Category: Planning for Baby

New prenatal blood test

New prenatal tests can give some parents piece of mind that the baby they’re expecting doesn’t have a disorder.  The tests are given sooner and with g ...

Mercury in fish

You may have heard it’s important to eat fish.  But then again, you may have heard fish can be dangerous, don’t eat it when you’re pregnant.  What’s t ...

What are fibroids?

Fibroids are benign (non-cancerous) growths made up of muscle tissue. They range from pea-size to 5 to 6 inches across. If you have them, you’re in go ...
Alcohol during pregnancy and FASDs

Alcohol during pregnancy and FASDs

September 9 is International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) Awareness Day. Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can cause FASDs, which include ...
Why a birth plan is important

Why a birth plan is important

You don't have to have a birth plan. But having one is a great idea! It helps things run much more smoothly when delivery day finally arrives. A birth ...
Heavy duty jobs and pregnancy

Heavy duty jobs and pregnancy

Lots of women work tough and physically challenging jobs. My daughter-in-law is a fire fighter, my neighbor’s daughter works in a big warehouse store. ...