Pregnancy

Pregnancy

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Healthy Teeth for a Healthy Pregnancy

Why dental health is important when you’re pregnant. Did you know that keeping your teeth and gums in top shape is important during pregnancy?

The Pregnancy Calendar: Due Date Details

Think your due date is set in stone? Think again. Learn how your due date is calculated and why it’s important. Congratulations. You’re

How to Make a Birth Plan

A birth plan is a written statement that outlines your preferences for your childbirth experience. Here are some tips for creating yours. You are pre

Depression in Pregnancy

It may pose serious risks for mother and baby. But effective treatments are available. Depression during pregnancy is common. One study found that ab

8 Tips for Better Sleep When You’re Pregnant

Get a good night’s sleep with these tips. Most adults need about 7 to 8 hours of sleep per night. Pregnant women in their first trimester need

You’re Pregnant: Should You Get an HIV Test?

Learn about HIV testing, a routine test for pregnant women. In order to monitor the health of both you and your baby, your medical team will do rout

Pregnancy and Food Cravings

Learn how to manage pregnancy cravings from pickles to ice cream. From pickles to ice cream, many women have food cravings during pregnancy. Though

Buckle up! Seat Belt Safety Tips for Pregnant Women

Is it safe for pregnant women to use seat belts? Yes. Buckling up the seat belt protects both mom and her unborn baby. Motor vehicle accidents are o

An Introduction to Prenatal Testing

These screenings and diagnostics can check for common problems. Prenatal tests can tell a lot about the health of you and your unborn baby. Tests ar

Frequency Used Pregnancy Acronyms

AF: aunt flow (period)BF: breast feedingBFN: big fat negative (pregnancy test)BFP: big fat positive (pregnancy test)CD: cycle dayCH: crosshairs- the l