The 'royal due date' has been announced for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -- William and Kate! We're joining the world in anticipation as well as sharing what's happening at this stage for both mum and babe!
With cold winter winds howling outside, it can be very tempting for mom-to-be to skip the workout and opt to curl up comfy on the couch with a nice cup of hot cocoa. Resist ladies! Remember those important "end goals" -- easier labor, shorter delivery times, and faster recovery postpartum.
Whew! It's wonderful to feel good! Now that you're past the first weeks, you probably feel better and have more energy. Have you decided how to spend it? Along with fixing up the nursery and buying a car seat, add "taking care of yourself" to your pregnancy to-do list.
As you countdown the days until you're holding your baby in your arms, it's a given that you want to give the bun-to-be the healthiest start possible. Learn how you can have and maintain a healthy pregnancy.
The paradox of morning sickness: Few people ever really dwell on the trauma of it, because it is the famous first sign of a glorious occasion to come -- the birth of a child. That is true. It's also true that morning sickness can be debilitating, depressing and alienating. Baby or no baby.
Scientists at Mercy Hospital for Women have made a "groundbreaking discovery" in the treatment of preeclampsia, a potentially fatal condition that affects 1 in 20 pregnancies and kills 60,000 women worldwide each year.
We know some foods actually carry risks in pregnancy. The risks are very small, and even if you do eat some of these foods, perhaps without realizing, you are very unlikely to harm yourself or your baby in any way. However, it makes sense to avoid them when you can.
Morning sickness demands a plan -- a strategy -- for outsmarting your body and letting you feel in better control. To do that, you will need some basic tools... To start with, you will need a bigger bag -- something roomy enough to accommodate your needs. If you are feeling lousy, a little shopping excursion just might cheer you up!
Recently our news feeds have been flooded with bad news about pregnancy and anti-depressants. If you're depressed and expecting a baby, finding a treatment can feel like a balancing act over hot coals.
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.