Even if you have never exercised regularly before getting pregnant, it is safe to do so now as long as you follow the guidelines set by Associates in Womens Health. The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) recommends 30 minutes of moderate exercise most days. Exercising safely during pregnancy keeps you healthy and actually provides many other benefits. » Read more about: Exercising Safely During Pregnancy »
Oh boy, you think you’re tired now. Wait until after your little bundle of joy arrives! Now is the time to get as much rest and glorious sleep as possible. The question is how to do it. Let’s look at 6 ways to cope with pregnancy fatigue. » Read more about: 6 Ways To Cope With Pregnancy Fatigue »
You might think being pregnant in the summer is difficult to manage, however, cold winter weather can be more taxing on a mom-to-be. As the weather gets downright frigid in Omaha, NE, a pregnant woman should consider these 7 tips for a safe and healthy winter pregnancy. » Read more about: 7 Tips For A Safe And Healthy Winter Pregnancy »
Most people will tell you the first early pregnancy symptom is missing a period. That is absolutely true, but there are dozens more to watch out for. Let’s take a quick look at 10 early pregnancy symptoms. » Read more about: 10 Early Pregnancy Symptoms »
There have always been old wives tales about pregnancy and most likely you have heard a few.
Carrying your baby high means you’re having a girl. Carrying low, obviously it must be a boy. Let’s not forget having heartburn, which means your baby will have lots of hair.
These silly predictions are all in good fun, but there are some more serious pregnancy myths. Let’s talk about 7 pregnancy myths, debunked. » Read more about: 7 Pregnancy Myths, Debunked »
The importance of a healthy diet during pregnancy cannot be overstated. Studies show that there are less complications when moms-to-be eat a healthy diet before and during pregnancy. With that in mind, let’s look at what is considered a healthy diet and how it can help. » Read more about: The Importance Of A Healthy Diet During Pregnancy »
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 »
One of the greatest joys for new parents is being able to see their baby through the miracle of an ultrasound. It was not invented until the late 50s, and today understanding the different types of pregnancy ultrasounds highlights how this technology has improved. » Read more about: Understanding The Different Types Of Pregnancy Ultrasounds »
The changes to a pregnant woman’s immune system, heart, or lungs make them more susceptible to severe illness from the flu. This statement should be the first tenet in a guide to flu season during pregnancy, and all pregnant women should get their flu shot as soon as possible. There are even more reasons, such as the following. » Read more about: A Guide To Flu Season During 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 Associates in Womens Health. 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 »