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Birth Plan - How to Write a Plan for a Natural Birth

Birth Plan - How to Write a Plan for a Natural Birth

Having a solid, one page birth plan is an essential item for any mom planning a natural birth in a hospital setting. There are important elements that should be in your birth plan in order to clearly communicate with the nurses, doctors and midwives who will be assisting your birth.
The Most Effective Way to Conceive a Boy Child

The Most Effective Way to Conceive a Boy Child

Over the weekend, I got a question on my blog in which the writer asked me if the "most effective way to conceive a boy or male child" was to focus on timing, pH, or sexual positions.I have a definite and very strong opinion on this, which I will share with you in the following article.
What Is Natural Childbirth?

What Is Natural Childbirth?

Many new moms these days are delivering their babies through natural childbirth. What is natural childbirth? What are the benefits and is it right for you? Many moms say they couldn't have made it through without drugs, but what can you do instead of medication?
How Safe Are Ultrasound Scans During Pregnancy?

How Safe Are Ultrasound Scans During Pregnancy?

A private ultrasound scan is something most pregnant women will have at least once or twice during their pregnancy. When the ultrasound scan is done varies from doctor to doctor, but usually one is performed around 12 weeks to confirm pregnancy and then another done at 20 weeks to make sure the foet
The Pregnancy Calendar Will Help you Have a Successful and Stress-Free Pregnancy

The Pregnancy Calendar Will Help you Have a Successful and Stress-Free Pregnancy

A pregnancy, whether planned or unplanned, is a source of joy for the couple, and the beginning of a new family. Along with happiness, however, anxiety and fear can arise in the mind of the ...
An Effective Combination Birth Control Pill

An Effective Combination Birth Control Pill

Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol, known as Alesse, is an effective birth control method. This is a combination oral contraceptive that prevents ovulation and changes the uterus so that eggs have extreme difficulty implanting.
Health & Baby Special Feature Stories and News

Health & Baby Special Feature Stories and News

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Some Simple Ways to Increase Your Chances to Get Pregnant

Some Simple Ways to Increase Your Chances to Get Pregnant

According to some reports, there are 14% of couples who desire children are suffering from infertility. Getting pregnant isn't always easy as there are many factors which are out of control involved. But children are important to maintain a family. Therefore it is won't hurt to give the fo
4 Simple Secrets To Help You Get Pregnant

4 Simple Secrets To Help You Get Pregnant

Whether you've been trying to get pregnant for ages, or you have just recently decided to give it a go, you'll soon realize that things are not as simple as they might appear!When you are trying to get pregnant, it often feels as though every month that drags by without a positive test is
Pregnancy Exercises for Pre, During and Post-Pregnancy

Pregnancy Exercises for Pre, During and Post-Pregnancy

Pregnancy exercise is one of the key factors in a healthy pregnancy for both mom and baby. It is extremely important, however, to know which types of pregnancy exercises are most appropriate throughout the three stages of gestation.
Pregnant? 2 Cans of Tuna Per Week OK

Pregnant? 2 Cans of Tuna Per Week OK

FDA Panel Encourages Certain Women to Eat Fish in Moderation
Defining Pregnancy Letter by Letter - N Stands For Nesting and Nausea

Defining Pregnancy Letter by Letter - N Stands For Nesting and Nausea

As we go through the letters spelling the word pregnancy, we take a look at aspects of what pregnancy means.Here's a lighthearted look through the letter N.
What To Look For In Breastfeeding Clothes

What To Look For In Breastfeeding Clothes

If you are going to be breastfeeding, you are going to find that you need to look into clothes that are going to accommodate this easily and comfortably.
Relatively Easy Ways To Choose Your Baby's Gender

Relatively Easy Ways To Choose Your Baby's Gender

If you've found this article, I have to assume that you want to get pregnant sometime in the near future and have a very definite idea of whether you want a girl or boy baby. You probably alr
Maintaining Bone Health During Pregnancy

Maintaining Bone Health During Pregnancy

This article provides tips to maintain good bone health during pregnancy. It also suggests various ways in which bone health can be improved.
Guidebook for Conceiving a Baby Girl

Guidebook for Conceiving a Baby Girl

The last decade or so has seen a tremendous change in how the new generation thinks…today couples work as a team, help each other out and believe in standing side-by-side…. No longer will you see a co
Due Date Calculator - Can They Help?

Due Date Calculator - Can They Help?

Once you find out you are pregnant, you will no doubt spend some time floating around in a cloud of excitement. Of course, with that excitement, there is probably a bit of trepidation.
Risk: High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy

Risk: High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy

Women who develop even mild high blood pressure during pregnancy may be more likely to have heart disease later in life, according to a new study.
6 Alternative Ways of Getting Pregnant

6 Alternative Ways of Getting Pregnant

Many couple's greatest desire is to have a baby together, but unfortunately wishing doesn't make it a reality, no matter how hard you try. If after a year, you haven't fallen pregnant, there are alternative ways of getting pregnant to think about and discuss with your partner and doct
Myths About Pregnancy - What Are They?

Myths About Pregnancy - What Are They?

You probably thought that it would be easy to get pregnant but now that you are actually trying it does not seem that easy. You are getting desperate, asking all your friends and family tips and advice, how they were able to get pregnant. Do not worry about what everyone's telling you because m