Pregnancy

Your Guide to Being Doubly Prepared When Having Twins

Here’s a quick math lesson. 1 + 1 = ?
TWO. That’s the answer, and it’s also how many little ones you’ll be having if you’re expecting twins. Although you may have expected that answer, you may not know exactly what to prepare for during and after your pregnancy, so here are a few tips!  » Read more about: Your Guide to Being Doubly Prepared When Having Twins  »


Fibroid Factors That Increase Your Risk of Complications During Pregnancy

Once they are discovered, you can expect to see the doctor more often because there may be some fibroid factors that increase your risk of complications during pregnancy.
What Are the Risks?
Fibroids are non-cancerous growths that develop inside of the uterus, outside of the uterus, or within the uterine wall itself. They can be very tiny or as large as a grapefruit, so once your doctor determines the size(s) and location of the fibroid(s), they can give you an idea of any particular risks associated with them.    » Read more about: Fibroid Factors That Increase Your Risk of Complications During Pregnancy  »


Your Guide to Preterm Labor Prevention

Most pregnancies last to term, which is at least 37 weeks. Full term is 39 – 40 weeks, but about 12% of babies in the U.S. are born preterm or prematurely.  » Read more about: Your Guide to Preterm Labor Prevention  »


Five Ways to Fight Fatigue during your first Trimester

The first trimester of your pregnancy comes with a lot of emotions; happiness, nausea, nerves and, for most women, extreme exhaustion. Here are five ways to beat that exhaustion and enjoy your first trimester!  » Read more about: Five Ways to Fight Fatigue during your first Trimester  »


Pregnancy and the Flu

According to the CDC, this flu season has hit the United States harder than in recent years. Because pregnancy can increase the length of infection and can lead to more complications, such as pneumonia, it’s important to know how to prevent the flu during pregnancy.  » Read more about: Pregnancy and the Flu  »