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Saving Money During Pregnancy

Planning and saving for a new baby can be a challenge, especially if you don't know exactly what you'll need. With each new day that passes your wallet is shrinking. What are the most common mistakes new parents make? What...

Managing Back Labor

You've heard of contractions during labor and delivery, but what about back labor? What exactly is back labor, what does it feel like and what causes it to happen? Plus, we've got tips on how to prevent it and methods...

Resuming Your Sexual Relationship After Pregnancy

Towards the end of your pregnancy, sex may be the last thing on your mind. But resuming your sexual relationship with your partner will eventually sound appealing. What can you do during pregnancy and childbirth to help improve your overall...

Ultrasounds During Pregnancy: What to Expect

An ultrasound is your first opportunity to see your baby face-to-face. It can also provide important information about the growth and development of your child. But, are ultrasounds really safe? What types of ultrasounds can you expect throughout your ...

Toxins and Pregnancy

Staying healthy during pregnancy is important, and that includes removing or limiting the amount of known toxins your body is exposed to while pregnant. What are teratogens and how can they cause potential birth defects? Plus, we'll review some of...

Healing from an Unwanted Cesarean

Sometimes birth plans don't unfold the way we want, and that may mean more medical intervention such as a cesarean. If a cesarean is needed, how can you overcome initial feelings of frustration and disappointment? After your birth, what key...

Preventing Urinary Incontinence During Labor and Delivery

Frequent trips to the bathroom? You're not alone. But, what if your ability to control your bladder after pregnancy was greatly reduced? It happens to many women and unfortunately it's just not discussed enough to embarrassment and misinformation. Toda...

Getting Pregnant: Basic Infertility Evaluation

You've been trying to conceive a baby, but not having much luck. Could their be a medical issue preventing you from getting pregnant? What percentage of couples seek fertility treatments to help in this process? What does a basic infertility...

Placenta Benefits After Childbirth

The placenta is an amazing organ providing nourishment to your baby throughout your pregnancy. But did you know your placenta can provide you with essential vitamins and nutrients your body needs after childbirth? What are some of the benefits of...

Pregnancy After Preemie: Reducing Premature Births

If your baby was born prematurely, you may be concerned the same thing could happen with your future children. What exactly does a preterm labor and preterm birth look like? What factors typically trigger labor prior to 37 weeks gestation?...