Tag: Planning for Baby

Folic acid: what you need to know

Folic acid: what you need to know

It’s Folic Acid Awareness Week – a great time to learn all about why folic acid is so important! Below we break down all you need to know. What ...
Your heart health and pregnancy

Your heart health and pregnancy

If you have a condition related to your heart, such as high blood pressure or heart disease, you may be worried about how it could affect a pregnancy. ...
Are you getting your daily folic acid dose? Check the label

Are you getting your daily folic acid dose? Check the label

Folic acid is a B vitamin that every cell in your body needs for normal growth and development. It helps your body make red blood cells that carry oxy ...
Managing ADHD during pregnancy

Managing ADHD during pregnancy

According to the CDC, approximately 11% of children 4-17 years of age (6.4 million) have been diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder ...
Do you have questions? Ask us

Do you have questions? Ask us

Have a question about becoming pregnant? Do you want to learn more about what to expect during your pregnancy? Is your baby in the NICU? Let us help. ...
Fertility myths – we’ve got the facts

Fertility myths – we’ve got the facts

We’ve heard of many different theories about fertility and becoming pregnant through AskUs. We’ve rounded up some of the ones we hear most often to he ...
New research on weight and pregnancy

New research on weight and pregnancy

Being overweight during pregnancy can cause complications for you and your baby. The more overweight you are, the more likely you are to have pregnanc ...
New report says babies born to healthy mothers get a boost for a healthier life

New report says babies born to healthy mothers get a boost for a healthier life

If you’re thinking about pregnancy, now is the time to get moving. Staying active is just as important before conceiving as it is during pregnancy. In ...

World BD day gets word out globally

The twitter-sphere was all aglow yesterday for the first-ever World Birth Defects Day. In fact, 6,154,146 people were reached worldwide! Yup. It’s not ...
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 ...