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Ways Your Body Changes During Pregnancy
Women begin to notice the physical and emotional effects that pregnancy has on them within the first trimester and continue to experience both subtle and significant changes as the pregnancy progresses.
Pregnancy Cramps: What’s Normal and When to Worry
For many women, having cramps at any point during pregnancy is worrisome. But in most cases, it’s normal to feel cramps during all three trimesters. It’s a good idea to know why cramping during pregnancy happens and how to tell the difference between what’s normal and when to call your doctor. 
What to Expect When You're Pregnant with a Rainbow Baby
If you’re expecting again after experiencing a pregnancy loss, these emotions can range from excitement all the way down to grief and guilt. Just know that you are not alone regarding these mixed emotions about welcoming a rainbow baby into the world.
Working While Pregnant: Knowing Your Rights
If you’re pregnant and working, it’s time to consider what kind of accommodations you need to get through that workday. Do you need a different assignment, and how do you even request that? How do you recognize pregnancy discrimination when...
5 Ways to Stay Comfortable in Your Third Trimester
At the start of your third trimester, your baby will be around 2 - 2 ½ pounds, doubling that by your eighth month. Rapid growth can affect your body and also affect your comfort. You’ll feel new physical and emotional challenges, but you’re ready for them. 
5 Ways To Ease Pregnancy Hunger Pangs
Hunger pangs are an uncomfortable feeling you'll have when your abdomen is empty. Your hunger pangs are a natural reaction to having an empty stomach and are the accompanying desire to eat.
Pregnancy Morning Sickness & Nausea: A Good Sign?
Does the nausea and vomiting ever stop? For some pregnancies, it might feel like a never-ending visit to your bathroom. Foods don’t stay down, smells turn your face green, and you get the spins from just standing up. Not fun.
10 Things That Will Surprise You About Being Pregnant
Surprise! Pregnancy is going to bring you a bunch of surprises to your body and also your (foggy) brain. If you’re experiencing any of these “surprises,” you’re in luck – they’re normal.
Planning for Delivery Day: What to Prepare for Before Labor
Some things will be out of your hands – but setting your preferences early will allow your doctors (and partner) to be ready. Be flexible if something unexpected happens, but always be prepared.
Staying Healthy During Pregnancy: Starting Prenatal Care
Every pregnancy starts with good prenatal care which means finding an OB-GYN or midwife you feel comfortable with.
Midwife vs. OB-GYN: What's the Difference?
Deciding whether to have a midwife or OB-GYN is an incredibly personal decision you'll make. When choosing between the two, consider how your pregnancy is going. Are you having a high-risk pregnancy? Does affordability, or even wanting a relaxed birth...
Do I Need Folate When I'm Pregnant?
Folate. It almost sounds like a toothpaste brand, but it’s completely different. As part of your pregnancy journey you will make checklists of all the things you need to do to prepare for your little bundle of joy. Take a...
Do I have Morning Sickness or Hyperemesis Gravidarum?
Morning sickness (MS) is nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, typically occurring in the first few months.
The Exciting Benefits of Using Pregnancy Flakes
Why Use Pregnancy Flakes? Pregnancy Flakes is one of Amy Suzanne’s go-tos! It is such an easy fix for just about any alignment you may be experiencing. Headaches? Yep. Nausea? Yes. Body aches? Yes again! Pregnancy Flakes will support your...
Benefits of Folate: Fertility, Pregnancy, and Postpartum
What is Folate? Folate is a critical component for the body but what is it exactly? Folate is a B Vitamin (Vitamin B9) that your body needs to make DNA and other genetic material. Folate is needed to form healthy...
What a Good Prenatal Should Have
Choosing the Right One Having a healthy pregnancy is one of the best ways to promote a healthy birth. Receiving prenatal care will improve the chances of a healthy pregnancy and birth. It is important to know certain ingredients when...
Gut Health for Fertility, Pregnancy, Postpartum, and Nursing
A healthy gut directly improves the quality of life. So let’s target the gut and discuss exactly what it is. It’s your whole Gastrointestinal Tract (GI Tract) that covers the majority of your digestive system. The gut can impact your...
Pregnancy Sleep Struggles and How to Help
When you just want sleep A satisfying night’s rest can lead to a successful day in the morning. That is all great, but what do you do when you are pregnant and having a satisfying night’s rest seems like a...
Labor Positions: Designing Your Delivery
There are stigmas around what positions you have to be in for labor, and the idea that you can’t move around once you’ve started active labor. These ideas aren’t true, and have been debunked. What is true, is that some...
Pregnancy Dinner Recipe
Taking care of your growing baby starts with what you put into your body. Fueling your body with nutritious meals helps give your little bean the nourishment it needs! Alongside a prenatal, you should be consuming meals throughout the day...
Advocating for Yourself at the OBGYN
When you walk away from this article, I hope you remember one thing: You’re in control. This is your pregnancy, and you can have things the way you want them. (Yes, queen!) Your doctor is your partner in your care....