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 […]
If you are pregnant, summertime is probably not your best friend. You already know how uncomfortable you feel even with the AC cranked up, and how quickly any kind of activity wears you out. You are familiar with the humidity and the hot temperatures, but be aware also that the heat of summer can result […]
New moms may think they are ready to tackle anything once they’re at home with their sweet baby. After all, they have been through nine months of ups and downs, difficult sleeping, and morning sickness. Now that they have given birth, it should be smooth sailing, right? There are some common health issues for new […]
During August, organizations around the world spread awareness about breastfeeding and how it can benefit babies in all communities. Across the world, only about 38% of infants are exclusively breastfed.
In an effort to raise awareness about Group B Streptococcus (GBS), July has been made Group B Strep awareness month. Read these frequently asked questions about GBS to stay informed during your pregnancy and help spread awareness in Omaha, NE.
I’m sure someone has told you “You’re never completely ready to have a baby.” However there are some questions that you can answer ahead of time to ensure you’re as prepared as possible. Here are just a few questions to keep in mind while you plan your pregnancy:
Confused about whether you’re allowed to eat fish during pregnancy? You’re not alone. Nutrition becomes even more important when you’re pregnant because everything you eat impacts the baby’s development. The dilemma with seafood is that, even though it contains nutrients essential for developing the fetal brain, it also contains mercury and polychlorinated biphenyls, which can […]
Morning sickness is caused by hormones released by a woman’s body during pregnancy. Morning sickness occurs most often during the first trimester of pregnancy. Some women find that nausea and vomiting are worst in the morning, but symptoms can occur at any time of the day or night. Most women feel better at the beginning […]
Antidepressants are commonly used to relieve symptoms associated with depression. However when antidepressants are used during pregnancy, there are a lot of things to consider. Even though untreated depression can cause emotional instability, treating depression with antidepressants while pregnant could cause harm to your baby.
It’s always important to protect your skin from the sun, but did you know that your skin is even more susceptible to damage while pregnant? Here are a few common skin issues that occur during pregnancy and tips on how to prevent them: