Your Amazing Uterus

The title may strike you funny, but your uterus is nothing short of amazing. Not only does it increase to 1,000 times its original size during pregnancy, it is one of the most multifunctional parts of your body. The smooth muscle is responsible for pushing out your baby, contracting during menstruation and may even contract during orgasm (which is why some woman are advised to abstain during their pregnancy if they are at risk for premature labor). It’s likely you never thought much about your uterus until you began your period, started trying to conceive or became pregnant. But for … Continue reading

The Pregnancy Blog Week in Review for Feb 3- Feb 9

If you are too busy to check the blog every day, the week in review is a great way to catch up on your reading. Relax, make a cup of tea or fill your water glass and read the recap of our week in the pregnancy blog. Saturday, February 3 Let’s Talk About Birthing Big: Super Tonio! relates the story of a 14.5 pound baby born in Cancun, Mexico. Let’s Talk About Pregnant Celebrities – Who’s Got Bump? is a great way to catch up on the celebrity baby news. Why I Chose to Breastfeed explores the factors that influenced … Continue reading