From the moment a little one makes his or her appearance, new moms field a lot of questions. We’re cross-examined by our family, friends, the pediatrician, even people we don’t know. At least once a week, I’ll be sitting in a coffee shop or some other public space with my... more
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Now that I'm passed the first trimester, my baby bump is really growing. I love my child, but I hate feeling fat. What can I do to start loving my body again? I hate feeling depressed, especially since I know I'll be pregnant for quite a few months... more
While researching the best foods for expecting moms, I read an article praising goat milk since it's high in protein and B2. I'm willing to do whatever I need to do to take care of my baby, including trying milk I've never tasted. But I also need... more
Apples are one food I can eat despite my morning sickness. I'm worried, though, about pesticides. We live near an orchard, and I know for a fact that they do not spray their apples with pesticides, but I can't guarantee the same for other farmers. Can I keep... more
I know coffee isn't good for my baby, so I've cut it out. I'm going crazy because I need caffeine! Is there any alternative I can drink or eat that will give me a caffeine boost without harming my baby?
Ever since I found out I was pregnant, all I've wanted to eat is chips, especially salty ones! I'm wondering what other food cravings I might get. Anyone else have food cravings during pregnancy?
For some reason, I'm extremely gassy lately. I don't know if it's because of the pregnancy or what. Is there anything I can do to help me not be so gassy? It's embarrassing, especially when it happens at work in front of my boss or clients!