Bleeding / spotting during the First Trimester

So you are pregnant and besides looking forward to nine months of growing a little miracle you are more than a little relieved that you wont be worrying with your monthly guest. However, lots of women are surprised when they begin bleeding in their first trimester. If they dont know they are pregnant they falsely … Read more

Cramping During the First Trimester

The first trimester of pregnancy is associated with lots of changes, both mental and physical. As the woman comes to terms with being pregnant her body is working hard growing a new life. As such lots of physical changes occur. One of these may be cramping. Many women are worried about cramping because they believe … Read more

HCG Levels During the First Trimester

When you first become pregnant your HCG levels will begin to rise drastically. The body produces the hormone when you conceive and the levels usually double every couple days. The increasing levels of this hormone serve to prevent menstruation and protect the pregnancy. As long as hCG is increasing at a normal rate then the … Read more

Insomnia During the First Trimester

Insomnia during the first trimester or pregnancy is common, but it becomes even more common as the pregnancy progresses. There are many reasons that women have insomnia while they are pregnant. A brief review of just a few of them will help you better understand why its hard for pregnant women to get some sleep. … Read more

Is it safe to fly during the first trimester?

As soon as women learn they are pregnant the list of questions of what is safe and what is not begin to pile up. One of the common questions is whether or not it is safe to fly during the first trimester. Many business women who become pregnant that travel for their jobs are especially … Read more