When is it safe to announce your pregnancy?

First things first: There is actually no wrong time to announce that you’re pregnant. “Patients ask me all the time, ‘When is it safe to tell everyone we’re expecting?’” says Heather Bartos, an OB-GYN in Cross Roads, Texas. “And I always tell them the same thing: Use your discretion. The decision is entirely up to you.” It can also be a slow roll-out, if you prefer. “Announcing your pregnancy to…

December 18, 2018

10 Things No One Ever Told Me About Having Twins

November 26, 2018

When I found out that I was pregnant with twins, I knew that I was going to have my work cut out for me. But there are things about being a mother to multiples that no one ever tells you about… 1. The negativity that surrounds twins… There has not been a time that I have not heard “double trouble” when I have been out and about with my twins….


How and Why Your Body Changes During Pregnancy

November 17, 2018

Pregnancy brings a lot of changes: changes to your lifestyle, your home, and even your career and relationships. But quite possibly the biggest are those body changes during pregnancy. Everyone knows the obvious change of a baby bump, but what many people don’t know is that each and every day, your inner organs and functions are constantly changing, growing or altering their functions to accommodate you and baby. If you…


This Woman Noticed Something Weird On Her Fitbit, And It Came As A Huge Surprise

June 22, 2018

Fitbits are wonderful tools that tell you things like how many steps you’ve taken in a day, how many calories you’ve burned, and what your heart rate is. Some of them can even give you information about your sleep patterns. They were designed with health in mind. But what one couple discovered through their Fitbit was bizarre. Through this piece of technology, they learned that they were expecting their first…


There Are Lots Of Legit Questions Out There About Pregnancy, But These Are Too Funny!

June 18, 2018

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