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By: Whittier Hospital Medical Center Pregnancy is an exciting time for many expectant families, but there is a huge amount of information about what pregnant individuals should and shouldn’t do. One hotly debated topic is caffeine consumption. ...
Your Guide to Your Baby’s Tummy Time Tummy time is the term used when parents position their babies on their stomach while supervised. This is an important activity that can help your baby develop stronger neck, backs, arms, and legs. While ...
Gain Weight Safely During Your Pregnancy Weight gain is normal during pregnancy, but too much weight can increase your chances of complications during your labor and delivery. Eating for two may be true when you’re pregnant, but keep in mind ...
Driving on the road can be dangerous, especially because you can’t control what other drivers do. However, you can control what happens in your own vehicle. Adhering to car seat regulations can help reduce the risks of injury and death among ...
Pregnant women face health concerns that most people never consider. One of these conditions is known as gestational diabetes. It is a specific form of diabetes limited to pregnant women, and it is one of the most common pregnancy health problems a ...
While everyone understands the benefits of exercise in general, many women resist exercising during pregnancy. There might be a few reasons for this—there’s a great deal of misinformation on the Internet that implies that vigorous ...
For expectant mothers, starting prenatal care early can have positive implications for both mom and baby. Learn ways you can promote a healthy pregnancy! Health experts agree that not only getting prenatal care, but getting early prenatal care can ...