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Pregnancy

Ectopic Pregnancy Symptoms, Warning Signs, & Treatment Options

Overview Ectopic pregnancy happens in only around 1-2% of pregnancies in the US and other developed countries but could account...

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Pregnancy Spotting: Should You Worry? Here’s Why It Might Happen

Overview About 25% of pregnant women can experience vaginal bleeding during the first trimester for different reasons. (1) Spotting (light...

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How Long Does Implantation Bleeding Last? Symptoms & Treatment

Overview As many as 15-25% of pregnant women have experienced implantation bleeding in early pregnancy but thought they were just...

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Essential Oils For Fertility – What To Use & What To Avoid

Overview Did you know that as many as 6% of women aged 15 to 44 years old in the US...

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Implantation Bleeding vs. Period: How To Tell The Difference

Overview Are you suspecting that you might be pregnant because of an unexplainable light and brownish blood discharge that’s quite...

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The Best Fish Oil Supplements for Pregnancy: Everything You Need To Know

Overview Did you know that the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil are critical building blocks in your baby’s...

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Birth Affirmations: Words To Encourage & Empower You During Labor & Delivery

Overview A baby’s birth is painful and can be tough for you, mama. But did you know that your mind...

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Normal Iron Levels During Pregnancy: How Much You Really Need & The Best Food Sources

Overview As many as 52% of pregnant women are anemic, but most of them don’t even know it! (1) Iron...

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Essential Oils For Stretch Marks – How To Reduce Them Naturally In Pregnancy & Beyond

Overview Although stretch marks are a common pregnancy symptom they’re not just limited to women and expecting mamas. Men can...

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A Handy Guide To Essential Oils For Labor & Delivery

Overview Are you planning a home birth, or will you give birth at the hospital? Whether it’s your first time...

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How Much EPA & DHA Should I Take During Pregnancy? A Closer Look At Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Overview DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) are omega-3 fatty acids with many health benefits for you and your...

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Choline During Pregnancy: Why It’s Important For Your Baby’s Brain Health

Overview Choline has been classified as an essential nutrient by the Institute of Medicine because it supports fetal brain development...

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Vitamin D & Pregnancy: Supplementation & Other Things You Need to Know

Overview Did you know that children might be twice as likely to develop ASDs (autism spectrum disorders) if their moms...

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These Are The Best Lactation Cookies That Can Help Boost Your Milk Supply

Overview Are you a new mom who's looking to increase her milk supply? Some nursing moms can boost milk supply...

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Heartburn During Pregnancy: Causes, Safe Treatments, & Natural Remedies

Overview Heartburn is a common discomfort experienced by 17% to 45% of pregnant women. (1) Interestingly enough, some preliminary research...

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Breathing Techniques For Labor, Childbirth, & Pain Management

Overview Pain is expected in childbirth, but did you know that relaxation and specific breathing techniques for labor can help...

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Essential Oils For ‘Mom Brain’ & Improving Your Memory

Overview Are you struggling with ‘Mom Brain’ or fuzzy thinking, mama? Are you having trouble focusing? Some essential oils may...

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Iodine In Pregnancy: Why It’s Important & The Best Food Sources 

Overview Did you know that more than 35% of pregnant women in the US are deficient in iodine and don’t...

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Constipation During Pregnancy: 15 Remedies To Manage It Naturally & Safely

  Overview It’s estimated that 11% to 38% of pregnant women experience constipation. (1) Many factors in a woman’s pregnancy...

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Vitamin D Supplementation During Pregnancy: What’s Safe & What’s Not

Overview Pregnant women might need as much as 10,000 IU of vitamin D supplements per day to significantly reduce the...

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Acupressure For Labor: Is It Safe & Effective?

Overview Did you know that acupressure may be a safe and effective way to reduce pain intensity and the duration...

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Fish Oil During Pregnancy: Why You Need It & How To Take It

Overview Preterm birth is a leading cause of disability and death in the first five years of life. Fish and...

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The 8 Best Prenatal Vitamins & Why They’re Important

What Are Prenatal Vitamins & Why Are They Important? As many as two billion people, mostly women and children, may...

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How To Induce Labor Naturally: 10 Safe Ways To Do It

Overview The WHO (World Health Organization) and Lamaze International recommend letting labor begin on its own. They believe that this...

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Birth Plan Template: How To Create A Birth Plan & What To Include In Yours

Overview Is your due date fast approaching? Giving birth can be exciting yet also overwhelming for a woman, especially if...

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Cord Blood Banking: Should You Store Or Donate Your Baby’s Cord Blood?

Overview Did you know that your baby’s cord blood is rich in stem cells that may be used as therapy...

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Anemia During Pregnancy: Management & Prevention Tips For Low Iron

Overview Did you know that moms with untreated iron deficiency anemia may be more likely to have children with ADHD...

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The Dangers Of Iodine Deficiency In Pregnancy: How To Prevent It Through Food

Overview Did you know that 10g of dried nori seaweed has 232 mcg of iodine? That’s enough for pregnant women...

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The Ultimate Hospital Bag Checklist: Things to Pack & What You Shouldn’t Forget

Overview Are you getting ready for your little one’s delivery? We’re excited for you, too, mama! Because babies rarely arrive...

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Vitamin D Deficiency During Pregnancy: Status & Related Risks

Overview Pregnant women with severe vitamin D deficiency in early pregnancy may give birth to obese children. (1) We shouldn’t...

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The Ultimate Guide For Baby Shower Games: 100 Traditional & Virtual Options

How Can I Make Our Baby Shower More Fun? 8 Tips For Having The Best Baby Shower Ever: 1. Pick...

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Pregnancy Spotting: Should You Worry? Here’s Why It Might Happen

Overview About 25% of pregnant women can experience vaginal bleeding during the first trimester for different reasons. (1) Spotting (light...

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Here’s Why You Might Need A Birth Doula, Especially If You’re A First-Time Mom

Overview Studies show that birth doulas can promote better birth outcomes. Research shows that moms assisted by a doula during...

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Ectopic Pregnancy Symptoms, Warning Signs, & Treatment Options

Overview Ectopic pregnancy happens in only around 1-2% of pregnancies in the US and other developed countries but could account...

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The Most Common & Rare Pregnancy Symptoms: The Good, Bad, & Ugly

Missed your period and wondering if you could be pregnant? In this article, we’ll talk about all the common symptoms...

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The Only Pregnancy Guide You’ll Ever Need: Month-By-Month Baby Development

What Are The 5 Signs Of Pregnancy? The most common signs of pregnancy are a missed period, tender breasts, morning...

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When & How To Take A Pregnancy Test & Understanding Your Results

How Exactly Do Pregnancy Tests Work? Pregnancy tests detect the hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) pregnancy hormones in your urine or...

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