Pregnancy Stages: Embarrassing Symptoms of Pregnancy

Not all of pregnancy is beautiful or comfortable. For some women, talking about the more embarrassing symptoms that occur during pregnancy stages can be hard. ... read more »

Migraine Pain Meds Pose Limited Risk to Baby

Pregnancy means eating for two and it also means medicating for two, a challenge for many moms-to-be. Women prone to migraine headaches must be very careful about taking medication to ease the pain, without harming their growing baby. ... read more »

Am I Pregnant? Early Pregnancy Signs

Are you asking yourself Am I pregnant? Could I be pregnant? How can I find out if I am pregnant? What are the early pregnancy signs and symptoms? ... read more »

What Causes Pain During Pregnancy?

Pain during pregnancy is often associated with complications or labor and can be a scary thing. However, not all pain during pregnancy signals a problem. ... read more »

The Best Treatments for Pregnancy Headaches

Aches and pains are common during pregnancy, but not all over the counter medications are safe for pregnant women. Some pregnant women prefer not to take medications during pregnancy if there is a natural, safe alternative that works just as well. ... read more »

What Are the Most Common Types of Pains During Pregnancy?

The pain associated with pregnancy changes can often be scary and confusing. What are the most common types of pains during pregnancy? ... read more »

What Is Premenstrual Syndrome?

What is premenstrual syndrome? Do all women experience PMS? What are the signs and symptoms of PMS? ... read more »

Rare Cases of Venous Stroke Underreported in Pregnancy

Strokes during pregnancy typically affect the blood vessel, but a rare form of venous stroke (originating in the veins instead of the blood vessels) sometimes occurs. Researchers report that this rare stroke is more predominant than doctors once thought. ... read more »

Neurology Conditions and Pregnancy

Being pregnant affects many neurologic diseases and their diagnostic approach and treatment can be severely affected because of the pregnancy. Some neurologic conditions are first diagnosed in pregnancy, others are known prior to pregnancy and can stay the same, get worse or get better. ... read more »

Headaches During Pregnancy Postpartum Postbirth

Headaches during pregnancy and postpartum postbirth can be the first sign of more serious issues requiring immediate evaluation and treatment. ... read more »

Insomnia and Difficulty Sleeping During Pregnancy

Sleep during pregnancy may feel just an arm's reach away, but too far to touch. Insomnia during pregnancy is typical, but that does not mean the new mom-to-be is not frustrated with this change. ... read more »

How to Deal with Migraines during your Pregnancy

If you’ve ever had a migraine, you know that it’s not just a typical headache. Migraines occur more commonly in women than in men, so the chances that you’ll experience one between the ages of 10 and 45 are high. ... read more »

Dural Puncture Headache and Its Effective Treatment

Crippling headaches plagued her after her birth. Her doctor told her it was an unfortunate side effect of the epidural she had gotten. I was stunned. ... read more »

Migraines

Headaches and migraines are completely different creatures of pain. Migraines cause extreme head pains and can leave moms-to-be writhing in the dark. While hormones are thought to be part of the cause, there are other causes for migraines as well. ... read more »