Pregnancy > Concerns and Expectations

What to know about Having Twins or Multiple Birth Babies

Multiples are a lot of work, but also the baby joy is ‘multiplied’.  Here’s what you need to know, if your having twins or expecting a multiple birth.

Early signs of labor – Recognize labor symptoms and signs early.

Early signs of labor – Recognize labor symptoms and signs early to keep you from making an unwarranted, pregnant trip to the hospital.

Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms

Think you might be in the early stages of pregnancy?  Which of these signs and symptoms of early pregnancy are you experiencing?

The Six (unofficial) Stages of Pregnancy

This is a humerous but remarkably accurate description of the Six Unofficial Stages of Pregnancy.  So what "stage" are you in now?

Pregnancy FAQs 2: Second and Third Trimester of Pregnancy

The second part of a two part FAQ on pregnancy covering common concerns of mothers-to-be in the second and third trimesters of pregnancy.

Pregnancy FAQs 1: Preception – Early Pregnancy

A rough guide from preception to early pregnancy in an easy to read FAQ format.   Pregnancy FAQ Part 2 coming soon!

Restless Leg Syndrome in Pregnancy: A Little Thing We Like to Call “Runny Legs”

As much as I hate to admit it, if it had never happened to me I would think it was a hoax. I would write it off as a hypochondriac’s fabrication. I would look at the symptoms (“when you sit or lie down, do you have a strong desire to move your legs?”) and laugh mockingly. But, unfortunately, it has happened to me. My two last trimesters during my second pregnancy was riddled with night time angst—all because of RLS.

The Pregnancy Jitters

Having a child is a fantastic event. So why do so many women experience so much anxiety when they go through the process? They may have the support of family and friends and yet feel a sense of “aloneness.” What are some of the anxiety-arousing triggers that a woman experiences?