Archive for January, 2012

articleMorning Sickness and First Trimester HCG Levels
Posted on January 31st, 2012 in the Articles,Morning Sickness Causes Category

One of the leading theories about morning sickness is that it’s caused by changing levels of hCG in a woman’s body. Let’s take a look at how hCG changes during the first trimester, and we can see why experts connect the two. The levels of the hormone known as hCG (human Chorionic Gonadotrophin), change during […]

articleThe Big List of Pregnancy Symptoms
Posted on January 30th, 2012 in the Pregnancy Health Category

photo credit: aurora michele Pregnancy does crazy stuff to your body. From morning sickness to mood swings to back pain and having to pee every 6.3 seconds, your body gets all out of whack (to say nothing of what goes on inside your head). Pregnancy symptoms can vary greatly from one woman to the next, […]

articleThalidomide – 50 Years Later
Posted on January 26th, 2012 in the Morning Sickness News,Morning Sickness Remedies Category

  photo credit: Brandon Giesbrecht It was 1951 when the morning sickness drug, thalidomide, was removed from the marketplace. The drug was initially hailed as a revolutionary way to treat morning sickness; unfortunately, it proved to be catastrophic for many women and their babies. Literally thousands of babies worldwide were afflicted with a number of […]

articleSafely Handling Morning Sickness
Posted on January 24th, 2012 in the Treating Morning Sickness Category

  Pregnancy is like no other time in your life. The things that you put into your body matter now perhaps more than at any other time. What makes this particularly frustrating is that pregnancy brings with it so many physical symptoms and side effects. For example, if you were feeling nauseous and you weren’t […]

articleIs It More Than Just Morning Sickness?
Posted on January 22nd, 2012 in the Blog Posts,Pregnancy Health Category

photo credit: criispi   Morning sickness is a normal part of pregnancy, and is actually seen by most health care professionals as a sign that your baby’s development is progressing normally. Obviously, it is uncomfortable and inconvenient and you should, by all means, take whatever steps you can to mitigate its effects, but most of […]

articleThings You Didn’t Know about Being Pregnant
Posted on January 10th, 2012 in the Blog Posts,Pregnancy Health Category

photo credit: slightly everything Pregnancy is an exciting time, but that’s not always a good thing. Many first-time moms think they know what to expect, only to have every expectation blown out of the water – often in the first few weeks of pregnancy! From morning sickness to swollen breasts to the need to pee, […]

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