A wee baby will be joining you at next year's holiday celebrations! This year's festivities may be an entirely different story if you're battling morning sickness. Whether you'll be traveling or keeping close to home, tap these holiday morning sickness busters!
Being on bedrest may feel like you've been given an endless sentence to boredom! A woman can only read so many books, cruise so many websites, and watch so much TV. We're going to help you make the most of your down time with activities help time move faster than a crawl.
With rates of gestational diabetes ranging from 2 to 10 percent of pregnancies and expected to reach 18 percent, you may be wondering what can you do to lower your risk, both before and during pregnancy.
One in every 691 babies in the United States is born with Down syndrome. Many families don't receive a diagnosis until birth. A new test may revolutionalize prenatal testing and screening for chromosomal abnormalities.
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.
We've all been there. The moment someone says something hurtful about the loss of our baby. I say it's time to hold our heads high, reclaim our privacy and space, and let people know that what they say is not acceptable. Learn how to educate "the ignorant," "the indignant" and "the idiot" so their next response can help heal a friend facing pregnancy loss.
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!
My best friend's baby died at 39 weeks gestation. What could I say? Could I share the pain? Was there anything I could do? I felt so helpless. Since then, I've experienced four pregnancy losses of my own. I hope these glimpses into loss will enable you to help your friend.
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.
The 13th chromosome contains blueprints that direct a baby's development in the early weeks following conception. When a child has an extra 13th chromosome, as is the case in Trisomy 13, the genetic messages are confused and contradictory. Even the mildest forms of this syndrome can be devastating.