Being Pregnant

Help for Sore Breasts

Posted on October 1, 2013 | No comments

Sore breasts are among the first signs of pregnancy for many women. They are caused by the rapid increase of hormones during the first trimester. This is perfectly normal and necessary for your body to prepare for the arrival of your baby and breastfeeding. Beginning around week four and extending through the beginning of the […]

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Fatigue in Early Pregnancy

Posted on September 17, 2013 | No comments

  There are a number of reasons why women typically experience fatigue during the first months of pregnancy. Your body is going through changes very rapidly. Although the baby growing inside of you is still tiny, your body is busy preparing for her to grow and develop. Even though it will be eight or nine […]

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Bird’s-Eye View of the First Trimester

Posted on April 18, 2013 | No comments

  So you’re pregnant. Congratulations! If you’ve not been here before – or maybe even if you have – it’s helpful to know what’s coming. Here’s a look at what you can expect to experience for the next 14 weeks or so to come:   Week 3 and 4. At this point, you’re probably going […]

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Second Pregnancy Changes

Posted on March 26, 2013 | No comments

Once you’ve been through the pregnancy and childbirth process one time, you feel like an old pro. When you decide to become pregnant again, you expect that things will pretty much be the same and you’ll be able to handle whatever comes. What you may not realize, however, is that there are number of different […]

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Concerns about the First Weeks of Pregnancy

Posted on March 12, 2013 | No comments

    From the very first moment you discover you’re pregnant, you’re going to be caught up in a whirlwind of emotions. You’re excited about becoming a parent, and about the nine-month journey that will get you there. You’re also terrified, on some level or another, that something will go wrong. From the time the […]

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Taking a Cruise during Pregnancy

Posted on March 4, 2013 | No comments

  A week or so spent out at sea on a cruise ship can be a dream vacation for many people, and there’s no reason a pregnant woman can’t go on a cruise ship. Being pregnant isn’t a disease, and as long as your pregnancy isn’t high risk you can still do most of the things that other people […]

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