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Things to Be Thankful For During Your Pregnancy


Thanksgiving is coming up and everyone is beginning to make lists of what they are thankful for this year. As a pregnant woman, you may feel as though you don’t have time for that in the midst of getting ready for the new addition to your family. However, gratitude is especially important during major life events and Thanksgiving is the perfect time to get in touch with what you’re gra...


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Thanksgiving Foods To Avoid While Pregnant


Thanksgiving is a time of fun, family, and food. When you’re pregnant, the food part may be a source of even more excitement. But proceed with caution. Some Thanksgiving foods are ill-advised to moms-to-be. Keep you and your baby safe by avoiding the following Thanksgiving dishes. Undercooked Turkey Listeria risk Unpasteurized Cheeses (ie. feta, brie, blue cheese, and goat cheese)...


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What Maternity Insurance Covers


Maternity coverage is one of ten essential health benefits that must be provided by all health insurance providers. As such, it’s important to know just exactly what that maternity coverage does and does not cover. Here are some guidelines so there’s no surprises down the road.   Outpatient ServicesOutpatient services are medical procedures that can be performed in a medical cen...


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Week By Week Pregnancy Timeline


Although pregnancies last about 40 weeks, it moves very quickly. Your baby and your body are changing rapidly, preparations need to be made, supplies need to be purchased and information needs to be gathered.With everything going on, you may not even get to think about what’s actually happening in your body. While this may seem unimportant, this knowledge can help you understand what you are...


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Antepartum and Postpartum Depression


Pregnancy and motherhood are one of the greatest experiences in most women’s life. For some, it can present a very real challenge though. Antepartum and postpartum depression affects 15% of women throughout the nation. Many women that experience it feel like they are bad mothers or that no one else understands, but this is certainly not the case and can actually make them feel worse. If you ...


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Week by Week Fetus Size Demonstrated by Fruits


A good indicator of how far along you are in your pregnancy can actually be described in simple terms - the size of fruits! Here are some landmarks in your baby’s size, conveniently using fruits for scale:     Week 1-3 At this point, your baby is simply the size of a very small seed. Real progress is coming!     Week 4 Poppy Seed     Week 5 Peppercor...


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Meeting Other Expectant Parents


Making friends that you can connect with, and confide in, is not the simplest task; especially at a time when you might need them more than ever. However, it can be easy if you know how to go about it. Here are some ways you can meet other like-minded expectant parents:   Take a Prenatal Class: A great way to meet other expecting parents is to take a prenatal class. Not only can these clas...


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Free and Cheap Diaper Bags


Diaper bags can cost up to $400, which is a steep price for something so essential. Thankfully, you can find one for much cheaper. While regular retail diaper bags can still be pretty steep, the stores and websites below offer impressively low prices.     Walmart  Walmart has great prices on a variety of things and that includes diapers bags. You can get one for as low as $8.50!...


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2016 Halloween Costumes for Expecting Mummies


It’s that time of year again, and on Halloween, there’s nothing more fun than dressing up in your greatest, spooky attire. Here are some of the most clever ideas for you and your baby bump to try out this year.   Avocado Your baby bump perfectly resembles an avocado seed! Add a bag of chips for the full avocado experience.   Cindy Castillo   Beach Ball Grab som...


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Ways to Save on Baby Supplies


While babies are the most important things in our lives, they’re certainly not the cheapest. The cost of baby supplies can rack up quickly, and each and every one is a necessity for the best life for your child. Here are some ways you can save on baby supplies.   Buy Used It’s incredible how much money can be saved when you buy used versus new. You can see what kind of things y...


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