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Cool Sites to Check Out When You’re Pregnant!

Don’t you just love all the technology available to us? For today’s mamas, it’s easier than ever to find information at the touch of a laptop button (or swipe of a finger on a smartphone). From fun websites and hilarious mom blogs to important health resources and baby gear sites for budget-conscious families, the web […]

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Using Premama in Two Delicious Smoothie Recipes

We’ve put together two delicious and easy to make Premama smoothie recipes. Blending Premama into a smoothie is our favorite way to use Premama prenatal vitamins! Try out these two recipes and upload your smoothie photos on our Facebook page Tropical Bump Smoothie ©Premama 2015 Ingredients: 1 banana, peeled 3⁄4 cup fresh or frozen diced […]

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Premama Review – Brandy Walleshauser

Check out this video review from blogger Brandy Walleshauser! “When I was pregnant with my first I had 9 months of sickness. It was horrible, the prenatal vitamins that were recommended just made more more sick, or I would choke on them because they were to big to swallow. At the time the only […]

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Dangers of Gummy Vitamins

Gummy vitamins present an easier and tastier alternative to vitamins in pill form, but they are not without danger. It is not uncommon for some children to eat entire bottles of gummy vitamins without realizing the potential negative health effects. When it comes to standard gummy vitamins, symptoms of eating too many can include nausea, […]

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Are Flu Shots Recommended During Pregnancy?

The flu is making headlines again this week as almost every state in the US is experiencing widespread cases of flu, according to a map on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website. Unless you live in Maine, Hawaii and only five states on the west coast, the flu is at high levels. Adults and children […]

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New Years Resolutions

Only the second day of 2015 and it’s not too late to make a few New Year’s resolutions. Here are some helpful resolutions for pregnancy and for labor:   Five resolutions for pregnancy: Eat more fruits and vegetables. Go for more walks, do some yoga, or pick up some weights and stretch Ask more questions at your […]

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Dealing with Morning Sickness

Hyperemesis Gravidarum is an intense form of morning sickness that afflicts 1-3% of women. It is characterized by severe, persistent vomiting, nausea that doesn’t subside, and often dehydration. If you are experiencing such symptoms be sure to seek help as severe cases can lead to hospitalization. Even if you don’t have Hyperemesis Gravidarum, morning sickness […]

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Healthy Pregnancy Snacks

Taking good care of yourself is not only good for you but is also important for that baby in your belly. However, it can be hard to eat healthy all the time when you suddenly get hungry for a snack. So here are a few easy-to-make snacks that are both delicious and good for your baby to-be: […]

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The Importance of Breastfeeding

A study done at Washington University shows that breastfeeding has implications for children’s health decades later. Children who were breastfed for at least three months seem to have significantly lower risk of chronic inflammation that is associated with cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Breastfeeding also protects your baby from allergies, sickness, infections, and other diseases. In addition, breast milk adapts to meet […]

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Tips for your pregnancy during Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving less than a week away you might be beginning to wonder just what foods you can still enjoy and what foods you should avoid.  Here are some good rules to follow to keep your baby safe and enjoy your Turkey Day: Make sure that as you’re preparing for the feast you wash your […]

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