Interesting enough, we didn't plan this pregnancy but it could not have been more wanted!
Emotions During Pregnancy
Sometimes a pregnant women may sense a funny taste in their mouth even when not eating. The medical term: "dysguesia" meaning an altered sense of taste, accounts for this difference in perception.
Your baby's head, arms, legs, and body are now fully formed. At 20 weeks, he weighs about 1 pound and is about 7½ inches in length. His movement will become increasingly noticeable to you.
Exercise during pregnancy helps to alleviate many of the common problems of pregnancy. It improves circulation (which helps prevent constipation, hemorrhoids, varicose veins, leg cramps, and swelling of the ankles).
If you are pregnant or are supporting someone through pregnancy you probably have had some experience with mood swings. You are not alone; mood swings are common during pregnancy.
A urine test is a routine test used by your healthcare provider as part of your prenatal care. Although urine tests are used in screening for pregnancy, this article is discussing urine tests as part of your routine prenatal care.
How is a urine test performed?
Your healthcare provider will ask you to collect a small sample of clean, midstream urine in a sterile plastic cup. Chemically prepared testing strips are dipped into your sample of urine to screen for certain indicators. More in-depth analysis may be done by having your urine sample assessed by a laboratory.
I have cried hard a lot during my pregnancy and I would like to know if it will hurt my baby. My husband and I argue a lot. Would that hurt the baby?
There are different methods of determining your baby's gender. This article explains those methods.
Pregnancy is a time of many changes for both partners, including changes in their sexual relationship. You and your partner may experience different emotions and feelings, so communication is as important now as always.
If you're like many women, bleaching, dying, or highlighting your hair may be a regular part of your beauty regime. And if you're like most pregnant women, you probably have some hesitation or even a fear about continuing to color your hair while baby is in tow. Read on for tips to minimize baby's risk and for safe coloring alternatives.