Pregnancy Sex

There are many reasons why sex during pregnancy can be more enjoyable, even if you are doing it less. ... more »
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Living at Home with Mom and Dad While Pregnant

While the time I spent with mom and dad did not last the entire pregnancy and birth, it was more than enough to teach me a few things about how to manage my life while keeping family life on track. ... more »
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Cancer During Pregnancy

Research is lacking, so there is very little proven fact to guide patients and doctors down the proper treatment path. We do know, however, that a woman who is diagnosed with cancer during pregnancy can carry the fetus to term and deliver a healthy infant. ... more »

Bed Rest During Pregnancy: Do You Need It And How Can You Cope?

Pregnant women are sometimes advised to go on bed rest, but there is no solid scientific evidence that it works in most cases. Here's how to cope if you are placed on bed rest! ... more »
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Are Psoriasis Treatments Safe During Pregnancy?

There are a few studies that have linked the hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy with psoriasis outbreaks. There are several factors that can be the cause of the psoriasis breakout and these are not limited to the change in hormones. ... more »
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Smoking in Your Second or Third Trimester

It is never too late to stop smoking. The fetus will benefit from mom stopping to smoke at any time during the pregnancy. ... more »
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Smoking and Pregnancy

Smoking can cause more than low birth weight. Pregnant mothers who smoke are at an increased risk of miscarriage and premature birth. ... more »
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Secondhand Smoke and Your Baby

According to research, second hand smoke is just as harmful to the fetus as first hand smoke. The chemicals and carcinogens present in first hand smoke are still present in second hand smoke. ... more »
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How to Quit Smoking During Pregnancy in 12 Steps

Smoking before and during pregnancy increases many risks. Our 12 step program helps you dealing with this issue and stop smoking quickly. ... more »
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How to Know if You Have Diabetes During Pregnancy in 12 Steps

Diabetes, the tendency to have increased blood sugars, is among the most common medical conditions in pregnancy. ... more »