popular topics in adjusting to pregnant life

  • 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. ...
  • 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
  • Pooping While Pregnant
    Pregnancy
    Changes To Your Poop During Pregnancy (Everything You Need to Know)
    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...
    L. Elizabeth Forry
  • 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
  • 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
  • First Trimester To-Do List: Take Care of Yourself
    Pregnancy
    First Trimester To-Do List: Take Care of Yourself
    Welcome to pregnancy! You may feel overwhelmed with all you have to do and think about, but pace yourself — you have nine months! In this first stage, all you really need to do is learn how to take good care of yourself using these simple steps...
    Erin Dower
  • 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 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
  • Easing the Common Symptoms of Pregnancy
    Signs and Symptoms
    How to Ease the Most Common (and Most Miserable) Pregnancy Symptoms
    When embarking on the road to motherly bliss, some women glow and others, shall I say, turn green. I was one of the unlucky green women. Although agonizing and uncomfortable (to put it mildly), these lousy side effects, including constipation, na...
  • 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
  • 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...
  • Adjust Your Workspace During Pregnancy
    Pregnant At Work
    Creating a More Comfortable Workspace During Pregnancy
    Creating a More Comfortable Workspace During Pregnancy If you make your workspace as comfortable as possible, you will avoid many of the stresses of working while you're pregnant. Here are easy ways to create a comfortable work environment: Sit...
  • Maternity Clothing
    Maternity Clothes
    Dressing for Two: Maternity Clothes
    Dressing for Two: Maternity Clothes Your pregnancy is one crazy fashion opportunity. Your size changes day by day, so it's a real challenge to find clothing that looks good now and will still do the job next week. Your needs in this department ...
  • Dealing with Unwelcome Pregnancy Advice
    Things to Avoid While Pregnant
    An Overload of Advice During Pregnancy
    An Overload of Advice During Pregnancy Daddy Alert! You might have to choose sides if your mother and your partner get into ongoing debates over the best way to get through a pregnancy. Although your mom means well, somebody (like you) might hav...
  • Your Pregnancy and Your In-Laws
    How Pregnancy Affects Relationships
    Dealing with In-Law Meddling During Pregnancy
    Dealing with In-Law Meddling During Pregnancy How can you deal with the meddling and competition from your in-laws during your pregnancy? Here are my suggestions, culled from research studies, anecdotal records, and my personal experience as t...