Pregnancy

clamber

Babies Develop Memory Around 30 Weeks Gestation

Babies Develop Memory Around 30 Weeks Gestation

Researchers have known for years that memory is formed for infants while still in the womb, but the latest study of the phenomenon found that babies as young as 30 weeks demonstrated short term memory. At 30 weeks, the babies ... - test

_0006__0026_fotolia_8650873_Subscription_XXL

What do I Expect in the Third Trimester of Pregnancy

What do I Expect in the Third Trimester of Pregnancy

Finally, you’re in the homestretch and at this point, your baby will be okay on the outside of the womb at any point – although every week in the womb is better for baby’s development. The nursery might be painted ... - test

_0008__0024_fotolia_8651228_Subscription_XXL

What to Expect in the Second Trimester

What to Expect in the Second Trimester

If the first trimester was a bumpy start, the second trimester is smooth sailing. Morning sickness and exhaustion taper off around twelve or thirteen weeks and you’ll get what feels like a second wind right as you begin your second ... - test

_0005__0027_fotolia_5729813_Subscription_L

What do I Expect in the Fourth Trimester of Pregnancy

What do I Expect in the Fourth Trimester of Pregnancy

There are three trimesters much discussed in pregnancy, but many mothers will argue that a fourth trimester exists in the three or four months following birth. Not only does your baby seem to prefer conditions much as they were in ... - test

_0007__0025_fotolia_8650962_Subscription_XXL

3 Ways to Handle Pregnancy Brain

3 Ways to Handle Pregnancy Brain

Ask any mother and she’ll laugh about her experiences with pregnancy brain. It has many names, but pregnancy brain is the fond term for the forgetfulness and truly ditzy behavior that accompanies most pregnant women. Unfortunately for them it carries ... - test

_0017__0015_fotolia_19343386_Subscription_L

What do I Expect in the First Trimester of Pregnancy

What do I Expect in the First Trimester of Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a journey filled with surprises – both pleasant and not. But at the end of the sometimes bumpy road, you find yourself a stronger woman and the mother of the most precious baby you’ve ever laid eyes upon. ... - test

_0021__0011_fotolia_22382167_Subscription_XXL

Sleep and Pregnancy

Sleep and Pregnancy

If you’re pregnant right now, chances are you’re worn out. You might be so tired, you’re wondering what in the world you’re doing staring at the screen instead of laying in bed. If you’re that tired, you really should be ... - test

_0020__0012_fotolia_22188168_Subscription_XXL

10 Ways to Enjoy a Difficult Pregnancy

10 Ways to Enjoy a Difficult Pregnancy

Every pregnancy should be enjoyable, but when you’re plagued with problems and discomfort it can be hard to rejoice in your new creation. Many mums with difficult pregnancies are more consumed with anxiety than joy – although the joy is ... - test

_0013__0019_fotolia_13708730_Subscription_XL

Resolving Common Complaints of Pregnancy

Resolving Common Complaints of Pregnancy

While pregnancy may be a beautiful time, it is certainly a time of changes. Many pregnant women will tell you that not all changes are for the best. Some of these changes, while representing the creation of a new life, ... - test

_0035__0033_fotolia_330678_Subscription_L

Real Life Bedrest Solutions during Pregnancy

Real Life Bedrest Solutions during Pregnancy

Bedrest sounds like a dream to those with frantic lifestyles, but as the mothers confined to bed know, laying around all day is less about luxurious relaxation and more about stiffness, aches and pains and constant worry about the reason ... - test

_0018__0014_fotolia_19729975_Subscription_XXL

How to Prevent Stretch Marks during Pregnancy

How to Prevent Stretch Marks during Pregnancy

Can you really prevent stretch marks? Many lotion manufactures would have you believe preventing stretch marks is as simple as rubbing on a special lotion every night before bed. And lotion might help, but stretch marks have a lot more ... - test

_0023__0009_fotolia_23969788_Subscription_XXL

Pregnancy Style

Pregnancy Style

It used to be that pregnancy and style were two completely different animals. It was hard to be stylish dressed in sailor suits and stiff polyester. Today, with the large number of celebrities and maternity designers seeking trendy, stylish maternity ... - test

_0003__0029_fotolia_4654488_Subscription_XL

Physical Changes during Pregnancy

Physical Changes during Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a beautiful time, but many pregnant women don’t feel especially beautiful as their bodies adjust to creating the new life inside them. Physical changes during pregnancy can be overwhelming and uncomfortable, but fortunately, most are only temporary. And ... - test

_0014__0018_fotolia_17846983_Subscription_XL

Pregnancy with your Second Baby

Pregnancy with your Second Baby

A second (or third or fourth) baby is just as thrilling as the first baby, but this time you get to relax and enjoy the pregnancy since you know what to expect. This is certainly true on some levels, but ... - test

_0027__0005_fotolia_26252089_Subscription_L

How to Conceive a Baby Girl

How to Conceive a Baby Girl

When all you can think of is tights, bows and little pink dresses, you might consider upping your chances of conceiving a girl using the Shettles Method. Shettles Dr. Shettles studied the nature of sperm and eggs to find the ... - test

