Your Pregnancy Matters Stories
Nitrous oxide, popularly known as “laughing gas,” used to be commonly used by women during labor. Now, the gas is making a comeback.
Germ exposure isn’t all bad. In fact, studies in mice suggest some exposure might actually help build the immune system and guard against asthma and other allergic diseases.
There are lots of “natural” remedies that supposedly induce labor. Here’s what those methods are really all about.
Should I have a transvaginal ultrasound to measure cervical length and help prevent preterm delivery?
Cervical length can help identify women at risk of preterm delivery, but the screening test to determine cervical length might not be worth the time, expense, or discomfort. Here’s why.
Many women struggle with fear of childbirth. Actively preparing for the big day can help make the experience less stressful and more enjoyable.
Using opioid pain medications during and after pregnancy can have significant affects on you and your baby.
Having a big baby can complicate things – but it’s difficult to accurately predict weight before birth.
Studies show more women are using marijuana while pregnant, without knowing the possible risks to their baby.
Early exposure to peanut products might prevent children from developing peanut allergies.
Having a new baby is a huge, life-changing event for you and your furry companion. Make sure your dog is ready to welcome a new member to the family.