Thinking of getting pregnant? Here’s how you can prepare.
As you and your partner consider pregnancy, there are a few things you should think of before you start trying to conceive. While 50% of pregnancies are unplanned, planning for pregnancy with the following things in mind can help to alleviate unnecessary anxiety and allow you to proceed with more excitement because you feel empowered and ready.
First, consider your medical history. Do you have any medical diagnoses that could complicate pregnancy? » Read more about: Thinking of getting pregnant? Here’s how you can prepare. »
I’ve had three kids and each time I’ve found packing the hospital bag a daunting task. I’ve never liked packing, not because of the actual task of putting items in a bag, but always for fear of forgetting something I really wished I had with me. So this time around, for my December baby, I packed my hospital bag twice. Once, when I woke up in the middle of the night with a few hours of regular contractions and was worried about the fact that I hadn’t gotten to it yet. » Read more about: How to pack that hospital bag…. »