third trimester

Very Pregnant Halloween Costumes

By Laurie Grant

What's a pregnant gal to do in Salem on Halloween?  Dress up of course! I finally found something to be excited about and look forward too as I approach my 9th month.  The protruding belly can be used as a prop.  Adding to my costume and appeal as I waddle around Salem, MA.  I might even have... Read More

Have a Diet Soda to Increase Chances of Preterm Labor

By Anastasia B

I do not think any pregnant woman seriously wishes to go into labor early. I am seven months pregnant and this belly makes me want to give birth any day now, it seems like too much to carry! Of course not in reality. The troubling thing is that preterm labor has become so common. While nobody ca... Read More

Third Trimester: Glucose Test Alternatives

By Anastasia B

Of all things odd and wrong about the medical establishment today, this one’s really hard for me to understand! Most women who have kids and who I know are pregnant absolutely hate the glucose test for gestational diabetes because of the flat, colored soda drink you have to gulp down. What is it... Read More

6 Months Pregnant: Cravings

By Anastasia B

During my first and second trimester all I wanted was lots of blueberries. Apples, green salads, and no meat. I just rolled over into the third trimester of my second pregnancy and my cravings are oh so different! I just wish that my desire to actively fulfill these cravings coincided with me wa... Read More