Feeling stressed is common. Not only when trying to get pregnant but also during pregnancy. Too much stress can make you uncomfortable, increase health problems, it can prevent you from getting pregnant and having a healthy pregnancy.
Stress is one of nature's natural contraceptives and can have a dramatic effect on healthy reproduction. The major stress hormone, cortisol, is derived from progesterone. ... read more »
While stress has not been directly linked to infertility, the physical demands on the body during stressful situations are enough to trigger natural protective instincts. ... read more »
Although you know that you should be resting with your feet up, life usually gets in the way. This leads to stress, something all expectant moms need to avoid as much as possible. Follow these tips to help you de-stress! ... read more »
Stress is a mental condition that causes a very physical response. The last time you felt 'stressed' what were you really saying? Stress quickens heart rate, increases blood pressure, and decreases blood flow to extremities. The body physically prepares to fight a battle or run for extended distances. ... read more »
Over the first few weeks of your pregnancy you notice your partner is experiencingquite a few of the symptoms you're experiencing. This phenomenon iscalled sympathetic pregnancy or Couvade syndrome, but it is real? ... read more »
The impact of stress on health and well-being is widely reported in medical literature. Information collected from the National Institutes of Health suggests stress may be to blame for stillbirth. ... read more »