The Importance of Prenatal Care

Congratulations! You’re pregnant! But now what? We’re sure you have endless questions about what this means for you and your baby over the next nine months. Many of the answers to your questions pertain to prenatal care, that is, how you should take care...

What Every Woman Needs to Know About Pregnancy and Preeclampsia

The good news is that preeclampsia – a condition in which a pregnant woman develops high blood pressure and protein in the urine – is pretty rare. Only about 5% of all pregnancies become preeclamptic. The bad news is that the condition can be severe when left...

Don’t Skip Your Prenatal Visits

Prenatal visits are an essential part of your health – and your baby’s – during the 40ish weeks you will spend together. While some things may seem unnecessary – measuring the belly, weighing in, etc. – each of your appointments is designed...

5 Important Benefits of Prenatal Care

Prenatal care is a cornerstone of a healthy pregnancy, labor, and baby. Why? Because throughout your pregnancy, prenatal checkups are used to ensure both you and your baby are progressing as you should. It provides the opportunity for you to get answers to your...

Pregnancy: What’s Normal & What’s Not

The two scariest pregnancies are often your first – and your second. You really don’t know what the heck is normal or not the first time around. Then, the second pregnancy can be so different than the first that you can’t tell what’s normal or not in that one either....