In an effort to raise awareness about Group B Streptococcus (GBS), July has been made Group B Strep awareness month. Read these frequently asked questions about GBS to stay informed during your pregnancy and help spread awareness in Warren. … Continue reading
You may have been told “You’re never completely ready to have a baby.” While that may be true, there are some questions that you can answer ahead of time to ensure you’re as prepared as possible. Here are just a few questions to keep in mind while you plan your pregnancy. … Continue reading
While only about 20% of people with the Zika virus experience symptoms, the greater concern about contracting the virus has been the potential link to birth defects. … Continue reading
It’s always important to protect your skin from the sun, but did you know that your skin is even more susceptible to damage while pregnant? Here are a few common skin issues that occur during pregnancy and tips on how to prevent them: … Continue reading
Uterine fibroids, which are benign muscular tumors that grow in the womb, are extremely common in women of reproductive age. Fibroids can display themselves as single tumors or multiple can grow. Even though most fibroids are nothing to be concerned about, … Continue reading
Perinatology is a subspecialty of obstetrics that is concerned with the care of the fetus during high-risk pregnancies. Women who are a higher risk of developing problems or complications during pregnancy are often sent to a perinatologist to ensure the pregnancy is as healthy as possible. … Continue reading
According to the CDC, this flu season has hit the United States harder than in recent years. Because pregnancy can increase the length of infection and can lead to more complications, such as pneumonia, it’s important to know how to prevent the flu during pregnancy. … Continue reading
American Diabetes Month takes place every November. Gestational diabetes affects more than 18 percent of pregnant women throughout the country. Though in most cases the condition is only temporary, it’s important to stay informed about the risk factors and life changes that need to happen if you have been diagnosed with gestational diabetes. … Continue reading
It’s summer, it’s hot and you’re pregnant. Is the high number on the thermostat causing you more discomfort?
Try these five tips for staying comfortable in the summer heat during pregnancy:
1. Plan errands and walks in the morning
Take care of outdoor tasks in the morning when it’s a bit cooler. … Continue reading
1. 50,000 Baby Names
If you can’t decide on a baby name for your little one, the 50,000 Baby Names app allows you to search by meaning, gender and popularity.
2. Happy Pregnancy
The Happy Pregnancy app, which is free for both iPhone and Android, … Continue reading