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Feeling Hot?

Feeling Hot?

Feeling Hot? Hot flashes are a fairly common complaint during pregnancy. Hot flashes or hot flushes refer to this episodic feeling of sudden intense warmth. It’s usually more noticeable on the upper body; namely the face and neck region and also the chest. They...

What Are the Different Kinds of Labor?

What Are the Different Kinds of Labor?

What Are the Different Kinds of Labor? We often hear people talk about different kinds or variations of labor, but many people never fully understand what that means. We get it, it can be confusing! If you want to better understand the stages of labor, let’s talk...

Your Birth Plan

Your Birth Plan

Your Birth Plan An important part of preparing for your birth is creating a birth plan!  A birth plan is a written record of details surrounding your labor and the period after birth. It outlines what you would like to happen during the labor and how you’d like for it...

What is Group Beta Strep?

What is Group Beta Strep?

With pregnancy comes a lot of changes in your body! Most of these changes are physical, like the obvious one of a growing belly while some are more internal like new fun symptoms including heartburn and acid reflux. Usually, these changes pose no threat to the mama...

How to Help with Heartburn & Acid Reflux

How to Help with Heartburn & Acid Reflux

How to Help with Heartburn & Acid Reflux Of the many pregnancy symptoms, heartburn and reflux are pretty common and annoying. It might get worse with increasing pregnancy age and could be increasingly problematic for some people. Thankfully, it can be managed and...

4 Pregnancy Safe Workouts to Stay Fit

4 Pregnancy Safe Workouts to Stay Fit

4 Pregnancy Safe Workouts to Stay Fit It’s a common misconception that you should stop exercising during pregnancy and spend your time resting. However, exercise during pregnancy can be extremely beneficial! Experts recommend staying as active as you can, but you...

The First Stage of Labor Breakdown

The First Stage of Labor Breakdown

The First Stage of Labor Breakdown For first-time mothers, there is always some confusion as to why labor lasts so long and what happens during it. Let’s break down the different stages of labor to help you better understand everything that is going to take place...

Different Types Of Birth Control

Different Types Of Birth Control

Different Types Of Birth Control Family planning has a lot of added benefits other than just avoiding an unplanned pregnancy. Studies have often reflected the fact that proper family planning has a number of positive effects for families. Some of these include:...

Pregnancy Feelings

Pregnancy Feelings

Pregnancy Feelings Pregnancy is associated with a lot of emotional changes which can be credited to the change in hormone levels and sense of impending responsibility. Not every moment of your pregnancy will feel positive, and that is okay.  It’s normal for women to...

How to Help with Constipation During Pregnancy

How to Help with Constipation During Pregnancy

How to Help with Constipation During Pregnancy Pregnant or not, constipation can always be a nuisance and will make you feel bloated and uncomfortable all day. Constipation during pregnancy is defined as less than 3 bowel movements in a week, and it is unfortunately...