There's no way to prevent birth defects from happening- but we can help reduce that number. And our friends at the March of Dimes are here to show us how.
Here’s the guide to all your Preggie Pals episodes, your online resource for information on pregnancy! You can listen to all of our episodes through this website, our RSS feed as well as your favorite podcast apps!
Even if you've never had diabetes, you could be among the 18% of women who develop a form of it about halfway through their pregnancy. While gestational diabetes is not a permanent condition, it does impact both mother and baby.
If you were given only one due date during your pregnancy- consider yourself lucky. Often times, moms-to-be don't have a clear idea when to expect their new arrivals. So, what actually determines your due date and is this date really that important?
We're kicking off our ongoing series focusing on the different methods you can use to stay strong and in control during your labor and delivery. In this episode, we'll explore the philosophies and guiding principles to Birthing From Within.
Pregnancy is supposed to be a time of great joy, unfortunately, at least one in ten pregnant women suffers from bouts of prenatal anxiety and depression. What typically triggers these feelings, and how do you know when extra support is needed?
Looking for a way to soar through your surges by relaxing the fear that tenses your body and triggers pain during childbirth? Then you may want to try hypnobirthing. Learn the basics of this method before you sign up for a class.
From the moment we find out we’re pregnant… we’re told we need to take these- prenatal vitamins. And it makes sense. We know our bodies are working overtime to make a tiny human. But what are these vitamins actually doing for us? What should we be looking for in a prenatal vitamin? And perhaps more importantly, what should we try to avoid? Today we’re learning all about the ingredients inside prenatal vitamins.
So much is happening with your body during pregnancy. It's easy to feel lost, confused and even frustrated by all these changes. How do you overcome feelings of doubt and insecurity during a time that's supposed to be hopeful and happy?
It's time to plan for your baby shower! But with so many choices to make, it's easy for the planning process to become more frustrating than fun. We'll explore some tips and tricks for celebrating your special day with family and friends.
You've experienced some complications during your pregnancy, and suddenly, you're on bedrest. But, does bedrest really work? Plus, what are some helpful tips to pass the time as you wait for your little one to arrive?