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How to Plan a Baby Shower

If you have a friend or a loved one who is an expectant mom, taking on the role of hostess for their baby shower can be a great way to celebrate their new bundle of joy. Hosting a baby shower, however, requires careful planning to make it memorable and fun for all the guests.

During a baby shower, unless you’re planning to have a sit-down event, it’s best to go with easy-to-eat food. You can check out the options from companies like SnackNation for delicious but reasonably-priced treats.

Here are some of the top considerations that you should keep in mind when planning a baby shower:

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11 Safe and Natural Pain Relievers When Pregnant

You can't measure the joy of being a mom in any possible way. It’s a mother’s pride that can’t be taken by anyone. But along with the anticipation of the baby’s arrival, are the discomfort and pain during the pregnancy.

But don’t let the challenges give you stress. There are plenty of safe and natural pain relievers that can help when you’re pregnant. Don’t let your guards down but bring your hopes up. Expecting a baby is a journey after all.

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How to Pass the Glucose tolerance test during pregnancy without worries?

The question sounds so tricky. In reality, this test will tell you the truth whether you like it or not. How to pass glucose tolerance test during pregnancy? Passing is possible, but you must work hard to get the result that you want.

Having gestational diabetes when you are pregnant is no joke. The condition puts you and the baby in danger of health problems that may be long-term. There is no way that I will encourage you to find ways to pass the test when in all honesty you must not. However, I will guide you in taking this glucose tolerance test the right way.

Just because I care for you, and your baby, let us do this!

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Ovary Twinges before Period: What is the Reason behind?

It is true that feeling pain could cause worry if not panic especially when you have not experienced such a condition before. Some do not have this problem, but I admit that my ovary twinges before my menstrual period. It does not happen to me often, but when it does, it really hurts like a quick stabbing pain or a stretch of inside muscles. The on and off pings could be mild at times, but I observed that it often occur at the right side of my lower belly.

However, the feeling could be different for you since we all have our own stories. Do you know why it happens?

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How Many Cycles of Letrozole Shall I Take Before Getting Pregnant?

I was surprised when my doctor gave me Letrozole to help me out with my irregular ovulation. If you are familiar with Femara, it is the brand name of Letrozole. I learned that the drug is a treatment for breast cancer. Yet, when it proves effective to treat women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), it’s been used ever since to treat unexplained infertility.

This oral medication induces ovulation, giving a chance to women like me to conceive. I wonder how many cycles of Letrozole shall I take to get pregnant?

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What is the Best Sleeping Position While Pregnant?

“Sleeping like a baby” as they say is difficult when pregnant. I remember to use pillows to support my back, and I toss and wrestle in bed before sleeping to find the right position that makes me comfortable. What’s the best sleeping position when pregnant?

The bigger my tummy is, the harder it is to fall asleep and relax. It’s impossible to rest and take a nap when tender breasts and growing belly gets in the way. With all the twists and turns, I finally found the position that I longed for.

I know that sharing it will be a big help for you.

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Eight Prenatal Workouts for Active Moms

It’s hilarious when old folks don’t approve on my exercise routines when I am pregnant. They believe that it could be harmful to the baby. The truth is there are prenatal workouts for active moms that are beneficial for both the baby and the mother.

Exercise helps maintain the ideal weight and prepares the body for a quick and safe labor. It also soothes and lifts the mood and lessen pregnancy worries such as puffiness, sleeplessness, constipation, and exhaustion.

How can I motivate you? Start with the simple routine and be surprised at how amazing it makes you feel!

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What are the benefits of Kegel exercises?

Kegel exercises, also referred to as pelvic floor exercises, are basically working on the pelvic muscles to strengthen them so you can exert better control. The pelvic muscles support the bladder, small intestine, rectum and uterus in women. Kegel exercises have many benefits for women, especially those who suffer from urinary incontinence and post childbirth problems such as excess fat in the lower abdominal area, a lowered uterus, poor bladder control and stress incontinence. Some women lose the firmness in their vaginal muscles. Kegel exercises can undo these effects of pregnancy and childbirth. Kegel exercises are also beneficial for men. Here is a comprehensive list of benefits of kegel exercises.

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