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Should You Get Acupuncture While Pregnant?

January 13th, 2015 | By: Sydney Loney
From morning sickness to breech babies, acupuncture may be the answer to your pregnancy problems.
Should You Get Acupuncture While Pregnant?

Whether you're vomiting your way through your first trimester or are plagued by pregnancy-related aches and pains in your second and third, acupuncture may be the key to relieving your discomfort. Here's how it can help you have a happier, healthier pregnancy in each trimester:

Is Coffee Safe During Pregnancy?

January 8th, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
Why caffeine and pregnancy don't always mix
Is Coffee Safe During Pregnancy?

The last thing any pregnant woman wants to hear is that there's one more thing she should give up. But a study published in The American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology found expecting mothers should monitor their caffeine intake, especially in early pregnancy.

The study followed more than 1,000 women throughout their pregnancies and found a substantial link between caffeine in early pregnancy and miscarriage rates. This wasn't the first study to find such a link, but it is getting more attention than past research.

Solving Pregnancy Skin Problems

January 8th, 2015 | By: Sydney Loney
From acne to melasma, here's what you need to know about your skin during pregnancy.
Solving Pregnancy Skin Problems

One of the perks of pregnancy is supposed to be gorgeous, glowing skin. So, when you're confronted by blemishes or brown patches instead, it can be frustrating. Here's what you need to know about caring for your skin safely throughout your pregnancy.

Is the Spa Safe During Pregnancy?

December 9th, 2014 | By: Sydney Loney
Here's how to have a blissful–and safe–spa experience when you're pregnant
Is the Spa Safe During Pregnancy?

A trip to the spa can be pure bliss, but when you're pregnant you need to pamper safely. Here's what you should know before you book your next spa appointment.

Morning Sickness Survival Guide

December 9th, 2014 | By: Sydney Loney
When morning sickness starts and what you can do to feel better.
Morning Sickness Survival Guide

Those first few months of pregnancy can be tough, especially when you suddenly can't stand the sight (or smell) of food. Morning sickness, or Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy (NVP), is the most common medical condition facing moms-to-be. It affects up to 80 percent of pregnant women, says Caroline Maltepe, coordinator of Motherisk's NVP Hotline at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Here's what you need to know to get through it.