They can identify thousands of scents and remember them distinctly. When a woman becomes pregnant, her hormones surge, which may change her unique personal scent. Additionally, as her…

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Miscarriage Frequency 10–50% of pregnancies Is a miscarriage a bereavement? Sometimes the emotional impact is felt immediately after the miscarriage, whereas in other cases it can take several…

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Water. Water is the single most important drink you should have throughout your pregnancy. You should drink at least six eight-ounce glasses of water per day, in general,…

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If you are trying to conceive, consult your healthcare provider about whether you might need to start taking prenatal vitamins now; some experts recommend taking them at least…

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There is limited information about exposure to mold in pregnancy. Studies in animals have shown that mold can increase the chance of birth defects when it is eaten…

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While it may be tempting to use lavender and peppermint oils to ease nausea and vomiting during your first trimester, many experts suggest avoiding essential oils altogether during…

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Yes! Safely soaking in a bath is entirely acceptable — and enjoyable — as long as you keep in mind a few precautions. Taking a bath can help…

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Although it is not advisable to travel by plane during the first trimester of pregnancy, note that you may suffer from the pains typical of the first few…

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It’s also common to have nausea that comes and goes — some days you may feel like total yuck and other days feel just fine. If you’re worried…

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How do I unblock my sinuses while pregnant? Run a humidifier at night to keep your nasal passage clear and thin mucus. Sleep with more than one pillow…

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