Category Archives: Pregnancy

What to expect when you’re pregnant. Advice, experiences, products to help you through the process.

pre-birth

Pre-Birth Communication

Is pre-birth communication possible? Many expectant mothers ask themselves, when does the connection between parent and child actually begin? Does this moment begin at conception or when the child is in the womb? Woman who have experiences with pre-birth communication reveal that they are in touch wit ...
second pregnancy

The Differences With Your Second Pregnancy

All pregnancies are special, but there’s nothing like the first experience expecting. You may feel that your second pregnancy won’t be given the red carpet treatment like your first, but thats okay. It’s important to understand that every pregnancy is unique, and with that comes many of the same sympt ...
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IVF is the Trend Now

In the past, the birth rate for twins wasn’t as common as it is today. The rise in multiples has grown, due to women wanting to wait to have a baby. When a woman gets older, hormones change causing more than one egg to release at a time during fertilization. If a woman uses fertility drugs and assiste ...
pregnancy decisions

Major Pregnancy Decisions To Address

Major Pregnancy Decisions To Address   You’re pregnant. There’s no more waiting games. For the next nine months, your life will be full of making important pregnancy decisions as you approach your due date. From deciding on a baby doctor to maternity plans, your life as an expectant mother is sud ...
preparing for birth

Preparing For Birth: Advice, Supplies, And More

Preparing For Birth: Advice, Supplies, And More As you approach the expected time of delivery, you’ll want to diminish any last minute stress by making sure you’re preparing for birth. It’s best to start packing at least two weeks early. Preparing For Birth: Labor Gear A picture ID (driver’s license o ...
home birth

Is A Home Birth Right For You?

Is A Home Birth Right For You? Women have been having babies at home long before there were hospitals to deliver in and most of the time; it was on the same bed they slept in. Due to unsanitary conditions and lack of a medical team, it was hardly the ideal way to give birth. Fast forward to today, The ...

Natural Methods To Start Or Speed Up Labor

A survey done by The Childbirth Connection has found that more than one in five women (22%) have tried to artificially start or hasten their own labors, which seems to indicate a casual attitude toward labor augmentation. But practitioners in the birth community often talk about something called the ‘ ...

Unique And Creative Birth Announcements

For most moms-to-be, a fun aspect of becoming a pregnant is getting to announce it to the world. It doesn’t matter whether your bundle of joy was expected or a surprise, baby news is always a headliner. Hold on before you go jumping for the phone or announce it during an evening out, think about ...

Avoiding House Guests After A Recent Birth

Once you give birth to your baby, it seems like everyone wants to stop by. Unfortunately, not everyone is a big help with newborns. As a new parent, guests can either be helpful or stressful. Despite whether or not they would like a little space, new parents tend to give in to family and friends visit ...

8 Things I Wish I Had Known: Wisdom For New Moms

The first year of experiencing motherhood is jam packed with surprises, joy, tears, and more than a few sleepless nights. Everyone has an opinion for you, and it can be scary. Whether you’re showing a brave front or ready for motherhood to begin, here are eight tips of wisdom for new moms everyw ...