Articles on Pregnacy

Trying to discover the sex of the child before birth or to increase chances of conceiving a boy or a girl is still closely studied by researchers and specialists. There are lots of ways, more or less scientifically proven to help many prospective parents who are eager to have the baby of a specific sex. The odds of having a child with the gender of your desire is a kind of wheel of fortune combined with a little help from science. If up until now, the child’s sex was the will of fate, the evolution of science has made it easier for parents to have a say in the situation.

Let’s take it from the beginning: you just found out you are pregnant and, aside from tons of happiness, a lot of questions must be coming to mind right now, especially if you are a first-time mom. The first two weeks are very exciting and a mystical period for most women. Most women begin to eagerly calculate their pregnancy week by week, from the moment they decide to become mothers. During the first weeks and since the moment you walk through experience to create extraordinary life, a life event that irreversibly alters the life of any woman.

Check out our articles on pregnancy that will help you get thought the anxiety of waiting for you child. We know that 9 months of waiting is a long time, so why not spend this time documenting and reading about how to have the ideal pregnancy and the healthiest boy… or girl.

Medical Methods of Choosing Your Baby`s Gender | Baby Gender

The sex of the baby is influenced only by the male sperm. There are of course many factors that say to influence the sex of the baby and old wives’ tales about this subject, but none have turned out to be 100% accurate and has not been proven through rigorous methods. If a couple actually desires a boy or a girl mainly, they can follow some methods, as they don’t have anything to lose for that matter. But

Fitness Importance when Trying to Conceive | Pregnancy

There are some views towards the level of fitness one must do in order to conceive. Some say that too much or too little exercise can interfere with the process of getting pregnant. Of course, there are many do’s and don’ts that can help any woman stay in good health, prepare their body for the baby and feel better on an overall aspect. Before trying to conceive, it is better to make exercising part of a regular habit.

What to Avoid while Trying to Get Pregnant

The decision of having a baby is big and it must be thought of in advance. More than that, a woman must make some changes in her life before getting pregnant. But the changes depend on each case, as some are already prepared. The things that need to be done in advance include changes in diet, in lifestyle, quitting some bad habits, incorporating some new types of food in a meal and more. But once you take things

Preparing for Pregnancy: What to Do

Being healthy and fit will maximize the chances of fertility and will lead to a healthier pregnancy. It is best to prepare for the pregnancy before you start to conceive, as by the time you realise, you could already be pregnant. There are a lot of aspects to consider and it is best to start at some point. The first step is to stop contraception, in case you are taking it. Some contraception methods can make it harder

Preparing for Pregnancy: Staying Healthy

Everyone knows that once you are pregnant, there are a lot of things to change, especially when it comes to diet and lifestyle. But even when preparing for pregnancy, there are a lot of issues to consider and a lot to do. Actually, the right preconception preparation does not only help in fertility, but it can also help you have a healthier baby and a more comfortable pregnancy. What you eat before trying to conceive has a direct

Preparing for Pregnancy: Health for Women

All prospective parents want to know everything about being healthy and for having a healthy baby before conceiving. Women should prepare their bodies before getting pregnant, during and after. It is a natural process, but it takes some preparation and some life changes. Once the body is healthy, the baby will be born healthy, with no complications and no problems. It is essential that both parents are in optimum health before getting pregnant. The mother has to follow

Fertility Problems and Solutions

Statistics say that even if there are no fertility problems in a couple, there are still just 25% chances of getting pregnant each month. Due to this, doctors can refuse to make further investigations about fertility problems until the couple keeps trying to have a baby for at least one year. In case the woman is over her 35 years, it can take longer to conceive and if after six months there is no positive result, then it

Calculating the Due Date

Generally speaking, calculating the due date is very easy and can be done in two different ways, namely: either by adding 266 days to the date of conception, or by adding 280 days (exactly 40 weeks) to the first day of the last menstrual period (LMP). However, unless the exact date of fertilization is known, counting from LMP is the common method of calculating the due date, and it is based on the assumption that fertilization in

Pregnancy Stages

Normally, pregnancy lasts about 40 weeks (280 days) counting from the first day of your last menstrual period (LMP), which are grouped into three trimesters.  The first trimester (week 1-week 12)  During the first trimester the hormonal changes affect almost every organ system in the body and more often than not there are a number of symptoms clearly indicating the pregnancy. Thus, there will be no period, and women often experience extreme tiredness, tender, swollen breasts,

Getting Pregnant | Get pregnant

Becoming a mother is important for any woman, no matter how much she weighs, no matter her age. But do overweight problems lead to pregnancy problems? Before actually trying to get pregnant, women should asses their general health condition. There are some diseases, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, genetic problems and so that can really affect the possibility of conceiving. The age influences directly the fertility, as a woman passes her 35, it is harder to get