How to Enjoy Your Pregnancy During the Holidays

The holiday rush can be difficult when you are pregnant. With all the holiday shopping, parties and cooking, treating your body right can take a back seat to holiday activities. Here are helpful tips to remember if you’re pregnant during the holidays: ... read more »

Tips For Coping with Heartburn During Pregnancy

Heartburn or pyrosis is a common complaint during pregnancy. It is a painful or burning sensation in the esophagus, just below the breastbone. The pain often rises in the chest and may radiate to the neck, throat, or angle of the jaw. ... read more »

Heartburn and Indigestion

Acid escaping from the stomach into the esophagus is often to blame for heartburn and indigestion during pregnancy. ... read more »

Constipation and Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a beautiful thing; however, many women do not seem to think so the entire time they are pregnant, especially when they have constipation, heartburn and morning sickness. ... read more »

Alleviating Cold And Flu Symptoms in Pregnancy

Cough, cold and flu symptoms are common in pregnancy. Can you take cold medicine to help alleviate symptoms or should you just tough it out? Which medications should you avoid? ... read more »

Nausea and Vomiting as Early Pregnancy Symptoms

Morning sickness is one of the most common symptoms of early pregnancy. And though the name suggests symptoms only occur in the morning, they can really happen at any time of day. ... read more »

Constipation and Diarrhea During Pregnancy

Those same pregnancy hormones that make the muscles and ligaments more lax during the birthing process, will also play games with the intestinal organs. ... read more »

Swelling During Pregnancy

Swelling of the face, hands, legs and feet are all common symptoms of pregnancy, but can cause also serious discomfort and even pain. ... read more »

Other Painful Body Changes

Physical changes during pregnancy are commonly associated with hormonal changes. The body typically returns to normal a few months after baby is born. ... read more »

Body Aches and Pains

There will be plenty of aches and pains associated with pregnancy, but the legs and back are often the body parts hit the hardest. Increased fluid retention during pregnancy can lead to swelling. ... read more »

20 Natural Home Remedies to Ease Heartburn Symptoms

Heartburn is a common complaint among pregnant women. Hormonal changes in the body throw off the digestive tract, altering flavor preferences and the ability to digest foods and beverages. ... read more »

Heartburn and Pregnancy

Find out what's causing that heartburning sensation during pregnancy and what you can do about it. ... read more »

Painful Body Changes In Pregnancy And How to Cope

It is normal for a pregnant woman to undergo many body changes, aches and pains during pregnancy. Most are associated with hormones, and the pain will stop when hormone levels return to normal. ... read more »

Prilosec During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Prilosec during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Heartburn and Baby's Hair

Does a lot of heartburn mean that the baby will have a lot of hair? ... read more »

What to Do When Heartburn Turns to HeartFire

I've experienced the pain of heartburn that felt like I was having a heart attack and here are a few tricks I learned along the way. ... read more »

Will Spicy Foods Hurt Baby in the Womb?

When you order a sandwich, do you forgo most of the veggies just to add extra hot peppers? Do you hold the record at your local restaurant for eating the spiciest hot sauce? Do you make your family members cry when you serve your spicy chili? ... read more »

The Chiropractor Might be the Cure for Heartburn

If you’re adding up the number of ways pregnancy might cause you pain and discomfort, add heartburn to the list. Unfortunately, heartburn during pregnancy is difficult to avoid. ... read more »

Heartburn or Indigestion

There is an old wives' tale that claims heartburn during pregnancy means the baby will have lots of hair. While there is little truth to this tale, many women still experience intense digestive issues (indegestion) while carrying baby. ... read more »