Pregnancy Tips

Trying to Conceive? Top 5 Premom Pregnancy Tips

  You’re thinking about having a baby.  But are you giving yourself and your baby the best chance for a successful, healthy pregnancy and delivery?  Here are our top 5 tips of what to focus on even before you get pregnant! 1. Add Supplementation Did you know that it’s best to add supplementation before you are pregnant, even a month before you are trying to conceive?  Choose the right multivitamin for you and make sure it includes the recommended dosage of folic acid to support your baby’s development and reduce the risk of certain birth defects. 2. Exercise If you’re...

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Pregnancy Week by Week

Pregnancy Week 39 - Week 40

Baby Growth Size is approximately 20.16 inches and 7.63 pounds. Your baby is the size of a watermelon. Your baby is now “full term”! Your baby’s brain is still developing. Your baby’s head may look a little pointy after delivery, due to the passage through the birth canal, but this is normal. You & Your Body You may be experiencing these symptoms: Braxton Hicks contractions, pelvic pressure or sharp pains, leg cramps, trouble sleeping, fatigue, anxiety, and a “nesting” urge. Watch for these symptoms of labor: thick mucus, possibly with a tinge of blood (mucus plug released); nausea, diarrhea, water...

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Pregnancy Week 37 - Week 38

Baby Growth Size is approximately 19.61 inches and 6.80 pounds. Your baby is the size of a pumpkin. Your baby has improved dexterity and has developed just about everything except digestion and final development of the lungs, brain, and diagram. Your baby may be “dropping”, moving lower and into the birth canal. Your baby can come at any time now, but your baby may need these extra weeks to finish development. You & Your Body You may not gain any weight this month. You may still be experiencing these symptoms: heartburn, spotting (particularly after sexual activity), stretch marks, abdominal pressure,...

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