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Have Morning Sickness? Try Exercise

Posted on August 31, 2012 | No comments

Most of us don’t think about working out while we’re busy playing another round of “anything I taste or smell sends me running for the bathroom.” Maybe we should. Most medical experts agree that moderate levels of exercise are safe and beneficial for pregnant women. It’s always a good idea to check with your doctor, […]

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Food Cravings in Early Pregnancy

Posted on August 29, 2012 | No comments

Food cravings, food aversions, and everyone’s favorite-morning sickness- all start early in pregnancy. For many women, these symptoms are the first recognizable signs that a little one is one the way. The main cause is the same for all three-hormonal changes. Some believe that food cravings are also linked to your body’s nutritional needs, though […]

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PMS or Pregnancy?

Posted on August 27, 2012 | No comments

Whether you’ve been trying to get pregnant for months or are afraid you might have accidentally become pregnant, there’s nothing more stressful than that period of wondering and waiting. You can’t really take a pregnancy test until after you’ve missed your period (at which time you have a pretty good idea of the results anyway). […]

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Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate!

Posted on August 24, 2012 | No comments

When we’re going through those first few months of pregnancy, we get a crash course on what to eat (cravings) and what not to eat (morning sickness). We figure out quickly what (and when) we can eat and what makes us nauseous. What we often fail to think enough about, though, is what we should […]

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Scheduling Your Day around Morning Sickness

Posted on August 22, 2012 | No comments

By now, you’ve probably figured out that morning sickness can have a big effect on your life. Hang in there. In most cases, morning sickness is done early in the second trimester. Until then, being proactive in the way you plan your life can help you overcome some of the negative effects of morning sickness. […]

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Dealing with Fatigue in Early Pregnancy

Posted on August 20, 2012 | No comments

Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms during the early stages of pregnancy. It is almost universal during the first trimester. If you’re pregnant, you have to expect that you’re going to feel worn out and fatigued from time to time. It’s just part of the experience. With that said, fatigue doesn’t need to […]

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When Morning Sickness Gets Complicated

Posted on August 17, 2012 | No comments

In most cases, morning sickness is just a normal part of a healthy pregnancy. Estimates regarding the frequency of morning sickness in pregnancy range between 50% and 75%. Some doctors go so far as to say that morning sickness is actually a sign that things are progressing normally through the early stages of your pregnancy. […]

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Dealing With Early Pregnancy Back Pain

Posted on August 15, 2012 | No comments

Most people associate back pain with the later stages of pregnancy, when the baby bump has grown to epic proportions and junior is ready to make his grand entrance. For many women, though, back pain is actually one of the first noticeable symptoms of their pregnancies. Maybe the reason we don’t associate these back aches […]

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Dealing with Morning Sickness Simply and Proactively

Posted on August 13, 2012 | No comments

What does a study of the effects of acupressure wristbands on migraine sufferers mean to women who are experiencing morning sickness? Quite a bit, it turns out. The study, which was published in Neurological Sciences in May 2012, considered the effects of an acupressure wristband on female migraine sufferers who suffered nausea (a common side […]

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Will You Get Morning Sickness?

Posted on August 10, 2012 | No comments

Will You Be Getting Morning Sickness? Ask Your Mom. Most of us consider morning sickness to simply be part of the deal during pregnancy. After all, three out of every four pregnant women experience it to one degree or another. In most cases, morning sickness is nothing to worry about. In fact, it’s regarded by […]

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