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What you need to consider before testing your babies health in Utero. Pregnancy Testing Blood testing, ultrasounds, amniocentesis and Chorionic villas sampling are some of the many ways to test the genetic health and makeup of [...]
Loving your body. Pregnancy and a women’s self-image. Moms and Self Image If there’s one thing you can’t control when you’re pregnant, it’s your waistline, after all there’s a human being growing in that belly. So, [...]
Is pregnancy safe for moms over 35? Mature Moms Today, about half of all mothers who give birth are over 30. That’s more than double the number from just three decades ago. The good news is, [...]
Why it’s imperative you pass on alcohol when pregnant. Alcohol and Pregnancy There was a time when women were told that having the occasional glass of wine during pregnancy was okay. Not so anymore. Now it’s [...]
Just how much food do pregnant moms need? Nutrition During Pregnancy We’ve all heard that old saying that when you’re pregnant, you’re eating for two. While that may not be accurate, there is some truth to [...]
Tips for starting a fitness program during pregnancy. Pregnancy & Fitness Exercise during pregnancy has a lot of benefits like keeping weight gain in check, and reducing leg cramps and high blood pressure. And the good [...]
With the emergence of super bugs, there’s good argument for being judicious in our use of antibiotics. It’s hard to believe that around a half a century ago, before antibiotics became widely used, just the thought [...]
Why avoiding alcohol while pregnant is so important to baby’s health. Alchohol and Pregnancy About 1% of children are born with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. There’s only one cause for FASD, and that is consuming alcohol [...]
Pregnancy and fitness: Why working out is good for you and your bundle. Pregnancy and Fitness While keeping fit when pregnant makes sense, working out excessively doesn’t. By over doing your workout, you may start to [...]
Why pregnancy is the time to avoid certain chemicals for baby’s sake. Pesticide Exposure When it comes to pregnancy, it’s important for women to be cautious around certain chemicals. Dr. Bruce Lanphear, Clinician Scientist at the [...]
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