The real deal on why time passes slowly during pregnancy.
“How far along are you? Eight weeks?” a friend of mine asked. “Almost 10,” I said. She was surprised: “Wow, doesn’t time fly?” I muttered something appropriate in reply, but what I thought was more along the lines of “No, … Continue reading →
Even if you have a memory of steel, it’s impossible to recall every single special moment of your pregnancy. Use these tips to help remember the experience forever.
Nine months can seem like an eternity when you have a bun in the oven. You might think you have plenty of time to record every one of baby’s tender moments in the womb but in actuality, the time will … Continue reading →
While your healthcare provider can arm you with knowledge about your health and that of your burgeoning bump, there are plenty of other things that may require outside support. From hotlines to online communities to nationwide organizations, there is a … Continue reading →
It’s a well-known fact that sex does a body good, so why is it so difficult to make time to get your groove on? We help you find time for the fun stuff.
Despite your new found supermom powers, when it comes to making time for sex, sometimes you just can’t swing it. Between babies and work (or working with babies), time for romance is seemingly not on your side. But finding time … Continue reading →
Manage your many prebaby to-dos before your mothership blasts off into orbit.
Before conception Even when baby’s nothing but a preconceived notion, you can begin to prepare for her future well-being … by taking care of yourself. Before you try to conceive, start taking a daily prenatal vitamin. The folic acid will … Continue reading →
Get your money matters squared away early so you can focus on new-baby fun after the stork stops by.
Financial planning isn’t exactly a barrel of laughs, but alas, it must be done. And you’ll sleep easier at night (when baby doesn’t have other plans) knowing certain tedious to-dos have been crossed off your list. Insure thing Health insurance … Continue reading →
The thought of lounging around in your pj’s all day while someone caters to your every beck and call might sound appealing initially, but for expectant moms who have been placed on mandatory bed rest, the downtime is anything but … Continue reading →
Although they may sound like the recipe for a summer beach read, these words might also describe the challenges you face when naming your baby.
If your boyfriend wanted to name your son Floyd, would you break up with him? Some people might think calling it quits because of a moniker is extreme, but others might argue that calling a baby Floyd is unforgivable. Reasonable … Continue reading →
Every year, countless expectant women receive word that their maternal serum screen has come back irregular. But oftentimes false positives result in false alarm.
Of all the things I lost sleep over when it came to pregnancy number three, I never thought a phone call would be one of them. No, I’m embarrassed to admit I worried about whether, if the baby was a … Continue reading →
If pregnancy has you feeling a little more tortoise than hare, shake off the sluggishness with these natural energy enhancers.
Pregnancy is one big energy suck. Showers are rare. Ice cream fests are frequent. And the favored position is most certainly horizontal. But if you can summon enough gusto to read the next couple pages, you just might find the … Continue reading →