pregnancy

Can I Get a Blood Test to Determine My Baby's Sex at 10-Weeks Pregnant? Will It Be Accurate?

Can I Get a Blood Test to Determine My Baby’s Sex at 10-Weeks Pregnant? Will It Be Accurate?

A mom writes in asking for advice about getting a blood test to determine her baby’s biological sex. She is 10-weeks pregnant and is wondering if that is too soon to get the test, and if not, would the results even be accurate? She adds that she had the test done when she was pregnant with her daughter, but she was 19-weeks pregnant at that time.

I'm 39-Weeks Pregnant and Looking for Ways to Naturally Speed Up the Labor Process: Advice?

I’m 39-Weeks Pregnant and Looking for Ways to Naturally Speed Up the Labor Process: Advice?

A mom writes in asking for advice about speeding up the labor process. She says she is about 39 weeks pregnant. Her doctor informed her that she is currently dilated between 3 and 4 centimeters. She has been having mild contractions. She turns to our community of moms for advice on ways she might naturally help speed the labor process along, though she specifies she’s looking for suggestions other than having sex.

Is It Possible to Get Pregnant a Week After a Miscarriage?

Is It Possible to Get Pregnant a Week After a Miscarriage?

A mom writes in asking for advice about getting pregnant after a miscarriage. She says she suffered a miscarriage “about a week ago” when she was about 8 or 9 weeks along. She is wondering if it is possible to get pregnant again now, about a week after the miscarriage. She says she was told to wait to get pregnant again, but she wants to hear from the community of moms about how soon after a miscarriage you can get pregnant and whether anyone has been through a similar experience.

Is There a Healthy Way to Lose Weight While Pregnant?

Is There a Healthy Way to Lose Weight While Pregnant?

A mom writes in asking for advice about losing weight while pregnant. This mom-to-be says she recently found out she is pregnant, and now she is turning to the community to ask for tips and advice from other moms about safe ways to lose weight while pregnant. She specifies that she wants to lose weight in a “healthy manner.” The community chimes in with some suggestions below.