The only two vaccines recommended as safe for all pregnant women are for the flu and whooping cough, yet only about 35% of women get them both, whereas only half get the flu shot. There can be serious consequences for … Continue reading
Birth defects are more common than you may think. In fact, about 1 in 33 babies born in the US has a birth defect, according to the CDC.
Moms to-be have a lot in common. Besides that so-called “glow” everyone says you have, there are swollen ankles, constipation, aches and pains, bloating, and fatigue. Let’s not forget about the fact that you can’t get a good night’s sleep. … Continue reading
New moms may think they are ready to tackle anything once they’re at home with their sweet baby. After all, they have been through nine months of ups and downs, difficult sleeping, and morning sickness. Now that they have given … Continue reading
Endometriosis is a much more prevalent issue than many people might think. In fact, fewer than 1/3 of women know what endometriosis is, despite it affecting approximately one out of every ten women in the United States. Endometriosis occurs when … Continue reading
The first trimester of your pregnancy comes with a lot of emotions; happiness, nausea, nerves and, for most women, extreme exhaustion. Here are five ways to beat that exhaustion and enjoy your first trimester!
1. 50,000 Baby Names If you can’t decide on a baby name for your little one, the 50,000 Baby Names app allows you to search by meaning, gender and popularity.
Traveling can be a little stressful, and the stress is only intensified if you’re traveling while pregnant. Whether you’re traveling for a summer vacation or work, it’s important to keep your comfort and health in mind. Here are a few … Continue reading
August is National Breast Feeding month, here are a few helpful tips that may make your decision on whether to breastfeed or use formula easier: 1. Attend a breastfeeding class Taking a course on breastfeeding is important in order to … Continue reading
First-time mothers often struggle throughout the pregnancy. They aren’t aware of the little tips that make pregnancy easier. Following these few simple pieces of advice can make your first pregnancy not only more enjoyable, but it can also make it … Continue reading