Pregnant? What You Need to Know About Your Pregnancy

Pregnant? What You Need to Know About Your Pregnancy

  • Picking Your Own Pumpkins from the Patch Can Bring on Back Pain

    It's that time of year again—time to be on the hunt for the perfect pumpkins to decorate your home for autumn. But there's no reason to let picking that prize pumpkin hurt your back. Following some common-sense tips your chiropractor may offer can help you avoid back pain following a trip to the pumpkin patch. Lifting Think twice before lifting a large pumpkin. Keep in mind that bending forward when lifting something heavy puts pressure on intervertebral discs and can make the pain from a herniated or bulging disc worse.

  • 2 Things Expectant Women Should Know About Getting an Ultrasound

    If you are pregnant you should be prepared to get an ultrasound. An ultrasound is one of the best and safest ways to determine whether the baby is healthy. If this is your first pregnancy, you are probably wondering what you should expect from an ultrasound. Here are some things you need to know. How Many Ultrasounds Will I Get? There is no set number of ultrasounds each expectant mother will get.

  • Five Reasons Why Food Diaries Are A Good Idea For Food Allergy Sufferers

    Keeping a food diary is one of the best things allergy sufferers can do to keep their allergic reactions in check. Allergic reactions can be difficult to understand and prevent because there are so many different potential causes. A food diary can help maintain the health, peace of mind, and well being of allergy sufferers in the following five ways: Makes the cause of allergic responses more obvious The biggest and most obvious benefit of keeping a food diary is that it makes it more easy to identify the cause of allergic reactions.

  • Are You Suffering From Adult-Onset Hay Fever? Tips For You

    Many people go through their childhood and even through early adulthood without ever experiencing allergies or seasonal hay fever. However, this does not necessarily mean that they will never have any of these issues. In fact, they may even develop adult-onset hay fever and seasonal allergies. If you are a person who recently found yourself suffering from the sniffling, sneezing, itchiness, and general discomfort of hay fever for the first time as an adult, get to know more about what you can do to handle the situation and relieve your symptoms.

  • Mosquitoes Can Literally Wreck Your Nerves: What You Must Know About Zika And Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Researchers now believe there is a link between the Zika virus and Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS), as new cases of GBS are rising in areas with corresponding Zika outbreaks. There are no vaccines or proven cures for either Zika or GBS, but there are immune system and neurological treatments that can help people who contract Zika-related GBS. Here's what you need to know about Zika-caused GBS in the U.S. and the treatments available for it:

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Pregnant? What You Need to Know About Your Pregnancy

During my first pregnancy, I spent a lot of time pushing pillows behind my back trying to find comfort. As the size of the baby grew, so did my discomfort. By the time she was born, I was more than ready to give birth. When I found out I was pregnant again, I was determined that I would not suffer through the same discomforts. I started researching ways to ease the symptoms of pregnancy, including back pain. I created this blog to help other expectant moms find remedies to deal with those symptoms that can be emotionally and physically draining.