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18 Tried & True Remedies To Relieve Heartburn During Pregnancy

18 Tried & True Remedies To Relieve Heartburn During Pregnancy

Have you ever experienced that burning feeling in the chest behind the breastbone or in the back of your throat? Or you may have even had the unfortunate experience of  tasting that hot, sour, acid fluid at the back of your throat, which is gross.  If you have, you won't forget it.  During pregnancy there is a good chance you will experience it.  Sorry to say!

9 Reasons Why You & Your Child Need Water

9 Reasons Why You & Your Child Need Water

Water is essential for nearly every function in your body and here are 9 reasons why you need to drink more water:

  1. Water helps you digest your food and transport nutrients throughout your body.

  2. Water helps get all the "junk" or toxins out of your body.  When you pee we get rid of uric acid, urea, and lactic acid.  When you poop, you get rid of all kinds of "stuff", I know, TMI!

  3. Water carries oxygen to cells throughout your body.  

This Red and Juicy Fruit Can Help Ease Heartburn, Swelling and Morning Sickness

This Red and Juicy Fruit Can Help Ease Heartburn, Swelling and Morning Sickness

Sweet and juicy watermelon may be the perfect fruit during pregnancy.  

Did you know that watermelon eases, heartburn and reduces swelling; its high water content (92 percent) and fruit sugars alleviate morning sickness and dehydration; and the minerals it contains can help prevent third-trimester muscle cramps.  Hallelujah!  Want to know some even better news?

Pregnancy Tips for weeks 4 - 7 : You’ve tested positive. You’re pregnant!

Pregnancy Tips for weeks 4 - 7 : You’ve tested positive.  You’re pregnant!

“Oh Wow, this is crazy!”  

Those were the words that flew out of my best friend’s mouth when the little stick that she peed on showed the plus sign and believe me I got the 6 am call telling me she was PREGNANT!!!!  We were so excited! 

Lets talk about you!  You’ve tested positive.  You’re PREGNANT!!!  I am excited for you but you may feel shocked at the range of emotions you may be going through, happy, sad, excited, scared, ambivalent, surprised, relief etc.  This is very normal.  Trust me, your partner is or will be going through similar emotions.  Not only will you feel like you’re on an emotional roller coaster but you will probably experience physical symptoms also...