Pregnancy Tips

twins & multiple births

What Are The Chances? Twins & Other Multiple Births.

April 21, 2022

Are you looking forward to being a new parent in the near future?  Thinking about what that may look like for you?  Will you have a boy, girl, both, or even multiple?!  When we see families with twins and triplets – we often see others and ourselves admiring them.  They do draw attention from time […]

Sex & Pregnancy

March 17, 2022

If you are newly pregnant, congratulations! It can be a fun and exciting time but for new soon-to-be-mothers – it can be a lot to process. At times you might even feel like you have this endless list of questions to ask. Many people like to know what they should and should not do during […]

Morning Sickness

February 17, 2022

Finding out that you are pregnant can be exciting for many new parents.  However, that excitement can dampen some with a classic case of morning sickness.  Don’t fear morning sickness is generally temporary for most women.  Approximately 7 in 10 pregnant women have morning sickness in the first trimester of pregnancy. Generally, it starts about […]

Trying to get pregnant? Here are some tips for you and your partner.

November 17, 2021

When you decide you want to start a family, it can be frustrating if it doesn’t happen immediately! Luckily there are some things you and your partner can do when trying to get pregnant. Here are some tips:  Understand when you’re ovulating and have sex regularly 5 days before and on the day of ovulation. […]

delayed cord clamping

Umbilical Cord Clamping

October 28, 2021

Generally speaking, during pregnancy, the umbilical cord supplies nutrients and oxygen to your developing baby. After birth, the umbilical cord gets clamped and then snipped.  This is just one step of the labor and delivery process, right?  But wait… before we cut the cord… should we be in such a rush? Are there any benefits […]

What is a Gentle C-section?

September 4, 2021

When you are developing a birth plan you may want to be fully aware of all of your options.  Maybe you have heard of a Gentle C-section or a Natural C-section.  Curious to learn more about a Gentle C-section birth?  We will share some information about a Gentle C-section with you here so you can […]

Can You Boost Fertility?

August 28, 2021

The short answer would be, yes.  However, there is more to it than just that.  Preconception planning can help you and your partner understand how to boost your chances of having a healthy pregnancy. You may feel ready to conceive, but is your body ready?  Here are some tips that can help you to boost […]

Cleft Lip & Cleft Palate

July 16, 2021

July is National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month.  Cleft and craniofacial conditions affect thousands of infants, children, teens, and adults in the United States every year.  Cleft lip and cleft palate generally occur when a baby’s lips and mouth do not form properly during pregnancy. But why does it occur? There really isn’t […]

Cord Blood Banking

July 8, 2021

When you are expecting, there is generally a long list of things you need to accomplish or make a decision about prior to welcoming the newest member of your family.  Have you heard other mothers talking about cord blood banking or is this your first time hearing about it? With July being Cord Blood Awareness […]

Genetic Testing

June 17, 2021

Have you been considering genetic testing but not entirely sure of what all is entailed?  If you are concerned about passing on a genetic condition to your child, then you may want to consider some genetic testing options. What is genetic testing? Genetic testing is a type of medical test that looks for changes in […]