Tag: stress

#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 ...

Holiday stress and fatigue

If you’re pregnant during the holiday season, you may feel even more stressed and exhausted than usual.  Traveling, visiting family, cooking, shopping ...

Why is prenatal care so important?

Getting early and regular prenatal care can help you have a healthy and full-term pregnancy. However, a recent report shows that the preterm birth rat ...
Can stress, PTSD, or depression affect your pregnancy?

Can stress, PTSD, or depression affect your pregnancy?

Many women wonder how stress and depression can affect a pregnancy. Here is some information that can help you better understand these conditions, how ...
How to cope when your baby is in the NICU

How to cope when your baby is in the NICU

Today we are fortunate to have Dr. Amy Hair, neonatologist and director of the Neonatology Nutrition Program at Texas Children’s Hospital, answer our ...
Breastfeeding can reduce your stress

Breastfeeding can reduce your stress

It’s true, breastfeeding releases hormones that help you feel more relaxed. Oxytocin is one of the hormones your body makes to produce breast milk. ...

Stress can affect your pregnancy

Research demonstrates that stress during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk for some pregnancy complications. Feeling stressed is common d ...