Things You Can Do To Keep Your Preeclampsia Under Control During Your Pregnancy


During the month of February we’re committed to highlighting issues related to your heart and pregnancy. The American Heart Association has set aside the month of February as American Heart Month to help raise awareness about heart disease. It’s a time to highlight ways that you can help prevent heart disease in your own home … Read More

Preeclampsia And Your Heart During Pregnancy


February is set aside by the American Heart Association as American Heart Month. The month is used to raise awareness about heart disease and how people can prevent it in their home and community. Preeclampsia is a disorder related to your heart. It is is a high-blood pressure disorder unique to pregnant women. According to … Read More

National Wear Red Day – February 2, 2018

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It’s National Wear Red Day on February 2 of this year according to the American Heart Association. The purpose of this day is to help raise awareness concerning cardiovascular disease and to help save lives. The entire month of February is considered American Heart month, so we will be focusing on your heart this month … Read More

What Your Rh Factor Means


Women typically have no trouble finding something to worry about during pregnancy. This is not an insult – it is the fact that women have so much love for the tiny life (or lives) growing within them…yet they are unable to do much outside of eating well and staying healthy. Many things during pregnancy are … Read More

Wellness Exams


Being proactive is a great way to avoid many unpleasant things in life. By being proactive with your money, you can stay out of debt. By being proactive with car maintenance, you can avoid a break down on the side of the road. While many people will put a great deal of time into taking … Read More

Giving Birth by Cesarean Section


When a baby is delivered surgically rather than vaginally, it is called Cesarean section. The doctor will make necessary incisions in the wall of the abdomen and uterus to pull the baby from the womb. Cesarean sections, commonly called C-sections, are performed when a vaginal delivery is not possible for a number of different reasons. … Read More

Constipation During Pregnancy


Along with headaches and heartburn, constipation is one of the top complaints of pregnancy. Studies show that three out of four women will experience a bout with constipation during the course of the pregnancy. Constipation can occur during any trimester, but typically becomes more pronounced between 20 and 40 weeks. One of the main reasons … Read More

Symptoms of the Most Common STDs


Diseases that are transmitted sexually, known as STDs, are infections that are passed between people through sexual touch. Common ways that STDs are transferred is through kissing, sexual intercourse, and oral contact with genitals. An STD can be caused by a virus, bacteria, yeast, or a parasite. Having an STD is a serious condition and … Read More

Exercising During Pregnancy


It is common knowledge that exercise benefits everyone and is a crucial part of overall health, but it is not as well known that expectant mothers should also exercise throughout their pregnancy. In general, mothers-to-be who engage in regular exercise have a healthier pregnancy than those who do not. There are a number of notable … Read More

Are Prenatal Checkups Important?

Prenatal care is proactive and preventative care. It is vital to a healthy pregnancy. Visits are scheduled at intervals throughout the months of pregnancy to support the health of both the baby and the mother. The ideal time to begin prenatal care is just before or immediately upon discovering a pregnancy.