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A brief history of the pregnancy test

A brief history of the pregnancy test

July 8, 2014 3:59 pm
Are you experiencing some dubious symptoms that could point to early pregnancy? Before your period is due, you’ll just have fun speculating. Your extreme fatigue might...

Fertility problems»

Premature menopause: could it happen to you?

Premature menopause: could it happen to you?

June 17, 2014 4:41 pm
Are you a woman in your twenties or thirties? The menopause is bound to sound like a scary process that will eventually strike you somewhere in your late forties or early...

Male fertility»

Older fatherhood: A health risk for children?

Older fatherhood: A health risk for children?

March 4, 2014 5:25 pm
Have you ever been envious of the fact that men appear to be fertile until the day they die? Don’t be. While a man’s gametes might not come with an obvious sell-by...

Parenting»

Baby products you’ll be happy you bought

Baby products you’ll be happy you bought

April 21, 2014 12:05 pm
Are you trying to conceive, expecting, or perhaps already a mom? The baby isle can be overwhelming. There are so many different products, many of which look great and extremely...

Fitness and nutrition»

Exercise and fitness during pregnancy

Exercise and fitness during pregnancy

April 3, 2014 3:00 pm
Pregnancy is often described as a time of joy. Once you’re expecting yourself, it quickly becomes clear that pregnancy is also a time when you are bombarded with (unwanted)...

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The ‘stupid’ things you do during pregnancy

The ‘stupid’ things you do during pregnancy

Pregnancy messes with your body and mind alike. When you are expecting a baby, you might be overly emotional and prone to bouts of crying, have itching all over your body, crave pickled peppers and ice cream in the middle of the night, and ask a shop assistant to help you tie your laces after […]

Dealing with an unwanted pregnancy

Dealing with an unwanted pregnancy

Up to 50 percent of all pregnancies are unplanned. Of those, some are welcomed with open arms, others reluctantly accepted, and some just not wanted at all. Unwanted pregnancy may not be a nice, sunny topic to discuss, but it’s important — and women dealing with an unwanted pregnancy deserve just as much support as […]

Interesting facts about your placenta

Interesting facts about your placenta

The placenta is an bloody, disk-shaped organ that forms from the outer layers of the fertilized egg and sustains your baby throughout pregnancy. Soon after you give birth, you’ll deliver the placenta — often with the help of the drug pitocin, to speed up the process. Then, it’s often discarded as a biohazard though sometimes […]

A brief history of the pregnancy test

A brief history of the pregnancy test

Are you experiencing some dubious symptoms that could point to early pregnancy? Before your period is due, you’ll just have fun speculating. Your extreme fatigue might be a sign that you’re expecting, and then there’s that frequent peeing, and the nausea… but there is only one thing that will confirm (or deny) your hopes with […]

Getting pregnant naturally with one fallopian tube: not impossible!

Getting pregnant naturally with one fallopian tube: not impossible!

Trying to conceive is almost always a little scary as well as exciting. Women all over the world ask themselves if they really are fertile and worry that they may not be able to get pregnant. Being aware of an issue that could potentially lower your odds of conceiving only adds to the worry. Can […]

Strangers cooing over your baby: How do you react?

Strangers cooing over your baby: How do you react?

Chances are that you have seen a little baby at the mall or in some restaurant, and gone all “oooooh!!!” over them. You may even have felt your hand reach out to stroke the tiny one’s hair or cheek. If you have a really strong mother instinct, you may even have wanted to pick the […]

Premature menopause: could it happen to you?

Premature menopause: could it happen to you?

Are you a woman in your twenties or thirties? The menopause is bound to sound like a scary process that will eventually strike you somewhere in your late forties or early fifties. The average American woman enters the menopause at age 51, and that’s quite a way away! Don’t be fooled, though. Some women enter […]

When should you seek help for infertility — and what kind of doctor should you choose?

When should you seek help for infertility — and what kind of doctor should you choose?

“Could one of us be infertile?” is a question that has probably crossed the mind of any woman who has been trying to conceive without success for a while — even if she has only been trying for a few months. The knowledge that 90 percent of all couples who try to get pregnant will […]

What do you need to know about maternity insurance if you are trying to conceive?

What do you need to know about maternity insurance if you are trying to conceive?

Raising children is costly, and that starts when you are pregnant — expenses related to healthcare can add up fast, especially for moms to-be who don’t have maternity insurance. What do you need to know about maternity insurance if you are trying to conceive?

“Wikipedia contains many errors” — where are you getting your pregnancy health information?

“Wikipedia contains many errors” — where are you getting your pregnancy health information?

Many couples only announce their pregnancy once the first trimester is over. This is when the risk of miscarriage decreases, and you might not want to make any miscarriage you experience public. Waiting to announce your pregnancy makes sense, then. There could be yet another reason expectant moms enjoy the peace they experience before they […]