Author Archives: Jessica W

Light Spotting during Early Pregnancy: is it Normal?

  Spotting is one of the earliest and most common early signs of pregnancy. Basically, it involves a slight discharge of blood from the vagina. This is caused by the fertilized egg attaching itself to your uterine wall. In many … finish reading Light Spotting during Early Pregnancy: is it Normal?

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Where are All These Aches and Pains Coming From?

  Whether you have been trying to become pregnant for a long time, or your pregnancy was a complete surprise, you’re going to notice a lot of the early symptoms involve aches and pains. There’s nothing to worry about. Most … finish reading Where are All These Aches and Pains Coming From?

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The Upside of Bottle Feeding

There are many benefits to breast feeding. No one would seriously deny that. However, some mothers are not able to breast feed, or choose not to for any number of legitimate reasons. All too often, they are made to feel … finish reading The Upside of Bottle Feeding

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9 Fun (but False) Ways to Know Your Baby’s Gender

If there’s anything for certain about pregnancy, it’s that myths abound. Whether it’s medical myths, nutritional myths or even myths about morning sickness, you have to be careful about what you do and don’t believe. One of the most common … finish reading 9 Fun (but False) Ways to Know Your Baby’s Gender

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Thinking About Prenatal Vitamins

Just about every pregnant woman is told by her health care provider that she needs to take a prenatal vitamin. Certain specific nutrients, including folic acid, iron and calcium are essential to your baby’s growth, and so it’s no surprise … finish reading Thinking About Prenatal Vitamins

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