Learn About Morning Sickness

What is morning sickness? Morning sickness is nausea or vomiting that usually occurs during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy. More than half of pregnant women have morning sickness during their first trimester. It usually goes away by the second trimester, when the...

Pregnancy Basics That Everyone Should Know

EXERCISE GUIDELINES Avoid contact sports. Reduce weight bearing exercise (such as running) in favor of non weight bearing exercise (swimming, bicycling).  This is tolerated more easily especially as your weight increases.  Also joint relaxation is more common in...

Recognizing Postpartum Depression

Recognizing Postpartum Depression HIGHS, LOWS, UPS & DOWNS THE MANY MOODS OF POST PARTUM DEPRESSION (PPD) Every new baby is one of a kind and so is every new mom. Some women seem to sail through pregnancy and the first day of motherhood joyfully.  Others ride a...

Is it safe to travel during pregnancy?

Is it safe to travel during pregnancy? Usually it is safe to travel during the first eight months of pregnancy. The main concerns with travel during pregnancy are access to medical care, discomfort, getting enough exercise and fluids, and having a healthy diet. If you...