Category Archives for Pregnancy

Teenage Pregnancy Prevention and Support

Teenage Pregnancy Prevention and Support Teenage pregnancy prevention and support is a huge topic in the United States. Adolescent pregnancy in ninety nine percent of the cases is unwanted and is the major consequence of adolescent sexual activity, other than STDs. Statistics This issue has affected youth, families, educators, health care professionals, and government officials. […]

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Pregnancy: The Importance of Prenatal Care

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Image by mahalie via Flickr Have you recently found out that you are pregnant? Whether you took a home pregnancy test or your doctor confirmed your pregnancy for you, you may be experiencing a wide array of emotions. Those emotions may include happiness, excitement, hope, as well as fear. When it comes to the birth […]

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Should You Take Parenting Classes?


Have you recently learned that you are going to be a new mom? If you have, congratulations! Motherhood is something that most women live their lives for. As nice as motherhood is, many issues arise that many first time parents do not know about. For that reason, many first time mothers make the decision to […]

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Are You Ready to Have a Baby?

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Have you been thinking about motherhood? If you have, you may be wondering whether or not you are ready to be a parent. While parenthood is occasionally unexpected, a large number of women and their partners plan and prepare for it. If that is the approach that you would like to take, there are a […]

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Breastfeeding Diet Do’s and Don’ts

Breastfeeding Diet Do’s and Dont’s Now that your baby is here and you’re breast feeding, there are a list of common sense breastfeeding diet do’s and don’ts to help you and your baby. Do’s Typically if you are nursing your baby you should produce anywhere from 23 to 27 ounces of milk a day. In […]

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Constipation During Pregnancy and Remedies

  Constipation During Pregnancy and Remedies Nearly half of all the women who are pregnant suffer from constipation during pregnancy, and remedies are available.┬áIt is Murphy’s law that just when you are able to get food into your body without having it come back up, that you suddenly find you can not get the food […]

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Pregnancy Weight Gain Guidelines by Week

Pregnancy Weight Gain Guidelines by Week Most doctors will tell you that you should gain anywhere between 25-30 pounds through out your pregnancy. You should aim to limit weight gain to five pounds during your first trimester, although a lot of women find that they lose weight their first trimester due to morning sickness. The […]

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