Healthy Pregnancy

8 Activities To Avoid While Pregnant (And Why They Are Dangerous)

In order to have a healthy pregnancy, you can and should exercise, following your doctor’s guidelines. There are many activities that pregnant women can do, but there are some that should be avoided. Here are five of the most common.

Prenatal Care Tips Every Expecting Mother Should Know

There are many steps that every expecting mother should take during their pregnancy. Prenatal care is vital to the health of both mother and baby. It provides the necessary information on nutrition, testing, and stages of pregnancy. This care also allows you to catch any health concerns early.

Having Twins? Here Are Some Things You Should Know!

If you’re pregnant with twins, you are probably experiencing some of the most exciting (and maybe anxious) times of your life. You’ll need to get double of everything from cute baby clothes to car seats to toys. You will also need to pay more attention to how healthy you are during your pregnancy.

Exercise During Pregnancy: Answering Your Questions

When you become pregnant, you quickly find out that the rules have changed for what you can and can’t do until your new baby comes into the world. There’s a long list of what to avoid and what to do more of in order to ensure a healthy outcome for mother and child.

Pregnant? These 4 Healthy Choices Help Prevent Birth Defects

Most women go through their pregnancy hoping and praying for one thing above all: a healthy baby. 

Gestational Diabetes Explained: Causes, Risks, And Treatment

During certain points in your pregnancy, you’ll have an appointment with your OBGYN to test for gestational diabetes. This pregnancy condition is unique in that it is only experienced until the baby is carried to term. Not only that, a woman who may experience gestational diabetes during her pregnancy has risk of developing gestational diabetes in future pregnancies. It also confers a 50% risk of developing regular diabetes later in life. 

Preconception And Prenatal Care: Why They Are So Important

The best way to ensure you have a healthy birth is by maintaining a healthy pregnancy. Getting the proper prenatal care early and having regular checkups can be key to the success of having a healthy baby.

Hyperemesis Gravidarum: Severe Morning Sickness

Hyperemesis gravidarum, or excessive vomiting, is an uncommon and unpleasant condition that can occur during pregnancy. It’s rare enough that it has an incidence of only 3% of all reported pregnancies. It is characterized by severe nausea and vomiting that can cause dehydration and weight loss. 

Foods For A Healthy Pregnancy: What To Eat, What To Avoid

One of the most important things you can do throughout your pregnancy is maintain your diet and nutrition. As your baby develops, it takes everything it needs from the nutrients and vitamin stores you have in your body. By making sure you eat enough of the right foods for a healthy pregnancy, not only do you give your growing baby an incredible head start while still in utero, you safeguard your own health.

Four Nutrients to Eat While Pregnant

Making sure you get enough of the right nutrients to eat while pregnant is important. What you eat and drink during this time is your baby’s main source of nourishment. You will need to choose a variety of healthy foods and beverages to provide the important nutrients that your baby needs for growth and development.

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