What To Eat When You’re Expecting

It’s one of those things that, as soon as you’re visibly pregnant, people start telling you what you can and can’t eat. One way to be able to confidently nod, thank, and walk away from those people is by having a handle on pregnancy nutrition. It’s a little different from everyday nutrition, so let’s look […]

Induction: How Long Does It Take To Give Birth?

For most women, as soon as you find out you’re pregnant you start anticipating the birth. Depending on how much you know (and how many horror stories you’ve heard) that could be with excitement or trepidation. One way to switch from trepidation to excitement is through learning as much as you can about the in’s […]

When Is The Best Age To Have A Baby?

In our modern world, we are largely free to choose when to have a baby. With contraceptives, information, and advanced medical science, girls don’t fall pregnant in their teens nearly as frequently as they used to.  In fact, the median age of mothers in developed countries has risen considerably even since the 1980’s, when first-time […]

Maternity Hospital Bag Must Haves

There are literally millions of lists online detailing hundreds of things you could take with you to the hospital when you have your baby. We’re not here for that. What we will do is run you through a few things that may be really useful for moms.    When Should You Pack? Ideally, your hospital […]

Sex After Baby: How Long Should We Wait?

Right off the bat, we’re going to come out and say it: there is no right or wrong answer here. But if you’re wondering when it’s recommended to start having sex again after giving birth, let’s get into it.   There’s No Right Time Having sex after your pregnancy for the first time can feel […]

Pregnancy Brain Or Forgetfulness During Pregnancy

Until recently, preggie brain, momnesia, or pregnancy forgetfulness was mostly anecdotal. However, new research shows that there are significant reasons that cause this forgetfulness and they’re important, both for mom and the new baby. So if you can’t remember what you had for lunch and constantly lose your car keys, here’s why.   Which areas […]

Pregnancy Changes Your Body Forever. Here’s How:

There are a few things that you might expect to change when you find out that you are pregnant: your life as you knew it and your body. But while you get used to your new life and accept that body changes are a part of pregnancy, you might not know that there are a […]

Everything You Need To Know About Home Pregnancy Tests

At some point, most women will try a home pregnancy test. Whatever your situation, from a surprise missed period or months and months of trying to conceive, the first time you take one of those tests can be charged full of emotion and nerves. It can be hard to focus on the job at hand. […]

Everything You Need To Know About Pregnancy Hormones

OK, are you sitting down for this? We’re about to look into the wild and weird world of pregnancy hormones. From the very first moment of conception, your amazing female body starts to release a multitude of hormones. These hormones help your body to grow and expand, and help your baby to grow all the […]