Do Pregnancy Stretch Marks Disappear?

There was not one inch of space that wasn’t covered in stretch marks. At first, I didn’t care about the marks, but I soon became pregnant with baby number two and things got a lot more interesting.

Getting Dad Closer During Breastfeeding

After 40 weeks of pregnancy, there is a deep-seeded need to have something personal between mom and baby that no one else can touch. It’s hard moving from being the only one who has a personal connection with baby to being the once pregnant woman.

Natural Birth Boosts Brain Proteins

There are definitive medical reasons for scheduling a C-section
delivery. Many of these reasons ultimately help reduce the risk of labor
complications or the C-section is used as an emergency delivery option
if fetal complications are observed.

Can You Predict Shoulder Dystocia?

The prediction of shoulder dystocia is important because is could prepare the labor & delivery team for a dangerous situation and also it may help in the counseling of pregnant women.

ACOG Updates Guidelines for Breast and Pelvic Exams

According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, women have a choice and if they are asymptomatic with no history of health issues related to the breasts or female reproductive system, they do have a choice in the matter of wellness exams.

Women Are Meant to Have Children

There is no doubt about the mental stress caused by infertility. Women
who try to conceive and hit the brick wall of infertility face stress,
depression, anxiety and other mental side effects – this is something
researchers already know.

Stop Drinking So Much Coffee – IVF Tips

Ahh, the great coffee debate – this is one of those topics that keeps
coming up year after year, but today I’m taking the battle and pushing
it back into the face of every woman who stretches herself way too thin
and drinks more coffee than she knows she should.

Can I Get a Tattoo During Pregnancy?

Most experts suggest waiting until you’ve delivered to get your next tattoo, but they also give tips for pregnant
women who want to add a little ink to their body while pregnant.

Are Maternity Clothes Needed for a Twin Pregnancy?

Ahhh, the question of maternity clothes – I actually received this question via email just today, so I thought I’d jump right on it with a simple answer – NO! Pregnant women don’t NEED maternity clothes at all, but I doubt that is the answer the asker was looking for.

Questions I Forgot to Ask My Obstetrician

You would think after having two children I would have
learned the right questions to ask my obstetrician. During my previous
two pregnancies I had taken notes after birth of the questions I’d
forgotten to ask.

Egg Donation After Tubal Ligation

The other day I was reading a story about a woman who wanted to help her
sister have children. The sister was unable to conceive after five long
years. There was some medical explanation regarding her infertility,
but all that really matters is the fact that her eggs were affected.