Current guidelines from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and other experts say that it’s safe for pregnant women to consume up to 200 milligrams of…

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In the first few weeks of pregnancy, folic acid helps the embryonic neural tube, the precursor to your baby’s brain and spinal cord, to properly close. It also…

9 months

According to the National Academy of Sciences, pregnant women should gain between 15 and 35 pounds. The reality is you need only 100 extra calories a day during…

9 months

How soon after ovulation can you tell if your pregnant? The most accurate and reliable results will show up best from the first day of your missed period…

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Traces of human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG) can be found in your urine from three to four days after the fertilised egg implants in your womb (uterus) and the…

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Quality is important. We recommend Nordic Naturals Vitamin D3 (1000 IU per soft gel) in the natural form cholecalciferol form. What Vitamin D should I take while pregnant?…

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Keep your body in alignment while sitting, and try not to slump or slouch. Use a sturdy chair with low-back support and tilt your pelvis forward to avoid…

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Signs and symptoms Timeline (from missed period) fatigue week 4 or 5 nausea week 4 to 6 tingling or aching breasts week 4 to 6 frequent urination week…

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Because caffeine is a stimulant, it increases your blood pressure and heart rate, both of which are not recommended during pregnancy. Caffeine also increases the frequency of urination….

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Do you get checked for STDs when pregnant? Do you need to be tested for an STI during pregnancy? An STI during pregnancy can pose serious health risks…

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