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Christmas

Christmas craziness

The official countdown to Christmas has begun and we all know that countdown is usually accompanied by a fair bit of holiday stress. I have to Christmas shop! What am I going to cook for Christmas dinner? I can’t afford this many presents! Where are the Christmas decorations stored? On top of all of the […]

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Coping with your enhanced sense of smell

Your enhanced sense of smell during the first trimester of your pregnancy is probably driving you crazy, right? Well, not to worry because we’ve got a list of ideas to help you make it a little bit more bearable and to hopefully reduce the chances of it triggering your gag reflex and morning sickness. Cook […]

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a common pregnancy symptom that results from the excess fluid you retain in your body when you are pregnant. Basically, what causes swollen ankles during your pregnancy can also cause CTS. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is the tingling and numbness you may be feeling in your hands, wrists and fingers. This […]

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Coping with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a common pregnancy symptom that results from the excess fluid you retain in your body when you are pregnant. Basically, what causes swollen ankles during your pregnancy can also cause CTS. Luckily, there are plenty of things you can do to ease your Carpal Tunnel Syndrome symptomsso that CTS doesn’t […]

Managing your clumsiness

Unfortunately, you can’t avoid clumsiness during your pregnancy, but you can manage it by being more careful. Here are some suggestions to help you avoid the falls and constant dropping of objects that accompany your pregnancy clumsiness. Walk slowly. Especially if you are on wet, icy or uneven surfaces, which if you can, you should […]

preventing varicose veins

Preventing varicose veins

Varicose veins are a pesky pregnancy symptom everyone wants to avoid and the good news is that there are several things you can do to prevent or at least limit the appearance of varicose veins during your pregnancy. What’s even better is that many of these tactics also reduce the likelihood of leg cramps! Exercise […]

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