Pregnancy inherently carries many unknowns. (So does parenting, really!) What will your child look like? What will her personality be? Will he be born on his due date or will he wait to arrive a week later? While many questions about your child’s future can’t be answered, some questions can. Questions like, “What is the […]
Check out the latest info about ultrasounds during pregnancy from an OBGYN, where you should get them, and why they matter even if you don’t plan to have an extravagant gender reveal party!
Giving birth can be both exciting and terrifying for first-time moms. Just as the rest of your pregnancy has differed from others’, your birth experience will be unique to you and your baby. As you think about the big day when you’ll finally meet your little one, you probably have questions about what to expect!
Did you know recommendations for how often you need a pelvic exam have changed since you were a teen? Dr. Karla Dickmeyer answers all your questions about why and how often to see your OBGYN.
Preeclampsia and gestational hypertension can be surprising or even scary diagnoses. They affect 5-10% of pregnancies and are some of the main reasons labor is induced. Yet they are also some of the most common complications we see and manage every day. Learn which symptoms you need to watch for and why it’s so important to never skip a prenatal appointment.
You’ve decided you’d like to have a baby. Congratulations! This is an exciting time that may also raise a number of questions for you, especially if you haven’t been pregnant before. Deciding when you’re ready for a baby is a very personal choice. The timing is different for everyone, whether it’s your first pregnancy or […]
Are your hormones to blame when you’re not feeling like yourself? Discover which of your symptoms might (or might not) be caused by hormone imbalances and what you can do about it.
Are you having irregular periods in your 40s? Is it perimenopause or something else? Learn what perimenopause is, what it feels like, and how you can treat the symptoms.
Do your food cravings mean anything? Why can’t you eat your favorite deli sandwich anymore? Are you following the right pregnancy diet? Dr. Sarah Yanke dishes out the latest food and nutrition advice for pregnant women.
You can—and should—stay active while you’re pregnant. Exercising during pregnancy has many wonderful benefits for you and your baby. It’s important to stay safe while you exercise. Discover the safest and best exercises for pregnancy, and which ones you should avoid.