Only filtered or bottled water is OK for drinking or cooking. In fact, when you’re expecting, filtered or bottled water is your best bet, even if the only…

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What can I drink besides water while pregnant? Healthy Alternatives to Water Sparkling water (try squeezing in some fresh citrus fruit for flavor) Pasteurized skim milk. Pasteurized soy…

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The second trimester is often easier than the first. Still, be prepared for mood swings. These are due to the increase in hormones (chemicals that affect the way…

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It’s important to watch your calorie intake and to exercise during pregnancy. But overdoing it to an extreme could potentially harm your baby. This is why most doctors…

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Is it okay to eat burnt food while pregnant? Hot, spicy foods in general pose no risks to pregnant women. The concern is that burnt foods may contain…

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While it’s best to avoid deli meats like salami during your pregnancy, if you must eat them, make sure they’re thoroughly heated to prevent the risk of contracting…

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Moisturize regularly. A product like Vaseline® Jelly is great if you’re experiencing dry skin when pregnant as it creates a sealing barrier to lock in moisture. Is petroleum…

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While the body transitions in and out of the pregnant state it’s advisable to limit the amount of deep back-bending in your routine. And it’s not just about…

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During the early stages of pregnancy, around 7 or 8 weeks, the growth of the uterus and the development of the baby, turn the the belly harder. How…

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While major complications from getting pierced during your pregnancy don’t often occur, you could still be putting yourself and your baby at risk for developing a serious infection….

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