Maternity

What Happens in the Womb During Pregnancy? (VIDEO)

Naked Science has done something amazing with their documentary, “Life Before Birth – In the Womb”. From sperm to birth, they take you inside a woman’s body to watch the actual development of an incredible and miraculous life of a baby in the womb using the latest in medical technology and animation.

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Roles of Vitamin B in Pregnancy

Vitamin B during pregnancy is vital to the prevention of several birth defects and the proper development of your growing baby. The correct dosage of certain B vitamins helps with several symptoms of pregnancy like nausea and exhaustion. Are you and baby getting enough or too much? Learn more here.

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Pregnancy Smoothies Rich In Vitamin B6

Vitamin B6 plays a crucial role in the proper development of your baby’s brain and nervous system while pregnant. Getting B6 is easy when it is delicious. Try our delightful and nutritious pregnancy smoothie recipes rich in vitamin B6, your mouth will thank us.

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The Right Tuna for Pregnancy

Whole fish contain vital nutrients including Omega-3 fatty acid (DHA and EPA), protein, vitamins, and minerals such as iron. These nutrients are essential, particularly for pregnant moms and kids, as they foster healthy fetal, infant and childhood development. Tuna is higher in Omega 3s and nutrients than most fish but many health experts recommend that […]

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Uterus Size During Pregnancy

Before pregnancy, the uterus is about the size of an orange and will grow exponentially during pregnancy. Learn more about uterus size changes during pregnancy.

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Maternity Insurance

Maternity insurance which is sometimes called pregnancy insurance is an effective way to save money on prenatal care, and other costs associated with birth.

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Fetal Development: Third Trimester

During the third trimester, the fetus will develop rapidly, reaching up to 21 inches long and weighing up to 10 pounds. Learn more about third trimester fetal development.

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Round Ligament Pain

Round ligament pain is common for women who are pregnant. Learn about the causes and treatment of round ligament pain during pregnancy.

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Migraines During Pregnancy

If you are prone to getting migraines, you may notice that they either improve or worsen during pregnancy. Either way, there are ways you can alleviate migraine headaches.

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Folic Acid

Folic Acid is essential for the prevention of neural tube defects during pregnancy. Learn more about how to get adequate folic acid and the effects of a folic acid deficiency.

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Pregnancy and Leg Cramps

Leg cramps are commonly experienced during pregnancy. While they are not generally a concern, there are steps you can take to alleviate them.

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Kick Counts

Setting aside time every day to count your baby’s kicks, swishes, rolls, and jabs may help identify potential problems. Learn about kick counts and the prevention of stillbirth.

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Taking a Pregnancy Test

What do you need to know about taking a pregnancy test? Learn how to understand the difference between various types of pregnancy tests.

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Genetic Counseling

Approximately 3% of babies born in the United States will have a birth defect. Learn about several risk factors that may lead to the necessity for genetic counseling.

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Pregnancy Discrimination

Pregnancy discrimination is illegal, but it can happen. Learn about the pregnancy related protections available under the law, relating to your employer and health insurance.

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