Ah, the two week wait – that exciting, suspenseful (and sometimes stressful) time between ovulation and the arrival of your period can seem really long. However, worrying about whether or not you might become pregnant during that time can make the two weeks drag on and on. That’s why we’ve put together some quick tips and best practices for making it through your two week wait and preparing yourself as best you can for potential pregnancy. Continue reading “How to Survive Your Two Week Wait”
What New Moms Should Know About Postpartum Depression
Giving birth is exciting, scary, and a unique experience for every new mother. What comes after is a whole new ball game, especially if it’s your first. However, in the midst of the sleep deprivation and thrill of bringing your sweet new baby home, some mothers start to feel a little “off”. The important thing is understanding if you’re experiencing baby blues or postpartum depression. Continue reading “What New Moms Should Know About Postpartum Depression”
4 Interesting Facts About Pregnancy Cravings
Pickles and ice cream, lemonade and potato chips, green grapes (and only green grapes)… pregnancy cravings can come in many forms and they’re different for everyone! But when do you actually start getting pregnancy cravings? Can they tell you anything about your health or your pregnancy? Continue reading “4 Interesting Facts About Pregnancy Cravings”
Boy or Girl? When Can You Actually Find Out the Sex of Your Baby?
It’s official: you’re pregnant! Your baby is developing rapidly every single day and your body may be experiencing just as many changes. However, despite all of the ups and downs that you might be encountering (morning sickness, anyone?) there’s really only one question on everyone’s mind as soon as you start to announce your pregnancy… Continue reading “Boy or Girl? When Can You Actually Find Out the Sex of Your Baby?”
Positive Pregnancy Test? What to Expect at Your First OBGyn Appointment
You’re anxiously waiting for several minutes before you can check your home pregnancy test and…. Boom. Positive!
Whether there are two lines, a plus sign, or a digital “Pregnant” screen staring back at you, you’re probably filled with a variety of emotions. And no matter what those emotions are, you’re probably wondering, “What should I do next?” Continue reading “Positive Pregnancy Test? What to Expect at Your First OBGyn Appointment”
7 Pregnancy Apps Expectant Mothers Swear By
If you’re the type of person who loves knowing everything you can about a new experience, pregnancy tracking apps are for you. Thanks to modern technology, many moms-to-be can now keep on top of all the details of their pregnancy, their growing baby, and so much more. Because pregnancy apps have become so popular over the past few years, we’ve put together this list for expectant moms to check out. Download these apps and see which ones you like the best! Continue reading “7 Pregnancy Apps Expectant Mothers Swear By”