Archive for October, 2011

Trying To Conceive: Using Your Libido, Your Menstrual Cycle, And Your BBT As A Guide

Posted on31. Oct, 2011 by .

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It’s an exciting time when you’re trying to conceive. And in this day and age, technology has advanced to the point where conceiving couples can track their best times in a number of ways. However, it’s easy to forget that not too long ago, couples used to rely on their bodies and their intuition when […]

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5 Tips To Help You Get Some Sleep During Pregnancy

Posted on28. Oct, 2011 by .

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Sleep – it’s one of those things that all of us need, pregnant or not. But for pregnant women, sleep couldn’t be more important. Not only do you need it to function normally, but you especially need to be well rested for your body to undertake its job of making a baby. Throughout your pregnancy […]

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The Essentials of a Maternity Wardrobe

Posted on26. Oct, 2011 by .

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Today’s maternity clothes are much more stylish then those of prior years. And there are a few essentials that should be added to any maternity wardrobe. We’ve got you covered with some of the essentials, some must-have pieces, and some additions that lean more towards the optional rather than the required. Essentials: Underwear & Bras: […]

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Prenatal Yoga: Yoga During Your Pregnancy

Posted on24. Oct, 2011 by .

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Practicing prenatal Yoga during your pregnancy has many benefits to both you and your baby. If done correctly, prenatal Yoga is a great way to keep fit during pregnancy – it can also help you with your posture, reduce back tension, help to prevent leg cramps, and provide you with helpful breathing and calming techniques […]

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3rd Trimester: What To Expect At Your Doctor’s Visits

Posted on21. Oct, 2011 by .

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During your third trimester, which runs from weeks 28 – 40, you will be meeting with your OB-GYN much more frequently to ensure things are progressing smoothly. Some doctors will want to see you every other week, some once a month, and others weekly – it all depends on the doctor. For instance, during my […]

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Your 2nd Trimester: What To Expect At Your Doctor’s Visit

Posted on19. Oct, 2011 by .

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Your second trimester is an exciting and happening time. Not only is there a lot going on in utero but you’ll feel more like yourself too. During the first trimester, you may have felt tired, cranky, or even nauseous – not so much in the second trimester. You’ll get some of your energy back and […]

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What To Expect At Your Doctor’s Visit: 1st Trimester

Posted on17. Oct, 2011 by .

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Getting ready to go to your first doctor’s appointment when you’re pregnant can be wonderfully exciting – and it should be. Your appointment should be scheduled anywhere between 5-12 weeks into your pregnancy. However, if your pregnancy is considered high-risk, your doctor will most likely want to see you sooner rather than later. This will […]

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6 Things To Pack In Your Hospital Bag

Posted on14. Oct, 2011 by .

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Things can get crazy enough on their own when your due date nears, never mind having to remember a list of things to pack in your hospital bag. It’s best to put your hospital bag or suitcase together a month or so before your due date arrives. This way, not only will you be less […]

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5 Things You Should Do Before Conceiving

Posted on12. Oct, 2011 by .

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There’s no bigger decision than conceiving. Because it’s a circumstance of monumental proportions, care and regard should be taken to get yourself in the best possible shape. Below are five things that will help get your body emotionally and physically ready to conceive. 1. Schedule a visit with your doctor: Take the time to come […]

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