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25 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

Have you had any weird food cravings yet? Credit: GE Healthcare Many moms-to-be have cravings throughout their pregnancies, whether it's for something they can't have, like a glass of wine, something they'd never normally eat, like a...

The upside of no longer being pregnant

Many women get depressed over the fact that they are no longer pregnant. They miss having a baby tucked warmly, safely away inside of them. Some believe that post-partum depression in part derives from this feeling. But, I can personally attest,...

Rebecca Romijn's pregnancy cravings

Television and film star Rebecca Romijn has opened up about her pregnancy cravings. The Ugly Betty actress recently announced she and husband Jerry O'Connell are expecting twins, and the cravings brought on by them can't be ignored. According to...

Diuretics and pregnancy

It would seem common sense that a pregnant woman would not take diuretics during pregnancy. Diuretics are often used in weight loss bids, usually to null or sometimes dangerous affect. More often than not pregnant women are trying to gain weight,...

Pregnancy food cravings more common than before

What are all you pregnant women eating out there? A recent survey by gurgle.com found that one third of respondents reported craving non-food items such as coal, soap, toothpaste, and sponges. Tell me, what happened to pickles and ice cream? Eating...

Craving via instant messages

A while back, Rachel sent me an instant message at work to ask me what time I would be coming home and what I was planning on making for dinner. I hadn't really put much thought into it and said so. Rachel suggested pasta and the conversation went...

Second Time Around: Crazy Olfactory Cravings

I can't explain it, but instead of avoiding strong smells like I did in my previous pregnancy, I am LOVING odors. Especially toxic odors. Paint, gas, freshly lit cigarettes -- the list goes on. A visit to the hardware store makes me intoxicated as I...

Fathers suffer phantom pregnancies

At least after all the months of morning sickness, cramps, back pain, and that exceptionally swollen stomach, you get to have a baby -- unless you're a guy. Normally, pregnancy "symptoms" were reserved for expectant mothers, but new UK research shows...

The illegal food of pregnancy

Mom 101 wrote a post yesterday that described spicy tuna roll so delectably that I found myself yearning for sushi. And I don't even like sushi. It must have been outrageously difficult for Liz to compose the post: envisioning the object of her...

Maggie Gyllenhaal's strange cravings

I have heard of ice cream and pickles and rocky road ice cream, but I've never heard of tiramisu and watermelon. Apparently, the latter two were the only two items pregnant actress Maggie Gyllenhaal could tolerate during her first trimester of...

Breastfeeding cravings different than pregnancy cravings?

Only a few months after giving birth to my first son, Everett, I went to court to defend my employer in a contractual matter. Opposing counsel was pregnant, and while my boss and his nemesis were trying to work things out in the hall, we chatted...

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