Category Archives for "Pregnancy"

35 Benefits of Exercising During Pregnancy

35 Benefits of Exercising During Pregnancy ​Did you know that if you’re pregnant, you’re not only allowed to exercise, but that it’s actually encouraged you do so, for the health of both you and your baby? With that in mind, and to encourage more women to move around a bit during their pregnancy, we’ve compiled this […]

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7 Unusual Signs of Labor

If you’ve been pregnant more than once, you know that no two labors are the same. Most movies make it appear that labor is the same for everyone: severe contractions, breaking water, and a rush to the hospital. However, there are some not-so-obvious things that pregnant women go through that also can signal impending labor. […]

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What You Need to Know About Phantom Pregnancy Kicks

You have every symptom of pregnancy: weight gain, morning sickness, swollen everything, and even tiny butterfly kicks in your belly. Surely, you are pregnant. Even your doctor thinks so. Until the ultrasound shows a 16-week-old nothing. The baby you thought had been growing inside you the past few months isn’t there. As crazy as it […]

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How to Help Ensure a Healthy Pregnancy and Birth

Editor’s Note: I’m super excited to feature this guest post from Debra Ness, president of National Partnership for Women & Families, and Dr. Sam Ho, chief medical officer of UnitedHealthcare. November is National Prematurity Awareness Month, an ideal time for expectant mothers to think about their health and the well-being of their babies. Although there is […]

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51 Healthy Pregnancy Snacks

51 Healthy Pregnancy Snacks Finding healthy snacks to eat while you’re pregnant can be downright hard. During your first pregnancy, struggling to find a balance between what’s healthy for your baby and something you actually wanted to eat. This comprehensive list of 51 healthy pregnancy snacks takes some of the guess work out of the […]

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How Many Calories Should I Eat While Pregnant?

“How many calories should I eat while pregnant?” “How do I go about gaining weight?” “What items are healthiest for my baby?” These are all questions women ask themselves when they’re pregnant. Unfortunately, there is no straight answer to some of these issues. There are many factors that you will need to take into consideration before […]

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17 Health Benefits of Fenugreek

17 Health Benefits of Fenugreek If you’re a nursing mother, it goes without saying that it’s really important you make sure you have proper milk flow for your baby. Not only that, but it’s also important that you do what you can to protect your own personal health. This is why fenugreek can be such […]

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