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Becoming a mother is a very special and beautiful thing, but for many women it’s also a path fraught with challenges and self-doubt.
The risk of miscarriage is highest during the first trimester. However, by 12 weeks most women are in the clear. Here’s what to look for.
While Plan B is highly effective, it does not always work to prevent pregnancy. If your period is late, consider taking a pregnancy test.
Breakthrough bleeding is any type of bleeding that occurs outside a normal menstrual cycle. Here’s what to look for early in your pregnancy.
Many would-be moms might think that the crying pregnant woman is just a stereotype and not a reality. However, nothing could be further from the truth. Crying a lot while pregnant is perfectly normal and very common.
Green tea has been a favored beverage for centuries and has many reputed health benefits. You might wonder if you can safely drink green tea while breastfeeding. Well, the answer is not a simple yes or no. There are several factors to consider.
The energy-boosting, fermented tea is a favorite beverage, but if you are pregnant or breastfeeding then it might not be ideal for you.
Craving salt while pregnant? The strong desire to snack on French fries, pretzels, and potato chips could mean you’re having a boy.
You are in the home run of your pregnancy. It is the final trimester and the end is truly in sight but at this point, you are probably wondering how you are going to survive the last two weeks of pregnancy.
While there’s no clear evidence that using a tanning bed while pregnant is harmful to your baby, it’s best to avoid tanning when you’re expecting.
If you’re newly pregnant, you may be wondering what’s in store for your body. Widening of the hips naturally occurs towards the end of pregnancy in preparation for delivery.
More than 50 percent of all women will receive an epidural to control their pain during labor and delivery, according to the American Pregnancy Association. Ideally, the epidural should be administered before the baby’s head crowns.
Basal body temperature (BBT) is the body temperature while at rest. After ovulation, the ovary produces progesterone which causes a woman’s BBT to rise.
When you’re an expecting couple, you may find that you are so busy preparing for your baby’s arrival that maybe you’ve forgotten to spend some quality time together. Here’s how to keep having fun while you wait things out.
When it comes to Valentine’s Day, many husbands strive to find the perfect gift for their wives. We’re here to help.
Choosing how to announce your pregnancy on Facebook is just as important as when you do it – here are five ways to surprise your friends and family.
Pregnant women everywhere want the nursery to look just right when baby arrives. Does that mean you can partake in painting it?
Does your baby grunt, strain, turn red, or cry while passing a soft stool? There’s a name for that.
Standard pregnancy tests work by measuring the presence of hCG, and that’s how at-home bleach tests work, too.
Are you experiencing back pain, cramps, or a sudden urge to nest? You may be closer to labor than you think.
Is a faint line on an EPT pregnancy test positive or negative? We have answers.
Women gain weight while pregnant, but it’s not uncommon for the dad to do the same. Here’s why.
Induction of pregnant women is common, and having a doctor break your water isn’t as discomforting as it sounds.
Prenatal vitamins are useful for filling nutrient gaps in your diet. However, not all women want or need to take them.