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Studies reveal that anywhere from 10-25% of all clinically recognized pregnancies will end in miscarriage. Odds are you have experienced pregnancy loss or know someone who has. There are many resources devoted to dealing with overcoming the pain and heartbreak of a miscarriage. But what happens when you get pregnant again? Instead of the exuberance of knowing that you are creating and sustaining a life, many women experience fear, stress and anxiety. Every trip to the bathroom is met with worry that something is wrong. Stomach cramps or twinges are met with anxiety that the baby is in trouble. If your thoughts are overcome with stress over miscarrying again, please read on for tips on pregnancy after miscarriage.
There is nothing more soothing and comforting than sitting down after a long day with a hot cup of tea, or a warm cup of tea on a cold winter’s day. That is, unless your pregnant. With all the information out there, you don’t know what teas are safe, and all you’re craving is a good cup of tea! The good news is, there are safe teas to drink while your pregnant, and we have five herbal teas that are safe for pregnancy. Some are even recommended by professionals to aid in pregnancy and birth.
You’re expecting another child and, understandably, you’re concerned with how your older child will adjust to the new baby. It’s never too early to start preparing them for what’s to come. An easy place to start is with books! Here are ten amazing, easy to understand children’s books with beautiful illustrations that will help prepare your child for becoming an older sibling.
It’s 3am and you’re wide awake! Pregnancy insomnia has hit and you’re haunted by the words of every parent out there that wants to give you advice, “get some sleep before the baby arrives.” It’s as if you don’t WANT to sleep? Of course you do, but pregnancy and all its glorious symptoms are causing you to stay awake! We have 7 sleeping aids to help you alleviate some of the symptoms and causes of your lack of sleep so that you just might get some zzz’s before the baby arrives!
Just when you thought you’d heard enough about crazy pregnancy and birthing trends (live tweeting your labor, anyone?), someone mentions that they’ve hired a professional photographer to capture the birth of their baby. “No thanks!” you laugh. “My baby and I will both be a mess!” While the idea of having a stranger taking photos at the birth of your baby can seem odd to many people, the truth is, there are a lot of misconceptions about birth photography. Here’s why you should reconsider.
For the woman who recently gave birth, even the smallest gestures can go a long way to show she has your support. Sometimes, new Dads can feel overwhelmed at the change, and have a hard time distinguishing the true needs and desires of his partner who he just witnessed transform into a Mommy. Read on for our top 5 things that new moms need from their partners.
There are so many decisions that modern day parents must make immediately before your infant even leaves the hospital. If you are expecting a boy, one of the biggest, and possibly toughest, decisions you and your partner may have to contend with will be the age old question: “Will you be circumcising your son?”
It’s almost a secret. A secret initiation of motherhood. We don’t know if it’s because it’s too hard to talk about, we forget, or we are afraid to scare first time moms. While all of those could be valid reasons, we believe the best way to remedy a situation is to tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth. Postpartum recovery is a lot more than depression and bleeding. We are here to let you know of common postpartum issues that no one talks about. Don’t worry, as most pass, and before you know it you’ve forgotten all about it and are expecting your newest edition to the family.
Join us in welcoming Elliot Hart, our fourth Daily Mom baby born since our launch! Elliot is the first baby for editor Kayla and her husband Michael. She made her grand entrance on January 17 at 4:53 pm via a home water birth. A whopping 9 lbs 6 oz and 21″ long, Elliot arrived after 16 hours of labor. Mom, Kayla says of her birth:
For some women the first trimester of pregnancy is a breeze full of happiness and the start of a pregnancy glow. But for many, it isn’t so easy. Some of us battle “all-day” sickness, exhaustion, constipation, headaches, and even acne. Read on for tips on coping with some of the more common symptoms of the first trimester.