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Suffering from Morning Sickness? These Natural Remedies Can Help

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Suffering from Morning Sickness? These Natural Remedies Can Help

Being pregnant can do all sorts of strange things to your body, from physical changes to surging hormones. One common complaint is morning sickness, and sadly, despite its name, it is not just limited to the mornings. No one knows precisely what causes this, but nearly 80% of women experience nausea during pregnancy.

Just because this is a typical experience during pregnancy doesn't mean there isn't anything you can do about it. There are several safe, natural remedies that offer relief from morning sickness. We've researched some of the best tips and treatments to ease your nausea, so you don't have to suffer through this.

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Must-Have Apps to Help from Pregnancy to Parenthood

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Must-Have Apps to Help from Pregnancy to Parenthood

They say it takes a village to raise a child, and they’re not wrong. While you likely don’t have a village to help, there are plenty of useful apps to fill in those gaps. From pregnancy trackers (you know the ones that’ll let you know when your baby is the size of a melon) to post-partum apps that track diapers, feedings, sleep, and more, there are tons of options out there.

We’ve downloaded more than we would like to admit and sorted through the best pregnancy and parenting apps, so you don’t have to. We’ve checked which ones pack the most helpful features, are easy-to-use, personalize, and sync. So when your hormones are surging and you’re sleep-deprived, you can pull out your phone and still stay on top of everything like the multitasking Supermom we know you are...

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Staying Active During Pregnancy: Answers to your Maternity Exercise Questions

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Staying Active During Pregnancy: Answers to your Maternity Exercise Questions

It was recently National Women's Health & Fitness Day, and we can't think of a better time to talk about the importance of staying physically active during pregnancy. When you're feeling achy or uncomfortable, it might not be top of your mind, but maternity exercise has some serious benefits. Did you know that exercising can reduce the risk of pregnancy complications and even help ease labor pains?

Staying active is recommended for most pregnant women, but there are important exceptions; read ahead for safety steps to follow before beginning a maternity fitness routine. To be clear, this is not about exercising for weight loss or appearance but more about keeping your body moving so that you are in tip-top shape come delivery day.

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