Pregnancy Myths a Cultural Phenomenon: What Do You Believe About Pregnancy?

If you're craving pickles during pregnancy, it may be because of cultural expectations. Image by npclark2k

A new study shows that many women rely on cultural myths about pregnancy – why is it a problem for women to have rosy expectations when pregnant?

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How Tall Will Your Baby Be When He Grows Up? Calculating Height Early

Will your baby grow up to be tall or short? Image by roxinasz

Can you use math to determine whether your baby will be tall or short when she grows up? A few simple calculations may indicate your child’s future height.

Top 5 Methods of Childbirth Education – Which Classes are Right for You?

Choose a birth method and start attending classes early, so you can be ready before you get to the maternity ward! Image by jynmeyer

Are you searching for just the right birth method? Some of the top methods of childbirth education classes include Lamaze, Hypnobirthing, and the Bradley Method.

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Choosing a Childbirth Class: Childbirth and Labor Preparation

Ask lots of questions before you choose a childbirth class to make sure it will be the right learning environment for you. Image by Nota

Even though most pregnant moms take childbirth classes, they may know little about the class before they sign up. Make sure you know what questions to ask before you commit to a class.

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Pregnant? Social Support Lowers Risk of Depression

Pregnant women benefit from social support. Image by Ed Yourdon.

Pregnancy is stressful enough, but a lack of support from family and the baby’s father can make things worse, even increasing risks of postpartum depression.

Pregnancy Week Three – What Happens When You’re 3 Weeks Pregnant?

Is the embryo going to be a boy or a girl? It'll be a while before you even find out you're pregnant, and even longer before you will know for sure what gender the baby will be! Image by kikashi

The third week of pregnancy is when the baby starts implanting in your uterus; he or she is no longer a zygote, but now officially an embryo!

Pregnancy Week Two – What Happens in The 2nd Week?

In the second week of 'pregnancy' you ovulate, and your egg is fertilized, this is the beginning of your baby's life!

In the second week of ‘pregnancy’ you ovulate, and your egg is fertilized, this is the beginning of your baby’s life!

Symptoms of Pregnancy – How Can I Tell if I’m Pregnant?

Home pregnancy tests are accurate, but a blood test will confirm your pregnancy. Image by viralbus

How can you tell if you’re pregnant? You may experience these pregnancy symptoms while you’re waiting for test results, or even before you miss your period.