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The Third Trimester To-Do List

Once you hit about seven months, your pregnancy is almost over! While you still have time to revel in the miracle of being with child, it's time to start thinking about some of the joys  Read Full Article...

Preparing your Labor Coach

A labor coach can be extremely useful on the big day if, and only if, the designated individual is well prepared. So if you can't afford a Doula or other professional labor coach or you  Read Full Article...

Whopping Cough Vaccine Crucial During Pregnancy

Whopping Cough was Once Prevelant While whopping cough was once prevalent, rates of the illness slowly began to decline after the introduction of the whopping cough vaccine. However, in recent years, the rates of people  Read Full Article...

Better Sleep: Pregnancy Body Pillows

A pregnancy body pillow saved my sleep when I was pregnant with my first son. Sleeping became so uncomfortable in the second half of my pregnancy, the pillow was an absolute necessity in supporting my  Read Full Article...

Tips to Create and Use Your Pregnancy Journal

A Pregnancy Journal is Amazing A pregnancy journal is an amazing place to record your pregnancy.  Although it doesn’t seem like it now, your pregnancy will end and you will probably forget a lot of  Read Full Article...

Pollution Environmental Birth Defects

Environmental Birth Defects: Pollutants Increase Risks

In a joint research project between the University of Texas at Austin and the Peking University in China, researchers have shown that pollution and pesticides are accountable to a 450 percent increased risk of anencephaly  Read Full Article...

High Blood Pressure Medications and Pregnancy

Pregnancy and Medications do not Mix well The best philosophy regarding medications while pregnant is to not take any at all. For some women, however, taking certain medications while pregnant is an important part of  Read Full Article...

Good Oral Care Can Prevent Gum Disease and Premature Labor

Pregnancy and Oral Care Women who have just found out they are pregnant usually start seeing their doctor early on. They may also begin to take vitamins and will start eating healthier. However, if a  Read Full Article...

Is It a Boy or a Girl? Three Old Wives’ Tales That May Reveal the Truth

Too early for a sonogram to tell you the sex of your unborn child? Trying to hold out and keep that envelope sealed until your due date? Even if you're committed to keeping your child's  Read Full Article...