1st Trimester

Pregnancy Who’s Who: Ob/Gyns, Midwives, Doulas, Oh My!

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There is a wide range of professions that provide care during pregnancy and beyond. You’ve got your OBGYNs, midwives, doulas, IBCLCs, and more! Read more in our blog now!

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What Lifestyle Changes Do You Have to Make When Pregnant?

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Ensuring your baby's development and health comes down to many factors, but one of the most important is eliminating their exposure to toxins in the womb. Check out our ultimate guide to the dos, don’ts, and FAQs during pregnancy!

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Questions To Ask At Your First Prenatal Appointment

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Congratulations! You just found out you are having a baby! What do you do next? It is time to schedule your first pre-natal appointment. Let's take a look at what you can expect at your first prenatal appointment and what list of questions you should have to ask your healthcare provider.

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Can You Fly While Pregnant?

You’ve got places to go and people to see, Mama! Air travel can be especially exhausting when you are expecting, and it may also cause swelling in the feet and legs. So before you take off, learn how many pregnant women use compression socks to protect their health.

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Top 12 Most Common Pregnancy Questions Answered

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From the earliest weeks of pregnancy, lots of questions arise on what can feel like a daily basis. Take a break from Google and enjoy some much-deserved rest as we covered the twelve most frequently-asked pregnancy questions.

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How Soon Can I Take a Pregnancy Test?

You can take a pregnancy test anytime you’d like to, even if you’re not pregnant! But, as we discuss in this article, there are optimal windows for taking home pregnancy tests to ensure that you get the most accurate results.

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Questions to Ask Your Doctor, by Trimester

Depending on where you are in your pregnancy, there are certain questions you should keep in mind when talking to your doctor each trimester!

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How Much Water Should I Drink During Pregnancy?

Water makes up over half of our body weight and it’s recommended that adults drink at least eight 8 oz. glasses of water per day.  Pregnant women need to drink more because water is essential for the development and functioning of the placenta, making amniotic fluid, and for the circulation of nutrients from mother to baby.

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Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Being aware of all types of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs) along with their risk factors is essential to new and expecting mothers. Expecting women should discuss these risk factors with their OB/GYN and formulate a tentative plan prior to childbirth.

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Getting to Know Your Pregnancy Hormones

Women experience the most extreme hormonal shifts of their lives during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. While this is the body’s natural reaction to creating another life, there are certain things you can do to help combat the hormone-driven highs and lows.

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