Why Am I Screened for Gestational Diabetes?

You’re in the middle your pregnancy - and it’s time to test for gestational diabetes. If you’re not already diabetic, then what’s the problem? What up with the one hour blood test? And what happens if you don’t pass?

Modified: August 01, 2016 6:38 pm

Why Not Use the Hot Tub While Pregnant?

When your whole body aches, the idea of climbing into a tub of warm bubbles might seem tempting. But hot tubs are a no no during pregnancy. Buy why? Is it just about the heat, or do you need to be concerned about the chemicals in the water? Plus, ways you can still be social when your friends want to take a dip!

Modified: August 01, 2016 6:43 pm

How Can I Prevent Stretchmarks?

You’re pregnant, and your baby has quickly taken over your body. Your skin is being pulled to capacity. Does this mean stretch marks are unavoidable? Is there anything you can do to prevent them, or is your "luck" simply dependent on genetics?

Modified: August 01, 2016 6:44 pm

How Soon Can I Get Pregnant?

You’ve just had your baby. And since you have baby on the brain, you start to wonder how quickly you can get pregnant again. Can it happen immediately after giving birth? What if you haven’t had your period yet? What do you need to know about getting pregnant shortly after having a baby?

Modified: August 01, 2016 6:49 pm

Why Do I Pee in a Cup Before Appointments?

You arrive at your OB/GYN appointment, and they ask you to pee in a small cup. They’re not testing to see if you’re pregnant- so what exactly are they looking for? Will you need to pee in a cup before every appointment?

Modified: August 01, 2016 6:52 pm