_0016__0016_fotolia_18988070_Subscription_XL

How to Lose the Baby Weight Safely after Pregnancy

How to Lose the Baby Weight Safely after Pregnancy

For nine months of pregnancy, you monitored your food carefully and got to watch the scale go up at the same time. You were eating healthily for your baby and as your weight rose, so did you baby’s. Now that ... - test

_0028__0004_fotolia_26269366_Subscription_XXL

Losing the Baby Weight after Pregnancy

Losing the Baby Weight after Pregnancy

Throughout pregnancy, you watch the pounds add up with dread. How in the world will you be losing twenty-five or thirty pounds in a matter of months? Sometimes your body gains more weight than is recommended and you’re faced with ... - test

_0033__0035_fotolia_30477140_Subscription_XL

Getting Comfortable While Pregnant

Getting Comfortable While Pregnant

Pregnancy is a time of miracles and often a great deal of discomfort. The female body may be designed to create and sustain new life, but it is not always prepared to do so without a few strains and uncomfortable ... - test

_0012__0020_fotolia_9979828_Subscription_XL

Healthy Weight Gain and Pregnancy

Healthy Weight Gain and Pregnancy

Pregnancy brings with it a need to gain weight. No matter how much you currently weigh, you will need to gain baby weight to accommodate the growth of your child. If you are very overweight at the beginning of your ... - test

_0000__0032_fotolia_349804_Subscription_XL

How to Conceive a Baby Boy

How to Conceive a Baby Boy

Every family has their own reasons for preferring one sex over the other. Most don’t mind whatever comes their way, but a surprising large percentage of parents do have a preference for one gender over the other – even if ... - test

_0026__0006_fotolia_25015453_Subscription_L

Difficult Pregnancies

Difficult Pregnancies

Every pregnancy has its ups and downs, but some women struggle with especially difficult pregnancies. When you’re not glowing with good health and a healthy baby, it can be hard to discuss your pregnancy with others or to come to ... - test

_0011__0021_fotolia_9530598_Subscription_L

5 Ways to Fight Heartburn during Pregnancy

5 Ways to Fight Heartburn during Pregnancy

Pregnancy comes with certain elements that are certainly less than pleasurable. Heartburn is the prefect example. If you suffer from heartburn, you have slightly limited options on how to handle that burning sensation in your chest and throat, but some ... - test

_0031__0001_fotolia_28450763_Subscription_XXL

Food Cravings and Aversions during Pregnancy

Food Cravings and Aversions during Pregnancy

Not every pregnant woman experiences them, but when food cravings or aversions hit, they often come with a bang. Suddenly you can’t function until the roast beef is gone from the table or you’ve had a block of sharp cheddar. ... - test

_0009__0023_fotolia_8651364_Subscription_XXL

Choosing your Baby’s Sex/Gender

Choosing your Baby’s Sex/Gender

Every baby is a blessing, but some parents like to give themselves a better shot at conceiving a boy or a girl rather than letting nature decide. Short of true genetic engineering or selective implantation, you have some options when ... - test

_0022__0010_fotolia_22533138_Subscription_XL

Dealing with Swelling during Pregnancy

Dealing with Swelling during Pregnancy

Edema, or swelling, is very common in pregnancy. Almost all pregnant women experience some level of swelling toward the end of the pregnancy, but some women develop severe edema. When you begin to notice swelling, discuss it with your doctor ... - test

_0004__0028_fotolia_4654494_Subscription_XL

Dealing With the Hormonal Effects of Pregnancy

Dealing With the Hormonal Effects of Pregnancy

When you’re pregnant, you’re first clue might be something as bizarre as hating music in the car when you lived for your tunes a month a go. You might start sweating at random times or feel like hitting your partner ... - test

_0019__0013_fotolia_21875816_Subscription_XL

10 Ways to Handle the Boredom of Bedrest during Pregnancy

10 Ways to Handle the Boredom of Bedrest during Pregnancy

When your pregnancy is difficult, you can expect to be put on bedrest as part of the procedure to treat your various ailments and to protect both your health and that of the unborn baby. Being on bedrest is more ... - test

_0025__0007_fotolia_24904599_Subscription_XL

10 Ways to Survive Bed Rest during Pregnancy

10 Ways to Survive Bed Rest during Pregnancy

When the doctor orders you on bed rest for any portion of your pregnancy, there is the constant worry about the condition of your baby as well as the tedium of long hours spent in a reclining position in bed ... - test

_0001__0031_fotolia_628588_Subscription_XL

Avoiding Stroller Envy and Other Buying Banes of Pregnancy

Avoiding Stroller Envy and Other Buying Banes of Pregnancy

Expecting mothers are subjected to huge amounts of pressure, but one area that should be fun can easily become stressful. There is a tremendous amount of gear that parents need for their little ones, and it is easy to get ... - test

Mother with baby learning to crawl

3 Ways to Tackle Pregnancy Brain

3 Ways to Tackle Pregnancy Brain

Ask any mother and she’ll laugh about her experiences with pregnancy brain. It has many names, but pregnancy brain is the fond term for the forgetfulness and truly ditzy behavior that accompanies most pregnant women. Unfortunately for them it carries ... - test