First Trimester

Let’s Talk: Heart Disease and Pregnancy

Know your risk factors when it comes to heart disease during pregnancy.

Flu Shots Offer Two-for-One Protection

When you learned you were pregnant, you vowed to keep your child safe. Getting a flu shot can help you do that before your child is born.

Pregnancy Summer Safety Tips

Enjoy the season of baseball games, beach trips and warm breezes to the fullest by following some simple guidelines.

A Splash of Summer Fun: Alcohol-Free Cocktails for Moms and Moms-to-be

Meeting some other mamas at the pool for play dates with the kids? Be sure to hydrate with delicious alcohol-free cocktails.

Asthma and Pregnancy: Can-Do Combination

Worried your asthma may interfere with a healthy pregnancy? There’s good news. With a little extra care and regular visits with your physician, most women can control their asthma and enjoy a safe pregnancy, uncomplicated delivery and healthy baby. Avoiding things that trigger asthma attacks is key.

Catch Some Zzzs, Momma!

Sleep plays an important role in your physical and mental well-being, and that’s doubly true when you are pregnant.

Pregnancy and Reducing Summer Swelling

Enjoy your pregnancy and the warm weather months by following a few key tips to minimize swelling during summer.

Put the “No” in Eggnog

The price of enjoying biological harmony with your growing baby is a weakened immune system during pregnancy — and greater vulnerability to foodborne illnesses associated with certain favorite holiday foods.

Weighing in on Pregnancy Weight Gain

When you’re eating for two (or more), weight gain is inevitable. But how much should you gain, and what (and where) is the weight of everything you’re carrying?

Eating Smart for Prenatal Health

Now that you’ve got a pea in the pod, it’s time to talk nutrition.

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