Archive for February, 2011

Delivering Twins

Feb 10, 2011 No Comments

Here’s what you can expect when delivering  your twins: 1. Vaginal delivery. About half of all twins born these days come into the world the old-fashioned way, but that doesn’t mean the birthing experience is the same as it is for singleton moms. Once you’re fully dilated, delivery of Baby A may be a clinch […]

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Pregnancy After Gastric Bypass

Feb 09, 2011 3 Comments

Double congratulations—you’ve lost a whole lot of weight, and you’re expecting! But as you pat yourself on the back (or the belly), you may also be wondering how having had gastric bypass or lap band surgery will affect your pregnancy. Happily, not that much. Chances are you were advised not to become pregnant for at […]

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5 Ways To Look Slim When You’re Bulking Up

Feb 08, 2011 1 Comment

Big is beautiful when you’re expecting, but that doesn’t mean you can’t try some tricks of the trim. With the right fashion choices, you can highlight your belly while slimming your overall silhoutee. Here’s how to show in all the right places: 1.Think black. And navy blue, chocolate brown, or charcoal. Dark colors are slimming, […]

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Excess Saliva

Feb 05, 2011 No Comments

It may not be cool to drool (especially in public), but for many women in first trimester, it’s an icky fact of life. Overproduction of saliva is a common—and unpleasant—symptom of pregnancy, especially among morning sickness sufferers. And though all that extra saliva pooling in your mouth may add to your queasiness—and lead to a gaggy […]

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7 Ways To Get Relief From Leg Cramps

Feb 04, 2011 No Comments

Between your overloaded mind and your bulging belly, you probably have enough trouble catching those z’s without leg cramps cramping your sleeping style. Unfortunately, these painful spasms that radiate up and down your calves and occur most often at night are very common among the expectant set in the second and third trimesters. No one’s quite sure […]

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Orgasm And Baby’s Kicking

Feb 03, 2011 No Comments

No matter what you do these days, your baby’s along for the ride. And when it comes to love making, the ride can make baby very sleepy. The rocking motion of sex and the rhythmic uterine contractions that follow orgasm often lull fetuses to dreamland. Some babies, on the other hand (because every baby’s an individual), become […]

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5 Very Early Symptoms Of Pregnancy-Before A Missed Period

Feb 02, 2011 1,056 Comments

When most women think about very early symptoms of pregnancy, they automatically assume that a missed period is the top symptom. Would you be surprised that a missed period isn’t even in the top 5 very early symptoms of pregnancy?

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If You Don’t Exercise

Feb 01, 2011 2 Comments

Exercising during pregnancy can certainly do the average pregnant body good. But sitting it out (whether by choice or on practitioner’s orders) and getting most of your exercise from opening and closing your car door won’t hurt, either. In fact, if you’re abstaining from exercise on practitioner’s orders, you’re helping your baby and yourself. Your […]

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