All Blog Posts Tagged 'pregnancy' (355)

Twin joys: Caring for yourself when expecting twins

What to expect when you’re expecting twins, laid out in a simple guide.

You’ve recently discovered you’re pregnant – with twins! But once the initial euphoria subsides, you might begin to experience some anxiety about the pregnancy. Don’t fret about it – here’s what you should know:

* Twin pregnancies are classified as ‘high risk’ but that doesn’t mean your babies are in danger.

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Added by Julia Gomes on April 10, 2019 at 7:44am — No Comments

How to Look and Feel Self-Confident During Pregnancy

Ads and magazines lead us to believe all pregnant women look and feel amazing all the time. Everyone talks about that pregnancy glow and the women you see in the photos all have perfect skin and they look beautiful as if no extra fat was gained whatsoever. Not only that this isn’t encouraging, but it makes you feel worse since you start feeling like you’re failing at pregnant life which adds disappointment to the self-consciousness and insecurity you’ve…

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Added by Isla Wright on March 25, 2019 at 4:48am — No Comments

Rebuilding Body Confidence after Pregnancy

Becoming a mother is one of the most rewarding and life-changing experiences a woman can have, but it can also be one of the most daunting. During pregnancy, your body changes into an almost unrecognizable version of yourself, which is beautiful, but also mind-boggling. But don’t worry –…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on February 25, 2019 at 9:02am — No Comments

How to reduce back pain during pregnancy

Many women face back pain when they are pregnant. We present some simple fixes.

Pregnancy is often a magical time for most women, except for when the aches, pains and sleepless nights begin. Though you revel in the thought that there is a precious life growing inside you, you are also plagued by constant and increasing back pain, stiff hips and swollen ankles.

We tell you how to treat your back pain simply and effectively at…

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Added by Julia Gomes on January 14, 2019 at 7:57am — No Comments

5 things that happen to your body in the 8th month of pregnancy

Pregnancy is never a cakewalk, and the last trimester presents several challenges. We list 5 things that will happen in the 8th month and how you can deal with them.

The 8th month of pregnancy is really special, because the baby kicks the most in this month. But other changes that happen to your body may not be so pleasurable, such as –

  1. Intense backache.

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Added by Julia Gomes on December 10, 2018 at 12:48am — No Comments

Knowing more about bed rest

I was fortunate to have a very healthy pregnancy with my son. My doctor described me as a "boring" patient (which he assured me was good) and there was never any mention about me needing to lighten my load or go on bed rest. And, looking back, that made me lucky as I had a full-time job that I didn't want to leave and a lot of other responsibilities.…

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Added by Lauren Markman on November 30, 2018 at 7:06am — No Comments

When baby bumps spread

When I was pregnant with my son, I had this thing happen where I suddenly saw pregnant women and babies everywhere - at the mall, in grocery stores, walking around the city....Logically, I knew that they had been there all along, but it wasn't until I was one of them (among my own kind) that I started to notice them.…

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Added by Lauren Markman on November 9, 2018 at 7:18am — No Comments

Ectopic pregnancy: all you want to know about it

Pregnancy is the most beautiful phase of a woman’s life. It helps a woman become a mother and begins with the process of conception. After following the entire process of conception, the zygote gets implanted into the uterus and starts multiplying to become a fetus. But, sometimes, the fertilized egg does not reach the uterus and gets implanted into the Fallopian , cervix or abdominal cavity. This type of pregnancy is called ectopic pregnancy. This ectopic…

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Added by Himali Parikh on October 20, 2018 at 3:35am — No Comments

10 Tips to Prepare for Pregnancy

Are you ready to have a baby? Do not rush as soon as possible to begin to conceive, because perhaps you have some problems that can put your pregnancy or your baby's health in jeopardy. So, what should be done first of all when…

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Added by Tata Nech on September 26, 2018 at 4:11am — No Comments

Postpartum Depression and How to Get Rid of It

Postpartum depression has been suppressed for the longest time, but slowly more people are accepting that it does exist and is a mental problem that needs to be tackled. People differ in the way that they deal with depression and so one person’s way of dealing with it…

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Added by Mom Bloggers Club on July 30, 2018 at 2:16pm — No Comments

Are you sleeping on your back during pregnancy?

Pregnancy is a unique situation, you feel excited and terrified at the same time. While it is a blessing, people usually hand down a list of everyday things to avoid that increases anxiety.

You may have heard that sleeping on your back isn’t advisable during pregnancy. But is it something you…

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Added by Izabella Grace on July 17, 2018 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Childbirth: The Second Time Around

Everything on our third trimester checklist was done. Hospital bags were packed, and our birth plan was made. We were ready for another great birth experience. Unfortunately, things didn’t go as planned.…

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Added by Little Toes and Bows on April 15, 2018 at 9:11pm — No Comments

My Rescue Dog Betrayed Me

Like many people my age, I couldn’t wait to adopt a rescue dog. When I finally found her, I was on cloud nine. She was the perfect dog until she did one thing that changed everything.

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Added by Little Toes and Bows on April 8, 2018 at 2:49pm — No Comments

7 Everyday Perks of a Pregnancy Belly

I bet you never thought having a protruding pregnancy belly could be a good thing. I’m here to tell you that there are actually some perks to a 3rd trimester stomach!

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Added by Little Toes and Bows on April 3, 2018 at 11:29am — No Comments

Understanding preeclampsia

Understanding preeclampsia

Preeclampsia usually affects women in their 20th…

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Added by Linda Gries on February 5, 2018 at 2:21pm — No Comments

Benefits Of Pomegranate Seed Oil For Menopause

Check these menopause supplements, and you will see that up until now, relieving menopause, a big deal transition in the life of all women, still relies heavily on ancient traditions on centuries-old remedies that consist mostly of botanical extracts, including maca plant, black cohosh, soy, and pomegranate. Could a traditional fruit originating from the arid regions of Middle East and known to…

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Added by Emma Smith on February 2, 2018 at 6:32am — No Comments

Preeclampsia effects and symptoms

Preeclampsia effects and symptoms

Preeclampsia is the pregnancy complication which leads to kidney damage and high blood…

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Added by Linda Gries on February 1, 2018 at 2:20pm — No Comments

Top 5 Neglected Things in Preparation of Baby Birth

When I was pregnant first time, I never thought I had to prepare for many things other than just a hospital bag. I dint plan for early days baby photoshoot and not even the baby foot and palm prints. But I learnt from my mistakes and prepared well for my 2nd baby delivery.

Here are some of those important tips for new moms to enjoy early baby days and to cherish those lovely memories for ever.

1. Prepare for First Baby Photo Shoot.…

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Added by Sapana Vibhandik on October 25, 2017 at 3:36pm — No Comments

The Abortion Debate: Is It A Case Of Misplaced Priorities Only?

One of the raging debates of the twentieth century has been the question of whether abortion, as a form of infanticide, is wrong. What does legislation think about it? Science and religion? What does it all come down to? Morality? Logic? The controversy has gone even further with proponents and opponents being labeled as ‘pro-life’ and ‘pro-choice’ respectively. Whichever way you choose to look at it, the morality clause always takes a hit. Unless you want to apply common…

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Added by Veronica Hunt on September 7, 2017 at 10:01am — No Comments

Spotting the baby bump

When I was pregnant, I started to notice how many other pregnant women there were around me. They were everywhere! Of course I know that there were always a lot of pregnant women around, but it really took me being pregnant to notice other women in the same condition as me. Or maybe I started noticing them because I started hanging out in the same stores as them buying maternity clothes and baby toys.…

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Added by Lauren Markman on August 25, 2017 at 8:58am — No Comments

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