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For mothers who are expecting a child.

Why Pregnant Women Should Consider the Flu Shot

I know that expectant mothers have a lot on their minds as they prepare to welcome a baby, but I urge all mothers out...

Start Singing and Reading to Your Baby in the Womb

Can reading benefit an unborn baby? I received this question the other day from a very concerned pregnant patient of mine. Of course, I immediately...
folic acid and pregnancy

Folic Acid and Pregnancy

The reason you hear so much about folic acid and pregnancy is because this B vitamin protects against a group of serious birth defects....
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How to Prepare for Breastfeeding

Everyone thinks that the body is able to naturally prepare for breastfeeding. But for infants born prematurely or who are ill at birth, that often...

Drinking During Pregnancy: What do you know?

If you look carefully at liquor, beer, and wine bottles, you'll find a warning about drinking during pregnancy. But these cautionary labels don't tell...
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Tailbone Pain and Future Pregnancy

Tailbone Pain and Subsequent Pregnancy Many women with current or previous tailbone pain are concerned about whether subsequent pregnancies will cause their pain to worsen or to...
Tailbone Pain

Tailbone Pain and Pregnancy

Pregnancy Causing Tailbone Pain During pregnancy, there are substantial changes in the anatomical and mechanical forces within the mother’s body. Pregnant women typically gain a...
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20 Weeks Pregnant

At 20 weeks pregnant your baby is now probably between 5 and a half and 6 and a half inches long from head to...
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New Mommy Must Haves- The Ultimate Registry Guide

There are so many products on the market for new mothers that your list for possible registry items might as well be as long...
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Dealing With Gas During Pregnancy

{"autoplay":true} Gas during pregnancy can be one of the most confusing phenomenons during a beautiful experiences in a woman’s life. We recently received the following question from an...