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Your Quick Guide to Thanksgiving Dinner

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on November 21, 2017

Thanksgiving marks the start of the holiday season, which for some is also the busiest time of year.  All of the decorating, cooking, planning, and gift shopping can stress anyone out. So, it’s easy to get overwhelmed, especially when you’re pregnant. 

Since being pregnant can weaken your immune system and leave you exhausted, today's post is all about helping you get through Thanksgiving in the healthiest way possible!

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Topics: unplanned pregnancy, Holidays, food to avoid when pregnant, foods to avoid when pregnant

10 Terrific Tips for Thanksgiving Dinner When You’re Pregnant

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on November 22, 2016

When you’re pregnant and eating for two, Thanksgiving can be a dream. But before you take advantage of dining on all the delicious food this Turkey Day, make sure the food you’re enjoying is safe for your baby. Go back for seconds when you’ve got a bun in the oven, but check out these 10 Thanksgiving foods to watch out for:

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Topics: unplanned pregnancy, Holidays, food to avoid when pregnant, foods to avoid when pregnant

How to Handle the Holidays if You’ve Chosen Adoption - Part Two

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on December 1, 2015

You may remember that we posted last Saturday with tips and advice for how to handle the holidays when you've chosen adoption. Today, we continue in our two-part series...

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Topics: Baby's father, Holidays, adoption for my baby, baby's dad

How to Handle the Holidays if You’ve Chosen Adoption - Part One

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on November 28, 2015

If you’re already decided that adoption is the right choice for you, you might be wondering how to handle family member’s questions during the holidays. When you go to Christmas and holiday parties and are “showing”, how will you respond to their questions?

We’ve put together a few ideas and tips for you on you might handle this situation.

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Topics: Adoption Tips, teen pregnancy, Holidays, adoption for my baby, pregnancy tips

Pregnant? 6 Great Tips to Get you Through Thanksgiving Dinner

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on November 24, 2015

If you're pregnant, you’re probably gotten lots of advice about what not to eat during pregnancy: under cooked meat, soft cheeses, too much caffeine, etc. So, here’s a quick list of tips to help you through Thanksgiving dinner when you’re pregnant:

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Topics: Pregnancy, Holidays, Healthy pregnancy, pregnancy tips