Yay! You have reached the 3rd trimester, and the countdown to meeting your baby face-to-face is on. The third trimester includes weeks 27 to 40 of pregnancy. So, in perfect theory, a pregnancy lasts 40 weeks. However, technically that is only a guideline. Typically, you will give birth anywhere between week 37 and week 42 […]
Pregnancy is such a special time in life.
While many women love and treasure the 9 months, others are more than happy when it’s over.
It can be challenging, and it is (literally!) a stretching time. But, it’s the start of motherhood, and besides preparing for birth and life with a baby, it’s essential to take time and look after yourself as well.
It all starts with that positive pregnancy test. Due to early signs of pregnancy, some women even know before their missed period. Some find out soon after and have to deal with nausea. Every pregnancy is different, though, and the focus should be on your individual needs during that time. Get help where you need it, make sure to have mental support, and these top 10 pregnancy essentials for mom.
You are doing a great job growing your little one, mommy! Enjoy this time of being one as much as you can. Soon you will get to hold your baby in your arms!
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Yay, you made it through your first trimester! For most women, the first trimester is the hardest. The second trimester is often considered the most comfortable phase of pregnancy. Initial side effects such as nausea or dizziness will (most likely) decrease while you have significantly more energy. The risk of a miscarriage is also significantly
First of all, congratulations on your pregnancy! I am so excited for you to be on this journey to meet your baby, and wishing you all the best. Even though it doesn’t seem like it during these early weeks, your body is already going through remarkable changes to accommodate your little one. So, now what?
How does a pregnancy test work? A pregnancy test detects the hormone human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) in the urine. The woman pees on a stick, and the result appears after a few minutes. This particular hormone only appears in a woman’s body during pregnancy. It is produced a few days after the fertilized egg cell
Pregnancy symptoms before your missed period Oftentimes, the first indications of pregnancy, signs of pregnancy, or pregnancy symptoms can be noticed before a missed period. Are you wondering if you are pregnant and can’t wait to find out? Check if you have any of the following symptoms. There is no guarantee in knowing for sure
Essentials for pregnancy – 10 things a pregnant woman needs Congratulations! No matter if you just peed on that little stick this morning and a second line showed up or if you have been carrying your sweet baby for a couple of months already: You are pregnant! Your body is going through a lot of
Best tips against morning sickness and general pregnancy nausea Especially during the first weeks after fertilization, many mommies-to-be complain of feeling unwell. Unfortunately, four out of five women suffer from nausea in their first three months of pregnancy. For many, it is the first symptom to experience after having conceived. Maybe you are pregnant and