Tag Archives: getting pregnant

  • Pre-conception Health Checks

    5 Most Important Pre-conception Health Checks

    The essence of preconception care is this: Treat your body as though you are already pregnant.Conception takes place about 2 weeks before a menstrual period, when you ovulate (release an egg from the ovaries). You may not know that you're pregnant until 3 weeks after conception, or later in the ...

  • What To Expect In Your First Trimester

    We're used to thinking of pregnancy as lasting nine months, but it's actually a little longer - 40 weeks, with a normal range of 37-42 weeks. We think of that time in trimesters, each with different changes in the mother's body and emotions, different signs and symptoms, different potential complica...

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  • Baby Story

    A Baby Story: The Start Of The Shortest Ride

    Welcome back to one woman’s brand new journey on life’s oldest road: pregnancy! In my first post, “Getting Ready for Baby,” I talked about the various steps my husband and I needed to take before starting on the path to parenthood. In today’s article, I’ll share some great information I ...

  • Big Fat Positive

    Period Three Or A Big Fat Positive (BFP)?

    Welcome back to my journey through the uncharted territory of my first pregnancy! In last week’s post, “The Start of the Shortest Ride,” I shared some great information that I learned at my pre-conception doctor visit. In today’s post, I look at some eye-opening revelations I had during my t...

  • Getting Ready for Baby

    Getting Ready For Baby

    The process of having a baby is as old as time itself. Man meets woman, they have sex, and voilà – a baby is made. It sounds simple enough, but when my husband and I decided it was time to start a family after four years of marriage, it wasn’t quite as easy as that. Before we got down to the bu...

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