Pregnancy Stages / Development
Pregnancy is an exciting time in a parent’s life. It is a time that is filled with a lot of happiness but there are also a lot of questions expecting parents will have.
At Moms Who Think, we know what it’s like to be expecting your little one and we are familiar with many of the things that are on parent’s minds. That’s why we have an entire section of our site devoted to pregnancy.
We start by talking about what you can expect during your pregnancy. We cover topics like mood swings, complications, cravings, pain, symptoms and more.
Then we prepare you for your time with your newborn. We give you helpful advice on feedings, what you should buy for your baby’s nursery and what to do when your baby begins teething.
We also tackle more difficult topics of pregnancy like how to deal with miscarriages, postpartum depression and more.
Our pregnancy section contains four pages of material ensuring we leave no stone unturned.
So, if you want to know what to expect when you’re expecting, check out the Moms Who Think web site. We have the answers to many of your questions enabling you to put your uncertainty aside and enjoy this special time of your life.
Free Pregnancy Weight Gain Chart: See What’s NormalUpdated:
Pregnancy causes many changes in the body. It is normal to gain weight during pregnancy due to the presence of amniotic fluid (fluid surrounding the baby), placenta, and the baby itself. Because every pregnant woman’s weight gain journey is different, there are no official guidelines for how much weight you should gain. The most important […]Read more »
What Are the Different Fetal Developmental Milestones?Updated:
Pregnancy is a remarkable and exciting journey – not just for you, but also for the new life growing within the mother. For your unborn child, it’s a long road from conception to due date. Read on to learn all about the fetal developmental milestones that lead to your baby’s birth. We’ll look at all […]Read more »
How Does A Baby Breathe In The Womb?Updated:
The development of a baby inside of the womb is pretty incredible. For nine months, a woman’s body provides all nutrients necessary to help a baby grow, including providing oxygen. Since a mother’s womb is filled with amniotic fluid before birth, many wonder how babies can breathe in the womb. Even though moms provide oxygen […]Read more »
When Should I Feel My Baby Move During Pregnancy?Updated:
Pregnancy is an extraordinary and exciting time for any expecting mother, as she gets to experience the incredible journey of carrying her baby as it grows inside her womb. One of the most memorable moments during pregnancy is feeling your baby’s movement for the first time. This can be an indescribable joy for pregnant moms […]Read more »
5 Things to Do When You’re Over Being PregnantUpdated:
Pregnancy is not for the faint of heart. It’s definitely a marathon versus a sprint, and by the end, you’re just plain tired. Whether you’re approaching the finish line or you’re days overdue, here are five easy ways to treat yourself when you’re over being pregnant. 5 Things to Do When You’re Over Being Pregnant […]Read more »
5 Weeks PregnantUpdated:
Pregnancy Body Changes at 5 Weeks Pregnant Your body is creating a new life, and at 5 weeks pregnant you may be feeling exhausted and unusually irritable or emotional. Your increased metabolism and growing uterus may be causing more frequent urination. Your breasts may be particularly tender now and you may find that sleeping in […]Read more »
Life After Babys BirthUpdated:
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.Read more »
Pregnant with MultiplesUpdated:
Being pregnant with multiples differs dramatically from being pregnant with one child.Read more »
Pregnancy Symptoms ReliefUpdated:
A lot can be done to lessen the discomforts of pregnancy, making life much more manageable while you are pregnant.Read more »
Top 10 Signs of MiscarriagePublished:
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 […]Read more »
Breastfeeding for the Working MomUpdated:
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?Read more »
Interpreting Fetal MovementsUpdated:
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.Read more »
Feeding Baby: Transitioning to SolidsPublished:
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.Read more »
Life after MiscarriageUpdated:
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. […]Read more »
Feeding from Newborn to Three YearsUpdated:
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?Read more »
Identifying a Teething BabyPublished:
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.Read more »
Medication Options for a Teething BabyPublished:
When a teething baby is so uncomfortable, disconsolate and just miserable any parent would want to take the pain away, yet feel at a loss as to how.Read more »
Nursery Ideas: Changing Table BasicsUpdated:
The changing table has become a completely essential piece of furniture. To make the most effective use of your changing table follow these tips and nursery ideas.Read more »
Basic Nursery IdeasUpdated:
When setting up your baby’s very first space it can be challenging to come up with nursery ideas that create the exact look and feel you, as a new parent, want to surround your baby.Read more »
Great Nursery IdeasUpdated:
With a baby on the way many moms scour the Internet or devour magazines looking for the best nursery ideas. These are nursery ideas that can make your child’s room unique and beautiful.Read more »
Fertility and PregnancyUpdated:
Moms Who Think Fertility and Pregnancy From fertility to week by week pregnancy and birth, we’ve got the information you need throughout your pregnancy. We have pregnancy calendars, complete pregnancy information, answers to questions you have while pregnant, fertility questions and preparation, ovulation tracking and predictors, fertility charts, an ovulation calendar, an ovulation calculator, and […]Read more »
Chinese Pregnancy Chart ExampleUpdated:
This is an example on how to use the Chinese Pregnancy Calendar and Chinese Birth ChartRead more »
Pregnancy Complications Most pregnancies are uneventful and all goes as planned. However, there are many women that suffer from various complications during their pregnancies, which can be confusing and frightening. Find out what you are faced with if you are diagnosed with any of the pregnancy complications below. Find out what symptoms to be aware of and […]Read more »
Pregnancy is a time filled with questions about your health, your baby’s health and what to expect along the way.Read more »