Managing minor ailments and chronic conditions during pregnancy
Finding the right provider for pregnancy and delivery
Make the most of your pregnancy glow.
What to do today
Managing preexisting diseases before and during pregnancy.
With an increase in multiple births, quality healthcare is key.
What you need to do while your baby is still an idea.
What you need to know.
More than normal mood changes could mean postpartum depression, and help is available.
Risk factors, diagnosis & treatment.
Testing for gestational diabetes (GDM) is a routine part of prenatal care. If you’ve ever been pregnant, you’ll likely recall drinking a sticky, sweet, orange or cola drink midway through the second trimester and getting your blood drawn after a set amount of time.
Why you may need a prenatal supplement. During pregnancy, your need for several vitamins and minerals — including folic acid and iron — increases. It’s difficult to get all that you require from food alone, considering your growing baby’s needs as well as your own.
If you are overweight or obese and are concerned about how your size may impact your baby’s health, take heart and be proactive in establishing good, consistent prenatal care.
With careful attention to nutrition, you can have a healthy pregnancy after anorexia. My friend is hoping that her niece, who has managed to become pregnant despite the fact that she has been battling anorexia for years, will have a healthy pregnancy.
Haircolor poses no risk of harmful reproductive effects, according to reproductive toxicity studies.
I spend a lot of time talking with my patients about regret. Many are haunted by decisions that they regret (Why didn’t I study harder? Why didn’t I marry Joe?