When you're pregnant, you can easily become a breeding ground for bacterial infections. Today we're discussing some of the most common infections such as yeast infections, urinary tract infections, bacterial vaginosis and Group B Strep.
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Being pregnant with your first child is much different than subsequent pregnancies. Your body tells you to rest, but your kids demand 100% of your attention, not to mention the possibility of jealousy as your belly gets bigger. So, how can you keep the harmony and still make time to enjoy your pregnancy?
Thinking about adding an OB/GYN to your team of health care providers? What type of prenatal care can you expect to receive with an OB/GYN? What exactly is their role during the labor and delivery process?
It's always a good idea to tour your hospital before you deliver your baby. Who typically gives these tours and what important information can you learn to improve your overall childbirth experience?
Most women have been told not to eat anything while in labor, but why? What are the risks to both you and your baby?
Sleep is important throughout your pregnancy. But trying to get comfortable with a growing belly and all that pressure on your bladder can be tough. This episode explores various ways you can help your body relax so you and your baby can rest.
A scar is the body’s natural response to injury. Even our cervixes can grow scar tissue. And that scarring may affect fertility, pregnancy, and labor. Learn how to recognize the signs of having cervical scar tissue so you can take control of your birth experience.
Your body goes through many changes during pregnancy. This new series explores what's happening within your body to help grow your baby and prepare you for motherhood. In this episode, we'll focus on the placenta. What is it and what is its role during pregnancy?
We're continuing our ongoing series focused on getting pregnant. In this episode, we provide an overview of your options to increase your chances of becoming pregnant after your doctor has diagnosed you with having issues with infertility.
We're continuing our series focused on natural ways to relieve pregnancy discomfort. In this episode, we'll learn more about the benefits of prenatal massage. What should you expect from this type of therapy and how can it help you throughout your pregnancy?
Cutting your baby's cord is a magical moment for many parents. But new studies suggest delaying the cutting of the cord could have multiple benefits. Learn more about the pros and cons to determine which option is best for you.
Does your job require you to travel? Or perhaps you've planned a special vacation? What are doctor's recommendations when it comes to travel during pregnancy? We'll explore factors to consider whether you're traveling by land, air or sea.
We're continuing our series to help you choose the best health care providers for your birth. In this episode, we'll explore the role of a midwife. What are a midwife's primary responsibilities and how can you find the right one for you?
You've just completed your second trimester, arguably the most comfortable and relaxing one. So, what should you expect during the third trimester? What developmental changes is your baby experiencing? How will your baby's movements change during this time? When do they stop flipping around and stay in their birthing position?