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The Expression Of Life In A Lens: The Winners of the 2018 Birth Photography Contest

The Expression Of Life In A Lens: The Winners of the 2018 Birth Photography Contest

There is a saying that a picture is worth a thousand words. Well, there are more words than a thousand to describe the wonderful images captured at the moment of childbirth. Allow me to introduce you to some of the wonderful winners of the 2018 child photography contest. At #1 and the overall people’s choice winner is the stunning image of “Stunning siblings first encounter”. Thi... »

Severe Vomiting: Hyperemesis Gravidarum During Pregnancy

Severe Vomiting: Hyperemesis Gravidarum During Pregnancy

While pregnancy is often the happiest time in a woman’s life, the happiness women experience during pregnancy can feel dulled when they are suddenly overcome with the nausea and vomiting that often accompanies pregnancy. According to the American Pregnancy Association, nearly 70 percent of women report experiencing some type of “morning sickness” during pregnancy. However, hypere... »

What is Beta HCG? Its Role in Pregnancy & Normal Beta HCG Levels

What is Beta HCG? Its Role in Pregnancy & Normal Beta HCG Levels

Pregnancy is an exciting, yet nerve-wrecking time in your life. Upon discovering your pregnancy, your OBGYN may ask for you to have your beta hCG levels taken via bloodwork. Beta levels rise throughout pregnancy and indicate the viability of a pregnancy. Learning your beta levels can be scary! You go to the hospital and have a vial of blood taken. In a few hours or days, the doctor’s office calls ... »

Ovulation Symptoms: 9 Ultimate Signs of Ovulation

Ovulation can be an exciting thing, or it can be a stressful thing. It all depends on the perspective of the woman charting her own ovulation. For many women, ovulation is good because they’re excited about the idea of becoming pregnant, and they’re making sure they can figure out when the best time for them to engage in intercourse is going to occur during the month. For other women, tracking the... »

How to Get Pregnant Fast: 8 Tips for Quick Pregnancy

Getting pregnant is the ultimate dream for many women. We usually expect it to be an easy process, maybe even happen the first month we are trying. In reality, this isn’t always the case. Sometimes, we can feel as if we are trying and trying and nothing happens. Don’t despair! There are some useful tips to getting pregnant quick. Read on for some wonderful advice on how to get pregnant... »

Pregnancy Symptoms: 11 Early Signs You Might Be Pregnant

Could you be pregnant and not even know it? Believe it or not, you can start detecting your pregnancy around the time your first miss your period, or even two weeks after that. In fact, nearly 60 percent of women start experiencing their pregnancy symptoms when they’re 6 weeks pregnant, even 90 percent of women experience them by the time they’re 8 weeks pregnant. A large majority of this is mainl... »

Empowered by Trump, Ohio DESTROYS Reproductive Rights with the new “Heartbeat Bill”

A last-minute legislation named the “heartbeat bill” passed in Ohio that would make abortions illegal as soon as a fetal heart rate is heard. A fetal heart rate can be detected at around six weeks of pregnancy, which is before some women even know they are pregnant. Ohio has been attempting to pass this bill since 2011 and has not yet succeeded. If passed, Doctors will face up to a year in prison ... »

Watch 9 Months of Pregnancy in 4 Minutes

This video is a must watch for all parents. Whether you’re expecting your first baby or have been blessed with many children. The technology that will let us watch a 3D ultrasound is mind blowing. The amazing thing, however, is to watch how two tiny cells grow into a child, with his/her own personality. The miracle of birth is so wonderful it will bring tears to your eyes. Too often the baby... »