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Your Pregnancy, Week by Week by Amanda Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 11:18am Whether you a pregnancy is planned or unplanned- a positive result can leave you in a whirlwind of emotions and a flood of questions.  If you are anything like me, some questions you feel awkward or too embarrassed to discuss with others, including your doctor.  My embarrassment stemmed from the fact that I thought I should know more than I did.  ... Read on »
Sacred Pregnancy by NicoleD Posted Tue 05 Jun 2012 9:00am Sacred Pregnancy is 'a loving guide and journal for expectant moms'. Or so the cover of this beautiful book states. What author Anni Daulter didn't tell me is that I would fall in love with this book and cry over it's simple, breathtaking, gentle, and powerful week-by-week guide through pregnancy. Why am I all a-flutter over a week ... Read on »
Pregnancy Nutrition: Healthy Eating During Pregnancy by Cascia T. Posted Fri 16 Oct 2009 10:00pm It is very important to have a well balanced diet. When you are expecting a new baby you should maintain this well balanced diet and just add a few extra calories. This article will discuss how you can get the proper nutrition for you and your baby during your pregnancy. The food guide pyramid will help you to make sure you are getting the nut ... Read on »
A Step By Step Guide To The IVF Process: Step Seven -- Embryo Transfer by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted Sun 23 Sep 2012 8:39pm Embryo Transfer Dear Readers: This is the seventh and final part in the series I have begun to help answer what In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is and how it works with my world-wide Blog audience. What you read here is what I also provide my patients with on a daily basis. I plan on going into some detail but in a way that is ... Read on »
Pregnancy Trimester | Your Pregnancy Guide by hipchickheather Posted Sun 08 May 2011 8:49pm First Trimester Second Trimester Third Trimester   Your First Trimester Your first trimester refers to the first three months of your pregnancy. Even before you decide to get pregnant, you should prepare your body. Increasing folic acid, staying away from medications that aren’t needed, stayi ... Read on »
Eating Fish Before, During, and After Pregnancy by Debra .. Registered Dietician Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 7:16pm In today's NYT Magazine, Alex Kuczynski details her adventures in choosing surrogate motherhood in her article "Her body, My Baby." After years of infertility, Kuczynski and her husband provided the egg and sperm to create the embryo, which was implanted inside of surrogate gestational-mom Cathy. Describing Cathy's visit to their NY house and h ... Read on »
The Girlfriend's Guide to Pregnancy Part one... by Danielle Elwood Posted Sun 18 Oct 2009 10:06pm So the first thing you see when you open this book is a top 10 list of the "greatest lies" about pregnancy. Which kind of got me going with the tone of the book in general. #10) Lamaze Works (Sure Lamaze works, but apparently it only works for women who have an open mind on labor and delivery. Not the mainstream typical women that run right o ... Read on »
Finding my “fit” pregnancy (guest post). by Carla B. Patient Expert Posted Thu 18 Feb 2010 12:00am Finding my “fit” pregnancy: reflections from a mom-to-be Exercise is a weighty issue for me. For a long time it was all about the hours I could log on the treadmill to burn those evil calories. “Working out” was a brutal regimen I orchestrated with the sole purpose of sculpting my body into precise size I thought would bring me confid ... Read on »
Refrain from quarrels during pregnancy for a calm baby by Peter C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 6:33pm When my wife was pregnant with our fourth baby, we had frequent quarrels. Now when the baby is grown up, he is very quick to anger and has a very bad temper. Moral of the story - refrain from quarrels with your wife when she is pregnant if you want a well behaved child. Otherwise, your lapses may come back to haunt you later! Books and Produc ... Read on »
Gestational Diabetes by Lee Nevitt Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm Gestational Diabetes Finding out you have gestational diabetes can be very frightening. Not only do you have to deal with all the emotions (the ups and the downs) and the questions that come with being pregnant, but also the uncertainty of this new-found condition. Fortunately, as with all types of diabetes, there are many well-informed ... Read on »