No matter how it happens, it is never easy to lose a child. Pregnancy is a period of great hopes and expectations for the future of the child you have just created. Losing that child before you even get to see that child’s face or hold that child in your arms is especially heartbreaking especially for couples who have perhaps experienced a great deal of difficulty becoming pregnant and realizing their dreams of becoming parents. Read more . . .
A number of females can find themselves unexpectedly pregnant. A teen, unmarried, a woman who has a chronic illness, a woman who has been sexually abused, mom of ten, even a woman in her fifties; all of these women can find out that they are unexpectedly pregnant. There are certain decisions and certain emotions that need to be dealt with and handled when pregnancy is not something that you planned but something that still needs your attention. There are many resources available to all of these women and anyone who finds them unexpectedly pregnant. Read more . . .
Pregnancy is proclaimed as a time of celebration and joy at the forthcoming new life being nurtured and expected to make an appearance at the end of the pregnancy. Sadly though, every woman is also aware that pregnancy is a time when her body will go through great physical change and that growing another human being inside your body can have unique discomforts that only another pregnant woman can truly appreciate or understand. Nonetheless, despite this advance knowledge, women throughout the centuries Read more . . .
Pregnancy has got to be the time when the human body changes the most between the changes happening to the body of the mom-to-be and the tremendous amounts of change that occur to the tiny body within the pregnant body!
Bodily changes for the mom-to-be:
Bigger is the theme of pregnancy. Your body, mainly the abdomen, gets bigger to accommodate the growing life inside the womb. The breasts are also enlarged in preparation to Read more . . .
Exercise is important at any period in a woman’s life, but exercise during pregnancy is especially important because it promotes endurance, strength, and muscle tone. The benefits of pregnancy exercise help you to carry the weight you gain during pregnancy. In addition, pregnancy exercise will better prepare your body for the physical task of labor.
Another benefit of pregnancy exercise is that it can make it a lot easier to get back into shape after your baby is born. Pregnancy exercise can also minimize some of the physical discomforts associated with pregnancy such as backache, constipation, fatigue, and swelling as well as helping to improve your mood and self-image. Pregnancy exercise can even help you sleep better which is vital for getting sufficient rest to help you cope with the rigors of pregnancy, labor, birth and also dealing with your newborn when the big day eventually arrives. Read more . . .