Category: Pregnancy Health

Pregnancy Health

Prenatal Care in the First Trimester

Prenatal care in the first trimester is an important part of a healthy pregnancy.  Your doctor or nurse practitioner is a part of your team that will help you to deliver a healthy baby that has a good start in life. Whether you chose to use a family practitioner, gynecologist …
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Nutrition During Pregnancy: Healthy Eating Guidelines

The old adage that ‘we are what we eat’ has always been true.  And it even more true for pregnant women who are not only feeding their bodies but nourishing the bodies of their growing babies.  These nutrients determine how your baby will grow, flourish, gain weight and develop neurological …
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4 Ways To Beat Pregnancy Fatigue

Exhaustion and fatigue when you’re pregnant is very common because the body is undergoing some major changes. If the level of fatigue becomes persistent and goes into the second trimester, it is advisable to check with your physician to make sure that there is nothing wrong. Low thyroid function, gestational …
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9 Natural Morning sickness remedies

Morning sickness.  It’s a condition that plagues many women who are in their first trimester of pregnancy. Women experience nausea and vomiting at anytime during the day or night hours. Some women have such a difficult experience that they are unable to function well at work and have difficulty sleeping …
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7 Benefits of Yoga During Pregnancy

Yoga is said to be a very beneficial exercise during pregnancy. Following are some reasons why Yoga is indicated in pregnancy, how to get into it, and some ways it helps. A Whole Person Approach Some pregnant women have said that the whole-person approach was one of the best aspects …
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Folic Acid and Pregnancy

Folic acid, also known as folate, is a component of the vitamin B complex vitamin supplements.  It is found primarily in the B9 vitamin and is generally present in leafy green vegetables. Due to folic acid’s importance in human development, the federal government has begun enriching grain products and fruit …
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How To Deal With Mood Swings During Pregnancy

While you are probably excited that you’re expecting, you’ve probably noticed a lot of different changes happening within your body. One of the changes that occur shortly after you conceive is that your body begins to produce different levels of progesterone and estrogen. While you may think that this won’t …
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7 Ways To Cope With Pregnancy Insomnia

Pregnancy insomnia: Some expectant mothers find that despite being incredibly tired, they’re having difficulty sleeping. It’s no wonder – the body is going through huge changes and there is a small person growing inside. Here are some common causes for pregnancy insomnia and how to solve them. Feeling Uncomfortable? Many …