Sleep Deprived in the 3rd trimester

InsMOMnia: Pregnant & Sleep Deprived

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Disclaimer:  This post was written while sleep deprived in the early morning hours.  It was not meant to be whiny, fussy or down-to-earth honest…but it might have turned out that way. Today’s post is most likely useless to anyone and everyone, but maybe it will justify why there will not be some sort of creative […]

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Morning Sickness

Understanding Morning Sickness: A Humorous Attempt

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Has your husband ever wondered, “what is morning sickness exactly?  And what does it feel like?’  Well today’s guest writer Jesse, has never actually experienced morning sickness, but has made a humorous attempt through a temporary experience to try and describe it for all your husbands.  What do you think ladies?  Is this a close […]

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Some things you can try ahead of time to avoid severe morning sickness

How to Stop Morning Sickness Before it Starts

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Morning sickness is an awful thing to go through, and I must admit I was quite unprepared for it when I became pregnant with our first.  After my first pregnancy I felt like we might have to adopt the rest of our kids, with how sick I was and I desperately looked for a cure. […]

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After Your Baby is Born post birth advice on how to make the transition to being a new parent easier

Life After Babys Birth

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Baby’s arrival is just around the corner, and the stage is all set. All that remains is labor, delivery and post birth recovery then….Then what?  Having a baby only changes or rearranges everything right down to furniture placement and showering habits.

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Fertility treatments for men and women. These are some of the most common problems which create infertility and how to reverse the problems.

Fertility Fixes for Men and Women

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While the exact causes of roughly a third of all fertility problems are still a medical mystery, there is much modern medicine understands and is able to do about known reproductive dysfunctions.

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Pregnant with Multiples Get the information you need for having a healthy pregnancy with twins, triplets or more.

Pregnant with Multiples

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Being pregnant with multiples differs dramatically from being pregnant with one child.

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You can get relief from the many uncomfortable symptoms of pregnancy like morning sickness, pregnancy fatigue, moodiness and more. There really is a lot that can be done to lessen the discomforts of pregnancy, making life much more manageable until baby arrives.

Pregnancy Symptoms Relief

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A lot can be done to lessen the discomforts of pregnancy, making life much more manageable while you are pregnant.

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Gender Neutral Baby Shower Themes

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Games for Neutral Baby Shower Themes There are many reasons you might choose neutral baby shower themes.  Mom and Dad don’t know the baby’s gender, or the idea of a totally frilly, princess of a girl or a masculine and macho boy is just too much for mom to handle or this is not mom’s […]

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Coed Baby Showers

The New Co-ed Baby Showers Dads nowadays do everything from diaper changes and midnight feedings to Lamaze coaching and cord cutting; so why are co-ed baby showers still such a rarity? Old Sensibilities In the good ole days of yesteryear pregnancy, labor, birth and baby care were distinctly woman’s work.  Dad was out in the […]

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Girl Baby Shower Themes

Baby Girl Shower Themes – Choosing Yours Hosting a shower for the soon to be mother of a baby girl? Take any baby girl shower themes over the top!  Little girls are really something special. (thank heaven for them, right?)  Whatever angle of the baby girl theme you are highlighting, make use of these tips […]

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Boy Baby Shower Theme

Picking a Baby Boy Shower Theme When throwing a party for mom to be and her little bundle of joy, every hostess wants to select a baby boy shower theme that is perfection for the bouncing bundle about to arrive; but getting the theme right is not always easy. To help you select from the […]

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Baby Shower Planning Timeline

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Baby Shower Planning – Getting Your Timeline on Track Ever heard that it’s all about timing?  It’s especially true when speaking of a baby shower planning timeline.  This event is a right of passage. The shower is a portion of the whole pregnancy and childbirth experience, which places no small burden on the shoulders of […]

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Baby Shower Themes List

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20 Baby Shower Themes Looking for baby shower themes? Look no farther. If the extensive list below doesn’t hold the right shower for you, it is certain to spark the ideas that will get you there on your own! Cowboy Cowboy baby shower themes work well for boys and girls. Just adjust the colors of […]

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Rules for a Successful Baby Shower

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6 Simple Rules for Baby Showers Who wrote the book on baby showers etiquette?  Some say the rules might be a bit out of step with modern society.   Some of the old baby showers rules of etiquette have long since been laid by the roadside, but what has taken their place? Welcome to a […]

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Baby Shower Planning Basics

Baby Shower Basics for the Hostess Planning a Baby Shower? Nothing is worse than feeling scattered, penniless and stressed for time as the party goes from concept to reality.  It doesn’t have to be that way.   If you ask yourself the right questions first, the rest will fall right in to place. Don’t Break the […]

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Top 10 Signs of Miscarriage

Top 10 Signs of Miscarriage Discussing miscarriage is not a pleasant topic at any time, but knowing the signs can possibly help to prevent one as well as provide comfort in the case of unpreventable pregnancy loss. Cramping There are many abdominal sensations, including cramping, that are perfectly normal in pregnancy. Strong cramps that have […]

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Breastfeeding for the Working Mom covers the basics of breastfeeding and how to make it work when you go back to work.

Breastfeeding for the Working Mom

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If you are having a baby one of the many things weighing on your mind may be the prospect of breastfeeding. Should you do it? Will it hurt? Will your breasts ever be the same? How exactly does a breast pump work?

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What to expect with fetal movements, when the kicks and movements start during pregnancy and how to count movements.

Interpreting Fetal Movements

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It doesn’t matter if this is your first pregnancy or your fourth those first fetal movements are one of the highlights of the nine month gestational period. It is thrilling to feel the baby as her feet and hands kick, flap and turn cartwheels inside the womb.

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Learn how to chart your cycles so you know your fertile days. Fertility or Ovulation Charting is simply recording the progress of the female reproductive cycle.

Fertility Charts: Getting Started

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Fertility charts and ovulation calendars are the stuff of Hollywood sitcom puns or the real life nightmare of those coping with infertility problems. Yet couples having difficulties conceiving are not the only people who stand to benefit from the use of a simple fertility chart.

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When to introduce baby foods other than milk or formula, what to feed your baby, and how to feed a baby solid foods.

Feeding Baby: Transitioning to Solids

Feeding a baby is really fun! Just think about it; at what other stage of life is such a ready form of excitement and entertainment available at every meal.

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Life after Miscarriage

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Life after Miscarriage Nothing is quite as joyous as finding out that wanted baby is on the way. This initial joy evaporates into a pain that is unlike anything else when things don’t go as planned. A miscarriage steals away the hopes and dreams of expectant parents just when their happiness is at its zenith. […]

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Get the basics on feeding a newborn breastmilk or formula.

Feeding from Newborn to Three Years

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New parents are consumed with concerns for their children: which are the best diapers, what kind of schooling will be necessary, what is the best choices for feeding baby?

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How to tell if your baby is teething and how to help ease their discomfort.

Identifying a Teething Baby

Sooner or later all parents experience their baby’s transformation from a happy, easy going bundle of toothless grins into a teething baby: otherwise known as a crabby, sleepless, food refusing, runny nosed cranky-pants.

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