Whether it’s ice cream, donuts, or peanut butter, the sugar-filled cravings experienced by pregnant women are well documented. With so many sweet treats, a doctor’s diagnosis of gestational diabetes might leave many moms-to-be wondering if they’re to blame for their condition. While gestational diabetes will require some additional dietary alterations and blood sugar monitoring, you.. read more →

02 Jul 2018
July 2, 2018

Why Bed Rest Is Overrated

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Pregnancy is a very busy time in a woman’s life. Moms-to-be have to attend doctor’s appointments and plan baby showers in addition to their everyday work and routine. Even on a purely biological level, an expectant mother’s body is very active in its work to support a growing baby. With so much work to do,.. read more →

Prenatal vitamins are often one of the first things a mom-to-be reaches for when she learns about her pregnancy, and for good reason. The majority of prenatal vitamins can be easily purchased without a prescription, often at your favorite grocery store. They’re easy to take, have essentially no significant side effects, and offer peace of.. read more →

Pregnant women are no strangers to diagnostic testing. Doctors can order arrays of tests at a time, from urinalysis to checking immunity to the German measles, checking for sexually transmitted diseases to blood typing and blood glucose levels. These diagnostic tests remain an important tool for catching potentially dangerous issues early, but they can understandably.. read more →

Moms-to-be and their families have certainly heard of the risks and dangers of pre-eclampsia. In fact, it’s possible that more people have heard of the syndrome than ever before, with celebrities like Kim Kardashian famously suffering from pre-eclampsia during pregnancy. The media coverage around pre-eclampsia has been generous, but separating the fact from rumor can.. read more →