Lea Michele Hairstyles on Under such conditions she can be expected to produce healthy offspring. In the bitch, successful production of healthy puppies depends on () fertility, () fecundity, () the ability to carry her young the full term, () a successful whelping, and () normal development of the nursing instinct and sufficient milk to nurse her puppies. SIGNS OF PREGNANCY blog of day; During pregnancy the bitch should be given a dose of milk of magnesia once a week to ensure regular bowel movements. I also advise a teaspoonful of bicarbonate of soda in her drinking water every day during the last half of her gestation period; this will help keep excessive acidity out of her system. blog of day; The box should be about double the size of the bitch so that she can stretch out with her brood and not be in cramped quarters and liable to roll over on a puppy or step on it. For large breeds have a shelf around the bottom of the box so the puppies can crawl under the shelf and be protected from a large brood bitch. The box should be free of any debris and in a sanitary condition. Lea Michele Hairstyles 2016.