• online Christmas shopping for pregnant women

    Santa, Shopping, and Stress

    December 18, 2020

    It was not long ago when you took a pregnancy test kit in the bathroom and eagerly waited for its result. You can even still remember how your heartbeat leaped several notches when the two red lines appeared. And this holiday season, you feel more festive because of the soon-to-be new addition to your family.  […]

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    World Kindness Day

    November 13, 2020

    Kindness makes a difference Kindness should be celebrated every day. It is a gift you can give to everyone, and it is free. Imagine how the world would look like if people would be kind every day. However, people tend to forget how being kind can help someone and themselves too. Blame it on a lot of stress and pressure brought by work and family. Thankfully, one day of the year, kindness is celebrated worldwide; World Kindness Day on November 13.  […]

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  • pumpkin spice latte and pregnancy

    Pumpkin Spice Lattes and Pregnancy

    October 22, 2020

    Pregnancy can be an exciting time in a woman’s life and can help teach you different ways to care for your body through both exercise and diet. Eating nutritious foods and limiting caffeine consumption is a helpful way to be healthier in pregnancy.  […]

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  • pregnant woman travelling

    Traveling Safely During Covid-19

    September 30, 2020

    The Novel Coronavirus of Covid-19 has quickly spread in many countries across the globe. During pregnancy, women undergo body and hormonal changes that may put them at higher risk of infection. A limited study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that pregnant women may be at increased risk of ICU admissions with mechanical ventilation when infected with the virus. With this, many pregnant women are worried about how to stay amidst the pandemic. Should they cancel their travel plans? The guidelines and recommendations below will give you more insights about the virus and your safety. […]

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  • preganant woman wearing mask during pandemic

    Simple Safe COVID19 Practices For Pregnant Women

    August 28, 2020

    The pandemic has affected us in so many ways. Since March, we all have had to adjust our everyday routines. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are groups of individuals that may be at higher risk and should take extra caution. This may seniors, people with underlying health conditions, or pregnant women. […]

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  • Medication Use During Pregnancy

    July 28, 2020

    Pregnancy can be an exciting journey for the expectant mother – especially if it is your first time. Apart from new experiences and hormonal changes, some women may also experience health issues such as diabetes, morning sickness or high blood pressure. Pregnant women are more exposed to these health problems due to body changes.  […]

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    Meditation and Stress Relieving Methods During Pregnancy

    June 24, 2020

    All expectant moms undergo stress during pregnancy. Sometimes the appointments, the information, and the symptoms of pregnancy can be overwhelming. So what are ways to relieve this stress?  […]

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    Carrier Screening: I’ve had it done before. Why do it again?

    May 26, 2020

    Planning a pregnancy? Carrier screening can be completed before pregnancy or during pregnancy and can provide you with information that can be helpful to plan your next steps. Whether it’s the first time you have completed carrier screening or whether it’s updated carrier screening, here are a few things to think about. […]

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  • Enjoying Your Pregnancy Milestones During a Pandemic

    April 20, 2020

    The United States and the entire world are currently practicing social distancing to do their part in ensuring Covid-19 does not further spread. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urges everyone to practice social distancing. Some states have attempted to aid the social distancing effort by closing restaurants, movie theaters, and other forms of entertainment and recommending the avoidance of social gatherings. Social distancing applies to family and friends who may have planned to gather for gender reveals parties, baby showers, and other pregnancy-related celebrations, leaving some pregnant women feeling as though their pregnancy milestones are not able to be celebrated. […]

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    How Does COVID-19 Affect Me?

    March 31, 2020

    As COVID-19 (Coronavirus) moves from epidemic to pandemic status, millions of people all over the world are concerned about the effects on the health of themselves and their neighbors. For women who are pregnant, they may have further concerns not only for their own health but for the health of their baby.  […]

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