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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 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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Tips for Drinking All the Water You Need While Pregnant

One of the worst things about pregnancy is the increased need to pass water. It can lead to a strong dislike for consuming liquids because it feels like every time you have a glass of water, it comes right out. Besides that, there is the fact that water doesn't have much taste to it. It's boring to drink glass after glass, yet most other beverages should be avoided because they could hurt the child.

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6 Tips For Pregnant Women To Stay Safe While Running

Are you one of those people who just love a good workout? In case that you are a girl, there might be a time when you won’t be able to get to the gym and start your favorite workout routine. When I was child bearing for the first time, this was hard for me. My pregnancy was great; I had so much energy that I have decided to go for jogging. Therefore, here are my rules on what you must pay attention to, to stay fit and safe while pregnant.

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Foods to avoid during pregnancy – Comprehensive Guide

First of all, congratulations you on the fantastic news!

In nine months, you will experience a life-changing event that will move and turn your life most beautifully. Yes, the beauty of parenting is something that can't be matched with anything that exists in our universe, and the best thing of all is – you are in the epicenter.

Besides the euphoria and the constant preparations for the arrival of the little one, you must take care of your physical and mental health during the pregnancy. For me, the most challenging task was the choice of food that I can or can’t eat. I will be honest; sometimes you will have hard time because you will have to give up on some types of goodies that you REALLY like to eat.

After first consultations with your doctor and friends which have already been through pregnancy – soon, you will realize that advices are different from one person to another. As an individual who was already pregnant and gave birth to a baby, I’ve started to gather and note information related to this issue, which I can now share with you.

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Can Pregnant Women Eat Crawfish?

A question that is often brought up around lovers of Cajun food is can pregnant women eat crawfish. It's easy to see why. Who doesn’t love a great Étouffée or Jambalaya to spice things up every now and then? So you might think it would be hard to give up for the next 9 months.

Well, if you’re pregnant, you might have to err on the side of caution. This doesn’t mean avoiding crawfish altogether. Instead, you’ll have to limit your portions and how often you eat it. Furthermore, if you cook a dish that contains crawfish, then you will need to take extra care in the preparation.

Thus, we’ll look at the answer to the question of “can pregnant women eat crawfish?” (Yes, in small amounts.) Some valuable information would also include its nutritional value and the reasons for limiting the quantity. And we’ll also look at the reasons behind the warning of consuming too much seafood during pregnancy.

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