Pregnancy Discomforts

Nearly every pregnancy brings with it some discomforts – sometimes mild and other times nearly disabling. Nausea, back pain, heartburn and so on are often symptoms that can be alleviated with a proactive approach to stress management, sleep, nutrition, exercise and supportive relationships. These articles will provide ample ideas, including lifestyle and natural remedies, to help you find some relief.

Nausea in Pregnancy: Boon and Bane?

Nausea in Pregnancy: Boon and Bane?

– Plus 8 Tips For Managing Morning Sickness

No one would argue that morning sickness, or nausea in pregnancy (referred to medically as nausea and vomiting of pregnancy or NVP), is a miserable experience, and one that impacts over half of pregnant women. But interestingly, research suggests that there may be some meaning to the misery. There are a fascinating array of benefits […]

Constipation and Pregnancy

Constipation and Pregnancy

Constipation is a common complaint in pregnancy. This is caused because hormone changes decrease mobility in the intestines creating sluggish bowels. As fecal matter slows its path, additional water is reabsorbed leading to hard, dry stools. As the baby grows, mobility is further impeded by space constraints on the intestines. If you are going through […]