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Tips for Managing Pregnancy-Induced Eczema

By | February 21, 2014

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Diana at Saving by Making. Eczema, which someone has dubbed “the itch that rashes,” is terrible. The itch-scratch cycle seems never ending, it can interrupt sleep, scratching leads to broken skin which is more prone to infection, and it looks horrendous. If you’re pregnant and are dealing Read More

7 Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy with Multiples

By | January 30, 2014

image credit Nutrient-dense Diet – A healthy, nutritious diet is helpful in any pregnancy but it’s crucial in a pregnancy with multiples. Everything you put in your mouth is divided between the babies in your belly…and you! That’s going to mean eating a lot of nutrients! An adult woman usually falls in the 1,800-2,200 range Read More

The Top 10 Ways to Survive the Holidays While Pregnant

By | November 19, 2013

The holidays are a joyful time to be pregnant, but with food, family, and fun comes a lot of fatigue (and more than a little stress). These tips will keep you feeling festive – and feeling healthy, calm, and rested. Stay Hydrated Keep a water bottle with you at all times – and top it Read More

Healthy Pregnancy Series: The NICU Experience

By | May 25, 2011

First, if you’re new, you may want to check out the older posts in this series. Today we have a guest post by Emily of Life a Study!  She’s sharing her experience with the NICU with us.  Here she is: The NICU smells like hand sanitizer.  The lighting, the whispering, the constant sound of monitor Read More

Healthy Pregnancy Series: Bed Rest

By | February 23, 2011

If you’re new, don’t miss the older posts in the Healthy Pregnancy Series! Last week, we talked about pregnancy complications.  And we noted that for many women, complications are just concerns that could go wrong, but usually don’t.  But for some women, those concerns are severe enough that they need to be on bedrest for Read More

Healthy Pregnancy Series: Pregnancy Complications

By | February 16, 2011

If you’re new to this series, you might want to check out all the old posts! Pregnancy is a joyous time for many women, which ends happily with a healthy baby, through only minor aches and pains (except labor!  But we’ll get to that).  Unfortunately, for some women, there are some complications that arise, warranting Read More

Healthy Pregnancy Series: Multiple Pregnancies

By | February 9, 2011

For most women, pregnancy is fairly standard — and when it’s over, they welcome one new blessing.  But for some women, they end up with twins — or more!  Having a multiple pregnancy can change a lot of things, in both your pregnancy and your parenting.  Today we’re just talking about pregnancy, though.  How do Read More

Healthy Pregnancy Series: Anemia in Pregnancy

By | February 2, 2011

If you’re new here, don’t forget to check out my other pregnancy posts! When you’re pregnant, anemia is common.  It often develops in the second and early third trimesters.  For most women, mild anemia is not a concern; however, severe anemia can become a problem.  How do you know if you are anemic, and what Read More

Healthy Pregnancy Series: Feeling the Baby Move

By | January 26, 2011

When you’re pregnant, one of the most wonderful things is feeling the baby move inside you.  Knowing your baby is alive and real is just an amazing sensation, even before he/she is born.  But when can you expect to feel the baby move?  Will it hurt?  What does it feel like? A lot of women Read More

Healthy Pregnancy Series High Risk Pregnancies

By | January 19, 2011

For most mothers, pregnancy is a time of joy and anticipation.  However, for a small percentage (most experts estimate 5 – 10%), pregnancy is a time wrought with worry and fear.  These women are, for varying reasons, in the “high risk” category, meaning that there is something that could potentially go wrong with them or Read More

Healthy Pregnancy Series: What I Wish I’d Known

By | January 12, 2011

If you’re expecting your first baby, or hoping to soon, there’s probably a lot you don’t know yet.  We’ve all felt that way our first time!  So today I’m featuring several experienced moms [those who have had at least one baby] who will be telling you what they wish they’d known! 1.      Before Read More

Healthy Pregnancy Series: Sleeping During Pregnancy

By | January 5, 2011

Welcome to the next part of the Healthy Pregnancy Series!  If you haven’t been following along, click the link to read the previous posts. Sleeping during pregnancy is no easy task.  In the early months, you might wake because you’re hungry or feel sick.  Later, you constantly have to go to the bathroom, your back Read More


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