Maternal anxiety and stress can negatively affect both mom and baby both during the pregnancy and afterward. So this holiday season, get some relaxation tapes, try a little yoga and/or meditation and treat yourself to a massage. Let others take care of the seasonal details.
Snoring should not be taken lightly, especially in pregnancy. Why? Because snoring is associated with other health related complications for both mom and baby.
With the holidays rapidly approaching, the age old question raises itself along with the clink of glasses -- can I join in the festivities with family and friends by having an alcoholic drink to celebrate. Maybe just one?
FOUR MONTHS AND BABY NUMBER 2 IS COMING SOON. SOMEWHAT SURPRISED AND EXCITED. I HOPE EVERYTHING IS OKAY, NERVOUS AND LEARNING HOW TO BE PATIENT. I WANT TO KNOW THE SEX!!! I HAVE A FIVE YEAR OLD BOY, WHO IS A HANDFUL AT TIMES AND ALSO A DADDIES BOY.
So I will throw out the question to everyone in cyberspace: Am I being overly selfish when I say that I dont want ANYONE at the hospital before, during or after delivery except the baby's father?
What is really happening when the baby kicks? What causes this? How often should I feel the baby kicking?
My name is Iris and I am from Germany so I would like to apologize for my English not being flawless. I am 31 years old. I already have a 14-month-old child and I am used to strenuous exercise.
With the holidays upon us, we're challenged with temptation at every turn. Learn how changing your attitude about nourishing the incredible machine that is your body is key to maintaining a happy and balanced approach this season and beyond.
Maternity Halloween costumes -- that bump opens a world of opportunity. From whimsical to historical re-enactment your imagination (and budget) is the only "confinement." Get started creating an unmatchable costume!
I've read previous postings regarding high impact exercise during pregnancy and wanted to ask if you could explain specifically why it is recommended to stop high impact exercise during the second trimester.