Pregnancy Myths: If You’re Carrying Low, You’re Having a Boy
Are you pregnant? Chances are someone has already tried to tell you whether you’re carrying a boy or girl based on the state of your belly. An old wives’ tale claims that if you’re carrying low, you’re having a boy and vice versa. While this claim is pregnancy myth #98985, you can learn some actual […]
How Many Kinds of Ultrasounds Are There?
One of the most exciting times during pregnancy is getting to see your baby during an ultrasound. As you know, an ultrasound is a procedure that uses high-frequency sound waves to scan a woman’s abdomen and pelvic cavity to create an image of the baby. But did you know that there are multiple kinds of […]
How Do I Prepare for an Ultrasound?
For many expectant mothers, seeing their baby on an ultrasound is one of the most exciting parts of pregnancy. Ultrasound technology uses high frequency sound waves to create pictures of the baby in the womb. An ultrasound is not only exciting for expectant parents, but the technology is imperative to the safety of the fetus […]
5 Foods That Aid Fertility
1. Walnuts Even though most women focus on ways to make themselves more fertile, we have to remember that it takes two to get the job done! Recent studies have found that walnuts can boost fertility in men. In the study, men who ate 75 grams of Omega-3-rich walnuts – which comes to about 2/3 […]
How Does an IUD Prevent Pregnancy?
The IUD, which stands for intrauterine device, is a form of birth control becoming more and more popular for women in the United States. These devices, made of flexible plastic, are inserted into the uterus by a healthcare professional. Considered one of the most effective forms of birth control available, IUDs can last between three […]
What Are My Treatment Options for Heavy Periods?
One of the most common types of abnormal bleeding from the uterus is heavy or prolonged periods. Also known as menorrhagia, heavy or prolonged periods are not only inconvenient, but they can interfere with sleep and daily activities and lead to health issues if the periods are severe enough. Fortunately, there are numerous treatment options […]