Being a twin herself, Heather and her husband were ecstatic once she found out she was pregnant with twins!
Read about how they are preparing for the arrival of their twins.
Patricia Slankard is an "Almost" Mom this year on Mother's Day, pregnant with her first child.
Read about her pregnancy so far, as well as how she plans on preparing for the arrival of her firstborn!
Weight gain during pregnancy, or at any time, is a “weighty” subject for most women. Doctors encourage most women to gain an average of 25 to 35 pounds during a typical pregnancy. Newer guidelines from the Institute of Medicine for pregnancy weight gain take into account a woman’s Body Mass Index (BMI) and weight before [...]
Pregnant women get all the aches, pains, and restrictions of pregnancy but they also get all the attention. Other women smile knowingly at them. Men jump up to offer them a seat or hold a door open. Their growing bellies help to make up for a variety of misdeeds such as forgetting important information, getting [...]
I find that when people have a goal for their health they are more likely to achieve their goal. I know that parents always want the best for their children. Mothers will often modify their behaviors to improve the health of their children. I thought this study is a good reason to encourage women that [...]
Mind over matter. We talk about it a lot. How we can will our way into or out of seemingly uncontrollable situations like when we die, or even when we give birth. Many of us know of a grandparent who stayed alive until someone got married, someone graduated or a favorite grandchild gave birth. Within [...]
Five years ago, Sheri Scott, 31, was planning for her upcoming wedding. She knew her life was about to change forever, but she didn’t expect the change to be breast cancer. Just weeks after becoming engaged to be married, Scott put her wedding plans on hold while she planned instead for a double mastectomy. The [...]
Ectopic is defined as “out of place.” An ectopic pregnancy is a fertilized egg that has planted itself outside the uterus. More than likely, eggs will land in the fallopian tubes but they can also travel into the ovaries, abdomen or cervix. This type of pregnancy can be very dangerous for the mother and unborn [...]
Congratulations! You’re having a baby … or at least you think you’re having a baby. How can you be sure? No matter how many signs you think you have, the only sure fire way to tell is to be tested — preferably by a medical professional. Some, however, purchase an over-the-counter pregnancy test to find [...]
Tell me about your family and your blog? My family currently consists of myself, my husband Alex, and our two fur-babies, Beezle and Harley. The blog is really a reflection of our lives. In other words, the blog takes a real honest look at what happens after you say “I Do” and start living in [...]
You can expect your diet to make some significant changes while you are pregnant. Having a balanced and nutritional diet is extremely important. You will need to increase your calorie intake as you are providing nutrition for the fetus. If you tend to eat the same foods frequently, then during pregnancy, try to eat a [...]