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Creative Ways to Cope with Pregnancy Bed Rest

Having to cope with pregnancy bed rest isn't as easy as it might seem. After the swollen feet and achy back from pregnancy the idea of “bed rest” might seem like a breeze. I mean, what's not to like about having to stay off your feet and have someone wait on you? Unfortunately, bed rest can get old and...

Childbirth and Childcare

Knowing your children will be well cared for when you are in the hospital giving birth and recovering can bring you great peace of mind. Under optimal conditions, you will have family and friends your children are familiar with near by to help care for them. Grandparents, friends, even long term caregivers can provide your child with familiarity and...

Prenatal Tests: Why They Are Super Important for your Baby

When you find out you are expecting a tiny bundle of joy, you cannot express how overwhelming that feeling is. Now you have to prepare for the next few months and ensure that you have a healthy pregnancy and give birth to a beautiful, perfect baby. Prenatal tests are the best way to keep on top of your health...

Everything You Really Need to Know about IVF

ivf egg is holding by a pipet and a neeldle.
IVF stands for in vitro fertilization. The term “in vitro” means “in glass.” It can be described as the process where the egg is extracted from a woman’s body and fertilized by sperm in a laboratory. This is a breakthrough technique that has helped countless people who have struggled with infertility. How does in vitro fertilization (IVF) work? Depending on your...

Best Baby Registry Essentials

Let's be real: pregnancy is a very exciting time for a mother-to-be.  And just one of the many exciting things about it is putting together your baby registry, a.k.a., a list of things you want that your friends can buy you for the baby shower.  Who doesn't get a little giddy thinking about all the adorable baby clothes, accessories,...

9 Pregnancy Power Foods

Pregnancy power foods stuff lots of nutrients into just a few bites. This makes them especially effective when you are too sick to eat very much, or you are gaining weight too fast or not quickly enough. Try these salads packed with power foods. Eating properly is one of the most important things you can do during pregnancy. It ensures...

5 Common Causes Of Infertility In Women

When you're ready to start a family, you want it to happen right now.  Unfortunately, sometimes getting pregnant takes more time than eager parents-to-be expect, and sometimes it takes a lot longer because there's something getting in the way. Dealing with infertility can make you feel like the very forces of nature are against you, but try not to get discouraged...

Are You Making These 5 Common Fertility Mistakes?

  Getting pregnant is all about timing. There are multiple products on the market that claim to help you conceive faster, boost your fertility without drugs, and guarantee pregnancy in 60 short days. Before you start buying fertility bracelets, dolls and herbs, and praying to fertility gods and statues, first take a look at these 5 common fertility mistakes you...

Why You Are Having Trouble Getting Pregnant

Trouble Getting Pregnant Let’s learn a little about the basics of getting pregnant to get a clear understanding of the steps along the way, that must take place successfully, in order for pregnancy to occur. First, an egg erupts from the follicle, also known as ovulation. After the egg leaves the follicle, it develops into a ductless gland within the ovary...

Top Tips For Getting Pregnant

Top tips for Getting pregnant
pregnant So you want to get pregnant. It sounds pretty simple, right? You stop using birth control. You have sex with your partner. You get pregnant. You have a positive pregnancy test that confirms it and Wala! Congratulations are in order. Sorry, but unfortunately, it does not happen this easily or quickly for most couples, although it does for a lucky...