popular topics in adjusting to pregnant life

  • Exercise Safety During Pregnancy
    Simple Exercises You Can Do With Your Pregnant Partner
    A lot of dads-to-be probably have no idea what they're in for during pregnancy. I certainly didn't. But I learned quickly that it's ALL about your partner; as it should be. Trust me; there are many, MANY changes ahead once you have a newborn aro...
    Steven Auger
  • Food Cravings
    Ask An OB-GYN: The Most Common Cravings
    What are the most common pregnancy cravings doctors hear about? Dr. Chloe Zera of Brigham and Women's Hospital shares her list and gives some examples of cravings that may be cause for concern. ...
  • human embryo at 5 weeks and 4 days
    Week 6 of Pregnancy
    You are 5 Weeks and 4 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayThis image shows just how curled up the embryo is at this stage. The head end of the embryo is on the right. The embryo now has 22 pairs of somites (building blocks of the musculoskeletal system) running along the back. ...
  • Pregnancy symptoms no one tells you about
    Adjusting to Pregnant Life
    6 Symptoms of Pregnancy No One Tells You About
    You always hear about the big pregnancy symptoms, like common food cravings, mood swings, aching muscles, and nausea, but there are other, weirder symptoms that certain women can also suffer from. Talk to you doctor if you experience any of these...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • happy pregnant mom and dad-to-be
    Adjusting to Pregnant Life
    Tips for Expecting Dads
    For some time, it's been just you and your wife. Free to come and go as you please. Spur of the moment long weekends, coast-hopping vacations, and even sleeping in on weekends are all going to take a back seat to the little bundle of love that th...
    Steven Auger
  • Top causes of miscarriage
    Pregnant Life
    Top Causes of Miscarriage
    When your dream of starting a family is cut short by repeated miscarriages, you want to find answers. The causes of miscarriage often go undetected for many women. Although it's common for women to experience a miscarriage at some time in their l...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • Pooping While Pregnant
    Pooping and Pregnancy: A Guide to How Your BMs Might Change
    Editor?s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That?s why we?re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items featured i...
    Elisa Cinelli
  • Summer pregnancy top tips to beat the heat
    Adjusting to Pregnant Life
    Summer Pregnancy Survival Guide: Top Tips to Beat the Heat
    Let's face it ladies, pregnancy can sometimes make you feel awkward, overheated and uncomfortable, but a summer pregnancy can take these troubles to a whole different level. Although everyone can feel a little hot and sticky during those swelter...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • Pregnant Woman Sitting on Couch
    Adjusting to Pregnant Life
    The Weirdest Symptoms of Pregnancy That Nobody Tells You About
    When you're pregnant, you might start feeling like your body has been taken over and held hostage for nine months. Although there's plenty of talk on the street about food cravings and fatigue, some of the weirder symptoms of pregnancy often rem...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • Third Trimester To-Do List
    Third Trimester
    Third Trimester To-Do List: Time to Get Ready for Baby
    Welcome to your third trimester! The final stretch typically brings everything from the joys of a baby shower to jitters about giving birth. Your to-do list might seem like it's a mile long, but these final steps are all you really need to prepar...
    Erin Dower
  • Pregnancy
    Week 9 of Pregnancy
    You are 8 Weeks and 5 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayThe development of the baby's lower limbs always lags slightly behind that of the upper limbs. At this stage, the toes are not distinct and the legs are not yet bending at the knee. ...
  • pregnancy decisions, pregnant woman in hospital bed
    Birth Plan
    11 Important Decisions to Make During Pregnancy
    Decisions, decisions! Once the exciting news of your pregnancy sets in, it's time to sit down and consider some important questions about everything from your birth plan to your baby's name. Take a step-by-step look at some of the decisions facin...
    Erin Dower
  • MaternityFashionTips,WomaninMaternityTop
    Maternity Clothes
    Dressing for Pregnancy: Top 10 Maternity Clothes Tips
    If you're new to dressing for two, the world of maternity clothes might be somewhat of a mystery. Learn what styles look great with your growing baby bump and what pieces to invest in for a cute and comfortable pregnancy. You have a stylish nine ...
    Erin Dower
  • Pregnancy movie, What to Expect When Youre Expecting
    Preparing for Baby
    11 Best Movies about Pregnancy and Babies
    Cravings, contractions, spit-up, and diaper changes – what better fodder for a cinematic comedy than pregnancy and new parenthood? Whether you're expecting a baby or just love a good comedy, sit back and enjoy others clumsily navigating pregnan...
    Erin Dower
  • Pregnancy
    Week 13 of Pregnancy
    You are 12 Weeks and 5 Days Pregnant
    You and your partner will be developing your own special relationship with your baby. ...
  • Staying Intimate During Pregnancy
    Sex During Pregnancy
    Sex and Relationships
    In a low-risk pregnancy, sex is perfectly safe, although your levels of desire may fluctuate throughout pregnancy. Most women report that their interest in sex is the same or slightly reduced in the first trimester. In the second trimester, it va...
  • ultrasound of human fetus 35 weeks and 3 days
    Week 36 of Pregnancy
    You are 35 Weeks and 3 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayIn this week, the lungs become almost fully functional and able to support the baby if delivered early. This baby at this time is still considered preterm and it is not until 37 weeks that the baby's maturity is such that full term...
  • ultrasound of human fetus at 35 weeks exactly
    Week 35 of Pregnancy
    You are 35 Weeks Exactly Pregnant
    Your baby todayYour baby's brain continues to mature. This ultrasound image shows that the folding pattern overlying the cerebral hemispheres has now developed giving rise to the familiar folds and grooves on the brain's surface. The bright refle...