Pregnancy

Eliminate Stress and Anxiety During Pregnancy

Eliminate Stress and Anxiety During Pregnancy

Stress and anxiety are your body’s natural response to events that make you feel threatened or upset. In small doses it can be helpful making you feel focused and alert. At some point however it stops being helpful and begins … Read more

Pregnancy Week 13

Pregnancy Week 13

Fetal development in pregnancy week 13: As you near the end of the first trimester, your baby is almost 3 inches long and weighs about ½ an ounce.  At this point you are probably ready for looser fitting clothing, soon … Read more

Pregnancy Week 12

Pregnancy Week 12

Fetal development in pregnancy week 12: This week your baby weighs about ½ an ounce and is about 3 inches long.  If you could see your baby, you’d see quite an active little one – twisting, turning and kicking.  The … Read more

Pregnancy Week 11

Pregnancy Week 11

Fetal development in pregnancy week 11: Your baby is about the size of a lipstick tube at this point; weighing in at about 9 grams and measuring around 2 inches long.  With a dopler, a handheld sound wave stethoscope, you … Read more

Pregnancy Week 10

Pregnancy Week 10

Fetal development in pregnancy week 10: Your baby is now about 1 ½ inches long and weighs about 5 grams, it resembles the shape and size of a peapod.  Hormones may be raging for you at this point, and you … Read more

Pregnancy Week 9

Pregnancy Week 9

Fetal development in pregnancy week 9: Your uterus has now grown to about the size of a grapefruit to accommodate your baby, which is about one inch long and weighs 4 grams.  Now it may be time to make some … Read more

Pregnancy Week 8

Pregnancy Week 8

Fetal development in pregnancy week 8: You’ve got one whole inch of baby inside of you! Your little embryo has finally reached the one-inch mark (30mm). And if it were possible to take a peek, you could actually see your … Read more

Pregnancy Week 7

Pregnancy Week 7

Fetal development in pregnancy week 7: Your baby is really beginning to develop more physical definition this week – their oversized head isn’t just large and oblong anymore, it’s actually a little bit pointy. The tiny receding tail bud is … Read more

How to Get Rid of Pregnancy Morning Sickness

How to Get Rid of Pregnancy Morning Sickness

Morning sickness, also called nausea gravidarum, nausea, vomiting of pregnancy (emesis gravidarum or NVP), or pregnancy sickness is a condition that affects more than half of all pregnant women. Related to increased estrogen levels, a similar form of nauseousness is … Read more

Pregnancy Week 6

Fetal development in pregnancy week 6: This is going to be a busy week for your amazing little embryo. Their brain is still growing remarkably fast; miniature hand plates are starting to develop and the early formations of what will … Read more