Much back pain in pregnancy is related to the strain on your back from the weight of your growing baby. Using proper posture can help prevent and even relieve some of the pain.
For many women, pregnancy brings glowing skin, rosy cheeks, and shiny hair. But others can experience skin changes that aren’t so attractive, including acne, dark spots, and stretch marks.
Today’s society is increasingly mobile, and the demands of career and family often require travel during a woman’s pregnancy. Here are some tips and guidance for safe travels while you’re pregnant.
Regular dental checkups and cleanings, along with brushing and flossing often, are important for a healthy mouth and a health pregnancy.
Chances are good that you’re one of many pregnant women who experience the churning and burning of heartburn or acid indigestion. It typically hits somewhere in the second or third trimester, and it can be miserable.
Managing headaches is especially tricky in the first trimester when you should avoid many medicines.
Getting enough folic acid can reduce the risk for neural tube defects (NTDs) and may also reduce the risk for other serious birth defects of the brain and spinal cord.
Fetal ultrasound is a test used during pregnancy to create an image of the baby in the mother’s womb (uterus).
Amniocentesis is a procedure used to take out a small sample of the amniotic fluid for testing.
Cesarean section or C-section is the surgical delivery of a baby through a cut (incision) made in the mother’s abdomen and uterus.