Second Trimester

Do You Need to Drink Water Before Your 20 Week Scan?

The 20 week morphology/anatomy scan is the only ultrasound that nearly all women receive. Although it’s a great chance to see baby again, it can be a little uncomfortable too. If you’ve had a first trimester ultrasound, you would have…

What Happens if You Throw Up During a Glucose Test?

If you throw up during a glucose test, you’ll have to come back another day and retake the test. This is because the glucose is no longer in your body and medical staff will no longer be able to correctly…

7 Sneaky Ways to Get Your Daily Sunlight in Pregnancy

We all need a bit of sunshine to stay healthy and happy and, as busy as our lives are, sometimes we don’t have enough time to sit outside and get our daily requisite. #Vitamin D is an essential vitamin to…

Cotton, Dry, Metallic & Bad Tastes in Pregnancy

Dry mouth, also referred to as cotton mouth or flannel mouth, and other bad tasting side effects can occur during pregnancy. But what exactly causes it and what can you do to make it go away?   Cotton Mouth or…

Harmony Test vs Ultrasound for Gender Prediction

  The Harmony Test is a blood test done around the 10 week mark while an ultrasound is done around the 18-20 week mark. Both can be used to find the gender but neither has 100% accuracy. However the Harmony…

When Will My Pregnant Belly Round Out?

Pregnant moms understandably want to display their well-rounded baby bump proudly for the world to see. However, for many moms, it does not happen as soon as they would like. The uterus slowly moves upwards as it expands to contain…