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Can You Get Pregnancy Varicose Veins In Your Belly?

It’s not uncommon for pregnant women to see small bluish veins on their belly, especially as their belly grows and becomes more noticeable. The good news? These are not varicose veins, just normal ones which are pushed to the surface…

What Causes Ghost or Phantom Baby Kicks?

After baby is born, many mothers experience phantom kicks – what feels like a baby kicking in their belly, even if baby is no longer in there. So is it normal to feel as if you’ve got a whole new…

Pregnancy Discharge, Mucous, Blood & Spotting: What’s Normal

Pregnancy is accompanied by many new feelings, pains and changes, not the least of which includes a lot of strange things happening down below. It can be scary to have bleeding or strange discharge during pregnancy, but most of the…

Pica in Pregnancy: Craving Dust, Concrete, Ice, Paper & Ash

WARNING: This is a post relating to the craving of non food items, including paint and other solvents. It does not relate to solvent abuse – a serious addiction for which you should seek medical help. You should never eat…

What Does It Feel Like When a Baby Kicks During Pregnancy?

A first pregnancy can be exciting and scary – and you often don’t know what to expect and when. So how do you know when baby is kicking? What does it feel like? A first pregnancy comes with many new…