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Pregnancy

Sleep is essential for everyone’s health and well-being, no matter what stage of life they’re in. But how many hours should a pregnant woman sleep? The answer might surprise you!

In this article, the sleep experts at Newton Baby explain why it’s important to get plenty of uninterrupted sleep while you’re pregnant. Then we’ll break down sleep patterns by trimester so you know what to expect as your belly and your baby grow over the next nine months.

We’ll also give you tips to help relieve some of the most common sleep problems you’ll face over the course of your pregnancy.
While you’ll notice a change in your breasts, the urge to start nesting, and maybe even pregnancy brain, to everyone else, the clearest sign that you’re expecting a little one is your pregnant belly!

Since you’re tuned in to all things baby right now, you’ve no doubt noticed the size and shape of your pregnant friends’ bellies and wondered about your own.

Just like our bodies, pregnant tummies come in all shapes and sizes, but you probably still have questions.

During pregnancy, your body goes through tons of changes! There are the obvious physical changes, but you might also notice changes in your memory or thinking and start to observe what many women call “pregnancy brain.”

But what exactly is “pregnancy brain?” And is it fact or fiction? Is it a real part of pregnancy or just a good excuse for when you can’t find your phone?

We’re here to answer those questions! 

Expecting a baby is exciting, overwhelming, and everything in-between! There’s so much to do before your little one makes their big debut. If you’re feeling the pressure, having a pregnancy checklist can help.

A month-by-month to-do list helps you think of things that might not have occurred to you before and ensures that you take care of the necessities. And we have just the thing!

You just found out that you're expecting, and it's time to celebrate! What better way to reveal your big news than with a unique announcement? To give you a little inspiration, Newton Baby has put together a list of fun pregnancy announcement ideas.

Whether you want a professional photo shoot, a simple at-home announcement, or to show off your sense of humor, these ideas will make the moment with friends and family one they (and you!) will remember forever.

    One of the best things you can do for yourself when you’re pregnant is to get adequate sleep. It’s recharging and restorative for a body – yours! – that’s working harder than it ever has before on the complex and important task of creating a life. But ironically, pregnancy can also make it tough to get the sleep you need. Here are some sleep changes you can expect in each trimester of pregnancy: First Trimester The first trimester can be a time of heightened nerves and trepidation. So much is going on in your body, and you’re looking...

Pregnancy is a joyous time, but it also brings with it a myriad of strange sensations and experiences that may be foreign to you. Before you start to worry, read these common Q&As to discover reasons behind and solutions for your newfound troubles.
If you find yourself in your third trimester and suddenly feel the urge to become supermom-to-be at home, don't worry, as it's a natural sensation. Not feeling this wave of nesting fever? Don't worry either, as that's okay too.

Our End-of-Pregnancy Countdown

Sun, Dec 31, 2017

Baby's almost on board! Here's a quick list of last-minute things to do to prepare for when your precious little one arrives.
Insomnia is one of the several pesky factors that can arise during your pregnancy. Learn why you're (perhaps newly) tossing and turning, and how you can remedy your sleepless situation.