There are many reasons why you may want to discontinue the use of your birth control. Maybe you’d like to start or expand your family; maybe you suspect your birth control might be contributing to
The CDC now recommends that women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or wanting to start a family get the vaccine. An OB/GYN answers your questions.
Amniotic fluid is what surrounds an unborn baby as it grows inside the womb. It isn’t something that most moms-to-be give much thought to during pregnancy, even though it plays an important role in fetal
The loss of a baby during pregnancy can be devastating. The loss of three consecutive babies seems impossible. Shadarra James knows all too well the pain and disbelief that can follow pregnancy loss. She also
After Shelea Crecy’s first daughter was born, she and husband Rocky made the decision to take some time before further growing their family. Shelea chose an intrauterine device (IUD) for birth control and left it
The American Heart Association considers blood pressure numbers of less than 120/80 mm Hg to be within the normal range. A blood pressure reading above 140/90 mm Hg in pregnancy indicates high blood pressure, or
Two previous full-term pregnancies without complications led Tracey Klinge to believe her third pregnancy would be smooth sailing as well. But in the spring of 2018 when she and her husband Kris went for a
For a first pregnancy, Kristen Berger really couldn’t complain. The mom-to-be didn’t have to deal with much morning sickness or swelling in her feet. She generally had energy and was able to think rationally (no
A million thoughts may swirl through a mother’s head in the hours after giving birth, ranging from when she can take her new little one home to when her next meal will be. It’s probably safe to say the last thing she’s thinking about, however, is having another baby.
Newborn babies who need intensive or specialized medical attention are often admitted to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit until they’re healthy enough to go home, but research has found that even after a baby comes