How To Buy Diapers Without Going Broke

Many pregnant women realize that the main recurring expense they’ll have to face is paying for diapers. After all, they’ll probably be able to feed their baby for free for quite a while, and even after that, they won’t eat much. (It is kind of ironic that it’s the elimination part of digestion that ends up costing more!) If you find yourself fearful of the high costs you know come with diapering a … Continue

Benefits of Breastfeeding

There are so many decisions to be made while you are pregnant, from choosing your prenatal care provider at the beginning of your pregnancy to choosing a pediatrician for after the birth of your baby. Of course, there is picking the crib, the car seat and maybe even moving to a house or an apartment that is larger. And then you also need to pick a name for your baby. While I’m not trying to … Continue

Can I Continue Breastfeeding While Pregnant?

Being pregnant doesn’t mean that you have to stop breastfeeding your child. Many years ago, doctors believed that breastfeeding while you were pregnant actually took away nutrients from the baby inside you; however, research today has shown that that is not the case. Even today, though, we have people that still believe this, and they will argue with you whenever you even dare mention the fact … Continue

Pregnant but Took Occasional Drugs During Pregnancy

I am currently 3 almost 4 weeks pregnant and partook in 3 substances I should not have before knowing I was pregnant... Ecstasy (or MDMA), alcohol, and marijuana. I consumed these substances on approximately the 17th day after conception. … Continue

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Heartburn During Pregnancy–Life Goes On

For me, the heartburn didn’t begin until Week 36, but that week seemed to make up for all those before. Once we got to Week 37, it lightened up, for the most part, and then I had only minor bouts, here and there, throughout the last four weeks. Thankfully, our midwife recommended papaya enzyme, early […]

Pregnant but Took Occasional Drugs During Pregnancy

I am currently 3 almost 4 weeks pregnant and partook in 3 substances I should not have before knowing I was pregnant… Ecstasy (or MDMA), alcohol, and marijuana. I consumed these substances on approximately the 17th day after conception.

Can I Continue Breastfeeding While Pregnant?

Being pregnant doesn’t mean that you have to stop breastfeeding your child. Many years ago, doctors believed that breastfeeding while you were pregnant actually took away nutrients from the baby inside you; however, research today has shown that that is not the case. Even today, though, we have people that still believe this, and they […]

Using Sign Language with Your Baby

As babies grow, their understanding of language develops at a faster rate than their ability to speak. This has the potential to cause a great deal of frustration and upset for a child. It’s never fun when you have something very important to say, yet no one can understand you. Teaching your baby sign language […]

How To Buy Diapers Without Going Broke

Many pregnant women realize that the main recurring expense they’ll have to face is paying for diapers. After all, they’ll probably be able to feed their baby for free for quite a while, and even after that, they won’t eat much. (It is kind of ironic that it’s the elimination part of digestion that ends […]

Kettering, Ohio Pregnancy Help

Where can you go to find out for sure if you’re pregnant? My friend recommended Women’s Center-Kettering (Ohio) and I’m so glad she did. I didn’t know there was such a place that would listen to me and my issues and not judge me. I couldn’t believe they did not push me into a decision […]

Free Pregnancy Tests in Dayton, Ohio

The Women’s Center-Dayton (Ohio) provides confidential services to girls and women who may have questions or concerns about pregnancy, abortion, and other sexual health issues. Currently, all of our services are free of charge and all information is kept totally private. Did you take a home pregnancy test and aren’t sure if the results are […]

3 Tips for Avoiding After-Abortion Guilt

Despite Pro-Choice advocates’ insistence that a fetus is distinctly different from a baby, many women who have had abortions feel depressed or guilty after they have had this simple medical procedure. The fact that similar stories fail to accompany removal of organs such as gall bladders or appendices seems to be a moot point. If […]

How to Plan a Baby Shower

Baby showers are a lot of fun, especially for pregnant mom-to-be. Not only is this something for the baby, but now she doesn’t have to go out and buy a ton for the new baby. Before you throw a baby shower for someone, there are a few things that you should do to prepare. The […]

Morning Sickness–Suggestions to Ease Your Symptoms

Unfortunately, during their first trimester of pregnancy, the majority of newly pregnant women will experience some form of nausea and/or vomiting, otherwise known as the dreaded Morning Sickness! For some, it is an all-day type of sickness, and for others it is an all-pregnancy thing, while some lucky ladies never feel even a hint of nausea. For most, […]