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First Trimester

Why I'm Talking About My Pregnancy Publicly In The First Trimester

Ravishly | Posted 03.04.2016 | Parents
Ravishly

I want to demystify the first trimester of pregnancy. When people wait until the second trimester to start talking about being pregnant, it makes the first trimester an enigma. It makes it seem like the first trimester is a time when everything is normal, just like it would be if you weren't gestating a baby (since you're not showing yet).

First Trimester Screen: More Questions Than Answers

Cara Paiuk | Posted 04.07.2014 | Parents
Cara Paiuk

With the twins, I did much more testing for two reasons: I had lost several pregnancies, and I had crossed the formidable 4-0 age barrier.

Pregnant or Not, I Don't Regret My Behavior in This 'Hairy' Situation

Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo | Posted 07.22.2013 | Parents
Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo

The woman in her first trimester is really getting the shaft when it comes to sympathy. She, too, is tired, nauseous and scared to death... and almost no one knows or knows why.

5 Things Not To Say To A Woman After A Miscarriage

Lindsay San Giacomo | Posted 05.04.2013 | Parents
Lindsay San Giacomo

I recently had a miscarriage. While I got some fantastic advice from some great people, I was shocked at the bizarre and sometimes hurtful things people said to me. But I can't really blame them. When you don't talk about something, you don't know how to talk about it, either.

Getting through the Exhaustion of Your First Trimester

Brett Blumenthal | Posted 11.28.2012 | Parents
Brett Blumenthal

If you are in your first trimester and the exhaustion feels all too consuming, try some of these coping strategies.