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What it's Really Like Not Finding Out the Sex of Your Baby That usually depends on a mom-to-be's answer to the last question. For those of you who are not finding out the sex of your baby-read on! Answering that, "Do you know what you're having yet?" question with a, "We're not finding out," oftentimes prompts someone to share how they could never do that.

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day: How to honor your loss. Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day is October 15 and, thanks to social media, it has become an increasingly public day. Whether you openly discuss your miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal loss or keep your loss to yourself, there is a wide range of ways to pay tribute to your little one.

The Painful Pregnancy Ailment You May Have Had I also knew this was different. Something wasn't right. I'm not a doctor, but like most modern Americans, I play one on the internet. While Doctor Google may not always be reliable, he occasionally delivers. With a Google search that went something like, "Pregnant and feel like I've been kicked in the crotch," I found the answer to my mystery.

3 common pregnancy accidents and how to handle them One of the biggest problems in a car accident is the steering wheel; as your tummy grows larger, the closer it sits to the wheel and so the impact on your stomach in the event of an accident becomes greater.

Acute Fatty Liver Disease of Pregnancy Acute Fatty liver of pregnancy is a pregnancy complication that some women develop either during weeks 28-40 week of pregnancy, and particularly during 35th to 36th week. AFLP also can occur after a woman birth.

22 Pregnancy Snacks to Keep in Your Purse Yes, add me to your mailing list. Friend's Email Address. Your Name. Your Email Address. Comments. Send Email.

All You Need To Know About Pneumonia In Pregnancy Pneumonia is a respiratory infection that inflames the air sacs in the lungs, leading to coughing, difficulty breathing, chills, fever and chest pain. Almost a million cases of pneumonia are diagnosed in the U.S. every year and almost half of these patients may become sick enough to be hospitalized.

Pregnancy and Lactation Weekly Digest And in contrast to most other medical procedures that can hurt, most women don't get any pain meds - they barely even get a warning that it might be a bit uncomfortable. One writer thinks this is because women are taught to downplay their pain, and that if men had to undergo anything similar they'd be knocked out for it.

Same - Sex Couple Each Pregnant With Babies Who Are Due On the Same Day! Anna and Renee McInarnay patiently wait for their babies arrive. Due on the same day the couple has been dreaming of starting a family. In November the couple traveled to New Orleans to start the fertility process. Inseminated on the same day in January, they knew there was a chance they could both get pregnant.

Things Moms Do When The Baby Is Overdue From the minute you take that first pregnancy test and realize you have a baby on the way, you start that daily countdown till the moment you can expect to meet your new son or daughter.

How to Make Coconut Oil in Smoothies Taste Good - Mother Rising A delicious way to eat more healthy fats is to use coconut oil in smoothies. But what's the best way to make coconut oil in smoothies taste good? Glad you asked. The thing is is that one does not need to do much to make coconut oil in smoothies taste good.

Ultrasound Nail Art Is the Latest Beauty Trend, and a Heartfelt Way to Honor Unborn Babies Ultrasound nail art is taking off — both for moms-to-be wishing to announce their pregnancy, and those who have recently suffered a pregnancy loss and are looking for a unique way to honor the babies they lost.

The Best Prenatal Core Exercises As we discussed in Prenatal Core Training: Start Here, proper core training during pregnancy is the most significant thing you can do to improve your own health, and the health of your growing baby.

Training the "Floor of Your Core" The pelvic floor muscles are often not the first muscles that come to mind when we refer to the core, but as we discussed in Prenatal Core Training: Start Here, they are among the most important, especially during pregnancy.

What To REALLY Expect When You're Expecting Here's what you should really expect, when you're expecting. It all starts with a pregnancy test. Expect to pee on your hand. Sorry, it's nearly impossible to take a pregnancy test without touching pee. But, don't worry, you're about to spend the next several years touching pee, so consider this a warm-up.

Elegant Girl Names For Your Future President If you're not into cutesy, there are thousands of elegant girl names out there that will suit your future President, scientist, or Pulitzer Prize winner. Try some these refined names for your daughter.

10 things to avoid during pregnancy First-time moms are often unsure about the dos and don’ts of pregnancy. We compiled a list of things you should rather avoid during pregnancy.

5 maternity swimsuits you'll love Whether you'll be lounging by the poolside, swimming, leaving footprints in the sand or taking a dip in the ocean, we've got you covered with our favourite maternity swimsuits so you can focus on creating epic memories in style. ALSO SEE: 10 cool-down hacks every pregnant woman should know:.

10 tips for the last few weeks and days of pregnancy Childbirth educator Lynne Bluff says these handy tips will help you prepare for your baby’s arrival during the last few weeks of pregnancy.

Pregnancy and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a mental disorder that affects 2.2 million American adults. While both men and women can have OCD, women may find that the symptoms are affected or triggered by pregnancy. Women who have been diagnosed with OCD may experience a worsening or a recurrence of symptoms during pregnancy or after birth.

The Home of Beautiful Maternity and Everyday Wear: Amabel Gowns Do you have a maternity photo shoot coming up and are in need of a beautiful gown? Do you have some other kind of formal occasion on the horizon? Amabel Gowns is the home of beautiful maternity and everyday wear made in New Zealand.

This Couple Discovered They're Pregnant at the Same Time — and Are Both Expecting Girls Both women are expecting babies at the exact same time, and remarkably, they're both expecting girls. The couple, who first met as teenage camp counselors in 2001 and wed just last year, both work as teachers and live in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

When To Have A Baby Shower When to have a baby shower. It's something you don't think about until you become pregnant or are throwing a friend a shower. Here are a few guidelines to go by, so you can plan a stress-free and kick-a*s baby shower!

Shaking After Childbirth Is Normal, Apparently Nothing makes you feel less confident as a first-time mom than shaking to the point you worry about dropping your infant. Ok, maybe that's an exaggeration. As far as my daughter knew, I was essentially one of those vibrating baby loungers.

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