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Vaginal Bleeding During Pregnancy – Why it happens, and what it means

Every expectant mom who has experienced this before can empathize with the feeling of shock – bleeding during pregnancy is frightening. In the morning everything was fine. At noon while visiting the ladies’ room you suddenly find some blood on your toilet paper. Oh my goodness! Where is this blood coming from?
Before explaining why bleeding can occur during pregnancy, it is important to distinguish between bleeding in early pregnancy and bleeding further along in the pregnancy, i.e. in the 2nd and 3rd trimester.

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True or False The 5 biggest Pregnancy Myths

“You’re having a girl, I can tell!” Have you also heard these sentences and then, looking down at your own belly, begin to wonder how exactly people in line at the bakery, on the train or at the dentist are so sure about the sex of your unborn child?
There are many traditions and myths about pregnancy. How do you recognize the gender of the baby without doing an ultrasound? Or even better: do I have the power to influence things during conception and thereby make my ideal baby? And when you finally get pregnant, you can eat for two, right? Everyone has a story ready, but not all myths have truth to them.

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To carry or to push – How to get your baby from A to B

When it comes to transporting offspring, opinions differ: some swoon about carrying and the intimate proximity to the child, the others appreciate their stroller as a practical accessory. If you are still considering whether carrying or pushing suits you better, we have put together the pros and cons.

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Slow Living during Pregnancy

Slow Living – the art of living slowly. The slow living movement has gained a lot of traction over the past few years and is becoming more and more popular. Why? Because our world is getting progressively faster and more hectic.
Everything is online, everyone is always reachable 24/7. Speed, multitasking, profit optimization and fast results are the premise. Achieving more and more in less and less time is what counts. But is it really worth it? Increasingly, people are questioning this approach to life, as the need for deceleration and slowness in all areas of life is growing.
Pregnancy is a great opportunity to begin practicing relaxation, along with mind and body awareness. A time period of nine whole months is available to take on a few new habits and practice some new techniques. During this time not only the body changes, but also your own thoughts and your view of the world. Many changes will come with the birth of a child. Just as the baby develops and grows in the belly of its mother during pregnancy, so too will we as moms grow into our new role; very slowly, step by step and at one’s own pace.

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Sleepless during Pregnancy Tips to find Sleep

What did you feel when you held the positive pregnancy test in your hand? Excitement, happiness, joy, maybe insecurity? A complete jumble of feelings usually overwhelms us women at this moment. It’s the start of one of the most exciting times of your life. What you may have guessed at this moment – at least when you are pregnant for the first time – is that as your body performs incredibly in the next 40 weeks and is running at full speed, a pregnancy unfortunately also brings one or two ailments with it.
The vast majority of expectant moms are plagued with sleep issues during pregnancy. Even though you will always be told how important it is to get enough and, above all, restful sleep, this is easier said than done. The reasons for sleep issues can be quite different, but especially in the last trimester sleep is usually a challenge.

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Pregnancy Depression – What to do

There are certain concepts that don’t seem to fit together. Few people associate pregnancy with depression. After all, the former is often accompanied by irrepressible joy, the latter by deep sadness. But almost 10 percent of pregnant women experience this unexpected combination: a pregnancy depression.

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Can you Drink Coffee during Pregnancy

The prohibition of coffee is one of the most persistent nutritional myths in pregnancy, but how much of this myth is based on reality? Do you really have to get rid of your caffeinated morning wake up ritual?

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Back-pain during Pregnancy – What helps

Three quarters of all pregnant women know it: back pain. This is not uncommon in pregnancy. Many women, especially from the second trimester onwards, suffer from moderate to severe back pain. But where does the pain come from and what helps against it?

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7 Life Hacks for more Wellbeing in your Pregnancy

Drink plenty, eat healthy, take breaks, keep moving and generally just live more consciously. These are some of the things that every expectant mom has heard and read hundreds of times. But how can you, as a pregnant woman, make these tips a reality? Quite simply, with our seven life-hacks that are easy to remember and to implement in everyday life.

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