Pregnant? What You Need to Know About Your Pregnancy

Pregnant? What You Need to Know About Your Pregnancy

  • 3 Baby Shower Gift Ideas For The First-Time Mommy

    Wondering what to get the first-time mommy in your life that others likely won't think to gift her with? Here are three interesting gift ideas to consider getting her: A 4D Ultrasound 4D ultrasound imaging produces visuals of the baby's skin and movement, providing a crisp, clear picture of what the baby looks like and how they're behaving. Because it's not considered to be a requirement as part of prenatal care, many times 4D ultrasounds aren't covered by insurance, and a private session has to be scheduled with a qualified doctor who offers the service.

  • Where And How You Can Currently Grow And Buy Medical Cannabis

    As the push for the legalization of marijuana continues, those who can benefit most from its medicinal effects are trying to figure out how to get it. Federally speaking, it is still illegal, and if you transport it outside of the states that have legalized it, you are suddenly a drug trafficker. So it's important to do research and be careful when dealing with medical cannabis. While the options are not great, you could either move to a state where it is legal, or wait until the legislation on medical cannabis clears your state and makes it legal.

  • 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.

About Me

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.