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You Are Pregnant, Now What?

Congratulations – you are pregnant! Now what? Your mind is probably juggling many thoughts and questions, but don’t panic, this is a beautiful miracle and you have plenty of time before the little bundle arrives.

Jun 28th, 2017
Babies Can See Face Features While in the Womb

While pregnant, you can’t help but wonder what your baby is up to. Researchers alike have been wondering the same thing and trying to fill in the gaps in our knowledge of what babies feel, taste, hear and see in the womb.

Jun 8th, 2017
Changes to Expect During Pregnancy

If you’re newly pregnant, first off, congratulations! If this is your first child, you’re probably starting to wonder how your body might change in pregnancy.

May 15th, 2017
The Shrinking Brain Size of Expectant Mothers

We know about the swollen ankles, the inexplicable cravings (pickle-chocolate sandwiches, anyone?) and the morning sickness. But did you know that your brain actually gets smaller when you’re pregnant?

May 8th, 2017
Should Pregnant Women Avoid Licorice

Pregnant women are often getting told what they should or shouldn’t eat by family and friends. It can actually become a little frustrating, being told constantly what you should avoid eating, what you should never eat, and what you should always be eating.

Feb 27th, 2017
Early Signs You Might Be Expecting

When you are expecting, even if you are within your first few weeks, your body will give you certain signs to bring the pregnancy to your attention.

Jan 20th, 2017
Fertility Superfoods

Don’t sweat your diet too much. Remember the basics like avoiding caffeine, alcohol, and smoking.

Aug 19th, 2016
Remedies for Nausea

When it comes to being pregnant, other than missing your monthly bill, one of the first signs is sudden onset nausea.

Jul 21st, 2016
Birth Quotes

A miracle is really the only way to describe motherhood and giving birth.

May 11th, 2016
Labor Prep Yoga

This video gives great guidance to yoga positions to be done in the third trimester as preparation for labor.

May 3rd, 2016
Know the Stats

With the number of unnecessary inductions of labor and unnecessary medical interventions in labor, the cesarean birth rate (especially in New Jersey) is skyrocketing.

May 1st, 2016
Birth Quotes

Women, don’t ever apologize for your behavior or choices during birth. When you OWN your experience and take pride in your journey, you help other women do the same thing.

Apr 13th, 2016
Sciatica in Pregnancy

Many women think there isn’t anything that can be done for sciatica in pregnancy.

Apr 11th, 2016
B Complex in Pregnancy

Choosing a B Complex can be a great way to fight some common side effects in pregnancy: fatigue, nausea, neurological concerns, skin changes, and some of the aches and pains.

Mar 30th, 2016
Healthy Food Choices

Healthy food choices in pregnancy can be simple. A balanced diet of whole foods, proteins and fats is what every momma needs.

Mar 12th, 2016
VBACs: Benefits

VBACs have a lot of potential benefits and can be encouraged, especially in today’s childbirth settings.

Mar 2nd, 2016
Birth Quotes

It is not only that we want to bring about an easy labor, without risking injury to the mother or the child; we must go further.

Feb 19th, 2016
Breastfeeding 101

The early weeks of breastfeeding for mom can be very painful, tiring, frustrating and yet, rewarding.

Jan 16th, 2016
Birth Quotes

When God created man and woman, he was thinking, ‘Who shall I give the power to, to give birth to the next human being?’ And God chose woman. And this is the big evidence that women are powerful.

Nov 24th, 2015
Baby Wearing

Baby wearing is a great way to stay connected to baby and keep your hands free.

Oct 23rd, 2015
Heartburn

Heartburn is one of the most common discomforts women experience during pregnany; and, no, it dosen’t have anything to do with whether or not the baby has hair. It happens because the entire gastro-intestinal system slows down in pregnancy and there can

Oct 13th, 2015
Baby Slings

Baby Slings are great because they are a similar idea to the baby wrap and are easier to tie and quicker to get the baby into.

Oct 3rd, 2015
The Baby Wrap

Two of the best selling wraps are the Moby Wrap and the Mei Tei. Although, there are several other brands.

Sep 11th, 2015
The Baby Carrier

Baby Carriers are great. They click and snap as opposed to being tied, which is usually quicker to get on and go.

Sep 4th, 2015
Exercises for Swollen Feet

Pregnancy can bring on swelling in feet at any time, but in the summer it can be increased even more.

Sep 2nd, 2015
Migraines in Pregnancy

While most migraine medications are not safe to take in pregnancy, there are some natural remedies that can drastically reduce the number of headaches and the severity.

Aug 26th, 2015
Honey for allergies

Yes, honey works as a natural remedy for allergies to pollen and grasses in place of zyrtec, claritin, allegra and benadryl.

Jul 19th, 2015
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