Category: Pregnancy

Seatbelt safety during pregnancy

Seatbelt safety during pregnancy

When you’re pregnant, wearing your seatbelt properly could be a lifesaver for both you and your baby. Everyone, including pregnant women, should w ...
Protect yourself and your baby against the flu

Protect yourself and your baby against the flu

  Influenza (also called the flu) is a virus that can cause serious illness. It can be especially harmful to pregnant women. Pregnant wome ...
How to manage gestational diabetes

How to manage gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes (also called gestational diabetes mellitus) is a kind of diabetes that can happen during pregnancy. Diabetes is a condition i ...
Can I get an X-ray during pregnancy?

Can I get an X-ray during pregnancy?

If you’re pregnant and you need a diagnostic imaging test, like an X-ray, you may be wondering if it’s safe for your baby. In many cases, there’s ...
Depression during pregnancy: what you need to know

Depression during pregnancy: what you need to know

Depression is more than just feeling sad. It’s a medical condition that affects your thoughts, can interfere with your daily life and even causes chan ...
It’s time to schedule your flu shot

It’s time to schedule your flu shot

A new study published today showed that pregnant women who got the flu shot had an average of 40 percent less risk of being hospitalized from flu. ...
Grief: Do men and women grieve differently?

Grief: Do men and women grieve differently?

The loss of a baby is one of the most painful experiences that can happen to a family. October 15 is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day, a da ...
How to keep your food safe

How to keep your food safe

The foods you eat during pregnancy can help you and your baby be healthy. Eat healthy foods and make sure you handle and prepare them safely and corre ...
September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month

September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month

September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month. It’s a time for us to bring attention to the fact that, sadly, babies die during infancy. And it’s a ti ...
Alcohol and pregnancy don’t mix

Alcohol and pregnancy don’t mix

If you’re pregnant, trying to get pregnant or think you may be pregnant, don’t drink alcohol. Drinking alcohol at any time during pregnancy can caus ...