Second Trimester

Douching During Pregnancy

Since douching changes the delicate chemical balance in the vagina (and the vaginal flora), which can make a woman more prone to bacterial infection, health care providers don't recommend it. Studies show that women who douche on a routine basis tend to have more problems including vaginal irritations, infection, and STD's.

Your Perfectly Pampered Pregnancy: Lingerie Shopping for the Mother-to-Be!

by Colette Bouchez

Regardless of how much or how little you spend on your pregnancy wardrobe, the one area where you probably shouldn't skimp is in your undergarments. While some stores can go overboard in trying to convince you of what you need (will you really be all that comfortable in a pregnancy thong?) still, there are some basic undergarments that can make an important difference in not only how you look, but also how you feel.

Six Natural Ways To Pamper Your Pregnancy

no woman needs - or deserves - a little pampering care more than a mother-to-be! If you're a working gal - and especially if you are already caring for one, two or more little ones at home, taking even just a few moments a day for yourself, can go a long way in not only helping to relieve your tension and stress, but also ensure your baby is happier and healthier as well.