Are You Prepared to Have a Healthy Pregnancy?

Preconception planning helps you avoid possible complications Planning for your future pregnancies with a pre-pregnancy consult is the single best way to avoid complications during pregnancy. But too few women are aware of the benefits of preconception consultation. Many don’t think they need to talk with a doctor until after they have seen the positive … Continued

What You Need To Know About Preeclampsia

May is Preeclampsia Awareness Month and the right time to discuss this complication of pregnancy. While the vast majority of pregnant women will never experience it, preeclampsia does affect 5 to 8 percent of all pregnancies. It generally occurs after your 20th week of pregnancy and up until 6 weeks following delivery. While the exact … Continued

Part 2: Treatment for Hypothyroidism During Pregnancy

Maintaining optimum thyroid levels is key to a healthy pregnancy Do you know how you can avoid or manage risks effectively once you’re diagnosed with hypothyroidism? If you have reason to believe you have low thyroid, it’s important to discuss this with your primary care doctor or obstetrician before you become pregnant or as soon … Continued

Even During Pregnancy You Need to Watch Your Weight

Excessive weight gain during pregnancy poses unnecessary risks If you are pregnant, you may be getting mixed signals in regards to how much weight you should gain.  Making matters worse, food cravings can be intense when you are pregnant. And since your waistline is growing anyway, you may feel inclined to give in to them. … Continued