Pregnancy

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 to Prepare for Breastfeeding

It’s hard to know how breastfeeding will go as there are so many mixed messages floating around. For some moms, breastfeeding initiation does go smoothly. Other moms encounter breastfeeding challenges, such as difficulty latching, low breast milk supply, tongue tie, and/or pain and discomfort while feeding. The important thing to remember is that help is available! As you're preparing to embark on your breastfeeding journey, here's a list of things you might want to do before your baby arrives to set you and your baby up for breastfeeding success.

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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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COVID-19 Vaccines During Pregnancy and While Breastfeeding

With an overwhelming amount of information and assumptions about the safety of the COVID-19 vaccines circulating, it may be difficult to decipher facts from opinions during the pandemic. Understandably, many new and expectant moms have questions. We’ve worked with leading medical experts to gather answers from sources you can trust. 

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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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Healthy Pregnancy Weight Gain

Pregnancy is one of the only times in our lives that we are expected to gain weight. Healthy and optimal pregnancy weight gain depends on multiple factors, including your pre-pregnancy weight and body mass index (BMI).

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