Pregnancy Week by Week

26 Weeks Pregnant: fetus, Belly, Symptoms and Weight Gain

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Week 26 of pregnancy! The baby bump is now very visible and everyone will know you are pregnant. If you haven’t yet found out the sex of you…
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Overweight and Pregnant: What Can I Do to Stay Healthy?

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It’s normal to gain weight during pregnancy, but being overweight can raise your risk of certain complications for you and your baby. Howeve…
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Ovum: the Facts on Egg Cells

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Everyone who ever lived and ever will start off the same way: a sperm reached an egg cell and fertilized it. But even once you know that the…
Pregnancy Week by Week

25 Weeks Pregnant: fetus, Belly, Symptoms and Weight Gain

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Week 25, check! The countdown to your Estimated Delivery Date (EDD) has begun - only about 100 days left! Your baby will be practicing how t…
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Prolactin: Function and Normal Levels

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Have you seen the word “prolactin” pop up in books about pregnancy and childbirth? In general, it’s explained as the hormone that stimulates…
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Gender Selection and Pregnancy: Boy or Girl?

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You often hear couples say they’re “trying for a girl,” or “trying for a boy.” But can you pick your baby’s sex before delivery? Of course t…
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Hay Fever in Pregnancy: Causes and Remedies

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Hay fever during pregnancy is nothing to sneeze at! Seasonal allergies are a pain at the best of times - let alone when you’re dealing with …
Pregnancy Week by Week

24 Weeks Pregnant: fetus, Belly, Symptoms and Weight Gain

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The weight of the fetus in Week 24 is twice the weight of the fetus, and the length of the fetus has increased by 1.3 times about a month ag…
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Stuffy Nose During Pregnancy

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One frustrating discomfort of pregnancy nobody seems to warn you about is the stuffy, runny nose. Today we’re going to be looking at what ca…
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Sex During Pregnancy: Is It Really Safe?

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It’s a little ironic, isn’t it? It’s generally how you got pregnant in the first place, but there’s still a lot of confusion and even a bit …
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Skin Changes During Pregnancy: Symptoms and Causes

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The fabled “pregnancy glow” might be nice to aspire for, but many moms-to-be are troubled by sudden skin changes during pregnancy. From itch…
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23 Weeks Pregnant: fetus, Belly, Symptoms and Weight Gain

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In Week 23, your baby will experience a "growth spurt" while listening to the sound of your heartbeat. Baby’s growth adds to your weight gai…
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Pregnancy Acne: What to Do About it

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Even if you haven’t had a zit since middle school, many women find themselves having all kinds of skin problems as soon as they get pregnant…
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Trying to Conceive: How to Get Started!

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Sometimes making a baby is easier said than done! If you’ve decided you want a baby and want to maximize your chances for a healthy pregnanc…
Pregnancy Week by Week

22 Weeks Pregnant: Fetus, Belly, Symptoms and Weight Gain

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Week 22! The baby bump protrudes even more and you might start becoming sensitive to and cautious about the little everyday things around yo…