Tag: fetus

Amniotic fluid surrounding your baby

Amniotic fluid surrounding your baby

What is this made of and how much is enough, too much? What’s normal, what’s not? The amniotic sac that contains your baby begins to form about 12 ...
HEALTHY MOM, HEALTHY BABY is here!

HEALTHY MOM, HEALTHY BABY is here!

Looking for a great gift for someone pregnant or thinking about pregnancy? Order a copy of HEALTHY MOM, HEALTHY BABY, brought to you by the March of D ...

Fetal scalp pH testing

Fetal scalp blood sampling is a quick test your health care provider can use to check if your baby is getting enough oxygen during labor. Sometimes ...

What is a fetal nonstress test?

The nonstress test is a way of monitoring your baby’s health through your skin. This is not an invasive test, meaning it is not performed internally. ...
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 ...

What is a nuchal cord or loop?

Sometimes the umbilical cord may become wrapped around a part of a developing baby’s body. This is most often found around the baby’s neck and happens ...