Pregnancy Loss Awareness Month

As we bring about awareness for proper prenatal care during October Pregnancy Loss Awareness Month. It’s important to know that this can happen to anyone, regardless of economic background, race or social status. According to March of Dimes; What is miscarriage? Miscarriage (also called early pregnancy loss) is when a baby dies in the womb […]

Moms & Dads Should Be Monitored Together for Postpartum Depression.

A new study found that even mild, long-term depressive symptoms among moms lead to emotional problems for kids. Researchers also pointed out that one parent’s depression puts the other at risk.   Source: Maressa Brown The more we talk about mental health, the better—especially when it comes to expectant and new parents. After all, one […]

The Benefits of Having a Doula Around for a C-Section, Robin Elise Weiss, PhD

A doula is trained to help women and their families while giving birth, whether vaginally or by cesarean. The cesarean surgery rate in the United States alone is at just under 33 percent. This means that nearly one in three women will give birth via major surgery. This surgery may be planned in advance or may be […]

Anemia in early pregnancy linked with risk for neurodevelopmental disorders.

Children born to mothers with iron-deficiency anemia early in pregnancy may be at higher risk for neurodevelopmental disorders, a new study suggests. In an analysis of data on more than half a million babies born in Sweden, researchers found that anemia in the mother before the 30th week of pregnancy was linked with a heightened […]

What is Your Thyroid and how does it affect your Pregnancy: All About Hyperthyroidism After Childbirth.

Hyperthyroidism is a thyroid condition that affects five to ten percent of women after childbirth. Here’s what you need to know about the connection between your thyroid and pregnancy. I have a client that is dealing with thyroid issues right now and I generally like to provide additional information on topics that may affect them. […]