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How to Cut Your Toenails During Pregnancy

When you’re pregnant, it can be the simple things that can be hardest to do. One of those things is cutting or painting toenails. Especially as your belly gets bigger, it can be difficult to reach down without causing yourself muscle pain.   How to Cut Your...

30 Alternative Uses For Breast Milk

Breast milk is, without a doubt, the perfect infant nutrition. But its usefulness is not limited to babies, or nursing mothers. Whether you realize it or not, people of all ages can benefit from the incredible healing properties of this naturally produced milk. It is...

6 Ways Hospitals Make Birth More Painful

Most women think that birthing in a hospital is the easiest way to have a baby. If they want pharmaceutical pain relief, this may be true – although that can also fail. If they want a narcotic free birth, there is a good chance that many of the common hospital...

40 Tips to Help you Overcome Pregnancy Needle Phobia

It is not uncommon to see needle phobias being voiced on forums and in pregnancy communities and this far reaching fear can often drive many expecting mothers to break out in a sweat or pass out as soon as they see a needle. When pregnant, your body is understandably...