy, and has yet to go away. I fear forgetfulness is here to stay unless I forget that I have the habit of being forgetful. While I was pregnant, I slowly noticed myself forgetting simple things I […]

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How to Alleviate Nausea when Pregnant

November 20, 2017

Pregnancy is one of the most exciting times in a woman’s life. There is a precious little baby to look forward to and prepare for and there are amazing changes that your body is undergoing. Unfortunately, amidst the exciting parts, there are some things that are at least a bit unpleasant. One of these things […]

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Are a few Drinks during Pregnancy ok – Yes

November 20, 2017

The answer to and opinion about this question varies based especially upon two elements: the country in which the question is asked, and the doctor or expert that is asked the question. Born, raised and living in the United States, I should probably immediately shout, “No, it’s not safe at all to have a few […]

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