What You Need to Know about Olestra

You’d think with all of the books and websites dedicated to keeping you healthy during your pregnancy, you’d be clear on what to do and what to avoid. Unfortunately, there is an endless supply of conflicting opinions. ... read more »

Brush Up on your Oral Health Education during Pregnancy

If you’re pregnant, you are constantly thinking about a thousand things at once. Your baby’s health is always your main concern, and many decisions you make are centered solely on that. ... read more »

Obesity Causes Longer and More Complicated Labor

There are countless reasons why obese women should diet and exercise before becoming pregnant. There are many serious and even lift-threatening complications associated with obesity during pregnancy. ... read more »

How to Make Sure Your Multiples are Born Healthy

Women who are pregnant with multiples are at a higher risk for pregnancy complications. Having a single baby takes a toll on the body, so having two only doubles the risk. ... read more »

How to Know if You Have a Blighted Ovum

When you become pregnant, there is a small chance you could have a blighted ovum. Blighted ovum is also known as early pregnancy failure. It occurs when an egg has been fertilized and plants itself in the uterus, but then stops developing. ... read more »

What You Need to Know about Placental Abruption

Many serious complications in pregnancy are extremely rare, but it’s important that you learn the signs and symptoms of them so that you know when to immediately contact your doctor. ... read more »

Pregnancy May Offer a Chance to Reveal Heart Disease Early

Researchers have recently found that pregnancy might be useful for diagnosing any heat disease that you might develop later in life. ... read more »

How to Prevent Having High Birth Weight Infants

It might seem very simple, but the key to having normal birth weight infants is exercise. You’re shocked, I know, but exercising during your second and third trimester can reduce the likelihood of having overweight babies by 50%. ... read more »