We’ve made this trip several times. With the benefit of our experience and that of other moms and partners, we’ve produced this hospital bag checklist to guide you through exactly what to pack in your bag, your baby bag and your partner’s bag!
As a mother-to-be, it is only natural to consider if such treatments are safe while pregnant or breastfeeding. In this article, we take a look at what science says about Botox and new moms. We also explore alternative routes to great-looking skin.
Prepping for your new bundle of joy comes with a laundry list of no-nos: seafood, deli meat, caffeine and, of course, alcohol. As you clean out the fridge and pantry for nine months of safe eating, you’re also going to want to do some digging into your medicine cabinet and makeup bag.
NVP is a very common medical condition in pregnancy. The severity can range from a mild to moderate course that resolves with conservative treatment or the addition of a medication, to a severe, prolonged course requiring multiple visits to the physician’s office or hospital. Early recognition and treatment of symptoms is ideal.
Quad and combined screening can offer valuable information regarding the pregnancy, but women must understand that the false positive rate will be higher as age increases compared to women less than 35 years old. These tests do have the advantage of being widely covered by health insurance companies and are thus available to the majority of pregnant women.