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Sleeping with an Electric Blanket while Pregnant – Is It Safe?

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Electric blankets offer a cozy and convenient way to stay warm during the wintertime and when it’s cold outside. But is it safe to use an electric blanket while pregnant? In general, it’s probably fine for you to an electric blanket when you’re pregnant; however, you shouldn’t sleep with it on. Sleeping with an electric […]

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Epsom Salt Bath While Pregnant

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One of the best and safest ways to relieve your pregnancy aches and pains is taking an epsom salt bath while pregnant. Epsom salts (scientific name is magnesium sulfate) look similar to regular table salt, but it’s different chemically and has different uses. Beware, epsom salt has a distinct bitter taste and is not for […]

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Using a Heating Pad While Pregnant – Safety Tips

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Using a heating pad while pregnant is considered safe, and it offers a safe alternative to having to take medications to deal with every day pregnancy aches and pains. Heating pads are wonderful for treating achy backs, leg cramps, and achy joints and muscles in pregnancy. You can also ease your pain by taking a hot […]

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Baby Congestion: How to Clear Baby’s Stuffy Nose

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Baby congestion can be hard to handle, and play with your mommy feelings. A baby with a stuffy nose are cranky and miserable, and as a parent, it hurts your heart to see your baby all congested and crying. A baby’s stuffy nose can make it hard for her to breathe well, and if you’re breastfeeding, […]

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How to Fight Winter Depression in Pregnancy

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When winter arrives, it’s easy to get in a bum mood. The days are shorter; there’s less daylight to enjoy; and the weather is cold and miserable, especially when it’s snowy outside and you’re cooped up inside the house. Winter depression – called seasonal affective disorder (SAD) affects over 20 million people every year. It […]

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How to Keep Baby Warm in Winter

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How do you keep your baby warm in winter, especially when it is freezing outside? This most recent winter is the harshest most of the United States has experienced for fifteen to twenty years. And if you have a new baby at home, you might be worried on how to best keep your little bundle […]

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Reasons for Missed Period When You’re Not Pregnant

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A missed period is often the first sign of pregnancy, but what if you’re not pregnant and you’ve missed a period? Read the non-pregnant reasons for no period.

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What is a Chemical Pregnancy?

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A chemical pregnancy can be very upsetting, especially if you’ve been actively trying to conceive and desperately want a baby. It gets your hopes up for a pregnancy, but in the end, it’s just a very early miscarriage. Here’s how a chemical pregnancy goes down – you take a home pregnancy test around the time […]

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Signs of Pregnancy Before Missed Period

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The very early signs of pregnancy before missed period can be subtle, and they can also strike one or two weeks before your menstrual period is scheduled to arrive. Though a missed period is often the first clue that you have a bun in the oven, it’s not the only pregnancy sign you may notice. […]

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