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Category Archives: Pregnancy

Early Signs of Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a life event (divided into three trimesters of 13 weeks each) that entails substantial physiological and psychological adjustments for the mother. Within each trimester, numerous adaptations occur with the end-goal of facilitating the growth of the fetus. The most apparent are physical and physiological changes to accommodate the growing fetus and prepare for […]

Pregnant Moms’ Air Pollution Exposure May Affect Babies’ Health

A number of epidemiological studies support a link between air quality and poor health outcomes, and researchers are searching for explanations in the lab. Air pollution contributes to 4.2 million deaths each year, according to the World Health Organization, with 91 percent of the world population living in areas where it is greater than the limits […]

Practicing Mindfulness During Pregnancy and Early Motherhood

It’s impossible to overlook the physical changes of pregnancy. But, as dramatic as those changes may be, the invisible transformations you experience en route to motherhood are every bit as far-reaching. The months before birth represent an opportunity for tremendous personal growth and development—an opportunity for you to become more in-tune with your body, to […]

10 Tips for Surviving the First Trimester of Pregnancy from a Mom of Three

In my experience of carrying three babies to term, the first trimester has always been the hardest by far. The exhaustion, the nausea, the nipple soreness, the constant trips to the bathroom – I could do without all of it (except my little bean, of course). As a nurse, I know that these symptoms are part of the […]

Pregnancy definition and facts*

*Pregnancy facts medical author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD A normal pregnancy lasts about 40 weeks and is grouped into three stages, or trimesters. Symptoms and early signs of pregnancy that begin in the first semester include: The absence of menstrual periods Breast changes including swelling or tenderness Tiredness Nausea Mood swings Other symptoms A pregnancy test measures the level of […]