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8 signs you are pregnant: Do you know them?

Am I pregnant?

Am I Pregnant? How can you be sure? Pregnancy symptoms might be different, feels different and occurs at different times form a woman to another. Some women don’t even feel anything. Early pregnancy symptoms are felt in general 10 days after ovulation and tend to decrease after the first trimester. The combination of menstruating symptoms, high …

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Most common pregnancy concerns

During your pregnancy, many symptoms can make you worry. Some pregnancy concerns are normal while others should be reported to your doctor immediately. Here are the most common concerns during the pregnancy and some indications on when you should absolutely talk to your doctor. Most common pregnancy concerns Vaginal hemorrhage This might be light bleeding …

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Looking for summer tips for a no-sweat pregnancy? Check out 6 of our favorite hacks to keep you cool while your belly swells!

6 No-Sweat Summer Pregnancy Hacks

Being pregnant is an amazing and wonderful experience.  But let’s be honest, being pregnant in the summer can be uncomfortable as the heat and humidity rise, especially the further along you are in your pregnancy.  Read on to find some great pregnancy hacks to surviving the summer heat while your baby bump grows, to help you …

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When do you move to maternity clothes with your second pregnancy? If you're like most women, probably a lot sooner than when you started wearing them with your first baby!

When Will You Need to Start Wearing Maternity Clothes During Your 2nd Pregnancy?

When do you move to maternity clothes with your second pregnancy? If you’re like most women, probably a lot sooner than when you started wearing them with your first baby! Some women even notice certain types of pants getting a little snug before they get that positive pregnancy test. Of course, every woman is different and …

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Tis the season to be jolly – and fashionable! Show off your holiday spirit with these fabulous Christmas maternity shirts!

12 Fashionable Christmas Maternity Shirts for All Those Holiday Parties

‘Tis the season to be jolly – and fashionable, especially in these cute Christmas maternity shirts! Are you expecting during the holidays? We know how many parties and get-togethers take place during this time of the year, and we want to make sure you’re looking and feeling your best while you’re attending them! Whether it’s …

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Nutrition is so important when you're expecting, but your cravings matter too! Check out 5 of the best pregnancy cookbooks that take both into account!

5 Fabulous Pregnancy Cookbooks That Keep You Healthy and Satisfy Your Cravings

You might not think you need specific pregnancy cookbooks to eat healthy while expecting. For the most part, you’re right. I’m sure you can get by with a regular cookbook (or even just your normal healthy recipes) and still manage to eat right. The best cookbooks written specifically for expecting mamas, though, go a step …

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Your oral health plays a major role in your baby's health during pregnancy. Check out three things you need to know about prenatal dental care.

Expecting a Baby? 3 Things You Need to Do to Take Care of Your (and Your Baby’s) Dental Health

  Today we’re talking about your prenatal dental care and the role it plays in a healthy pregnancy. We have a very special expert guest bringing you the inside scoop on three things you need to be doing now during your pregnancy to care for both of you. Please welcome Dr. Saeid Badie. Prenatal Dental Care: …

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Getting a prenatal massage in your third trimester might be the best time to get one! Are there precautions to take?

What You Need to Know About Prenatal Massages During Your 3rd Trimester

Getting a prenatal massage in your third trimester might be the best time to get one! You are no doubt counting down the time until you are not pregnant anymore (oh right and of course to meet your baby!). Before you pencil in a relaxing 30 minutes or so, there are some things you want to keep in mind before you make an appointment.

Stylish Maternity Winter Coats

If you are pregnant this winter, you are going to need a stylish maternity winter coat to get you through the frigid winter months.  You never know if you are going to feel hot or cold.  Babies do all sorts of weird things to our bodies.  I was always hot during my pregnancies.  Regardless of …

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Spring Pregnancy Fashion Ideas

Hot Spring Pregnancy Fashion Finds

  This Spring your pregnancy doesn’t mean you have to hide behind ugly clothing.  These Hot Spring Pregnancy Fashion Finds are perfect for mixing with your existing wardrobe to create gorgeous fashion forward looks that adjust with your growing belly.  Not only can you look and feel beautiful, you’ll be on trends with the seasons …

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Sea-Band Mama

Enjoy Cravings Minus Morning Sickness with Sea-Band Mama! #SeaBandMamaMorningSicknessRelief

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Sea-Band Mama. The opinions and text are all mine. Forget morning sickness, when I was pregnant with my son I had morning, afternoon, evening and middle of the night sickness! Just about everything made me nauseous. At the same time I was dealing with …

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Choosing the best pregnancy pillow

Choosing the Best Pregnancy Pillow

A pregnancy pillow will help you get a good night’s sleep during your pregnancy. Here’s how to choose the best one for you. Getting a good night’s sleep when you’re pregnant can be downright difficult. The usual way you sleep isn’t comfortable. You can’t sleep on your stomach. Your back aches with the extra weight …

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Can pesticide exposure during pregnancy cause autism

Does Pesticide Exposure During Pregnancy Cause Autism?

Does pesticide exposure during pregnancy cause autism? A new study about autism has just come out. Researchers at the University of California studied the proximity of pregnant women to areas where pesticides were used. Researchers found, that “Children of mothers who live near agricultural areas, or who are otherwise exposed to organophosphate, pyrethroid, or carbamate pesticides …

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Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

When you’re pregnant and craving all sorts of different foods, the last thing you want to hear is someone saying “don’t eat that, it’s not good for the baby!” While your baby will probably be fine if you do happen to ingest, say, an entire strawberry shortcake dessert originally meant to be shared by the …

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Pregnancy Concerns: Skin Changes

Pregnancy Concerns: Skin Changes

Without a doubt, pregnancy brings about a lot of emotional and mental changes. After all, you have to get ready for parenthood and all of the responsibilities that come with it.Aside from these changes, however, you might have to deal with various skin changes, too, the majority of which are linked to your changing hormones during …

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Should you consider birthing classes?

Should you consider birthing classes?

Studies proved that stress increases the risk of complications when giving birth. Being informed helps controlling emotions and being supported lowers the levels of stress. Women that had emotional, tangible and informational support tend to be in a good mental and physical health around the time of childbirth. The lack of information and the need for …

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