Pregnancy Tips

Are You Considering Freezing Your Eggs?

March 26, 2021

What is egg freezing? Egg freezing or oocyte cryopreservation gives women the opportunity for a pregnancy to occur in the future.  The process involves harvesting, freezing, and storing eggs to later be used for in vitro fertilization once you are ready to have a baby.   During the egg freezing process, unfertilized eggs are extracted from […]

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Should I Choose a Midwife?

March 12, 2021

A midwife is a highly trained health professional who assists healthy women during labor, delivery, and after the birth of their babies. Midwives can help to deliver babies in a number of locations and generally find that birthing centers or in the hospital to be the safest options. Women who select a midwife to help […]

Pregnant & Preparing For Baby

February 24, 2021

Pregnancy and preparing for a baby can be fun and also a little overwhelming.  There are so many great products out there for your newborn and there are also a lot of unnecessary products.  Determining what you will need for your new arrival can be a bit of a challenge.  We will go over some […]

Relieving Stress During Pregnancy

January 29, 2021

Pregnancy can be a very exciting time and at times it can also be very stressful.  There are so many changes going on with your body and your lifestyle.  It all can be overwhelming.  Not to stress you out even more, but dealing with severe stress levels may affect your pregnancy.  Being in a severe […]

What Does Exercise Look Like While You Are Pregnant?

January 13, 2021

Want to know more about exercising while you are pregnant?  There are plenty of fun and safe exercises to do while you are pregnant.  First, always consult with your doctor prior to starting any new exercise programs. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has a great list of Frequently Asked Questions to review as […]

Hypothyroidism Pregnancy

Hypothyroidism & Pregnancy

November 24, 2020

Finding out you’re pregnant comes with many emotions. Depending on the person and her circumstances, these may include shock, happiness, and maybe even a little bit of fear about the unknown. And if you have an underlying health condition — such as hypothyroidism — you may be wondering how it could affect your pregnancy and […]

Braxton Hicks vs Real Contractions

Braxton Hicks vs Real Contractions

October 29, 2020

If you’re pregnant for the first time, you’ve noticed the long list of physical discomforts that come with it — such as morning sickness, breast tenderness, and having to urinate on a regular basis. As the pregnancy gets further along, you get swollen ankles, you feel fatigued easily, and trying to find a comfortable sleeping […]

What are Braxton Hicks Contractions?

What are Braxton Hicks Contractions?

October 29, 2020

When you’re pregnant for the first time, you experience a long list of new sensations. Morning sickness, breast tenderness, needing extra sleep, and having to urinate with frequency are some of the most common symptoms. Then there are the cute surprises — such as when you feel your baby kicking for the first time, or […]

Types of Ultrasounds

Types of Ultrasounds

October 12, 2020

Finding out you’re pregnant for the first time is a life-changing experience. You can be shocked, excited, and scared, all at the same time. Or, if you’ve had children before, you may be wondering how having a new family member will change the dynamics at home, or how much busier you will be. But, regardless […]

Signs of a Miscarriage

Signs of a Miscarriage

September 8, 2020

Having a miscarriage is a devastating experience. There’s nothing anyone can say to make expectant parents feel better about it, so we’re not even going to try. However, if you’re looking into becoming pregnant, it’s a good idea to become familiar with general information and statistics. This is because doing so can alert women to […]