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Valentine's Day is the holiday of chocolate and according to two studies, chocolate may be more than a tasty sweet treat, for pregnant women.
Staying indoors and positioning yourself in the path of your air conditioner is one option for surviving an August heat wave, but smart clothing choices can also help you enjoy the summer months.
Obesity increases pregnancy complications. The prevalence of obesity is currently rising in developed countries, making pregravid overweight one of the most common high-risk obstetric situations.
September 13 is National Grandparents Day in the US, a day set aside for honoring, enjoying, and strengthening the familial bond between grandparents and the younger generations.
The 4th of July is a time of fireworks, family fun, and cookouts. When you’re pregnant or you have a small child, you need to follow some safety precautions.
Let's face it, while Thanksgiving is a great holiday to spend time with your loved ones, it can be hazardous to your diet. If you are trying to get pregnant, this is an especially important time to maintain your healthy fertility eating plan.
When the holiday of romance rolls around, how much chocolate is safe for a pregnant woman to consume?
A team of psychologists says choosing the right word when asking for help from a child makes a difference.
When it comes to celebrating Father's Day, you don't have to spend an arm and a leg to make him happy.
Routine screening for many different conditions improves and saves lives. Below are some routine recommendations for screening certain conditions.
Despite the changes your body is going through during pregnancy, you can feel sexy as long as you give yourself a little gift from time to time.
Any person that is married and/or has children should obtain lifeinsurance. It is an investment that will have a positive effect on thelives of those left behind upon one's death.
Remember that romantic honeymoon you enjoyed to celebrate thebeginning of your lives together? Got a baby on the way now? Maybe it'stime to jump into one of the hottest trends in the tourism industry -babymoon getaways.
The lying down breast examination involves an exam of the breasts while lying down.
Can I water ski while trying to conceive (TTC) and during pregnancy?
Father's Day is one of those holidays that has very few set rules but the day is all about giving dad that feeling of appreciation that may be lacking the rest of the year.
During a pelvic ObGyn examination you will be assisted the into the lithotomy position with the back of the table adjusted to a 45-degree angle.
Romantic couples-only escapes called babymoons are becoming an important part of pregnancy but they often involve travel.
If you are already showing, you may find it hard to trim the holiday tree without your growing belly knocking off ornaments left and right. This year, take a new approach to holiday tree trimming with these tips.
Matzoh? Absolutely. Maror? Fughettaboutit! Charoses? The bitter herb? Let's find out.
Whether you are trying to get pregnant or you are already pregnant, good dental care and hygiene are very important. Regular cleaning and check-ups are essential for dental health.
Pregnancy is a magical time in any woman's life, but it also brings with it hormonal fluctuations and quite a few aches and pains. What better reason to pamper your wife this Valentine's Day?
Protection from the full force of the sun today can save a child from wrinkles in middle age, cataracts, and skin cancer, a form of cancer that is on the rise in children 19 and younger.
It is common knowledge that drinking alcoholic beverages or those that are high in caffeine, smoking, and taking herbal remedies are frowned upon while pregnant or nursing. These substances can have a negative impact on your baby's growth and development.
Typically a baby shower takes place during the latter weeks of the pregnancy. When planning a baby shower, it is important to keep the pregnant women and her health in mind.
Stress is part of work and home life. There is no way to avoid stress all together, but there are ways of minimizing stress and the effect of stress on pregnancy, especially in a work setting.
The financial wizards at Money Magazine suggest approaching a baby budget like a pregnancy, one trimester at a time.
Stress is directly linked to illness and fatigue. The holidays are a time of great stress for some people. While pregnant, you need to pay close attention to stress levels; minimizing stress is important to your health and the health of your baby.
The holiday rush can be difficult for pregnant women. With all theholiday shopping, parties and cooking, treating your body right can take a back seat to holiday activities. Here are some helpful tips to remember ifyou're pregnant during the holidays.
Many of the flowers available at your local florist have meaning - you simply have to choose the flowers that say what you have been meaning to say to mom for years.
Being pregnant on a holiday can seem like a lot of work, both physically as well as emotionally. There are a few things you will want to think about to help make Labor Day easier on you.
Welcoming a baby into the family creates many changes. The financial landscape of a family's budget is dramatically altered when a baby arrives. Consider the following tips when preparing financially for your new addition.
Despite the long list of unsafe activities during pregnancy, you canstill have tons of fun on Valentine's Day if you're pregnant.
Authoritative parenting, as described by developmental psychologist Diana Baumrind, is considered a democratic approach to parenting children.
The authoritative parent tends to be highly demanding, but offers little love and nurturing; this can lead to prolonged social implications.
Whether the fireworks display you watch this 4th of July is public or private, it is extremely important to remember fireworks are not toys, they are explosives.
New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy Pregnancy and Better Fertility: Eat Foods that Improve Fertility
There are plenty of foods that can help you become more fertile if youare trying to conceive. The good news is that you don't have to give upyour favorite foods for this New Year's resolution; you just have tochoose a little more wisely.
f you're currently planning for a new baby, insurance is likely the last thing you have on your mind. However, it's usually a good idea for you to brush up on your insurance policies between medical checkups, birthing classes and shopping for new baby supplies.
Pregnancy affects every aspect of a woman's life, including her job.When the expectant mother is also the boss, pregnancy can impact herperformance, her clientele, and her bottom line.
The winter holidays are upon us. 'Tis the season for travel. Many women find that travel during pregnancy brings new challenges even when traveling to familiar places.
With an ever-growing tummy and difficulty moving around, what is the best way to stay romantic and comfortable at the same time?
Many women fight with the idea of when to work after giving birth. They've spent the majority of the last 40 weeks thinking about baby, preparing for baby, and eventually leaving work to give birth and recover fromdelivery.
While some women maintain a healthy, sleek body throughout pregnancy, not all women will look like a supermodel with a basketball under their shirt and she might need help feeling sexy.
Common staples of Mexican cuisine include beans, tortillas and rice, all of which can provide healthy nutrition for pregnant women.
Here is a list of things new parents can do to ensure that their baby is safe and healthy while enjoying the warmer months.
Trying to conceive (TTC) can seem like a life consuming goal that you and your partner are working together towards. For many couples, holidays are difficult for a number of reasons.
When your obstetrician told you the due date for your pregnancy was right around the holidays, you suddenly began wondering how you could complete all the holiday shopping and gift wrapping with a pregnant belly in tow.
Mother's Day is supposed to be a happy celebration of life and dedication. For women who have been trying to conceive, however, the day can feel more like a smack in the face than a celebration.
One Colorado family recently discovered their dog’s taste for baby diapers but by the time they discovered this new doggie delicacy, it was too late.
Both high and low BMI increase the risk of miscarriage after IVF/ICSI and FET.