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A Smoke Free Pregnancy
Every Cigarette Harms Your Baby
Dealing with Swelling while at Work
Puffy, swollen ankles and feet are common during pregnancy, since at this time your body retains more water than usual.
Nutrient Dense Food Choices and Nutrients during Pregnancy
Pregnancy is a time when the mother's resources go into building and sustaining the life within her. This calls for an increase in macronutrients (carbs, protein, fat) and micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) requirements.
Depression During Pregnancy
Sometimes post partum depression (PPD) actually begins DURING pregnancy even though it's called POST partum depression. It may die down or it may get worse after delivery. If you are expecting, here's some useful information to help you recognize the signs of depression during pregnancy.
Maternity Leave Transition Plan
The weeks before you go on maternity leave are important. You want to set things up so that you make a smooth exit from work. This will ensure that there is least amount of confusion and unknowns when you are away. Here's a list of how you can make that happen.
Preparing For Hospital
If you're in the eighth or ninth month of pregnancy, we recommend that you get ready for going to the hospital. Some babies come early and you'll want to be prepared. Here's a look at what you can do ahead of time and reduce your stress as your delivery date draws near.
Budget Strategies Before Baby Arrives
Now that you will be having a baby, you'll need to adjust your budget and spending habits. In addition to the costs of childbirth and prenatal care, as your baby grows he or she will need clothes and baby gear. It helps to plan ahead and be a smart spender. Here are some practical ways to help you plan finances for your bundle of joy.
Coping with Fatigue during Pregnancy
Managing your fatigue will help you feel better and will benefit your growing baby. Here are some ways to help yourself get more rest and feel energized!
Almost 70 to 80 percent women face morning sickness in their pregnancy. It occurs due to increased levels of certain pregnancy hormones.
Foods to Avoid during Pregnancy
There are so many things which affect you and your baby when you are pregnant! Food is one of the most important factors... There are certain foods which might cause allergic reactions, and so are better avoided during your pregnancy.