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Labor and Childbirth

Cervical Dilation in Pictures

Your doctor has measured you and told you that you are 1 to 2 centimeters dilated, but what does that

Postpartum

Placenta Encapsulation: Instructions, Benefits, and Reasons to Give it a Try

You may have heard of placentophagia (or eating the placenta) thanks to celebrities like Tom Cruise, who in 2006 reportedly planned to consume his partner Katie Holmes' placenta, and more recently, January Jones, who told People that she took vitamins and placenta capsules after giving birth to give

Am I Pregnant?

Mood Swings, Could I Be Pregnant?

Can mood swings be a sign or pregnancy? Ask any pregnant woman if she has had mood swings during her pregnancy and you will most certainly hear yes. Although not all women experience moodiness and irritability, most will experience at least some degree of mood swings during pregnancy. Whether moods swings

Feelings and Emotions

8 Reasons to Love Your Pregnant Body

“Beautiful, glowing,” they say. “Whatever,” you say. All you notice are the extra twenty pounds that are hanging out not only on your belly, but everywhere else as well. And, you still have weeks to go. In love with your body, you’re not. Pregnancy love, sure, but the day your baby arrives

Concerns and Complications

Predicting Baby's Arrival: The Fetal Fibronectin Test

Are you wondering if your baby might arrive too early? There’s a way to find out: Ask your doctor if you’re a candidate for the “fetal fibronectin test.” While the name of this test seems scary, it's typically a painless diagnostic test that offers valuable answers and peace of mind. What does

Am I Pregnant?

Morning Sickness or Stomach Bug?

Morning sickness, that queasy feeling women get when they are pregnant, can be hard to distinguish from a stomach virus. If you have not taken a pregnancy test and are having what feels like morning sickness, how do you know it is the real thing? How can you tell if you are coming down with a stomach

Baby Names

6 Ways to Make Sure You Love Your Baby’s Name

Stella. Robert. Javen. Baby is coming, and what will you name your prince or princess? Naming a baby is one of the most fun parts of bringing a brand new person into the world. But it's also one decision that feels super weighty. What if you pick a name you hate by the time baby is one? What if you name

Concerns and Complications

Quitting Smoking During Pregnancy

When you're not pregnant, you can take just about any pill, wear any patch or chew any gum. However, everything changes once you conceive. Quitting smoking is a huge step toward a greater level of health and wellness--for both you and your baby. Choosing not to quit can have grave impacts like stillbirth,

Do's and Don'ts

Quitting Smoking During Pregnancy

When you're not pregnant, you can take just about any pill, wear any patch or chew any gum. However, everything changes once you conceive. Quitting smoking is a huge step toward a greater level of health and wellness--for both you and your baby. Choosing not to quit can have grave impacts like stillbirth,

Feelings and Emotions

Pregnant and Feeling Fat? Tips for Processing Body Image Challenges While Pregnant

Most of us struggle with body image at least some of the time. (Honey, do these pants make my butt look big?!) But the dramatic changes your body goes through during pregnancy can lead some women to develop a negative body image. It’s not uncommon for moms-to-be to worry about gaining too much weight,

First Trimester

Quitting Smoking During Pregnancy

When you're not pregnant, you can take just about any pill, wear any patch or chew any gum. However, everything changes once you conceive. Quitting smoking is a huge step toward a greater level of health and wellness--for both you and your baby. Choosing not to quit can have grave impacts like stillbirth,

Labor and Childbirth

Six Reasons Not to Give Birth on Your Back

The famous hospital bed on wheels with the angry laboring mother lying down screaming through contractions, or semi-sitting half up is one scene we have all seen played out. Laboring while on your back is the most popular position depicted in movies, television and even hospital birthing guides. Women

Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss

Signs of Low Progesterone

The body is an amazing miracle in action. Every second, millions of reactions are taking place to maintain a perfect balance. People spend years of their lives studying how the body functions and they still don’t know everything there is to know about human life. One aspect of humanity is reproduction.

Nutrition and Fitness

8 Reasons to Love Your Pregnant Body

“Beautiful, glowing,” they say. “Whatever,” you say. All you notice are the extra twenty pounds that are hanging out not only on your belly, but everywhere else as well. And, you still have weeks to go. In love with your body, you’re not. Pregnancy love, sure, but the day your baby arrives

Postpartum

5 Beauty Apps That Make Every Postpartum Mom Feel Beautiful

In the weeks after your baby’s birth, you may catch a glimpse of your mascara-streaked face in the mirror and want to scream. You wouldn’t be the first to have encountered this problem. New moms are so consumed with their infants that they often forget to take care of themselves. If you’ve been

Pregnancy Week by Week

38 Weeks Pregnant: Your Pregnancy Week by Week

How are you holding up? You are at week thirty-eight now and we promise that your pregnancy will not last much longer. If you are like a lot of moms-to-be you are getting antsy and ready to have your baby. If your baby doesn’t make her appearance in the next couple weeks, you might start considering

Prenatal Testing

NT Screening: What is it? What does it mean if you're high risk?

How common is it for a test that checks your baby for Down syndrome to show "high risk"? This is one of many questions that may cross the minds of mommies-to-be, awaiting outcomes of tests like the NT (Nuchal Translucency) screen. The NT test is a widely recommended screen that checks for Down syndrome.

Second Trimester

8 Reasons to Love Your Pregnant Body

“Beautiful, glowing,” they say. “Whatever,” you say. All you notice are the extra twenty pounds that are hanging out not only on your belly, but everywhere else as well. And, you still have weeks to go. In love with your body, you’re not. Pregnancy love, sure, but the day your baby arrives

Third Trimester

8 Reasons to Love Your Pregnant Body

“Beautiful, glowing,” they say. “Whatever,” you say. All you notice are the extra twenty pounds that are hanging out not only on your belly, but everywhere else as well. And, you still have weeks to go. In love with your body, you’re not. Pregnancy love, sure, but the day your baby arrives

Twins and Multiples

Six Myths About Twins

Twins capture the curiosity of the world. From the Spearmint gum twins to Mary Kate and Ashley, seeing double brings amusement and assumptions. Just like anything else, the idea of twins carry a lot of fable with the facts. Parents of multiples need to field a lot of questions and misconceptions. Here