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Dry itchy skin

Dry, itchy skin is a common pregnancy symptom. Dry, itchy skin is a common pregnancy symptom that usually occurs during your second and third trimesters as the result of your stretching skin and the hormonal changes your body is undergoing. You will most likely notice dry and itchy skin around your stomach and breasts where the skin is stretching most, ... Leer Más »

Preventing varicose veins

Varicose veins are a pesky pregnancy symptom everyone wants to avoid and the good news is that there are several things you can do to prevent or at least limit the appearance of varicose veins during your pregnancy. What’s even better is that many of these tactics also reduce the likelihood of leg cramps! Walking is a great form of ... Leer Más »

Varicose veins

Varicose veins can be unsightly. Varicose veins are an unfortunate, yet harmless pregnancy symptom several women experience during pregnancy. Varicose veins are swollen veins that form blue or purple bulges near the surface of your skin. During pregnancy varicose veins are usually observed in your legs and sometimes your vulva and usually worsen as your pregnancy progresses. They are caused ... Leer Más »

Frequent urination

Do you find yourself constantly looking for this sign everywhere you go? Have you found yourself going to the bathroom incessantly since you discovered you were pregnant? Actually, let’s be honest you probably noticed that before you found out you were pregnant as it is one of the first signs of pregnancy. We wish we could tell you that this ... Leer Más »

Heartburn

Is heartburn a part of your pregnancy? One of the most uncomfortable, annoying and unfortunately common pregnancy symptoms is heartburn. Luckily, it is completely harmless, but that doesn’t mean you don’t want to avoid it. You may have never suffered from heartburn before, but chances are that once you are more than 20 weeks pregnant you will begin to experience ... Leer Más »

Solutions for trouble sleeping

Having trouble sleeping is one of the most frustrating pregnancy symptoms you will experience, but not all hope is lost as there are several things you can do to help you sleep better at night. Below you will find a list of several different anti-trouble sleeping tactics you can try. However, you will notice that one thing is not on ... Leer Más »

Dealing with food aversions

Beans are great protein sources! Many pregnant women worry about their food aversions negatively impacting the healthy pregnancy diet they hope to maintain, especially as some expectant mothers develop an aversion to some important nutrient sources. However, there are two things you can do to ensure you and your baby are getting all of the nutrients you need in your ... Leer Más »

Food aversions

Can't stand the sight of sushi? It must be your pregnancy food aversion Food aversions are a common pregnancy symptoms that affect approximately 85% of all pregnant women, particularly in the first trimester. Food aversions have been found to accompany food cravings, however more pregnant women report experiencing food aversions as an individual symptom rather than having cravings on their ... Leer Más »

Food cravings

Hmm chocolate covered strawberries! Food cravings are a part of approximately 50% of all pregnancies and though some can be wild and crazy, such as the classic ice-cream and pickles, the less common olives on cheesecake or the extreme pica cravings, others are completely normally like chocolate or chips. The cause of pregnancy cravings is pretty much up in the ... Leer Más »

Managing your mood swings

Do you feel like this during your pregnancy? Unfortunately, as you probably know already, you can’t avoid your mood swings. However, there are certain steps you can take to manage your mood swings, make the bad phases better and to make it easier for those around you who have to deal with your mood swings for the next 40 weeks ... Leer Más »