Handling the Holidays While Pregnant

Handling the holidays can be difficult for anyone.  The party invitations stack up next to the Christmas cards you wanted to send out, then the pressure to make those perfect cookies mounts up.  Stress for anyone.  But dealing with pregnancy during the holidays can mount up the pressure even higher.  Here are some good tips … Continued

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When to Call Your Doctor or Midwife

You know that feeling crummy is a small part of pregnancy, but if morning sickness is severe, your doctor may prescribe a medication or recommend taking a supplement. Here’s a list of morning sickness symptoms that warrant an immediate phone call to your physician or midwife. Vomiting blood or if your vomit looks like coffee … Continued

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Eating for Two at Thanksgiving

Pregnant mothers have a lot to be thankful for during the Thanksgiving holiday.  Every expectant mother wants to enjoy dinner, but a few tips come to mind when it comes to preparing the meal.  These are some extra things for a pregnant woman to keep in mind as she makes her dinner decisions, not only … Continued

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Battling Morning Sickness

One of the early signs of pregnancy is that horrible nausea known as morning sickness.  This is one of the first signs of pregnancy and it usually fades away by the second trimester.  During the periods of sickness you will try anything for just a little relief, so here are a few tips. Balance Activity … Continued

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Eating Healthy During Pregnancy

The motherly instinct begins before you hold your bundle of joy in your hands, so it is no surprise a mother-to-be wants to learn to be healthy.  The obvious things are those little dietary items your doctor keeps nudging you to think about.  It then dawns on you that what you eat is not just … Continued

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