Many things change after you have a baby: schedules, sleep time, and sense of freedom, to name a few. Along with a changing schedule, there are the many physical changes you’ll see. Chief among them is stretch marks. For many women, stretch marks are as much a part of having a baby as diapers and feedings.#pregnancy #StretchMarks
Having a baby is one of the most joyous times in many women's lives. From anticipating the day you'll bring your little one home, to picking a name and nursery colors, the excitement is palpable. But no matter how well you plan for their arrival, you may not be fully prepared for all of the changes your body will go through now. Knowing what to expect will help you get ready for the months ahead.
Can I Have Sex During Pregnancy Without Harming my Baby? There is no reason to change or alter your sex life during pregnancy unless your doctor advises otherwise. Intercourse or orgasm during pregnancy will not harm your baby, unless you have a medical problem. Remember that your baby is well protected in your uterus by the amniotic fluid that surrounds him or her.
If you love infographics, get ready to geek out over this collection of visual cheatsheets designed for new parents and pregnancy. Consider these 25 one-pagers your manual to parenthood. From showing you what to pack in your diaper bag, to how to dress your baby for bedtime to what poop is normal, they’ll help you save time and give you important info at a glance. Here’s one case in which...
First-Trimester Changes As you look forward to that special day when your baby will be born, you're expecting your waistline to expand! But did you know that pregnancy affects your body in other ways? Early in your pregnancy, hormones cause your breasts to feel full and tender. Hormones can also cause bouts of morning sickness, especially in the first trimester.
If you are newly pregnant or trying to conceive, you have many questions about what to expect. How will your body change? What's happening inside you? Our week-by-week guide will help you through your nine months of pregnancy so you can be a smarter, more confident, more prepared mom-to-be. Each week offers information about your body and the baby's as well as helpful advice you can use throughout your pregnancy. Let's start with a peek inside the womb.
If you have an uncomplicated pregnancy, you are likely to be able to travel during most of your pregnancy. Just be sure to discuss air travel and extended trips with your doctor ahead of time. When traveling, it's also smart to carry a written record of your due date and any medical conditions you have.