Pregnancy Foods: Why You Crave Certain Foods When You’re Pregnant When you’re pregnant, you may crave foods that that you wouldn’t otherwise find appealing. In fact, about half of pregnant women experience a strong craving for certain pregnancy foods. Unfortunately, those cravings aren’t always for healthier stuff like broccoli. It could very well be cookies, brownies, or … [Read more...] about Pregnancy Foods: Why You Crave Certain Foods When You’re Pregnant
Look Out for These 8 Early Signs of Conception
Look Out for These 8 Early Signs of Conception Every pregnancy is different, but there are certain common signs of conception that occur for the majority of women in the first few weeks. After an egg is fertilized, it takes around a further six days for it to reach the uterus, and it’s usually at this point that pregnancy symptoms can first appear. Here are some … [Read more...] about Look Out for These 8 Early Signs of Conception
Can Pregnant Women Fly?
Your life changes in many ways when you become pregnant. Some of the things you used to do without thinking are now taboo, and you’re making important lifestyle changes that improve your chances of a healthy pregnancy and safe birth. But what about traveling? Can pregnant women fly? This is one of the most common questions asked during pregnancy. Pregnant women can, indeed, … [Read more...] about Can Pregnant Women Fly?
Weight Training During Pregnancy
Weight training during pregnancy – you might wonder whether it’s safe and if doing so can make your pregnancy better. Fortunately, doctors now agree that it’s safe and beneficial to train with weights when you’re pregnant – with a few precautions. Benefits of Weight Training During Pregnancy According to the Institute of Medicine, the risk of being too sedentary and … [Read more...] about Weight Training During Pregnancy
Pregnancy and Skincare: What’s Not Safe During Pregnancy
Diet, medications, and cosmetics – there are more changes in pregnancy than just your growing belly. Because your baby doesn’t have the same protections that adults do, there are many products that could be potentially harmful to your baby if applied to your skin. The products are intended to penetrate your skin and have their desired activity on the skin. As a result, they can … [Read more...] about Pregnancy and Skincare: What’s Not Safe During Pregnancy