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Overcoming Sleep Problems during Pregnancy: Getting a Good Night’s Sleep in the Third Trimester...

A common complaint among pregnant women, particularly those in their third trimester, is the inability to fall (and stay) asleep at night. Many factors...
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H1N1 Threat Limits Support for Mothers: Mothers Have Restrictions On Visitors During Labor

H1N1 Pandemic Causes Hospitals to Limit Support People Hospital policies regarding the number of labor support people allowed in the labor room have become more...
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Overcoming Postpartum Depression: Getting Help When It is More Than Baby Blues

The US Department of Health and Human Services stated in 2016 that thirteen percent of women who give birth will suffer from postpartum depression...
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6 Myths about Pregnancy Revealed

Six common pregnancy myths are:   Cravings and gender. If you have a serious sweet tooth during your pregnancy, you are having a girl. If...
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Genital Warts During Pregnancy

Pregnancy Hormones May Cause Genital Warts to Grow The hormonal changes which take place during pregnancy can cause changes to genital warts. According to the...

Dangers of Gestational Diabetes: High Blood Sugar During Pregnancy Can Harm Both Mother and...

Elevated blood glucose during pregnancy can increase a woman's risk of developing Type II diabetes in the future. It also increases risks for her...
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Home Birth Safety: Which Birth Location is Safer? Home or Hospital?

  For many years, childbirth advocates, medical providers and parents have argued over whether or not home births are safe. In some places, legislation dictates...
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Is Giving Birth in Water Safe for Mother & Baby?: Risks of Waterbirthing: How...

Water Birth Safety Unfortunately, not much research has been conducted to analyze the safety of water birthing. Nevertheless, most health professionals believe that it is...
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Benefits of Home Birth

Laboring Mother is Better Able to Relax   Giving birth at home can allow a mother-to-be to feel more relaxed. She is in a familiar environment...
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Giving Birth Naturally – What are the Chances?

Pregnant mothers who are planning to give birth naturally today are in the minority. Since so many expectant mothers are choosing otherwise, it is...