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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 about one in eight pregnant women experience depression. Such depression can pose serious risks for both mother and baby. Women who are depressed
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 a few more hours on top of that. That’s because during those first few months, your body is working overtime to nurture your developing baby. &
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 routine tests throughout your pregnancy. It may surprise you to learn that one of these is the test for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). HIV
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 no one knows for sure why, experts do have suggestions for managing these cravings. Why curb cravings? While it may be fine to give in t
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 one of the leading causes of death for pregnant women. Motor vehicle crashes are also the leading cause of traumatic fetal death. Seat belt use reduces
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 are done throughout pregnancy. Many tests are given to almost all pregnant women as part of their prenatal care. Other tests are suggested to certain wo
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 lines drawn on the chart to indicate ovulationCIO: cry it outDD: estimated due dateDH: dear husbandDPO: days past ovulationFet: fertilityFF: formula fe
early pregnancy and spotting
I just found out that I am pregnant on 5/29/19 and I was told by blood test that I am about 5 weeks pregnant. I have been spotting for the past 4 days it started out a brown color and has progressed to a watery pink and now it is more like brownish red. I have gotten tiny little clots about the size
Can you take Oscillococcinum if you think you are pregnant?
Pregnant or Not??
I'm 56 days passed my miscarriage. I don't know if this is still left over HCG or not. On 1/19/19 i took a test and it was 100% negative. 3 days later I got my first cycle since my miscarriage. I've taken 5 tests, 2 were negative and 3 had faint lines, What do you think?
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