PREGNANCY


Pregnancy Glucose Test Alternatives to Test for Gestational Diabetes

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 By Kate Horney
Pregnancy Glucose Test Alternatives to Test for Gestational Diabetes | Baby Chick

Many women are unaware that there are alternatives to the syrupy orange or grape drink that is used as the traditional pregnancy glucose test. When I was pregnant with my boys I opted not to take the pregnancy glucose test that requires drinking glucola and instead used an alternate method of testing. After checking out […]

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Can You Eat Sushi While Pregnant?

Sunday, September 9, 2018 By Lauren Ramirez
Can You Eat Sushi While Pregnant? | Baby Chick

Can You Eat Sushi While Pregnant? Pregnancy is an incredibly special time in a woman’s life, and many women who have waited years to conceive or even those who were surprised to see those tiny blue lines appear begin thinking about baby’s health and development rather early. Though there are many old wives’ tales about […]

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How to Prevent Pregnancy Leg Cramps

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 By Kate Horney
How to Prevent Pregnancy Leg Cramps | Baby Chick

Leg cramps are one of the most common symptoms women experience when expecting.   As pregnancy progresses, your legs begin carrying extra weight and your expanding uterus is putting pressure on the veins that return blood from your legs to your heart as well as on the nerves leading from your trunk to your legs, […]

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Baby Shower Hashtag Ideas

Monday, September 3, 2018 By Lauren Ramirez
Baby Shower Hashtag Ideas | Baby Chick

If you aren’t following the #hashtag trend by now, you might be wondering what the heck is up with what we used to know as the “pound sign” being all over the place these days. It seems as though you can’t receive any sort of invitation (be it a wedding, retirement party, or bachelorette weekend) […]

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How Stress Affects Pregnancy: 3 Tips to Feel Calmer

Monday, September 3, 2018 By Rebecca Jacobs
How Stress Affects Pregnancy: 3 Tips to Feel Calmer | Baby Chick

Everyday life can bring on many different forms of stress, but being pregnant can bring on a whole new level of feeling completely overwhelmed. Maybe you’re a first-time mom, or you have two little ones running around to keep up with. No matter the situation, stress during pregnancy is sure to creep up for many […]

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12 Things to do as a Couple Before Baby Arrives

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 By Hannah Crews
12 Things to do as a Couple Before Baby Arrives | Baby Chick

I remember feeling half-way sad as I got closer and closer to my due date with my first baby. Of course I was so excited to meet my daughter. Of course I was thrilled to finally become a mom. Of course I was anxious to start our new life with her. However, I was, in a way, […]

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Questions to Ask at Your First OB Appointment

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 By Hannah Southerland
Questions to Ask at Your First OB Appointment | Baby Chick

Heading into uncharted territory is nerve wracking and sitting half naked at your OB appointment is no exception. So to help new mommies keep their thoughts in order here are some questions to be sure to ask your OB when you meet with them for the first time. When should I call you? Doctors will […]

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3 Proven Ways To Remove Financial Stress While Pregnant

Monday, August 27, 2018 By Meredith Rines
3 Proven Ways To Remove Financial Stress While Pregnant | Baby Chick

When I was pregnant with our son I remember bouts of panic hitting me – could we really afford a baby? My husband and I were doing fine, sure, we could pay our bills, save a little extra each month, but we weren’t traveling to exotic places or living large. So, the thought of having […]

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Tips for Talking About Infertility with Friends and Family

Friday, August 24, 2018 By Aspire Fertility
Tips for Talking About Infertility with Friends and Family | Baby Chick

People didn’t use to talk about fertility problems. It wasn’t a topic to be discussed with family or friends. Instead, infertility was something that couples dealt with in private. Thankfully, that has changed. Today, people are more willing to talk about their experiences and are therefore normalizing infertility and fertility treatment. What was once so […]

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5 Things Every Mother Should Know Before Baby

Friday, August 24, 2018 By Nina Spears
5 Things Every Mother Should Know Before Baby | Baby Chick

There are a lot of things that women say they wish they would have known before they had their baby. You obviously know that having a baby is going to change your life forever, but what do experienced moms wish they’d known before little ones came along? Here are the top five things moms have […]

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