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.
Carrying more than one baby creates a higher demand on an expecting mother’s body during pregnancy. This often includes tapping into her iron supply which can result in iron-poor blood for mama and babies. If you’re pregnant with twins, should you be concerned? What can you do to prevent this condition? Can it be treated effectively?
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?
What do you do now? It's not always as dramatic as the movies make it out to be, but you should still be prepared. What can your amniotic fluid tell you about your baby? Why are babies usually delivered shortly after a mother's water breaks?
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 postpartum doula. How can they help you after your baby is born and how can you find the right one for you?
You've heard the phrase "eating for two". So if you're pregnant with twins should you be eating for three? What type of nutrition does your body really need to foster a healthy twin pregnancy? Plus, what type of foods should you try to avoid.
Pregnancy isn't always comfortable. In this series, we'll explore natural ways to overcome common discomforts. This first episode focuses on how you can use physically therapy to naturally remedy your aches and pains associated with pregnancy.