Pregnancy

5 Rules of Safe Pregnancy Exercise

Exercising during pregnancy offers a variety of benefits, including preparing you physically for child birth and increasing your endorphins. Though it is safe to exercise during pregnancy, there are a few things to keep in mind before starting an exercise plan.  » Read more about: 5 Rules of Safe Pregnancy Exercise  »


Best Foods To Eat During Pregnancy

Eating for two can be stressful. It’s important to know what foods give you the most nutrients so your baby can grow at a healthy rate. Pick and choose some of these foods for a nutritional boost during pregnancy.  » Read more about: Best Foods To Eat During Pregnancy  »


High Risk Pregnancy Care

Perinatology is a subspecialty of obstetrics that is concerned with the care of the fetus during high-risk pregnancies. Women who are a higher risk of developing problems or complications during pregnancy are often sent to a perinatologist to ensure the pregnancy is as healthy as possible.  » Read more about: High Risk Pregnancy Care  »


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  »


Holiday Gift Ideas for Pregnant Women

The holidays are an exciting time; and they’re even more exciting when you’re expecting! Here are some great holiday gift ideas for pregnant women.
1. Nook Body Pillow
The gift of a great night’s sleep is high on every pregnant woman’s list. The Nook Body Pillow is filled with memory foam and has a stain-resistant pebble cover, making it the perfect gift for an expectant mother.  » Read more about: Holiday Gift Ideas for Pregnant Women  »


The Facts about Gestational Diabetes

American Diabetes Month takes place every November. Gestational diabetes affects more than 18 percent of pregnant women throughout the country. Though in most cases the condition is only temporary, it’s important to stay informed about the risk factors and life changes that need to happen if you have been diagnosed with gestational diabetes.  » Read more about: The Facts about Gestational Diabetes  »