Weekly Pregnancy Guide: Second Trimester

Weekly Pregnancy Guide: Second Trimester

The second trimester is when you really start seeing your baby become “real”. You’ll probably begin to feel them move, and you may even discover the gender of your baby. View the week-by-week second trimester checklist.

Weekly Pregnancy Guide: Third Trimester Checklist

Weekly Pregnancy Guide: Third Trimester Checklist

The third trimester of pregnancy starts in week 28 of your pregnancy and lasts until you give birth, which is around the 40th week. The third trimester checklist covers week 28 through the end of your pregnancy. Quick links: Week 28 Week 29 Week 30 Week 31 Week 32...

Contraception with Condoms and an Ovulation Calendar

One of the most popular birth control devices is the condom. This collects the man’s sperm before, during and after he ejaculates. The condom prevents the sperm from entering the woman’s vagina. They are made of either latex or silicon, lubricated or dry. This is also...

Tips for the Birthdays of Multiples

Raising multiples can be a very rewarding experience, but at the same time there are pitfalls along the way. Some of them might be ones that you don’t even think about. After all, how can something as joyous as a birthday be a pitfall? That kind of thinking can easily...

Keeping Your Twins and Multiples Safe

From the moment you bring your babies home from the hospital to the time that they start going to school (and even further, although in a different way), your house has a number of normal ways of operating that can pose a threat to your child. For that reason,...

Enrolling Your Multiples in School

There are so many articles available about the early life of your multiples that sometimes parents forget that a large portion of the challenges that will be faced by their children occur once they have become old enough to start attending school. From the moment your...

5 Tips to help you through the First Year of a Multiple Birth

One of the hardest things for a couple to do is raise more than one baby at a time. While having twins, triplets or even more can be very rewarding for a couple, raising them throughout childhood and in particular surviving the first year of the relationship is...

What you need to know about Ectopic Pregnancy

Ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy issue that many people dread, primarily because they don’t know much about it and secondarily because most of the stories surrounding ectopic pregnancy are grisly in nature. While ectopic pregnancy is by no means a light-hearted...

Understanding Premature Labor

One of the most common concerns of pregnant women is premature labor, which occurs in approximately 12% of pregnancy. Understanding the symptoms and risks of premature labor can help to ease the anxiety of a premature birth and lower the chances that premature labor...

Understanding Episiotomy

On occasion, an episiotomy or surgical incision is used to enlarge the vaginal opening to give more room for the baby to come through. There are certain measures you can take in order to reduce your chances of an episiotomy.  There are a few side effects associated...

Understanding Cephalopelvic Disproportion (CPD)

CPD is a condition where the baby’s head or body has been determined to be too large to deliver vaginally, as it likely won’t fit through the mother’s pelvis. Many times CPD is diagnosed simply when labor is not progressing, but sometimes during an ultrasound a true...

Understanding Breech Births

In most cases, a few weeks before being born the unborn baby will ‘drop’ – meaning that his head will move into the birth canal. However, in about 1 of 25 full-term births the baby’s head or feet end up in the birth canal, ready to be born first. This is what is...

Pain in Pregnancy

While pregnancy can ultimately be an uplifting experience for a woman, there is going to be physical pain involved in the process. The best way to deal with this pain is to know that it might come along. This article will give you some pointers on the type of pain...

Polyhydramnios – High Levels Of Amniotic Fluid

Amniotic fluid is an important part of what keeps your baby protected in the womb. The amniotic fluid is created as soon as 12 days after the baby is conceived.  In the beginning the amniotic fluid consists of water from the mother, but from around 20 weeks it is...

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