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For mothers who are expecting a child.

Why Every Mother Should Consider a Fetal Echocardiogram

Pregnancy is a beautiful thing, an unborn baby growing inside the shelter of his mother’s body. Many mothers would never think that anything could...

Anti-Depressants And Your Pregnancy

Women who rely on medication often face a tough choice during pregnancy. They want to keep their babies safe and reduce the risk of...

Sex During Pregnancy – Is This Safe?

{"autoplay":true} Don't let pregnancy put a damper on an intimate life with your partner. Many parents-to-be fear that intercourse could trigger a miscarriage or somehow...

When Should I Break the Pregnancy News?

The 12 week mark of your pregnancy is generally considered the ideal time to be sharing your exciting news. Why is that? One reason is...

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...