Tag: preconception health

Getting healthy between pregnancies

Getting healthy between pregnancies

Are you getting ready to celebrate Mother’s Day? Flowers, handmade cards, and breakfast in bed are all lovely gifts. But one of the most important thi ...
Thinking of getting pregnant? Get your blood pressure checked.

Thinking of getting pregnant? Get your blood pressure checked.

When was the last time you had your blood pressure checked? Nearly one in three adults has high blood pressure or hypertension. And yet, many of us do ...
Make a PACT to prevent birth defects

Make a PACT to prevent birth defects

Each year in the United States, about 120,000 babies (1 in 33) are affected by birth defects. Birth defects are health conditions that are present at ...
Planning to become a mom

Planning to become a mom

Hopefully we all remember that Mother’s Day is this Sunday. If you aren’t a mom yet, but are thinking of starting a family soon, there are a number of ...
Thinking about another baby?

Thinking about another baby?

After giving birth, there are some women who want to have another baby right away.  Others need a bit more time in between children.  Although the ...