Category: Uncategorized

Pregnant in the heat – can I get some sleep?

Pregnant in the heat – can I get some sleep?

As your belly is getting bigger, and the temperatures get hotter, your hours of sleep may be getting smaller. Lack of sleep is a common complaint we h ...
Too much? Too little? Or just right?

Too much? Too little? Or just right?

Weight gain seems to always be one of the topics of conversation for pregnant women. "How much should I gain?" "How do I stay healthy?" Turns out, how ...
Need a few ways to get to a healthier you? We’ve got them!

Need a few ways to get to a healthier you? We’ve got them!

This week is National Women’s Health Week. Join our Twitter chat tomorrow from 12 – 1pm EST, to learn about ways to feel good and be your best sel ...
Sharing Mommy Moments for Mother’s Day

Sharing Mommy Moments for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is coming up this Sunday. Let’s take some time to share special moments and memories. What are some meaningful memories you have of yo ...
Allergies and pregnancy – can you get relief safely?

Allergies and pregnancy – can you get relief safely?

It seems that everyone I know is struggling with allergy symptoms right now. The chief complaints are itchy eyes, sneezing, congestion, and generally ...
Join the blog-a-thon for NIIW

Join the blog-a-thon for NIIW

This week is National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), a time to talk about vaccines. Do you remember mumps? How about chicken pox? For so many chi ...
Zika Care Connect website offers access to specialists

Zika Care Connect website offers access to specialists

A new website has been created specifically to help families affected by the Zika virus. It’s called Zika Care Connect (ZCC). ZCC offers a network ...
Zika and sperm – a new concern

Zika and sperm – a new concern

The latest news about the Zika virus is that there is a potential risk that some semen donated to sperm banks in South Florida might be contaminated w ...
Is the Zika virus affecting babies in the U.S.?

Is the Zika virus affecting babies in the U.S.?

Short answer…Yes. The CDC just released a report that measured the number of brain related birth defects in the U.S. before and after the arrival o ...
Rare Disease Day is February 28th.  What makes a disorder rare?

Rare Disease Day is February 28th. What makes a disorder rare?

Any disease, disorder, illness or condition affecting fewer than 200,000 people in the U.S. is considered rare. The National Organization for Rare Dis ...