This week's round-up of breaking pregnancy medical news, including how watching TV affects sperm, the dangers of 2nd-trimester morning sickness, why it's good to have your mom around during your pregnancy — and so much more!
I am still waiting to see the two pink lines turn up on a pregnancy test, but I am already excited for the ways my partner and I will get to experience pregnancy all over again. I love how it can bond us together as I yell for him to come catch the latest kick from the […]
The first trimester is a doozy of a trimester. While it’s definitely the most exciting one in one obvious way– you’re pregnant!– it’s really tough in about 20 other ways. I remember feeling floored with exhaustion, craving nothing but foods made from refined white flour, and having irritated intestines. Everything was in slow motion. I […]
When you’re first pregnant, one of the symptoms that you try to brace yourself for is the morning sickness. Not every woman will experience it at all and some will only have to manage it for a short amount of time, while others will find it be a big issue for their pregnancy. If you’re […]
If you’re pregnant or have ever been pregnant I bet there was a time in there that something hit you that instantly made you feel sick. For each of my pregnancies I had the “joy” of the over-sensitive nose symptom. I could walk into a room and smell everything — good and bad, but mostly […]
Oh what an exciting time being pregnant is! During the first trimester, being pregnant is a battle of being excited about what is to come and trying to survive all the symptoms that come with it. Counting down the first trimester where the big symptoms are running rampant can be all you can do to survive it. […]
Even though I don’t have super easy pregnancies, the symptoms themselves are usually easy to manage. I have had pretty bad morning sickness, recurrent spotting and cramping, been on bed rest and dealt with a lot of kidney stones that can cause pre-term labor. While these complications are not exactly a walk in the park, physically or […]