Everything you need to know about epidurals

It's no secret that childbirth is a pretty painful experience. Talk to almost anyone who's gone through it, and she'll tell you it definitely didn't feel good. However, these days, childbirth doesn't have to be as painful as it usually is. Women today have the option of epidural anesthesia, and about 50 percent of women who give birth in hospitals opt to get it. But what exactly is an epidural, what are the positives and negatives, and how does it work? Here's a …

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How to handle a UTI during pregnancy

Pregnancy has its highs and lows, and while you may love certain aspects of being pregnant, others aren't as fun. Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, are one example of a common pregnancy ailment that women may have to deal with. You may have experienced a UTI before, which probably came with a frequent urge to pee and a burning sensation when you do. But are there differences in treatment and symptoms when you have a UTI during pregnancy? Here's what you need to know.How it …

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10 fun, cute ways to announce a pregnancy

Here's the scenario: You just took a pregnancy test to follow up on a hunch you've had for a while. This is the big moment. All of your hard work figuring out how to get pregnant naturally might finally be paid off. You look down at the test stick and ... it's positive! Now what do you do? This is hardly a secret you'll want to carry yourself, but what if your partner isn't home and you won't see your family and friends for a couple of days? It's time to do a little planning. There's nothing …

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8 ways to destress during a pregnancy

Pregnancy is certainly one of the most exciting times in a woman's life, but with all the pregnancy symptoms, things to do while getting ready for baby and info you need to know about raising a child, it can also be one of the most stressful. While there are a lot of things to worry about, stress doesn't have to be one of them. Next time you feel like you're losing your grip on sanity and can't possibly handle your to-do list, try one of these techniques for de-stressing.Click to read the …

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How to keep sex fun when you’re trying to conceive

When you're trying to figure out how to get pregnant naturally and are obsessing over the best days to get pregnant, having sex with your partner might start to feel a little forced - especially if you've been trying for a while. What if neither of you is in the mood when it's prime time in your cycle to make a baby? Should you go for it anyway even though you'd much rather settle in for sleep?It's definitely tough for many couples to keep the romance alive in the …

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Kristin Cavallari’s second baby bump is a boy

Ex-reality star and designer Kristin Cavallari is expecting her second child this spring with her husband, Jay Cutler. The couple found out the sex of their new arrival over the holidays, but didn't share the rest of the world on the secret until now: The new baby is a boy!Their first child, Camden Jack, is 17 months old, and before the gender news broke, the star told People magazine that she'd be happy regardless of whether she was having a girl or a boy. Her announcement definitely …

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7 fun things to do if you’re pregnant on Valentine’s Day

If you're into cooking (or going out to eat) now's the perfect time to indulge. While healthy foods should always be your first choice and it's important to stick to your doctor's recommendations when it comes to eating extra calories during pregnancy, there's nothing wrong with treating yourself on Valentine's Day. Cook up a gourmet dish for each meal or go out for your favorite foods. Your stomach and your partner will appreciate the extra love!

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Check out these 5 prenatal yoga moves

Pregnancy doesn't have to mean ceasing your yoga routine. In fact, this great activity can help you stay relaxed amid all the excitement. It's a matter of working with your new body and adjusting the moves accordingly. Here are some basic moves to get you started.1. Tranquil pose This simple move will be easy to undertake at any point in the day. Simply sit in a chair, straighten your back, keep your shoulders back and rest your hands on your belly. Forget all your worries and …

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Top 6 pregnancy beauty tips to bust out this Valentine’s Day

Not all women are in love with their bodies during pregnancy, which means they'll do anything they can to feel better about their growing baby bump and the rest of the physical changes that can occur. If you're not feeling your sexiest but you want to really wow your partner on Valentine's Day, don't worry. There are plenty of beauty tips you can use to add a little oomph to your appearance. Try a few - or all! - of these top six.1. Moisturize Skin changes aren't …

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What to do in your third trimester

Your due date is drawing closer and although you may feel as if you have to scramble to get all the new born preparation together, take a deep breath and realize that there's still time. Having a guide as to what tasks should definitely be completed prior to your baby's birth will be helpful, so here are some tips!Feel it out: By now, your unborn child is active and you're likely showing off his or her high energy to friends and family. Though your child's movements may …

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