In what seems like a celebrity-driven mission to discourage you from having your child vaccinated, myths and rumors start flying. It's easy for the truth to get mixed in with fiction and for parents to truly be uncertain as to whether or not shots are dangerous for their children. The most common misconception about childhood vaccinations is that they cause autism. This is … [Read more...] about Immunizations: Why they are important for your baby
From the first time you visit the doctor to confirm your pregnancy until your last prenatal appointment, your health care provider will continually remind you of foods that you can and cannot eat. Trust us, we know just how hard it can be to fight off the urge to indulge on a delectable plate of your favorite sushi or sip on a glass of wine after a hard day at the office. … [Read more...] about Off limits! 5 foods you should avoid during pregnancy
One of the most difficult parts about the first trimester of your pregnancy is dealing with morning sickness. This is very common in pregnancy, and most women experience at least some nausea. Feeling sick typically begins during the first month of pregnancy and can last well into the 16th week. However, some women experience morning sickness throughout their entire … [Read more...] about 5 ways you’re making morning sickness worse
There's no easy way to put this: Pregnancy will leave you feeling more exhausted than you've ever felt before (especially during your first trimester). Women typically feel the most exhausted during the first trimester and again when it returns toward the end of pregnancy. In fact, most women feel constantly tired before they start to show or even gain any … [Read more...] about Check out these 4 tips for getting through pregnancy fatigue!
A recent study conducted by Dutch researchers and published in the peer-reviewed BMJ found that the first three months of pregnancy is a crucial time for a baby's heart health later in life. Researchers concluded that children who were small during the early stages of fetal development were at an increased risk of heart problems once they were older. Nearly 1,200 … [Read more...] about Why first trimester is crucial for baby’s heart health