Pregnancy Symptoms

Male Pregnancy Symptoms?

Posted on April 17, 2012 | No comments

photo credit: Sigfrid Lundberg As you’re plenty familiar with by now, pregnancy takes its toll on your body. You have morning sickness, sore breasts, you get tired fast, and more. What you may not know, however, is that your partner may also be experiencing a number of pregnancy symptoms.  No, he doesn’t have raging hormones […]

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5 Pregnancy Symptoms No One Told You About

Posted on April 6, 2012 | No comments

photo credit: Angel8bits OK, so everyone expects to have morning sickness, the constant need to pee, and to crave bizarre food combinations during pregnancy. That’s the stuff everyone talks about. Throw in back pain and breast tenderness for good measure, and you’ve got every pregnancy website’s “top 5 pregnancy symptoms” list. That’s all fine and […]

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Food Cravings: Do They Mean Anything?

Posted on April 5, 2012 | No comments

photo credit: Smabs Sputzer Food cravings are often one of the earliest pregnancy symptoms experienced. Cravings range from fairly mundane (chocolate ice cream, anyone?) to bizarre (pickles and strawberry shakes…together) to downright dangerous (cigarette butts, laundry starch). What exactly is the purpose of our cravings? Do they mean anything? If you ask a handful of […]

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Coping with Mood Swings

Posted on April 1, 2012 | No comments

photo credit: lydiashiningbrightly Most women experience mood swings during pregnancy. In fact, for some women, mood swings are the first indication that they’re pregnant. It is generally accepted that the emotional roller coaster is caused by a combination of the physical changes taking place as a new baby begins to grow inside of you and […]

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Healthy Options to Satisfy Cravings

Posted on March 29, 2012 | No comments

Food cravings are normal when you’re pregnant. While it’s still unknown why women crave particular foods during pregnancy, it’s believed that cravings might be tied to your body’s nutritional needs. Who knows? There just might be something in that combination of pickles and ice cream that your body needs. At any rate, there’s no harm […]

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Breast Changes in Early Pregnancy

Posted on March 26, 2012 | No comments

Tenderness and growth of the breasts is one of the most common symptoms of early pregnancy. Most women will experience some breast growth beginning in the early stages of pregnancy. For many women, this breast growth is the first noticeable sign of pregnancy. Because the change in hormone levels begins shortly after conception, it’s common […]

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Month One Pregnancy Symptoms

Posted on February 29, 2012 | No comments

photo credit: Nejflo So, you’re starting to experience some morning sickness, and you think you might be pregnant. You want to take a pregnancy test, but haven’t yet. Maybe you’re afraid of what it will say, or maybe you’re just not close enough to a 24-hour pharmacy to get a pregnancy test right now. Then […]

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Morning Sickness Isn’t the Worst Pregnancy Symptom

Posted on February 20, 2012 | 1 comment

photo credit: JC Essentials 😉 While women who struggle with constant nausea or even vomiting from morning sickness might think otherwise, there are worse pregnancy symptoms out there. Take, for example, the case of Jody Hagel in North Dakota. Jody, 18, has been braying like a donkey since just a few days after she got […]

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