Category: I Am Pregnant

The 80s were an awesome decade. I can speak from experience. I wore jelly sandals, pegged jeans, and LOTS of neon. I watched the Gummi Bears on Saturday mornings, ate Count Chocula for breakfast, and jumped on my Pogo Ball during recess. And when

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Myth: “You will be ecstatic when you get that positive pregnancy test.” Fact: There are many non ecstatic feelings aroused by that positive test. Most couples experience shock and disbelief. As one RESOLVE support group member said, “During eight years of

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Most families have a story about an aunt or a grandmother who was expecting to have a baby of one gender, based on how she was feeling during the pregnancy, how she carried her weight, etc.–and ended up with a baby

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If you’re pregnant, or trying to get pregnant, you may have heard of DHA. But what is DHA? DHA is an acronym for the nutrient docosahexaenoic acid, an Omega-3 fatty acid. (No wonder they abbreviate it.) Today, with people often eating

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Elizabeth Yepez, MD is a board certified ObGyn and Clinical Instructor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Medicine. Dr. Yepez has focused much of her career in eliminating racial and socioeconomic health disparities. Much of this is through women’s health

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It’s hot outside, and you’re pregnant. For those of us who have weathered the sweltering heat and humidity at seven, eight, or nine months pregnant, we know just how sticky, swollen, and uncomfortable the summer months can be. We have some

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Congratulations! You’re pregnant! Hold onto your maternity jeans, because lots of changes lie ahead. Fortunately, we have some tips to make your pregnancy journey a little more comfortable. 1.  Sleep while you can! – Once your little bundle of joy arrives,

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Great news! FIRST RESPONSE™ is infusing some deliciousness into the women’s health category. The two new vitamin options — FIRST RESPONSE™ Reproductive Health Multivitamin Gummies and PreNatal & PostNatal Multivitamin Gummies — will be available at retailers, beginning April 2015. “All women trying

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It’s almost time to lighten up and shed those bulky, winter layers. Welcome in the season and celebrate your beautiful baby bump with these fresh spring styles. 1.  Highlight that baby bump – The classic look of the empire waist dress

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Elizabeth Yepez, MD is a board certified ObGyn and Clinical Instructor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Medicine. Dr. Yepez has focused much of her career in eliminating racial and socioeconomic health disparities. Much of this is through women’s health

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