If you're pregnant, you might be a little bit too familiar with advice from passersby concerning your pregnancy and the health of your baby. These ideas may be confusing, and ultimately it's up to you to determine what the right advice is. If you're struggling to find good advice about staying healthy while pregnant, here are a few tips to keep in mind and ask your doctor … [Read more...] about Staying healthy while pregnant this spring
by Mark Zakowski, MD Recreational marijuana is currently legal in 15 states plus Washington D.C. and medical marijuana has been legalized in 20 other states. As legalization implies safety, advertisements about the benefits of marijuana and cannabis-related products – as well as widespread availability -- abound. But what is missing is clear information about the risks of … [Read more...] about Risks of marijuana use during pregnancy: Expecting mothers need to know
One day you’ll look back and remember your pregnancy as one of the most special times of your life. Whether you are having a smooth-sailing or slightly more rocky pregnancy, the anticipation and the excitement of meeting your new baby is different from any other experience you will have in your lifetime. Your body changes as you go through a complete emotional and physical … [Read more...] about Is the use of kratom safe during pregnancy?
Expert:Sarah Little, MD, Obstetrician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Deep Vein Thrombosis during pregnancy is a serious medical condition. DVT occurs when a blood clot forms in a vein usually in the pelvis or leg. Several things can increase the risk of Deep Vein Thrombosis, including: pregnancyoral contraceptive useobesitybeing sedentarysurgery Are there warning … [Read more...] about Why is Deep Vein Thrombosis more common during pregnancy?
Pregnancy belts can help to improve pelvic stability By Isa Herrera, MSPT, CSCS, founder of www.PelvicPainRelief.com Wearing a supportive belt during pregnancy can make a positive difference for women suffering from low back pain, pelvic pressure, diastasis recti separation, sacroiliac joint pain, Symphysis Pubic Dysfunction, pelvic instability, and incontinence. Women … [Read more...] about Belting can relieve pelvic girdle pain and pelvic discomfort