Pregnancy Tips

Tips and tricks for a safe and healthy pregnancy. From nutrition and exercise to unexpected steps you can take to help baby develop to their fullest potential.

  
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Chickenpox and Pregnancy

Chickenpox is a common childhood disease that causes an itchy, uncomfortable rash and red spots or blistering (pox) all over the body.

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How to keep a healthy diet during pregnancy?

As a mother-to-be, your food and diet choices no longer affect just your own health, but also that of your baby’s.

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Pregnancy Brain

Misplaced your car keys, only to find them later in the freezer? Left the house wearing mismatched shoes, or with your pants on backwards? Join the club; we’ve all been there!

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Pregnancy Exercises

The coronation of completing your figurative Tour de France, also known as pregnancy, is the arrival of baby.

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Cord Blood Use in High-Risk Pregnancies | Americord

Umbilical cord and placenta stem cells have remarkable medical potential, especially for expectant mothers who are having a high-risk pregnancy. Learn more about the connection between stem cell research and high-risk pregnancy.

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The Dos and Don’ts of Eating For Two

If you’re pregnant, you probably have plenty of questions about what you should or shouldn’t eat and drink during pregnancy, especially if you’re a first-time mom. Friends and family members may already be bombarding you with dos and don’ts during your pregnancy.

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5 Facts About Your Umbilical Cord | Americord

The umbilical cord comes from your belly-button and helps to feed your baby when it is in the womb. However, there is much more to it then common facts. Here are 5 fun facts you probably didn’t know:

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What are the benefits of a vegan diet during pregnancy?

Eating a vegan diet can contribute great health benefits to you. Regardless of what stage in your life you are, the possibilities are endless. Pregnant women

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Lyme Disease & Pregnancy

Can Lyme disease during pregnancy lead to complications? Learn more about how to prevent and treat Lyme while you are pregnant.

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5 Salads Full of Folic Acid

It is important to keep a healthy diet during pregnancy to ensure the growth of the placenta and baby. Find out how you can get your daily recommended intake of folic acid with these 5 salad recipes!

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Helpful Information and Tips for a Safe & Healthy Pregnancy

Having a safe pregnancy is the most important part of your journey. We've compiled some helpful tips and information to help you through it.

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Influenza and Pregnancy: What New Moms Need to Know Flu Shots

Pregnancy women are even more likely to be affected by the flu. See how the flu shot can protect expectant mothers and babies from the harmful effects.

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Drinking Coffee During Pregnancy: What you need to know

Can you or can't you? That is the question. Drinking coffee during pregnancy, we've compiled the latest research for you!

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Why Do Pregnant Women Crave Pickles and Ice Cream? There’s a Science to It

Oh the pregnancy cravings: chocolate, sour skittles, pudding pops, pickles, and peanut butter on a stick. Mysterious and delicious, even with all our technological breakthroughs and medical advancements, scientists still don’t know the root cause of the 3am ice cream and pickle run.

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Top Seven Pregnancy Myths - Debunked

Being pregnant comes with a lot of do’s, don’ts, and pregnancy myths. Who better to help you navigate pregnancy than your mom and the occasional Google Search.

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Blood Clots & Pregnancy: Risk, Prevention & Cord Blood Banking | Americord

Pregnant women are about 5 times more likely to develop blood clots than non-pregnant women. Learn how you can reduce your risk!

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Folic Acid: The Vitamin You Need for a Healthy Pregnancy

Learn why you need folic acid in your diet before and during pregnancy. What benefits for baby does it have? And how you can get enough of it!

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Vegan Pregnancy - How to Stay Healthy

How do you get your key proteins and nutrients during pregnancy on a vegan or vegetarian diet? Learn how to stay healthy without sacrificing your principles.

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A Guide To Having Twins

Two babies, one pregnancy; it is difficult to maintain a healthy pregnancy with one baby. How do you have a healthy pregnancy with twins?

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What's Pounds Got To Do With It? Weight Gain During Pregnancy

Maintaining a healthy weight during pregnancy is important to both mom and baby's health. Check out these tips on what is healthy and how to maintain pregnancy weight!

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