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Are you considering childbirth at home? Homebirths About 2% of births take place at home, and the verdict is still out on how safe they are. Some studies show that there’s higher infant mortality but less [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
What foods are dangerous to pregnant women? Foods to Avoid When it comes to pregnancy, eating for two doesn’t necessarily mean eating more. But it does mean taking your baby’s health into consideration. That means eating [...]
Eating for two. What that means for expectant moms. Prenatal Pregnancy Today, eating for two means keeping in mind that everything a mother ingests will, good or bad, impact the health of the fetus. Fortunately, there [...]
Why women need to take extra care of their health before conceiving a baby. Pre-Conception Health If you are planning to conceive, how you treat your body becomes very important. You’ll want to watch your alcohol [...]