Family, Pre-Pregnancy

Do You Know When to Have Your Next Ovulation Test?

Having an best ovulation strips in the event that you are trying to conceive is helpful, but it can be frustrating if you are trying to find out when to have your next one. Many couples try to get pregnant in the days when they are ovulating, only to have another pregnancy result in miscarriage. There are several factors to consider when trying to get pregnant. Ovulation is the process
Family, Health

Tips for Moms to Eat Healthy and Stay Fit on the Go

I don’t know about you, but I find it pretty tough keeping up with the stress of being Superwoman all the time. So many of us are bringing in an income, raising our children, and keeping the house clean (sort of), while running a slew of errands and trying to find something to put on the dinner table every night. However, with all of that going on one of the

Five Low-Carb Breakfast Ideas

For quite some time my doctor has encouraged me to adopt a low-carb lifestyle which I have resisted until recently. Lunch and dinner have been relatively easy to manage with low-carb alternatives; however, breakfast is somewhat of a challenge because of the morning rush activities. There really isn’t enough time to whip up a veggie frittata or Eggs Florentine. Besides, I would be the only one eating any of

Baby’s Gender

A Guide to Determining First Pregnancy By Lisa Hurt Kozarovich Pink or blue - determining baby genderSara Fleury of Phoenix, Ariz., swears by the Chinese fertility chart. Laura Brooks and her friends in Orange County, Calif., say if you want to know the sex of your baby without an ultrasound, the pencil-on-a-string method has proven 90 percent accurate in their group. Then there's the old urine-in-the-Drano test. In fact, there are dozens

Child Abuse – You Suspect a Child Is at Risk

Every year, Americans make more than three million reports of suspected child abuse. What constitutes abuse, and how can you become a child's advocate? The woman standing in front of you in the supermarket checkout lane is trying to unload her groceries while calming the frantic screams of her toddler. Suddenly, the child reaches out, grabs a candy bar from the rack, and squeezes it with all her might. The

Will baby’s grandparents be there when the cord is cut?

Labor & Delivery Grandparents in the Delivery Room will baby's grandparents be there when the cord is cut? By Nickie Harris, R.N Despite her swollen belly, day-to-day life hasn't really changed for this mother-to-be. It seems as if it never will. Worn out, she slumps into a recliner and opens a book. Her warm cup of tea rests on the round table of her belly. She laughs at the absurdity of having a