“What am I going to have and how soon can I find out?” This is a question many mothers begin to wonder about as soon as they see their positive at-home pregnancy test. Numerous old wives tales’ exist to help predict a baby’s gender and while these tales’ are fun to play into, advances in […]
Most women know the feeling—you use the restroom and an unpleasant burning sensation ruins the rest of your day. The most common reason for this burning sensation is a urinary tract infection (UTI). Unfortunately, UTIs are extremely common for women. Around 50-60% of adult women have experienced a UTI, and one in two women will […]
If your due date is drawing near, you are probably excited and anxious about the arrival of your new bundle of joy. With this excitement, there also comes a level of uncertainty. Do I know the signs of going into labor? Am I forgetting anything for my hospital stay? Am I ready for my new […]
“When can I find out the sex of my baby?” This question is among the first that parents-to-be ask when they are expecting a child. Although there is no shortage of folktales to help you determine if you should buy pink onesies or paint the nursery blue, science has made finding out the sex of […]
Not only is calcium necessary for the growth and healthy maintenance of bones and teeth, but it also supports the healthy functioning of your circulatory, muscular, and nervous systems. It helps your baby grow a healthy skeleton, heart, nerves, and muscles. Moreover, proper calcium intake has been shown to lower the risk of preeclampsia (a […]
There are many reasons you may want or need to travel while pregnant. A babymoon, business trip, or family visit may be part of your plans in the upcoming months of pregnancy. These 4 tips for traveling when you’re pregnant will help you have the best and safest trip possible!
Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that develops in pregnant women. Just like normal diabetes, the blood-sugar level of the pregnant woman elevates when experiencing gestational diabetes. If neglected, this type of diabetes can harm both mother and the baby.
Pregnancy may seem to involve many restrictions and restraints like no eating sushi, drinking wine, or riding roller coasters for the next nine months. However, one thing you can enjoy that will also provide wonderful benefits to both you and your growing bundle of joy is exercise!
Infertility affects approximately 7.3 million people in America. Struggling to conceive can be emotionally exhausting, but working with healthcare professionals can help you identify an infertility diagnosis and treatment plan.
Pregnancy is typically the happiest time of a couple’s life. Their minds are filled with visions of a healthy newborn. They make plans for their soon-to-be family. However, as every mother will tell you, each pregnancy can be vastly different. Early and routine prenatal care with your OBGYN can help to make sure you have […]