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!
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.
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.
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.
Depending on where you are in your pregnancy, there are certain questions you should keep in mind when talking to your doctor each trimester!
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.
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.
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.
During pregnancy, there's an increase in circulating blood volume, which causes hearts to have to pump harder and quicker. It’s normal for pregnant women to have higher than normal heart rates, but some women also develop blood pressure issues.