Morning Sickness Relief

Did you know that up to 70 percent of pregnant women experience morning sickness? It's the result of elevated levels of the hormones necessary to carry out a pregnancy. Estrogen, in particular, may cause special sensitivity to odors, making even mildly offensive smells seem overpowering.

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When a pregnant woman eats small, frequent meals and eats them slowly, it can help alleviate morning sickness. Find out other morning sickness remedies.

Pregnancy Nutrition

In pregnancy, a woman should eat an extra 300 calories each day. An unhealthy diet can lead to a low-birth-weight baby, nutritional deficiencies, birth defects and even mental retardation.

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Smoking in Pregnancy

A definite no-no during pregnancy is smoking. While it's best to quit before even trying to conceive, you can decrease your chances of developing complications such as placenta previa, pre-term labor and even stillbirth if you stop smoking during the first trimester. Start by cutting down each day. Do this for your baby.

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How to Save for Baby

If you're expecting, you're probably wondering how you will be able to afford the cost of having and raising a baby. With the rising costs of child health care, food, clothing, toys, education and various other necessities, having a baby can seem like the fast track to bankruptcy. The doesn't have to be the case, though. There are ways to save and cut back while still giving your baby everything it needs for a healthy, happy life.

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