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Feeling nervous (x-posted)

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Pregnancy Questions

Feeling nervous (x-posted)

I'm feeling a bit nervous with this pregnancy, as I'm having virtually zero morning sickness. With m...

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Creative Ways to Tell Your Husband that You're Pregnant

Disbelief, excitement, shock. Words can't describe the feeling you get when you see that pregnancy test turn positive for the first time. You've waited weeks, months, maybe years to see this result and you can't wait to tell your husband.
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Quitting Smoking During Pregnancy

By Alicia Purdy

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. Not sponsored content
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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 and you get your body back to yourself couldn’t come sooner. Not sponsored content
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Ten Tips for Sleeping Better During Pregnancy

Everyone knows rest is vital when your body is growing a baby, but the changes and discomfort that accompany pregnancy often make sleeping rather difficult. What is an expectant mom to do? Rather than toss and turn with the stress of not sleeping, try these 10 helpful tips for getting a good night’s sleep with a bun in your oven. Not sponsored content
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Age & Pregnancy: Why It Matters

By Alicia Purdy

There are a lot of perks to growing older. Your car insurance costs will go down. You'll probably be able to afford more of life's luxuries. You'll have spent some time getting to know yourself, so your self-confidence is probably much higher than it was in your 20s. Most women view growing older with a healthy measure of respect for how far they've come in life.
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Urinary Incontinence During Pregnancy

When you’re expecting, there can be some annoying changes to bodily functions you may not have expected. One of these is occasional leakage of urine when you laugh, cough or lift something.
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Girl or Boy: 9 Fun Ways to Predict Your Baby's Gender

Most women are able to find out their baby’s gender during their 20 week ultrasound, but in the meantime it’s fun to let people guess what you are having based on all the old pregnancy wives’ tales. Here are 9 fun ways that you can predict your baby’s gender.

Inhabitots on JustMommies: Eco, Economical, Fashion-Forward Maternity Wear for Stylish Moms-to-Be

By Inhabitots

Experiencing a fashion slump during the nine months to motherhood? Pregnancy may present all sorts of challenges, but dressing stylishly need not be one of them! Read on to get the lowdown on dressing-up your bump without spending tons of cash on maternity clothes.
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Inhabitots on JustMommies: Top Tips for a Healthy, Green Pregnancy

By Inhabitots

Congratulations on your pregnancy!
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Acne During Pregnancy

More than half of pregnant women have trouble with acne during pregnancy. You are at higher risk of acne during pregnancy if you’ve had acne in the past. In some cases, the acne may be severe.
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