Pregnancy Week by Week

18 Weeks Pregnant: Fetus, Size of Belly and Symptoms

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You might see your symptoms of pregnancy and your appetite improve in Week 18. As the second trimester is a less stressful and risky period …
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What Is the Follicular Phase?

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The luteal phase of your menstrual cycle - also known as the premenstrual phase - often brings a number of discomforts, but from a fertility…
Pregnancy Week by Week

17 Weeks Pregnant: Fetus, Size of Belly and Symptoms

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In Week 17 of pregnancy, your baby bump will keep growing and it will tell people that you're pregnant. In the second trimester, symptoms of…
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Pregnancy Process: How Is a Baby Formed?

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“Where do babies come from?” You have probably asked your folks some variation of this. If you’re reading this site, we assume you already k…
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How to Know the Sex of Your Baby During Pregnancy

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So you’ve taken the test – it’s positive. You’ve gone to the OB-GYN – the embryo’s developing. You’re officially pregnant! That leaves the n…
Pregnancy Week by Week

16 Weeks Pregnant: Fetus, Belly and Symptoms

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It's now Week 16 (Month 5) and a relatively stress-free period for most mothers. The uncertainties of the first trimester have now been put …
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Stress During Pregnancy: Causes, Effects, and How to Cope

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On top of physical complaints like morning sickness, there can also be anxieties swirling around things like the upcoming delivery. The effe…
Pregnancy Fitness

First Trimester Exercise: Staying Safe and Healthy

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From yoga to swimming, exercise classes for pregnant women are all the rage. If you like a workout, you might be curious about them too! On …
Pregnancy Week by Week

15 Weeks Pregnant: Fetus, Belly and Symptoms

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When you hit the 15th-week-of-pregnancy-mark, you can congratulate yourself: The first week of the second trimester has ended with no life-t…
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Drinking While Pregnant: What Are The Effects of Alcohol?

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We’ve all heard it from our doctors: if you’re pregnant, you shouldn’t be drinking. But according to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control an…
Pregnancy Week by Week

14 Weeks Pregnant: Fetus and Size of Belly

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The second trimester of pregnancy! It's now Week 14 of pregnancy, morning sickness subsides, and your belly becomes more and more noticeable…
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Sleeping on Stomach While Pregnant: When Is It a Bad Idea?

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When you’re pregnant, you probably have a lot of questions about what you should and shouldn’t eat, or what you can and can’t do. Even a lit…
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Smoking While Pregnant: What Are the Risks?

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“Can I smoke while I’m pregnant?” Short answer, no. Long answer, nuh-uh, no way, big nope, NO. Smoking during pregnancy can have serious con…
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Preparing for Pregnancy: 6 Things You’ll Want To Do Before Conceiving

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Once you’re pregnant, your thoughts turn towards what you have to do for your soon-to-arrive baby, and the changes in your body means that t…
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Pregnancy Nausea and Vomiting Remedies

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Feeling a bit queasy lately? There are many different symptoms that can go with the morning sickness of early pregnancy, but the best known …