WHAT IS FOLIC ACID AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT IN PREGNANCY?
Whilst there are lots of things you can do to physically prepare your body for a baby, including eating well, exercising regularly, and reducing stress levels, taking a regular supplement is also really important. Ensuring your body has the right level of nutrients and vitamins will give you a solid start in conceiving and support you in progressing through each term of your pregnancy. Here’s what you need to know about folic acid, otherwise known as Vitamin B9. Read more here!
DEALING WITH DIASTASIS RECTI DURING PREGNANCY
Many women complain that it’s difficult to get their pre-baby bodies back after pregnancy, especially around the midsection. If you can relate, you’re not alone. The cause of that nuisance belly pooch could be diastastis recti abdominus (or just diastasis recti), which is not an uncommon postpartum condition. Read our blogs on The Pulse here, here, and here and available now, our extensive Expert Report written by one of our doctors!
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THE BENEFITS OF GINGER FOR PREGNANT WOMEN
The benefits of ginger are all-encompassing and not disputed. The benefits of ginger are even more magnified while pregnant. Although the lack of evidence is prevalent, ginger seems to aid digestion and saliva flow. Many people have also found that taking ginger could reduce nausea and vomiting in pregnant women. However, it is important to note pregnant women should be cautious with ginger. Read more here!
MY PREGNANCY PHOTO GALLERY
Pregistry.com has many free useful tools to help you during your pregnancy. One example is our Photo Gallery, where you can upload photos of your growing bump and add text to remember what it was like to be pregnant at that time. Then, generate a beautiful video with our exclusive tool and save it or share it with friends and family. All for free! Learn more here!