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How to plan for a baby if you have a chronic health condition

How to plan for a baby if you have a chronic health condition

A chronic health condition is one that lasts for 1 year or more that needs ongoing medical care and can limit your usual activities and affect dai ...
Your preconception to-do list

Your preconception to-do list

You know that staying healthy during your pregnancy is important. But did you know that having a healthy baby actually starts before you get pregnant? ...
#ShowYourLove by being your healthiest self

#ShowYourLove by being your healthiest self

January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month. Today’s guest post is from Suzanne Woodward, Communications Director at the National Preconception ...
Pregnant? Have young kids? Learn how to stay safe during the holidays

Pregnant? Have young kids? Learn how to stay safe during the holidays

With a little planning and a few tips, your holidays can be healthy, safe and bright. Fireplaces Roaring fires in your fireplace are a beautiful ...
RDS and BPD – breathing problems in preemies

RDS and BPD – breathing problems in preemies

If your baby was born prematurely, you are probably concerned about his lungs. A baby’s lungs are not considered to be fully functional until around 3 ...
Preemies and asthma – how to help your child

Preemies and asthma – how to help your child

Research has shown that premature birth (before 37 weeks) can cause a baby to have lung and breathing problems such as asthma, a health condition that ...
Controlling asthma during pregnancy

Controlling asthma during pregnancy

Asthma is a lung disease that causes your airways to tighten up, making it hard for you to breathe. Asthma affects 4 to 8 out of every 100 pregnant wo ...