Pregnancy

What Medications Are Safe To Take During Pregnancy?

There are some medications that are safe to take during pregnancy, while there are many others that are not. Some are even more dangerous for a baby in the first three months. Before taking any medicine, you should speak with your doctor to make sure it is safe for you and your baby.

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.

Infertility Testing: What It Is And Getting Started

Infertility can be a scary word. But the reality is that an estimated 10-15% couples struggle with infertility and conceiving. In order to effectively navigate the tricky issue of infertility and infertility testing, it’s important to understand what it is and the different avenues of treatment.

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.

The Difference Between Postpartum Blues, Depression, And Psychosis

Pregnancy and childbirth are times in a woman’s life characterized by change. This not only extends to physical changes, but emotional and hormonal changes. The postpartum period is most likely to be when a woman is at her most vulnerable, mainly because of these aforementioned changes. As the body adjusts during the postpartum period, the flux of hormones can affect the mental and emotional state of a new mother to varying degrees. 

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. 

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