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Alongside other pregnancy side effects, your nipples may suddenly appear darker. To put your mind at ease, we fill you in on everything you need to know.
Pointillism art lesson for kids is always a great one, as painting with Q-tips and other mediums to make dots that create a wonderful image as a whole is an exciting and fun journey. This art lesson will give you some information on Seurat himself, so you can teach a little art history, and then […]
PeopleImages / Getty Images When I was pregnant with my first child, I realized early on that people put lots of their own agenda on pregnant women, even in the process of offering congratulations. It was annoying, of course, to receive so much unasked for feedback on everything from the size of my bump to how it […]
So, you just had the best baby shower ever … and now you’re knee deep in cute stationary, wondering about the finer points of baby shower thank you wording. We’ve all had to write thank you notes, but there’s something extra special about thanking a friend or family member for choosing a thoughtful gift for your baby-to-be. […]
When you’re pregnant, a constant need to wee complicates the simplest of daytime tasks, turning a supermarket trip into a frantic trolley dash.
Jacob Lund / Getty Images I was 16 the first time I visited a Planned Parenthood center. My friends and I found it in the Yellow Pages after seeing their large ad for free pregnancy tests. The women at the center were kind, and they offered nonjudgmental smiles as I explained the reason why I was […]
There is no right or wrong time to have a baby – different decades have their benefits. So what does it mean if you have a baby in your 30s?
Vicnt / Getty Images Before I got pregnant I fully intended to work through my pregnancy, take a short maternity leave then head back to work. I enjoyed my job and they gave flexibility to my coworkers who were working moms. It was a seemingly ideal situation. We had also recently become owners of a […]
Start your day the best way possible with a healthy energy-boosting breakfast that is perfect and safe to eat in any trimester
Vgajic / Getty Images As if getting pregnant wasn’t complicated enough, many women trying to conceive are also experiencing Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, aka PCOS, which can make it much harder. If you are wondering about PCOS and pregnancy, here’s everything you need to know about how to get pregnant with PCOS. What is Polycystic Ovary […]
Courtney Hale / Getty Images My OB had already told me I’d be having a C-section next month, and yet there I was that night, dutifully seated with my husband at our little two-person table in a room full of other pregnant couples in a labor and delivery class. We learned how to sit on […]
This lesson is an introduction to charcoal drawing for kids as it is intended to be fairly basic and help get them used to just using charcoals and the feel of them and to know what they are in general. Teaching art at home to your kids is a great idea, whether you are a […]
Recently, a friend of mine showed me her C-Section scar and I was pretty surprised: It was a tiny horizontal slit that was about the length of her hand. In fact, the incision only needs to be big enough for a baby’s head to fit through, so the average C-Section scar is about five-inches long, says Lana […]
When I was pregnant with my twin boys, I devoted plenty of time to pregnancy workouts, and made sure that walking and prenatal yoga were part of my regular routine. In fact, the research backs up exercise during pregnancy. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists points out that pregnancy workouts have been shown to benefit […]
Pregnancy is full of surprises, and a fair few affect your breasts. Welcome to the world of puffy nipples, leaks and much bigger bras…
Megan P., of Brooklyn, New York, always wanted a boy and a girl. Her first child was a girl, so when it came time to get pregnant with baby #2, she decided to try to influence the baby’s gender naturally via the Shettles Method. “I thought ‘If there’s anything I can do to conceive a boy, I’ll […]
Ginger tea can have certain benefits for pregnant woman such as reducing symptoms of nausea or morning sickness but is it safe to drink during pregnancy?
Yes. Make her a plate and sit it infront of her for a few minutes. Tell her to try it and after a little while of refusal, make her her our food. I go through this daily.