Some of us are procrastinators, while others are almost the extreme opposite. That’s a good thing when it comes to having a baby! Planning for pregnancy before conception has multiple benefits for you, your baby, and your growing family. Let’s look at where you should begin. » Read more about: Planning For Pregnancy Before Conception »
Surprise, you’re pregnant! If this truly is a surprise, stay calm, talk with your partner and consider all your options. The truth is no one can tell you exactly what to do after you get a positive pregnancy test. You might be thrilled to begin or increase your family, be upset because it’s a surprise and it’s not part of your plans, or you may have emotions somewhere in between. However you react, here are some guidelines. » Read more about: What To Do After You Get A Positive Pregnancy Test »
You have just found out you are pregnant, and you are overwhelmed with excitement. There are so many things to do and plan for, but first things first. That means schedule your first prenatal visit with CareNet Medical Group! To help you prepare for that all important visit, here are some pertinent topics to discuss during your first prenatal visit. » Read more about: Topics To Discuss During Your First Prenatal Visit »
Your dream of having a family if finally coming true. You are a smart and healthy woman, and know clearly what you should avoid during pregnancy like smoking, drinking, and illegal drugs. At the same time, now would be a good time to review some other lifestyle changes to make for a healthy pregnancy. » Read more about: Lifestyle Changes To Make For A Healthy Pregnancy »
Before you get that telltale “glow,” you have to conceive. Before you conceive, you have some planning to do, and one of those planning steps is to schedule a preconception appointment with CareNet Medical Group. You may wonder why, so here are 5 reasons to schedule a preconception visit even if it’s not your first child. » Read more about: 5 Reasons To Schedule A Preconception Visit »
Because we are still learning about COVID-19 and how it spreads, the risk to pregnant women, the fetus, and infants remains inconclusive. Research is ongoing, but here is what you should know now about COVID-19, pregnancy, and breastfeeding. » Read more about: COVID-19 Pregnancy And Breastfeeding »
Even the most confident woman can suddenly panic when told she is pregnant. Whether it was a planned event or a surprise, from this moment unknown insecurities seem to take over, and you are suddenly afraid like never before. What is pregnancy anxiety and how can you cope with it? » Read more about: What Is Pregnancy Anxiety and How Can You Cope With It? »
Moms to-be have a lot in common. Besides that so-called “glow” everyone says you have, there are swollen ankles, constipation, aches and pains, bloating, and fatigue. Let’s not forget about the fact that you can’t get a good night’s sleep. Yeah, that too. » Read more about: The Best Exercises That Are Still Safe To Do While Pregnant »
The media is all a buzz with the pregnancy of Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry who are expecting their first child. How much weight she gains will be the topic of conversation for the coming months, along with her wardrobe of course.
There is no simple answer to the question how much is too much weight to gain during pregnancy. One should qualify the question for YOU. That number entirely depends on each woman and her weight pre-pregnancy. » Read more about: How Much Is Too Much Weight Gain During Pregnancy »
Friends and relatives of a pregnant mom are treated to pictures and videos of the growing fetus these days through social media platforms like Facebook, so it’s no surprise that ultrasounds are done earlier and earlier. An ultrasound can tell you many secrets like the gender of the baby unlike decades ago when it would be a surprise.
In addition to the baby’s gender, an ultrasound can inform both the parents-to-be and the physician about the health of the fetus. » Read more about: What Can An Ultrasound Tell You? »