Category: Healthy Pregnancy

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Week by Week Newsletter

Baby Development Month By Month

Baby Development Month by Month A baby grows and develops an amazing amount in just nine months. Here’s a short summary of how your baby’s

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Labor and Birth

Breech Births

In the last weeks of pregnancy, a baby usually moves so his or her head is positioned to come out of the vagina first during

Labor and Birth

Local Anesthesia

Local anesthesia is the use of drugs to prevent pain in a small area of the body. The anesthetic drug is injected into the area

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Week by Week Newsletter

Pregnancy Week 1 – 2

One and Two Weeks Pregnant Congratulations! During the first and second week of pregnancy your body is preparing for possible conception. How is pregnancy calculated? Calculating

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Week by Week Newsletter

6 Weeks Pregnant

Congratulations!  Week 6 is when most women discover they are pregnant. This week-by-week newsletter will keep you informed about what to expect for you and

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Pregnancy Health and Wellness

Leg Cramps During Pregnancy

Nearly half of all pregnant women suffer from leg cramps – those painful  involuntary muscle spasms that strike your calf, foot or both.  It is

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Labor and Birth

How to Avoid a Cesarean Birth

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) have released new recommendations to help new moms avoid cesarean

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Breastfeeding

Care for Your Nursing Breasts

If breastfeeding is so natural, it must come easy, right? Yes and no. Unfortunately, almost half of all new mothers who start out nursing their