Birth Parents Blog

8 Pregnancy Hacks We Know You’ll Love

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on April 18, 2017

Being pregnant comes with lots of issues, from swollen feet to morning sickness. Today, Lifetime is sharing 10 pregnancy hacks to help you deal with these pregnancy side effects!

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Topics: pregnancy conditions, morning sickness

What’s Restless Leg Syndrome?!

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on January 30, 2016

Many pregnant women get restless leg syndrome (RLS), which means an uncontrollable urge to move your legs to get rid of an uncomfortable, "pins and needles" feeling. It’s not a signal that’s anything’s wrong in your pregnancy, but it can disturb your sleep (which is a royal pain in the butt.)

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Topics: pregnancy health, pregnancy conditions, RLS, restless leg syndrome

What is Preeclampsia?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on January 16, 2016

If you have high blood pressure, a high level of protein in your urine, and swelling in your feet, legs, and hands, you may have a condition called preeclampsia. Your doctor will be keeping an eye out for this, so make sure to ask him or her if you feel like you have those symptoms.

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Topics: Healthy pregnancy, preeclampsia, pregnancy health, pregnancy conditions