First trimester symptoms often come as a surprise to people, as it just doesn't seem possible that the body can experience so many changes before the belly even begins to show! But for most people, long before anyone notices your pregnancy from the outside, you feel pregnancy from the inside out. Fi
The first trimester of pregnancy is the perfect time to be selective when choosing who will provide your prenatal care and attend your birth. Once you have decided on either a hospital, home, or birth center birth, you then must choose a care provider. It's not always the case that your existing obs
You peed on a stick and it was positive! Congratulations, you're pregnant! Now what? Of course, there are the typical things many people do after finding out they're pregnant, like telling close family and friends (or waiting until after the first trimester), scheduling a first appointment with thei
As you begin to share the news of your pregnancy, and later as your belly grows, you may notice that people—even perfect strangers—want to share their “words of wisdom” with you.
In Western culture, moms receive most of the attention during pregnancy. It’s easy for partners to feel left out and insignificant. Yet both parents emotional needs can be involved in parenting right from the start.