9 Very Early Pregnancy Symptoms You Can’t Miss

9 Very Early Pregnancy Symptoms You Can’t Miss

I'm sure you're anxious to determine if you've conceived this month. If you're too impatient to wait those torturous days until you can take a pregnancy test, there are some ways that you can detect pregnancy symptoms very early. I’ve had a few different experiences...

Positive Pregnancy Test, Now What? 10 Must-Dos

Positive Pregnancy Test, Now What? 10 Must-Dos

Whether you have been anticipating this moment for months or years or even if this is a total surprise, you have probably already felt that initial shock. It may have already subsided by now or it could take a few days. However, once you start learning about what is...

Pregnant at 5 Weeks With No Symptoms? Why You Shouldn’t Worry

Pregnant at 5 Weeks With No Symptoms? Why You Shouldn’t Worry

Are you pregnant at 5 weeks with no symptoms and wondering if everything is progressing correctly with your baby? Rest assured, it is normal to feel good during those first couple weeks after you get a positive pregnancy test, despite what you may have heard. If...

Got a Pregnancy Test With a Faint Line? What It Actually Means

Got a Pregnancy Test With a Faint Line? What It Actually Means

Missing your period is one of the easiest signs of pregnancy, but getting that positive on a pregnancy test is the only way to know for sure. You can get an accurate reading on some pregnancy tests as early as 6 days before your intended period and a faint line may...

29 Pregnancy Must-Haves

29 Pregnancy Must-Haves

Pregnancy is a time for a ton of change. From your body and mind to priorities and relationships, you will realize the immense changes that occur for a pregnant woman. You'll want to do everything you can to maintain normalcy and make sure you look and feel good...

10 Body Changes During Pregnancy

10 Body Changes During Pregnancy

A woman’s body will undergo tremendous changes during pregnancy. This is due to the influx and change in hormones through the process, as well as your body supplying life to the growing baby inside you. Most Common Body Changes During Pregnancy As pregnancy...

13 Ways to Ease the Symptoms of Morning Sickness During Pregnancy

13 Ways to Ease the Symptoms of Morning Sickness During Pregnancy

During the first trimester of pregnancy, the most common symptom for the vast majority of women is morning sickness or nausea. For some of us with greater intensity and others a little less, but in general, we all go through the same ailments. In this post, I will...

Everything To Expect at First Trimester Prenatal Appointments

Everything To Expect at First Trimester Prenatal Appointments

You’re going to get to know your OB/GYN or midwife very well over the next 35 weeks or so. You’ll have many appointments for the progression of your pregnancy.  These prenatal appointments are on a set schedule, however, if you ever have any worries or concerns,...

Addressing Fears During Pregnancy

Addressing Fears During Pregnancy

Written by Guest Contributor: Marielle Melling I was very pregnant with my fourth child and thought I had this pregnancy thing down pat. I was so excited to give birth and welcome a new baby into our family. Even so, when a dear friend invited me to participate in a...

How to Greatly Reduce the Risk of Birth Defects in Your Baby

How to Greatly Reduce the Risk of Birth Defects in Your Baby

As a pregnant woman, one of your biggest worries is probably that something could be wrong with your baby. We all pray for a healthy baby and most babies are born perfectly fine. However, there are some rare occurrences that a baby may experience problems in their...

16 Sweet Ways to Tell Your Partner You’re Pregnant

16 Sweet Ways to Tell Your Partner You’re Pregnant

Congratulations!! You've just entered into THE MOST EXCITING time of your life! Pregnancy and motherhood has been the ultimate life changer for me and I'm so happy that you'll be sharing in all the joys and love that being a mom brings. I'm going to assume that you...