first trimester

I'm Not Having Pregnancy Symptoms - Is This Normal?

You’re sure that you’re pregnant, but you don’t feel a thing. After all that you hear about the major changes that pregnancy brings, how could this be possible? » Read more

I'm Pregnant - When Will I Start to Show?

If you are newly pregnant, you may be wondering when you will start to show. You may start to notice changes in your waistline early in your pregnancy, before anyone would even be able to tell that you were pregnant. You may feel like you are showing much sooner than you actually are. » Read more

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. » Read more

Unusual Pregnancy Symptoms: Metallic Taste During Pregnancy

Pregnancy hormones can do strange things to all parts of your body – even your taste buds. One of the more disconcerting symptoms that some women experience is a metallic taste in the mouth during pregnancy. When it begins – often in the first trimester – it can be surprising, uncomfortable, and annoying. » Read more

HCG Levels in Pregnancy

What is hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin)? Human chorionic gonadotropin, or hCG, is produced during pregnancy. It can be detected by a blood test around eight to eleven days past ovulation. » Read more

Pregnancy Trimesters Guide for First Time Moms

Congratulations on your pregnancy. You may have some questions about what to expect during your pregnancy, what is happening with your developing baby, and what you should be doing to prepare for childbirth. » Read more

4 Weeks Pregnant: Your Pregnancy Week by Week

It looks like you are going to be having a baby! During this week you might be feeling a little freaked out and your heart might feel like its beating just a little faster. You may be excited right away or the bfp (big fat positive) could be putting you in panic-mode. You may be trying to think of ideas for how to announce the big news. » Read more

5 Weeks Pregnant: Your Pregnancy Week by Week

Welcome to the fifth week of your pregnancy.  It is still early in your pregnancy and you may have only recently tested positive. If you haven’t started having any pregnancy symptoms, you might be getting a little worried. » Read more

6 Weeks Pregnant: Your Pregnancy Week by Week

Well you have made it to your sixth week of pregnancy. By now you are probably past the initial shock of being pregnant. You may be starting to make some plans for your pregnancy. Do you think you will want to have a hospital birth? Will your partner cut the cord? You may be undecided about some things or your feelings may change throughout your pregnancy. » Read more

7 Weeks Pregnant: Your Pregnancy Week by Week

You are seven weeks pregnant. You are half way through you first trimester. You probably haven’t started showing yet but your clothes may be getting a little less comfortable. At this point in your pregnancy you probably haven’t gained very much weight and unless you are underweight you really don’t need to. » Read more