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 applying for a job?

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 in your home, matter more than being in a hospital?

Do I Need Folate When I’m Pregnant?

When getting ready for and during pregnancy, your little one will need a lot of nutrients from your body. Let's talk about it.

Do I have Morning Sickness or Hyperemesis Gravidarum?

Morning sickness (MS) is nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, typically occurring in the first few months.