Your Stay-Healthy Winter Survival Guide

“I hadn’t had a cold in years, but when I was pregnant, I got a terrible one that lasted two weeks,” says Shannon M. Clark, M.D., an OB/GYN at UTMB Health in Galveston, Texas. “Growing a human inside of you takes a lot of your body’s energy, so it’s harder for you to kick a cold.”

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Don’t Let AMA Define Your Pregnancy

I had never considered myself old in my thirties. I felt I was just hitting my stride. Then I became pregnant and attended my regularly scheduled OBGYN visits, and my age became not just a number, but a statistic. That sure planted the seed for becoming a walking nervous disaster; as if I needed more anxiety as I approached my heart attack years.

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Sleep During Pregnancy

If you are pregnant, you already know that sleep patterns change during pregnancy. About 75% of pregnant women, in fact, report a disturbance in their sleep patterns during pregnancy. You might find yourself waking up too early or too many times during the night.

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What Every Woman Should Know About Pregnancy After Age 35

It’s official. Women have babies after age 35 and MORE women are having babies after age 35 now than ever before. The “advanced maternal age” woman is more becoming a typical patient rather than the unicorn that she once was. Even so, there seems to still be some measure of fear about pregnancy after age 35.

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