Prolapses Pregnancy changes your body in a number of ways. Of course, you already knew that, didn’t you? When you carry a baby, it places stress and pressure on the floor of your pelvis. In some cases, this can lead to a condition called prolapse. Let’s take a closer look at the types of prolapse you might experience, what causes it, and what you can do if you develop this … [Read more...] about Prolapses
Your Guide to Understanding The Most Common Prenatal Testing
At its most basic form, prenatal testing is any kind of test you get while you’re pregnant (thankfully, not the multiple choice kind). This could include ultrasounds, taking your blood pressure, or testing your urine. However, there are other prenatal testing types available throughout your pregnancy that can confirm your baby’s gender or test for abnormalities in your baby’s … [Read more...] about Your Guide to Understanding The Most Common Prenatal Testing
Is a C-Section Recovery Longer Than from a Natural Birth?
Is Recovery from a C-Section Longer Than Recovery from a Natural Birth? Did you know about 30% of babies enter the world via caesarian section? These days, you can even decide beforehand whether you’d like your baby to be born naturally, via a vaginal birth, or by C-section. However, your doctor may recommend a C-section if you’ve had a complicated vaginal delivery in the … [Read more...] about Is a C-Section Recovery Longer Than from a Natural Birth?
Evaluating the Pros and Cons of Pain Relief Options During Labor
Doctors and nurses often ask their patients to rate their pain on a scale of 1 to 10 with 1 being little pain and 10 being the worst pain ever – like labor pain. While this may not be reassuring to an expectant mom, there are many pain relief options during labour that can make the process significantly more comfortable for the mom-to-be. When you’re creating … [Read more...] about Evaluating the Pros and Cons of Pain Relief Options During Labor
2 Month Vaccinations and Why They’re Important for Your Baby
2 Month Vaccinations and Why They’re Important for Your Baby It’s easy to forget that at one time, babies and children died or were permanently disabled by diseases such as diphtheria and polio. That’s no longer the case. Thanks to vaccinations, your baby will grow up protected against a variety of diseases that once took their toll on innocent babies and kids. Your … [Read more...] about 2 Month Vaccinations and Why They’re Important for Your Baby