Third Time’s A Charm

I’ve always considered myself to be a bit of a superstitious person. Partially because my father was that way but also because it just came naturally to me. When I had my first child I was 26 years old. That isn’t overly young, and a pretty normal age for a first time mom, and granted I did turn 27 less … Read More

Eating Disorders While Pregnant

With society’s view on beauty today, so many women and girls are developing eating disorders to be what society views as beautiful. This is dangerous. When you are expecting a baby, however, the dangers of an eating disorder are even more complicated. Finding out you are pregnant brings on a whole different set of emotions. Among a variety of things, … Read More

Optimal Spacing Between Pregnancies

When thinking about adding another child to your family, the timing between pregnancies is something that many families consider as part of their decision. You may have an idea of how far apart you want your children to be in age, but there are other factors to think about than just simply whether your older and younger children will play … Read More

Weird and Wacky Pregnancy Symptoms

Throughout your pregnancy you may find yourself experiencing numerous symptoms, thinking: is this normal? You talk to your friend about it, and she confirms it: the symptom you are having is downright weird. But, never fear! Some pregnancy symptoms may seem strange, when they are in fact one hundred percent ordinary. Bleeding Noses If you’re anything like me, before you … Read More

Bed Rest: What You Can Do to Stay Sane

When you find out your pregnancy is considered high risk, immediately we panic about what this means for us and our unborn children. Your doctor may even advise you to be on strict bed rest for the remainder of your pregnancy. Of course, for the health of you and your unborn child, you will oblige but that does not stop … Read More

Why Choosing An OBGYN Is Like Choosing a Mate

Women have lots of choices today when it comes to selecting an OGBYN practice or doctor to deliver a baby. Obviously overarching issues, like insurance coverage, should play a major factor when picking a doctor. But there are other, philosophical issues that should be considered as well. When selecting the right OBGYN practitioner, I believe a woman should look for … Read More

Signs of Labor

As you approach your due date, several big questions keep popping into your mind. What does labor feel like? Will it hurt? Will it go smoothly? How will I know I’m in labor? What if I have the baby in the car on the way to the hospital?! Many women begin to feel like they can’t do it, and they … Read More

When Someone Gets Pregnant

We have been struggling with infertility for 7 total years now. During those 7 years, we finally got our son via intrauterine insemination (IUI). However, we are still walking the road of infertility, trying IVF to see if we can press our luck and get one more baby. As you can image, 7 years of infertility is a pretty long … Read More

Pregnancy And Vegetarianism: Can You Make It Work?

When you decide to go vegetarian, you opt for a change in lifestyle. Not only will you remove meat from your diet, but you’ll also change the way that your body receives nutrients. In turn, this could have major implications on your pregnancy. That being said, choosing a vegetarian lifestyle doesn’t mean that you can’t have children. People may ask, … Read More

Exercise in Pregnancy

Exercising during pregnancy can sometimes seem like a daunting task: you are tired, feel slow and heavy, and just want to spend time resting in bed with your feet up. While it may seem like the last thing you want to do, there are exercise options that are low-key and easy on your body that can help you feel energized … Read More