Best Foods to Eat and Avoid During Pregnancy

Best Foods to Eat and Avoid During Pregnancy

Pregnancies can be a happy time, but there are necessary precautions to take care of for the health of the mother and the child. Food plays a very important role in the development of a fetus. It is important to understand the different kinds of food that should be...

22 Tips to Get Through Your Winter Pregnancy

22 Tips to Get Through Your Winter Pregnancy

Pregnant during the winter time? While you may be able to dodge the heat, you certainly can’t hide from the cold. Don’t let the winter blues bring you down - you certainly have something to be happy and excited about growing inside of you. Don’t just trudge through...

29 Pregnancy Must-Haves For Expecting Moms

29 Pregnancy Must-Haves For Expecting Moms

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...

How a Chiropractor Can Help During Pregnancy

How a Chiropractor Can Help During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, women’s bodies change rapidly. As the fetus grows, the body adjusts to carry to extra weight. To get support and relief from pain in the spine, women often seek help from chiropractors. But, how exactly can chiropractors help a woman during...

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...

26 Sweet Ways to Tell Your Husband You’re Pregnant

26 Sweet Ways to Tell Your Husband 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...

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...

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...

Feelings and Coping After Early Miscarriage or Chemical Pregnancy

Feelings and Coping After Early Miscarriage or Chemical Pregnancy

Very soon after we got married, my husband and I hoped to start a family. Not just 1 or 2 kids, but the plan was 4! We could barely wait until after the honeymoon to begin trying for a baby. After our first month of trying, we found out that we were pregnant. We were...

11 Tips to Handle Pregnancy Without Breaking the Bank

11 Tips to Handle Pregnancy Without Breaking the Bank

Regardless of how it may seem to others, pregnancy isn’t just nine months of waiting. While your little angel is growing inside, you have to start making preparations on the outside. What you do now will have a large influence on how your baby is brought into the...

Symptoms of the First Trimester of Pregnancy and How to Manage Them Naturally

The Biggest Fears During Pregnancy & Why You Should Stop Worrying

From the moment you get that positive sign on a pregnancy test, you're mind and emotions start running like crazy. Unless you're actually in the doctor's office, it's hard to tell what's going on inside your belly. This can lead to overwhelming anxiety & worries....

Financial Must-Dos Before Baby

Financial Must-Dos Before Baby

There are a lot of financial changes that come along with having a baby. It's important to analyze your finances before your baby comes or even before pregnancy in order to best prepare for this life change.   You want to know the costs of having a baby to...