Three Tricks to Staying Comfortable in the Car While Pregnant

Three Tricks to Staying Comfortable in the Car While Pregnant Pregnancy is a fact of life. So are road trips. Both can be great fun as well as cause a lot of apprehension. This article will focus on three tricks to ease the apprehension and help you be comfortable so that you can focus on…

What Your OB May Not Be Telling You About Driving While Pregnant

Have you thought about how to stay safe driving while pregnant? You are about to be a parent. You are getting as prepared as possible. You are eating right and staying away from foods that could be harmful to your baby. You are planning the nursery and shopping for things like bedding and an infant…

Freaky Facts of Pregnancy

Freaky Facts of Pregnancy With pregnancy comes the quest for knowledge. When you’re pregnant, you want to know it all? How do I stay healthy? How do I keep my baby safe? How will my body change? How does baby grow? And so on and so on. Well, just to help you along on your…

Five Must Have Christmas Gifts for the Mommy to Be

Five Must Have Christmas Gifts for the Mommy to Be Racking your brain about what to get your favorite pregnant lady this Holiday season? Well, fret no more! We have the top five gifts every mommy to be would be more than thrilled to have! Theory Diaper Bag The Theory Diaper bag is fresh and…

How Safe is My Baby in My Womb?

How Safe is My Baby in My Womb? The womb provides a wealth of natural shields for your baby both from internal and external pressures. The womb can be trusted to keep your baby safe because it is designed as the ideal baby carrier. Within the womb are umbilical cord, uterus, placenta and different bones…

What Every Pregnant Woman Wants to Hear

What Every Pregnant Woman Wants to Hear So, there are certain things you should never say to a pregnant woman such as, “You look like you’re about to pop!” or ” are you having twins?” However, if we’re not supposed to say those things, what should we say when we run into our pregnant friends?…

Fetal Deaths in Car Crashes 4x Higher than for Children

How Do Pregnant Women Keep the Babies in their Womb Safe While Driving? NBC News reported in 2009 that researchers and car manufacturers were shifting their focus from infants and children in safety seats to how to prevent fetal deaths in the event of a motor vehicle crash. The article said researchers could develop a…

Pregnancy Pampering

Pregnancy Pampering – Time to Relax Pregnancy is a wonderful and beautiful time. Your body is growing and caring for a precious life! However, it’s no secret that pregnancy brings a lot of challenges for your body as well. Symptoms such as bloating and nausea effect you and so does your ever changing appearance too!…

Traveling by Land While Pregnant

Traveling by Land While Pregnant It is generally safe to travel any time during pregnancy unless there are problems that have been identified and you’ve been advised by your doctor not to. However, the BEST time to travel during pregnancy is while you’re in your second trimester. At this time, you’re usually past morning sickness…

Pregnant Driving Even Riskier

Originally written for and posted on Child Safety News blog at Safe Ride 4 Kids. There are a lot of rules to follow when you become pregnant. Don’t eat this. Don’t do that. Don’t drink such and such. They are all well-intentioned to keep that growing baby as safe as possible. How often have you…

Are Seat Belts Safe to Use During Pregnancy?

Are Seat Belts Safe to Use During Pregnancy? You bet they are! In fact, it’s more dangerous not to.  The best way to protect you and your unborn child in a moving vehicle is by wearing a seat belt. The key to making it an optimally safe situation however is by wearing the seatbelt properly…

Pregnancy, Seatbelts and Travel

Pregnancy, Seatbelts and Travel Many newly pregnant women have questions about safety for them and their unborn during car rides. Following is the low down on seatbelts and traveling while pregnant. Seatbelts The best way to protect an unborn baby in a collision is, as you may have guessed, to protect the mother. Unborn babies…